I came across Tinsel Trading while exploring the city on my way from the train station. My previous plan to get an interview had fallen through. I walked down 37thstreet. After an unsuccessful attempt to see if I could talk to anyone in the Girl Scouts national office, a glittery Eiffel Tower caught my eye. I wandered inside and discovered a cross between an antique and a crafts shop. It was a quiet little place. Here I discovered the story of a decades-old family business that supplies everyone from Broadway to Hollywood to regular New Yorkers. The audio is an interview with the shop’s manager.
Here is the interview audio: