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  • African American Museum

    We were fortunate to be invited to one of the opening celebrations of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Here is a photo journey of a few pieces of decorative arts included in the museum.







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  • Pie safe
    Burton Antiques Market

    Flea markets are filled with inexpensive, well made, vintage and antique furniture. So we, Terry Kovel and Lauren, our graphic designer, decided to shop for furnishings for Lauren’s new house.







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  • NYC Frieze Week

    Every spring, NYC hosts several top art and design shows. We decided to go this year and see firsthand what it was all about.


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  • Long Beach Flea Market

    We took a quick trip to Los Angeles to visit Lee (yes, as in our Letter to Lee), see the sights, and visit some museums. It’s not possible to do that without fitting in an LA flea market.






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  • Art Basel and Design Miami

    Art Basel and Design Miami were held the first week in December 2015 in Miami Beach. Kim and I joined the over 77,000 others who wanted to see the latest in art and design.







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    Burton, Ohio, Part 2

    Continued from last month ...

    There were many very small antiques that could be interesting collections exhibited in a glass-topped table, placed in a picture frame, or just displayed on a table top, perfect things for those who live in a small apartment.

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  • Hoosier cabinet
    Burton, Ohio

    Burton, Ohio, is the home of a well-known flea market held bi-annually at the fairgrounds each spring and fall. It’s a good time to talk to dealers and learn what is selling, what is not, and gather any tips for collectors.

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  • The Cleveland Flea, Part 2

    Dealers were selling glass items that do not usually appear at antiques shows or better antiques shops. Pyrex casserole dishes with colored decorations were in five booths at very low prices.

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  • The Cleveland Flea

    Flea markets are not all the same. So when Kim and I went to a new nearby flea market in Cleveland, we didn’t know what to expect, only that parking would be difficult and there are 140 sellers and good food.

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