“She is just a sweet lady,” he said of Hokenson. Burnt out of his former location in Forest Park Plaza back in 1995, Patton said he’s sorry he’s not O’Donnell’s tenant any more.
“He has just been the best landlord,” Patton said.
“I know all of these people out there on Arnold Court, and we tried to build a family,” O’Donnell said. “We made sure people got along, and could work together.”
Griffin said things could hardly have worked out better for the gang at Hair’s All of Us. She found out about the location, at Main and Defenbaugh streets, from a client just two days before the storm.
“We ended up in a great location, and we ended up staying together. We’re together as one group and all we lost was a bunch of buildings,” she said.
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