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Black Friday Memories

Nov 29, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

People would tell you that my Dad did not like to shop. But that wasn’t really true. My Dad didn’t like to shop for things he didn’t need is more like it, and he certainly didn’t like to shop for anything under pressure. Still, that didn’t prevent he and I from getting up at some

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Retro Pets: Now Our Friends Can Dine and Play in Retro Style

May 04, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Retro Planet’s new product line – Retro Pets – is a small, but growing selection of products that lets our favorite, furry, four-legged friends enjoy ’50s flair and diner decor. Until now, cats and dogs have largely been left out of the fun of emerging retro decor. For dogs, there are new, canvas squeaky toys. Made

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G. Fox & Company Department Store – Hartford, CT

May 07, 2008 |  Retro Staff |  26 Comments

Shopping at the Great G. Fox & Co. As a child growing up in Connecticut, nothing compared to trips with my mother to the department store, G. Fox & Company at 960 Main St. in Hartford, Connecticut. This grand institution was a family-owned, first-class department store, established in 1847. G. Fox & Co. was a

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