signs Either The Economy Is Totally Screwed or Sneakers Have Really Gotten Way Too Expensive by Prince Of Petworth January 20, 2009 at 6:00 pm 13 Comments DSCN5994, originally uploaded by Prince of Petworth. I noticed this sign at the Foot Locker on 14th Street just south of U Street. A layaway program for sneakers! Insane! This is the most frightening sign I’ve seen a very long time.