Bruce Variety, which has operated in Bethesda for nearly 60 years, is selling off its inventory because it couldn’t win a renegotiation of its $22,000 monthly rent. But the owners say they’re looking for another location.
Jan. 2, 2013 Claire Wolfand had been a shopper at Bruce Variety for more than 50 years. The store was a favorite for all ages because it stocked unusual, hard-to-find items: from craft supplies to sewing notions to stationery to costumes (and even fake chest hair). Linda Davidson/The Washington Post Buy Photo