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We must relate the sad news that Roger & Dave, purveyors of kitchy adult toys and gay novelty products, will be closing the doors to their two Chelsea stores (123 Seventh Ave and 224 Eighth Ave) at the end of the month. Long before retailers like Urban Outfitters and Ricky's resurrected pop iconography and retro paraphernalia for mass consumption, Roger & Dave were selling Superman lunch boxes and ironic tees in Chelsea. After 27 years, the retail pioneers are retiring. Their stores, carrying accessories, books, bags, magnets, and quirky collections, are closing within the month. However, because all inventory is 50% off, items are moving quickly and both stores may close before then. Grab your greeting cards and Golden Girls tee shirt before it's too late!

· Roger and Dave [Official Site]