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Broadway Antique Market (BAM!)

Broadway Antique Market (BAM!)

Living just a few blocks from Broadway Antique Market (BAM) can be dangerous. Here’s what caught my eye when I stopped by last Friday. Broadway Antique Market. 6130 N. Broadway Ave., Chicago, IL. 773.743.5444 ↔ ↔ I regret disclosing that the sofa I love so much has a twin, because I have a feeling it’s […]

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The den makeover is complete

The den makeover is complete

The den is done, and I like the way it looks. More importantly, I like the way it feels. Having said that, the outcome was kind of an accident. There must be at least a few colors that don’t look good with Benjamin Moore’s brownish-blackish-grayish Iron Mountain hue, but I haven’t found one yet, so […]

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Sneak Peek: Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair and Emporium

Sneak Peek: Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair and Emporium

The  Merchandise Mart International Antiques Fair and Emporium is happening right now! I walked through yesterday morning, and even though the vendors were still setting up, the showroom floor looked amazing! I snapped more than a few photos, so I hope you enjoy the sneak peek. Also, don’t forget about Design Harvest on Grand Avenue (Chicago’s hot […]

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This Week: Julian Marc

This Week: Julian Marc

The friendly rivalry between parallel corridors Clark Street and Broadway recently became an all-out war with the addition of vintage shop / upholsterer Julian Marc on Broadway. Game on! We vintage freaks are better for their competition. Clark Street’s currently in the lead with a greater number of home stores, but both streets score high […]

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Open House:  Alley’s Loft

Open House: Alley’s Loft

I didn’t know quite what to expect when I arrived at Alley Ballard’s Ravenswood loft building on a sunny May morning.  The photos she sent me of her space looked pretty fantastic, and I’d expected the lobby, which consisted of an old concrete stairwell with a steel railing, to be a bit more grand.  Then […]

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