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NYC shoe-repair shop that survived 9/11 now bouncing back from COVID-19 lockdown

Asimenia Polychronakis was determined to reopen Minas Shoe Repair in June, the 50th anniversary of the business her late father founded. Before the pandemic, the devoted daughter, 37, was planning a fitting tribute to her dad, Minas, an immigrant from Greece, who became internationally known after September 11 when his shop was destroyed in the… Read More »

70s Dinner Party Is Back – Are You Ready? Hosting at Home to Boom as Lockdown Loosens

New company ‘Setting Pretty’ launches with top hosting tips LONDON: Stephanie Bloom and Julie Darwent today announced the official launch of their business, Setting Pretty, an online store which offers a range of table settings and accessories designed for home entertaining. Other countries that have started to relax their lockdowns, such as New Zealand, have… Read More »