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Hipsters in Omaha–yes, there are lots of hipsters here–take their dates to Hollywood Candy, a delectable mix of confection and antiquities.
The store–located in the very cool Old Market district–offers every conceivable type of treat modern or vintage. Moreover, it’s presented in a fashion that either takes you down memory lane or strikes up some very interesting conversation.
There’s an entire corner dedicated to Pez. Purchase Snow White and her seven Dwarves or a series of U.S. presidents, among hundreds of others.
Choose rock candy in a color to match your dress.
Try a lollipop the size of a softball.
Love bacon like Will? Try it chocolate covered. He did.
The labyrinth-like aisles carry patrons from one passion to another–teddy bears, licorice, gum!
Be sure to look up–and down at the ground–to catch all the amazing displays. Unless, of course, you’re busy making sure your preschooler doesn’t shoplift everything at her eye level.
For the record, we did make it to the cashier before the peanut butter cups actually went into Charlotte’s mouth, although the wrapper was half off at the time of purchase. You can’t really blame her, can you?