Tag Archives: antiques

Yard Sale: The Store

I ACCOMPLISHED A LOT this weekend, especially in the garden (oh, my aching back). But my greatest achievement of the past couple of days was finding Vincent Manzo’s tucked-away antique/vintage design store open. His posted hours are Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Glitteryardi: Yard Sales of the East End

I’D HEARD ABOUT EAST HAMPTON’S legendary yard sales. “You’ll find everything you need at them,” people said. What I need: a loveseat/bench for the front deck; a bench for the front hall; a night table and lamp for the guest … Continue reading

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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: All the Details in Boerum Hill

BROWNSTONE VOYEUR is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn. Look for it every Thursday on both sites. THIS HAS BEEN MY comfortable home away from home for the past two weeks. It’s my dear friend … Continue reading

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BROWNSTONE VOYEUR: Relaxing an Ornate Townhouse in Cobble Hill

BROWNSTONE VOYEUR is a joint project of casaCARA and Only the Blog Knows Brooklyn. THE GRAND SCALE and intricate plasterwork of June and Stephen Negrycz’s Congress Street brownstone are impressive, maybe even a little intimidating. But the warmth of the … Continue reading

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Doing Well by Doing Good on Court Street

Fork and Pencil, a new antiques/consignment shop at the corner of Court and Warren Streets in Cobble Hill, had a very successful opening weekend, with many items bearing “SOLD” stickers by Sunday. The store, which took over space previously occupied … Continue reading

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Little Shops Around the Corner

THIS fab pink armchair could be had Saturday at Yesterday’s News, corner of Court Street and 2nd Place in Carroll Gardens, for $150. YOU HAVE TO BE GRATEFUL to people who scour the estate sales of Long Island and New … Continue reading

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