Artistic Stitch, an 18-year-old Glendale business, is close to shutting its doors for good in 2014 because it ran into some financial hardships. Owner Sal Loretta could see Artistic Stitch going downhill, so he decided to seek help from a man known for saving dying businesses, Marcus Lemonis.
Hundreds of residents came out Wednesday evening to the first meeting of the Glendale/ Middle Village Coalition, a group formed to combat a proposed homeless shelter in a former warehouse on Cooper Avenue.
When the workday ends for Debbie Zeni, she returns to her Glendale home to her husband and two children, Ava, 8, and Dario, 9. But before she can spend time with them, she has to meet with another member of the household: Nancy #3.