12/14/12 9:30am

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One of the great things about NYC is that cobblers are commonplace; people still fix their shoes, at least the ones that can be fixed (there are a good portion of poorly made shoes out there that are more disposable). Many cobblers have been practicing their craft for decades, so when we hear about one retiring it really does feel like the end of an era. Enter Domenico Falco of Falco’s Shoe Repair, who’s been at it fo 45 years. (more…)