Oh, there were so many cool record stores in the city in those days! I used to spend just about every weekend scrounging for vinyl (albums) with my then girlfriend- we had a set run of like a dozen stores we'd hit looking for the latest imports. '87-'89 was the BEST time to track down vinyl (albums) as the whole world was going CD and people were just basically throwing records in the trash. Never again would you be able to get even the rarest punk and New Wave 7"s for $1-$5 a pop. Luckily I had the foresight to buy as many bags and bags of these things as I could afford. All the greats such as Bleeker Bob's, Rebel Rebel, St. Mark's Sounds, Venus Records, Pier Platters, Golden Disc, Revolver Records, See Hear are now gone or changed beyond recognition. Good times. Sorry for the off topic post- but it's regarding vintage pre-eBay VINYL shopping so I guess it can slide?