A salon where you can get your hair cut or extended, colored, washed, and even contribute to a local charity? That’s the kind of business the community should never cut out.
If you have ever strolled down 30th Avenue, you have probably noticed Gabriele Perici perched at an easel, painting fantastical men and women with sparkling eyes on oversized heads.
Marvin Cochran and his wife own the Hobby Shop, which has been selling models, train sets, puzzles, records, books, paints, kites, games, religious memorabilia, and a whole array of creative fodder since the late 1980s. The store inventory reads like the palate of a child’s imagination.