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Even More Trouble for Ray's

Last week the The Villager brought word that Ray Alvarez, the 76 year-old owner of Ray's Candy Store on Avenue A, was in deep financial trouble. Today, the problems continue to mount: “The Muslim fundamentalists are trying to bring him into their fold — and they’re shaking him down for free coffee...His suppliers are gouging him...Ray works seven days a week. He needs to get out of that store long enough to get that hernia fixed, maybe get some teeth put in..." [The Villager; previously]

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