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It’s hard to find a Long Islander from decades past who doesn’t remember shopping at Korvette’s. One of the first discount department stores to emerge from the 1950s, they are best remembered for their low prices and, perhaps surprisingly, their outstanding music departments. Once plentiful on the Island, they sadly never made it out of the 1970s. … read more


Smith Haven Mall

Only months before the 70s decade rolled in, the Smith Haven Mall opened its doors to the public. Centrally located in Lake Grove, it was a welcome news to a populace fed up with driving to Roosevelt Field for their shopping. Today, it sadly resembles every other mall in the country. But back in the day, it was quite the sight to see. … read more