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Life-Size Art Installation Honors Mom-and-Pop Shops of the LES

Image Courtesy of James & Karla Murray

Mom-and-Pop shops add to the unique character of each New York City neighborhood but unfortunately, due to many factors including sky-rocketing rent prices, an exponential amount of mom-and-pops have disappeared. In order to raise awareness of the importance of mom-and-pop shops to the fabric of the community, a …