Above the fold in the March 27th, 1985 Reading Eagle
The Vanity Fair Outlets were established first as Reading Glove and Mitten Manufacturing Company in Pennsylvania in October 1899 by John Barbey and a group of investors.
The H.D. Lee Company (now Lee) was acquired by the company in 1969 and the corporate name was changed to VF Corporation, a fictitious name that is not even legally registered, to reflect the more diverse product line.… Read Full Article
at 5th and penn in Reading PA… Read Full Article
There was not a lot of information to be found on Dempsey’s American Kitchen online. Only this article from 2005 about the restaurant location in Bethlehem being closed. They headquartered in Reading, but there were 14 locations eventually opened (and subsequently closed) around the region in the 60 years prior to this location closing in 2007. It was the last of the Dempsey’s to be closed.… Read Full Article