With the new Candy Store and Ice Cream Parlor at 733 Franklin generating chatter about the changing nature of the Avenue's local businesses, ILFA thought it would be a good idea to hop in the way back machine and hear from an old-timer about what the Avenue used to look like. Enter Howard Adamsky, the Brooklyn-born author of Employment Rage, who volunteered his talents on ILFA's facebook page awhile back. His complete reminiscence is below, and it includes (ta da!) candy stores. (Readers: if you've got a great Franklin story, ILFA wants to run it).
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