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Marika’s of Shelter Island

EVERY DAY’S A FLEA MARKET AT MARIKA’S, a mad jumble of used furniture on Rt. 114, the main artery through serene and pretty Shelter Island, tucked between Long Island’s North and South Forks. Truth to tell, I have never bought … Continue reading

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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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Lamplady Speaks

WHILE I’M NOT as schizy as Toni Collette in that new show, United States of Tara, I also have an alter ego. She’s known as Lamplady, and she is particularly fond of kitschy 1950s lamps. Lamplady even had a space … Continue reading

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