Taurus

Gloucester, VA

#1 Dec 21, 2011
I just rode by the store beside the pottery shop on Hawthorne and the building is empty. Did he leave our happy little town or did he find a better location in town?
5W1TH1T

Goose Creek, SC

#2 Dec 21, 2011
Taurus wrote:
I just rode by the store beside the pottery shop on Hawthorne and the building is empty. Did he leave our happy little town or did he find a better location in town?
"Lost our lease and so have to move, which is A-OK with us as the alternative is to continue to breathe carbon monoxide and other toxic fumes from the unventilated kilns in the pottery store sharing the building with us. Look for us in the front of the Griffin Gallery at 222 Wilder Street."
Geezer Geek

Colonial Beach, VA

#3 Dec 22, 2011
I'm kinda new in town, just where is Wilder Street?

We saw you moving all the display cases, etc.. the other morning and were wondering just what the heck was going on....
Status

Alexandria, VA

#4 Dec 22, 2011
Do you know what Populux is?
Geezer Geek

Colonial Beach, VA

#5 Dec 22, 2011
Are you asking me in particular? No I don't, that's why I was posing the question on where the business has relocated.

If you want to be a smartass, see me in person, otherwise I apologize for misinterpreting your comment.
dombo

King George, VA

#6 Dec 22, 2011
Populuxe has moved to 222A Wilder Street in Colonial Beach. It is down the street from the Thai restaurant, on the left and is housed in the same building as Griffin Studios. As a roomier establishment, it will now be part performing space with a PA system in place so bands and performers can just show up, plug in and play. The store should reopen for business on Saturday, and then keep 12-5 hours, six days a week save for Wednesday.

As for the name "populuxe," it is a futuristic design style of the late 1950s and early 1960s often using pastel colors, synthetic materials, and stainless steel and evoking a sense of luxury. When interior designers and goods manufacturers adopted the style they utilized the modes of mass production so as to make their goods available to or popular with the public. Hence, the term "populuxe," short for "popular luxury."
Status

Alexandria, VA

#7 Dec 22, 2011
I don't know what Populuxe is! Is it a night club, retail business or combination?
Geezer Geek

Colonial Beach, VA

#8 Dec 22, 2011
dombo wrote:
Populuxe has moved to 222A Wilder Street in Colonial Beach. It is down the street from the Thai restaurant, on the left and is housed in the same building as Griffin Studios. As a roomier establishment, it will now be part performing space with a PA system in place so bands and performers can just show up, plug in and play. The store should reopen for business on Saturday, and then keep 12-5 hours, six days a week save for Wednesday.
As for the name "populuxe," it is a futuristic design style of the late 1950s and early 1960s often using pastel colors, synthetic materials, and stainless steel and evoking a sense of luxury. When interior designers and goods manufacturers adopted the style they utilized the modes of mass production so as to make their goods available to or popular with the public. Hence, the term "populuxe," short for "popular luxury."
Sounds great to me. I have a friend who may be interested in playing there. Thanks also for the information regarding the name.
5W1TH1T

Goose Creek, SC

#9 Dec 22, 2011
Status

Alexandria, VA

#10 Dec 22, 2011
thank you!
big guy

Nokesville, VA

#11 Dec 22, 2011
So you a tough guy ha.
Geezer Geek wrote:
Are you asking me in particular? No I don't, that's why I was posing the question on where the business has relocated.
If you want to be a smartass, see me in person, otherwise I apologize for misinterpreting your comment.
Geezer Geek

Colonial Beach, VA

#12 Dec 23, 2011
big guy wrote:
So you a tough guy ha. <quoted text>
No, just a little guy with alot of experience. I find that some on these forums like to throw bombs behind a nom de plume and won't take responsibility for their comments. I'm sorry if you were offended (not really!).
big guy

Nokesville, VA

#13 Dec 23, 2011
well I'm a big guy with no experience hey, so say your sorry hey.
Geezer Geek wrote:
<quoted text>
No, just a little guy with alot of experience. I find that some on these forums like to throw bombs behind a nom de plume and won't take responsibility for their comments. I'm sorry if you were offended (not really!).
Molly

Vienna, VA

#14 Dec 23, 2011
big guy wrote:
well I'm a big guy with no experience hey, so say your sorry hey.<quoted text>
Come on guys.....

'Tis the Season for holly and jolly. What youse guys are heading for is nothing but sheer folly. Give it a rest now or y'all be solly.
Geezer Geek

Colonial Beach, VA

#15 Dec 23, 2011
Molly wrote:
<quoted text>
Come on guys.....
'Tis the Season for holly and jolly. What youse guys are heading for is nothing but sheer folly. Give it a rest now or y'all be solly.
I'm jolly, heading to the Nursing Home at 3:00PM today to give those folks some Christmas cheer (no booze! lol). Taking some Sea Cadets with us to experience the real Christmas spirit. Enjoy the holidays with your family and friends (and spread a little bit to those you may not know personally).
big guy

Fredericksburg, VA

#16 Dec 23, 2011
Ok merry christmas
VETNAM 2

Vienna, VA

#17 Dec 23, 2011
big guy wrote:
Ok merry christmas
That's the spirit!

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