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A Neighborhood Stalwart Remains Unchanged

The storefront of Irving’s Toy & Card Shop in Coolidge Corner, Brookline. (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR)
The storefront of Irving’s Toy & Card Shop in Coolidge Corner, Brookline. (Bruce Gellerman/WBUR)

If you’re one of those last minute, down-to-the-wire, deadline-defying holiday shoppers — you better get going. Time is running out for you and hoards of like-minded procrastinators.

But today, we’d like to take a trip to a store not too far from our studios where time has largely stood still. In an age of big box chain stores, this little store really stands out.

From the Here & Now Contributors Network, Bruce Gellerman of WBUR takes a trip to Irving’s Toy & Card Shop.

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