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Monday
Sep102007

A Nod to Purl from New York's Bravest

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We are honored that our humble storefront captured the attention of our friendly local firehouse EMS team, who chose it as their symbol of the neighborhood for their new uniform patch!  They wanted to represent the vibrant arts scene of lower Manhattan, so they took our little slice of Sullivan Street and added some guitars to suit their "rockn" theme. 

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Now the 63rd precinct of FDNY - EMS will wear our neighborhood proudly on their uniform wherever they go! Not only are they brave, they have great taste too!

Reader Comments (11)

... the purl bunch is just amazing ... inspiring near and far ... good to know that the emergency squad is versed in all facets of work ... onward and upward ... did you have a bit of a helping hand in the fabulous colors and concocting the patch design ... would be most fitting indeed ... hasts off to all ... mille baci ...
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterina and gumby
how cool!
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered Commentermelissa
how cool is that!
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterNancy
That is super special. Hats off to you and to FDNY and all of our other emergency personnel who serve their city with such dedication.
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterDeb at DIYthing
That's really awesome! Wonderful patch.
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterPaul
Wow, that's so cool!
September 11, 2007 | Unregistered Commenteramanda
How neat! I'm not surprised that they added guitars though, can you imagine them running around with yarn on their patches. ;-) You have a lovely store front Purl. Congrat's.
September 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterMichelle
How awesome--for you as well as them!
September 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterJune
Wow, how cute it your shop! I love the color and that is really neat they used your shop for the badge! Congratulations
September 12, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterAngie
that is super cool!
September 12, 2007 | Unregistered Commenteramandajean
ha! that's awesome! what a great looking badge!
September 13, 2007 | Unregistered Commentermaryse

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