The Man Who Isn’t Dave

There are some truths that are hard to take. This is one of them. There is no Santa Claus. And there is no Dave at Dave’s Shoes. Yes, owner Morty Kay does answer to Dave, but that’s just because he doesn’t want to hurt your feelings or your feet. It’s not that there never was a Dave. Way back in 1947, when Morty was still in baby shoes, a man who would become his father-in-law and a man named Dave Goldberg started Dave’s Shoes. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling You can call him Dave. When Morty …

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The Young Man Looking for Love

“I can sum up my life in one sentence,” declares Maki Hirose. “I’m a young, straight, very available guy.” “Very” is the key word, he emphasizes. Maki’s a photographer, and he’s shy when he’s not behind the shutter, so his straightforward, single-minded Match.com-like description leaves out a lot of things that need to be included for the sake of total accuracy and complete honesty. Let’s start our Maki snapshot …

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