Photos by Stacie Joy
Workers are busy restocking the shelves at the fully renovated Essex Card Shop, which was gutted by a fire in early January at 47 Avenue A.
Owner Muhammad Aslam (below) provided EVG contributor Stacie Joy with an interior update the other day. He said he will be open before Sept.1, and he is looking toward mid-to-end of August.
As of late last week, he was waiting on several items, including a new ATM, FedEx system and store signage...You can check out our previous posts on Essex Card Shop, located in the retail space of the Ageloff Towers between Third Street and Fourth Street, for more background on what has transpired to date.
Supporters of Essex Card Shop have helped it raise more than $91,000 in a GoFundMe campaign.