Capitol Fishing

A landmark fishing store housed in the Chelsea Hotel in downtown Manhattan is moving to less pricey digs after 42 years of selling tackle to the notable and the notorious. “‘Sid Vicious used to come in here with Nancy Spungen,’ said Richard Collins, 51, a former clerk who has owned the store for the past 32 years. Mr. Collins, who is known as Richie, makes this statement as if he were describing Sheriff Andy Taylor dropping by with his young son, Opie, on ‘The Andy Griffith Show.'” Anthony Ramirez in The New York Times.

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