Free People has finally opened a storefront in its hometown. Taking over the old Newman Galleries space at 1625 Walnut St., the new Free People store has found a home nestled right alongside its parent company and precursor, Urban Outfitters. In the early 1970’s, Dick Hayne and first wife Judy Wicks (yes, that Judy Wicks) opened a store called Free People in West Philadelphia. (more…)