Noxzema Medicated Shave, once a leading shaving cream brand in the U.S., is now apparently discontinued. Supplies of the shave cream online are selling from $30 to $150 a can on eBay and Amazon, as precious as post-Prohibition liquor. They are still available in Europe, however. The original Noxzema skinMORE HERE

PHILADELPHIA – To celebrate its centennial, Pep Boys will launch a promotional road trip that will, among other things, emphasize its new role as a repair shop, and not a parts retailer. But it seems that their founding mascots, Manny, Moe and Jack, might not be along for the ride.MORE HERE

Yet another old brand of bourbon whiskey has a new life, the Kentucky Senator brand. Kentucky Senator was originally distilled and bottled by Crigler & Crigler (1874-1916) of Covington, Kentucky, and later by Double Springs Distillers, Inc. of Bardstown. The 2021 revival of the brand is led by Kentucky SenatorMORE HERE

A happy “Ye Old Fashioned Easter” from that very special Brooklyn Emporium, Abraham & Straus. Back in 1910, they had Millinery in three different places, and in three types. The untrimmed millinery was on the main floor, east building, 273. Ready to wear millinery was on the Mezzanine Floor, EastMORE HERE

INDIANAPOLIS – There are many who swear by Bar Keeper’s Friend. It’s a safe type of abrasive, based on plants. Bar Keeper’s Friend is great for cleaning copper-bottomed kitchen pans. Its main ingredient is oxalic acid; its distinctive scent just smells like cleanliness. Its mild abrasives clean everything from fiberglassMORE HERE