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How TLC’s ‘Pawn Queens’ came to Naperville

May 24, 2011 – Daily Herald – By Dann Gire and Jamie Sotonoff You never know when a Naperville connection will come in handy. In 2009, reality TV producer Jason Morgan was in town for his 20-year Naperville North High School class reunion when a friend told him about a local pawnshop that bought and sold high-end women’s items like Tiffany jewelry and designer handbags. Morgan stopped in at...

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08 Feb 2014
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With ‘Pawn Queens,’ Pawn Shop Trades in Seedy Image for Feminine Chic

May 11, 2011 – via NIGHTLINE – By VICKI MABREY and MARY MARSH If you’re in the market for a 10-foot suit of armor — or have some stuff to sell for quick cash — Naperville Jewelry and Loan, just west of Chicago, is your treasure destination. Business at pawn shops is booming — because the economy isn’t. Pawn shops are no longer seedy places with barred...

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08 Feb 2014
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Public should decide which shops belong — Naperville Sun July 06, 2010

July 06, 2010 By Bill Mego, Columnist Up and down the City Road, In and out the Eagle, That’s the way the money goes. Pop goes the weasel. Some people have written me, asking whether I think we should allow this kind of thing in Naperville. The Eagle is a pub on City Road in London, officially on Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton. That’s obviously not the...

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07 Feb 2014
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Pawnshops find unlikely home in Naperville — Chicago Tribune June 21, 2010

June 21, 2010 By Gerry Smith, Tribune Reporter Jade Osowski needed some quick cash. So she took her seven designer-brand purses to a place that, until last year, did not exist in the city limits of Naperville: a pawnshop. At Naperville Jewelry and Loan, co-owner Greg Holloway assessed the value of the leather bags and gave Osowski $170, which she used to attend a book-signing...

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07 Feb 2014
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Naperville pawn shop welcomes all — Naperville Sun March 16, 2009

March 16, 2009 By DAVID SHAROS For The Sun Naperville has a new business along Ogden Avenue whose time has evidently come. In a city that boasts nearly every enterprise imaginable, Naperville resident Greg Holloway and his partner, Tom Brunzelle, have opened Naperville Jewelry and Loan — a pawn shop, owners say, “with a twist.” “There are other pawn shops around, but ours is the...

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07 Feb 2014
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New Suburban Sight-Seen: A Pawn Shop — WBBM NewsRadio 780 – March 10, 2009

NAPERVILLE, Ill. (WBBM) Tuesday, 10 March 2009 7:14AM — You’ll never know what you’ll find inside a pawn shop or where the next pawn shop will open its doors. Inside the new Naperville Jewelry and Loan pawn shop in downtown Naperville, there are antiques, sports collectables, jewelry and a Les Paul electric guitar signed by blues legend Buddy Guy. Owner Greg Holloway, recently laid-off himself...

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07 Feb 2014
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Amazing finds at high-end Naperville pawnshop

By Kim Mikus | Daily Herald Staff Published: 3/10/2009 12:06 AM Mike McFarland desperately needed cash to repair his van and earn the license he needed to start a new job selling insurance. The 45-year old Lisle man, scrambling to pay his bills, turned to a new Naperville pawnshop for financial assistance. McFarland sold an old watch and a ring for a few hundred dollars...

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06 Feb 2013