Biomed was one of a dying breed of surgical supply shops, the place to go if you needed a bedpan or a sling or some rubber catheter tubing, a knee brace, a sitz bath, crutches, or a wheelchair.
They still have an impressive selection of podiatry products, including bunion regulators and hammer toe cushions.
High rents did the store in, the cashier told Jeremiah. And what might be next? The cashier figures "a chain, a restaurant or a bar — they're the only ones that can afford the rent."
Previously on EV Grieve:
Biomed Drugs & Surgical Supply Co. closing on 3rd Avenue