Do you have a nice dress and brown hair? Someone has a crush on you.

Still from "Pickup on South Street" (1953)
Still from “Pickup on South Street” (1953)

From a Craigslist ad posted  Friday the 8th:

Brunette on Brown st. Peekskill – m4w (Brown st)
You were wearing a nice dress, wedges , shoulder length dark hair and walked down Brown st around 5:30 on Thursday. Then you went into the brick building
Very pretty

Cut hair? Beale Street Barbershop wants you!

Rock ‘n’ roll barbershop Beale Street wants some head-trimmers. From their Craigslist ad:

We have a music stage, art gallery and vintage retail space. We are seeking an experienced licensed Unisex HAIR STYLIST (Cosmetology License) or a Unisex BARBER (Barber License) and a COLORIST. SATURDAY IS A MUST. Please be dependable, a solid work ethic is a must. The shop has been open 2 years and has a great loyal clientele. Bring your own or I am willing to give you a chance to grow your own clientele.

Please check out our website and see what we are about. Hours are Tues-Thurs 10am – 7pm/ Fri 11am – 8pm/ Sat 9am-5pm/ Closed Sun & Mon

Please cut and paste your resume, NO ATTACHMENTS. Also please tell me a little something about yourself. One liners or form letters will not be read. We would like to know something about you.

They’re also hosting a bunch of new music and art events.

A Peekskill without poverty: community meeting August 8th

Poster: “Poverty and Civil Rights 50 Years Later.” Meeting on August 8, 2014, 6:30 p.m., at the  Community Room, City of Peekskill Neighborhood Center, 4 Nelson Ave. Organized by  Community Voices Heard.

Map: Peekskill residents with incomes below the poverty line; the highest rates are in purple. See all of the data.

Video: Fred Gillen, Jr., at the Peekskill Coffee House

Fred Gillen, Jr., is a regular at the Coffee House; bookmark his live show schedule for upcoming dates. For all shows, a $5-$10 donation is suggested, but, as he says, “do your best.” Currently on the list:

Friday, August 29, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 26, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 31, 7 p.m.
Friday, November 28, 7 p.m.

Even sooner, he’s appearing at Peekskill’s Drum Hill Senior Living Community on Monday, August 11, at 7 p.m. And on Saturday, August 30, he’ll play the Peekskill Block Party—that’s at 7 p.m. on Division between Central and Main.

In the meantime, check out more of Gillen’s songs from his most recent Coffee House gig.

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