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  • This sign prompted the name of the store
    America’s Cup Antiques, named after coffee sign on side of the building
    Back when, advertising wasn’t a billboard on the nonexistent highway, but a sign painted on the side of the building. In Pleasant Plains, Larry and Diane Pankey named their antique store after that painting from long ago.In this case, the...
  • On view at the New York Art, Antique and Jewelry Show
    Billions of dollars in antiques on display for art show this weekend
    At the Park Avenue Armory this weekend is a most impressive array of glittering diamonds, colorful textiles, smooth ceramics, and gilded-framed artworks. What's going on? The Art, Antique and Jewelry Show is taking place at the Armory from...
  • Halloween at It's Just Serendipity, Hammond, IN.
    Serendipity finds Hammond
    Keeping my focus on Hammond, Indiana, I just happened to find serendipity, literally. Seriously speaking, I found a store called It’s Just Serendipity located in Downtown Hammond at 5630 Hohman Avenue, practically across the street from...
  • Antique Shop Event
    TLC appraisal experts "What The Sell" ladies
    The Perfect Thingevent takes place on Sunday, October 5th, 2014. This special appraisal event islocatedat theCenter Circle mall at The Perfect Thing shoplocated at 131 Town Square, Wheaton IL.The upscale consignment boutique wasstarted by a three...
  • End of the summer markets
    End of the summer/pre-pumpkin vintage markets in Southern Colorado
    It's almost pumpkin time; soon we'll all be driving out to leaf-peep. Don't miss the last of the summer markets, which happen to be occurring out of Colorado Springs -- but just a close drive away:The last Paris Street Markets of the...
  • Antiques Roadshow in Chicago
    What to watch for when Chicago episodes air on Antiques Roadshow in 2015
    With 6,000 guests and 18,000 items coming through the door of Chicago’s McCormick Place when PBS’ Antiques Roadshow taped there July 26, 2014, you know there were some fascinating items and stories.Here are a few items to watch for...
  • Antiques Roadshow in Chicago
    Behind the scenes at the Antiques Roadshow
    The scene was a familiar one to anyone who watches the Antiques Roadshow on PBS. Folks of all sizes and ages are toting pictures or wrapped packages, pushing a piece of furniture or clasping a lamp, a vase a sculpture. All are aiming for the...
  • Christmas in July
    Vintage Christmas: pick in July
    It's that time of year: garage sale season, when colorful signs pop up on street corners for Friday and Saturday sales here in Colorado Springs. That means it's prime picking time for the elusive vintage holiday wares. Holiday kitsch is a...
  • Wine barrel table
    An antique market set in downtown Chicago
    Antique markets can be a lot of fun; rummaging around table after table of old lamps, advertisements, jewelry and tools brings back a lot of fond memories for many people. The problem for those of us living in downtown Chicago is that it usually...
  • Celebrate Antiquing in Woodbury Connecticut
    Celebrate Antiquing in Woodbury Connecticut
    Woodbury has the distinction of being Connecticut's antiques capitol as well as the originator of the popular "Antiques Trail" developed by the State Office of Tourism and locals interested in promoting Woodbury. The town boasts of...
  • The Outdoor Gettysburg Antique Show
    Satisfy Saturday with Gettysburg Antiquing
    Antiquing seems to be the main highlight in Gettysburg this Saturday with the semi-annual Outdoor Gettysburg Antique Show. From 7 a.m. to 4 p.m., over 120 antique dealers and collectors will be setting up in Lincoln Square and all along Carlisle,...
  • Stuart Grannen at his Architectural Artifacts Company
    This weekend: Go antique hunting and watch an auction
    Find just the right antique leaded window or chandelier to make a statement or go just for the fun of it. Architectural Artifacts in Ravenswood is holding its second annual auction May 2-4, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.Housed inside the early 1900s...
  • Blue Willow china
    Collecting Blue Willow china
    If it's Spring it must be time for Blue Willow. The blue and white Asian-themed pattern was first manufactured in England by Spode in the late 1700's and has been widely copied ever since, and even to this day. At any given moment you can...
  • TV talk show host Jason Galka with is Concord Piano
    Antiquing with talk show host Jason Galka
    We embarked on a short journey to Long Island's North Folk region to delve into the passion of antiquing with television talk show host, Jason Galka and antique shopping has been a hobby of his for some time and he said, "I love the look...
  • LOFTY a welcome addition to online art sites
    LOFTY a welcome addition to online art sites
    New York based art start up company LOFTY has been around for less than a year and it’s already making waves in the community both locally and nationally. An online marketplace for art and antiques, LOFTY.com is the newest art tech company...