Tag Archives: Ebay Score
Chicago Secrets: Arthur Swirgon’s Art Collection

Chicago Secrets: Arthur Swirgon’s Art Collection

West side antique dealer Arthur Swirgon knows a lot about a lot:  European antiques expert, jewelry dealer and self-taught mid-century modern expert (he can run circles around most), Arthur knows the history and importance of many of his store’s pieces. So it kills me that he’s doing so well on his Ebay store and developing […]

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It’s a small world: Chicago Home + Garden’s Sept/Oct issue

Scout owner, Larry Vodak’s incredible home, is featured in the latest Chicago Home + Garden. I picked up a free copy of Chicago Home + Garden’s September / October issue at last weekend’s Chicago Antique Market (did you go?), but I definitely would have paid for it. If you’re not reading Chicago Home + Garden, […]

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Expert Advice: Albert Tanquero’s 5 Ebay Shopping Tips

Expert Advice: Albert Tanquero’s 5 Ebay Shopping Tips

This week, I’m kicking off, “Expert Advice,” a semi-regular column written by experts in their field. You’re probably thinking, “I thought you knew everything?” And that’s a very smart (brilliant, really) assumption, because yes, I do know everything. But I’m also very tired, and I relish turning the keys over to somebody else for the […]

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A Tale of Three Blogs (and some great stuff for sale)

This is a story about coincidences, writers, unexpected friendships and the best neighborhood in the world. It started when I emailed Porcelain at Design Boner about her excellent blog. She and I knew that we both lived in Chicago. No big deal, right?

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