A Weirs Beach Tie Dye Shop

Tie Dye is in!




Nostalgia is for sale at Live Free and Tie Dye at Weirs Beach.

Photo courtesy of Live Free and Tie Dye

Hippie Alert! Fads come and go - and sometimes they come back again. Take tie dye, for instance. It's back. Even tie-dyed peace signs are back.

Heather Hickey couldn't be happier. She and her husband Tom opened Live Free and Tie Dye last spring in a building across from their go-kart track at Weirs Beach.

They offer tie-dyed T-shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, beach towels, hats (like the one pictured here), girls dresses, tote bags and infant onesies in a variety of designs. If you don't see a design you like, you can make your own.

"It started when our staff at the go-kart track asked for tie-dyed uniforms," Hickey says. "Our customers liked them so we made some extra to sell."

She figures a lot of it is nostalgia for late '60s and early '70s when tie-dye-clad hippies roamed the landscape.

"When people see it, they get a remember-when look on their faces," she says. "And I think the bright colors make people smile."

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