The Old-Timer You Won’t See Any More

Madeleine’s Hosiery, which has been on Steinway Street forever, or at least for as long as anyone can remember, probably won’t be there the next time you pass by. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Madeleine’s Hosiery on Steinway Street at 30th Avenue. In a couple of weeks, there will be a big sale, and after that, it and its girly-girl pink sign will vanish. Michael David looks around the shop. Between now and then, he has a lot of lingerie to sell. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Michael was born in Belgium. He’s not worried. He …

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The Flamenco Dancer

If there’s one steady thing that can be said of Gabriela Granados, it’s that she can’t sit still. A woman of fluid movement, Gabriela bends her body into a stiff office chair. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Gabriela is the founder of American Bolero Dance Company. Thank heavens it swivels. If nothing else, she can swing her feet from side to side or tap them up and down. And when they have to stay put, she can propel her arms into flight, jabbing them at the ceiling or crossing them in front of her to make a …

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The Wedding Photographer

Casey Fatchett picks up his camera. Now he feels more at ease. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Casey’s an award-winning wedding photographer. He’s always the one taking the pictures, and he doesn’t know what to do when the eye of the lens is pointed in his direction. The only other time Casey was in the picture occurred four years ago when he married Caroline. A couple of his photographer friends did the honors, capturing him doing some serious kissing and some silly dancing in his kilt. Casey, who has recorded nearly 400 couples exchanging vows in the past …

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The Wedding Photographer

Casey Fatchett picks up his camera. Now he feels more at ease. Photo by Nancy A. Ruhling Casey’s an award-winning wedding photographer. He’s always the one taking the pictures, and he doesn’t know what to do when the eye of the lens is pointed in his direction. The only other time Casey was in the picture occurred four years ago when he married Caroline. A couple of his photographer friends did the honors, capturing him doing some serious kissing and some silly dancing in his kilt. Casey, who has recorded nearly 400 couples exchanging vows in the past …

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