25 05, 2020

Reading, PA – Outlet Capital of the World

2021-01-14T23:33:24-04:00May 25th, 2020|Businesses-Industry, Outlets|0 Comments

Outlets first appeared in the Eastern United States in the 1930s. Factory stores started to offer damaged or excess goods to employees at a low price. After some time, the audience expanded to include non-employees. In 1936, Anderson-Little (a men's clothing brand) opened [...]

23 05, 2020

Southeast Corner of Fifth and Penn Streets

2020-06-06T21:54:28-04:00May 23rd, 2020|Hotels, Landmarks|0 Comments

On October 19, 1778 Mr. Hall sold the property located at the Southeast Corner of 5th & Penn Streets to Mark Bird. Mark Bird, of Birdsboro, conveyed the property to John Bishop, of Exeter. Mr. Bishop by will dated February 20, 1812, devised [...]

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