TIRZ 23 wants to encourage Converse to remain as a retailer at Manny Simons Men’s Wear on Harrisburg Blvd. and community turns out in large numbers to show their support!

By Mayra Moreno, ABC13
A staple in the East End for decades, Manny Simon’s Men’s Wear on Harrisburg has always been known for its shoes, especially Converse.

“This store has been here forever and you walk into it, it’s like 1928,” said Jesse Rodriguez, “Magnolia Grown” local artist. “This was the first store to sell Converse in Houston. My dad bought his Chuck’s Converse here. I bought my Converse here.”

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