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Tourist in My Own Town

SPENT THE PAST COUPLE OF DAYS IN BROOKLYN, cleaning up after the painters in Cobble Hill with my partner in parenthood and NYC real estate. We worked through a three-page checklist of repairs, tip-toeing around in stocking feet so as … Continue reading

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Salvage Heaven x 3

OLD CLAW-FOOT BATHTUBS never die. With any luck, they end up in architectural salvage depots, there to be rescued by renovators. Before yesterday, I never had occasion to visit Moon River Chattel on Grand Street in Brooklyn.  The original 13-year-old … Continue reading

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