NEW YORK – One of the greatest branded taste-makers of the 20th century was the late Louis Sherry. Most Americans today would know the Louis Sherry name from the defunct ice cream brand, sold in small purple quart containers, or the Louis Sherry candy tins, which are still sold. The person
While Pan American World Airways is long gone, the airline is unique among airlines, defunct or still flying, in that they have two non-profits supporting the preservation and public display of the organization’s history. This November, the groups are working together on a Pan Am weekend of events, on Nov.
LOCKPORT, N.Y., Crunch Time Apple Growers, a New York State-based cooperative of 152 fruit growers, continues to promote their breakthrough RubyFrost apple variety his fall. For 2021, they will deliver 175,000 bushels if these tart, crisp apples to supermarkets this season, a 35 percent increase. It is targeted to East
NEW YORK – The fashion retailer H&M will launch a collection and promotion with interior designer, textile entrepreneur and style leader Iris Apfel. The company will celebrate her 100th birthday during New York Fashion Week 2021, “honoring the beloved fashion muse who has been serving up style inspiration for fashion
QUINCY, Ill. – One of the best known, but forgotten, kitchen cleaners of the 20th century is Bab-O. Today, the brand is a trademark and product of, and a perfect complement to, the cleaning products of the family owned Fitzpatrick Brothers of Quincy, Illinois. Their operating manifesto? A business with
DANBURY, Conn. – The inspirational magazine Guideposts, since 1945 a wholesome, positive staple on American coffee tables and doctor office waiting rooms, has a new logo and look, with a stylized G. To go with this new look, the August/September edition offers an multimedia operation to go with a print
NEW YORK – The insurer Equitable and parent company Equitable Holdings Inc. signed a 15-year lease at 1345 Avenue of the Americas for their corporate headquarters, beginning in 2024. Usually, a new partial lease of an office building three years in advance is not news, but in this case, their
BROOKLYN – In the 1950s, when television watching began, people left the dining room, but still wanted to eat “properly” in a civilized way. The people of American aspiration, namely upper middle class Americans, ate at dinner tables, a habit of generations, the emblem of upward mobility and respectability. Radio