Remembering The Stoop


The original Stoop was conceived in 1995 and opened in 1996. Having experienced great success with Slices Pizza, my gateway into food service, and owning an unused second floor in the same building, I naturally (and so innocently and naively) believed that an additional success could be achieved by opening a full-service restaurant and bar on the second floor.

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Values and the Status Quo

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I have lived long enough to see and be a part of peoples’ lives of six different “generations.” A generation, whether anthropological or biblical, generally is a period of about 25 years—measured from the birth of a parent to the birth of a child. My life has spanned the lives of people cumulatively living that long. When I think of the term “status quo” I find...

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