The recent economy downturn really hit everyone badly, and I really mean that.
Even for mens clothing store that has been established nearly 100 years, also can't escape from it.
For three generations, it was a landmark in downtown Henderson.
It clothed farmers and businessmen. Boy Scouts got their uniforms and accessories there. Many youngsters got their first pair of Levi's there. For a while, it was Henderson's connection to British mod fashion.
Now, Bernstein's Men's Wear is a memory -- but a powerful one.
Its three patriarchs -- Ben, Sol and Jerry Bernstein -- were not only successful businessmen but vitally connected to the civic life of Henderson for nearly 100 years.