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The Friday Roundup: Mash-ups

The Friday Roundup: Mash-ups

I popped into Roost last night, and owner Danny Malone told me about a great vintage shop in Columbus, Ohio called The Attic that’s rather oddly connected to a restaurant called Basil Thai, both owned by antique enthusiast Rhome Ruanphae. Top earning drug dealers (illegal or pharmaceutical) know not to use the product, but antique dealers […]

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Trending: vintage photographs

Trending: vintage photographs

One of my prized possessions is a 30’s-era photo album, which I found nearly intact at Old Sau’s Resale and Antique Shop on Lincoln Avenue just after I first moved to Chicago in 1997. Its black and white photos chronicle the friendship of two young couples who travel, picnic and celebrate the holidays together. A […]

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Another peacock post

Another peacock post

The Found’s Albert Tanquero e-mailed me a link to one of their new cards after reading my recent peacock post. Their new line of graphic Matchbox cards is amazing! ↔

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Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Guest Post: Albert Tanquero’s California Adventure (Pt. 2)

Thanks to Albert Tanquero for contributing the story of his California shopping trip, trawling antique stores in search of  strange and unusual vintage photos and other ephemera – inventory for his his thriving Ebay vintage photo store and inspiration for he and his partner Jim York’s innovative stationary company The Found. Check out their new […]

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Architectural Anarchy at Andersonville Galleria

Architectural Anarchy at Andersonville Galleria

Gosia I. Korsakowski’s regularly sends out e-mails with images of items she’s to her vintage Etsy shop.  More than once, the e-mails have prompted me to visit Gosia’s space at the Andersonville Galleria where I inevitably find five more things I want.  She’s smart huh?  Things must be going well, because Gosia recently partnered with […]

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Photo Essay (Poladroid Edition):  Kiddieland

Photo Essay (Poladroid Edition): Kiddieland

Click play on the right hand sidebar YouTube player for today’s musical accompaniement, You Don’t Know What You Got (Till It’s Gone) by the 80’s rock band Cinderella. Polaroid enthusiasts old and new protested the company’s recent decision to stop making film for the iconic instant camera.  But what choice did it have?  I felt […]

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A New York Update (and a photo essay)

A New York Update (and a photo essay)

I’m still in Manhattan, and I haven’t had much time to post, but I’ve been reading your comments, and I’m looking forward to posting more about my trip  over the next couple of weeks.  This is the first time I’ve spent time wandering NYC and doing the things I love. 

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