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Monthly Archives: July 2015

Shoe Galley Opens New Store on Atlantic Avenue

Birkestocks. Photo by Zarani aka Vanitea via Flickr
Birkestocks. Photo by Zarani aka Vanitea via Flickr

The very popular Shoe Galley shoe store has been outfitting North Shore residents’ feet for over thirty years, but they were never in Marblehead before.

“The time was right to come to Marblehead,” owner Gary Webber said. “There is a wave, a comeback of the downtown and it’s the right time for us.”

The first edition of Shoe Galley was opened in 1982 in Swampscott by Webber. After 14 successful years in that locale he moved to Vinnin Square, on the Salem side. He remained there for an additional 14 years and then moved again. This time he took his shop to the Swampscott mall, right next to a Gap shop.

On May 1st Webber opened up his store once more in a new location at 46 Atlantic Avenue. And he is using his new space to try new things.

“We’ve always been a women’s shoe store but we’re adding men’s and kids now,” he said.

Pike-Newhall Funeral Home Gets a Facelift

One of Gloucester’s historic businesses, the Pike-Newhall Funeral Home, has just had a major overhaul. The owner’s Thomas and Robin Newhall, reassure the community that any changes will not affect the core of their business, and the goals of their over one-hundred-year-old establishment have not changed. “It’s never easy for people during the time after… Continue Reading