One of my favorite examples of Googie signage has always been the Sigel's Liquor sign that stood in front of store No. 7 here in Dallas. With its bubbly neon circles, jaunty font and shiny sputnik, it always gave me a smile when I'd pass by.
It had been on my to-photograph list for far too long when I got the word that store No. 7 was being razed, and the sign, which had stood at the corner of Inwood and Lemmon since 1953, was being removed.
It's always nice to hear soul samples on southern hip hop records. This one's from Jeezy's new album The Recession hitting stores real soon. You might notice this sample from previous joints such as Beanie Sigel's 2005 "Look At Me N... Read Post
This just in: the fantastical Googie sign that was rescued from the now-defunct Sigel's liquor store in Dallas will finally be christened at its new location tomorrow morning. The sign, which was built in 1953 and stood at the corne... Read Post
Last month, I received word that the incredible Googie sign that had stood in front of the Sigel's Liquor here in Dallas since 1953 was coming down with the razing of said location. Thankfully, Sigel's was smart enough to preserve t... Read Post