shopping 05.21.10

Etsy Hunt
the skint

Ground rule: the handmade or vintage item must be from a local seller or in some way about NY. Some are one-offs, so move quickly. Happy hunting.




Vintage 1960s Candy Tin
$8


Mesmerized Danbo Robot Black Vinyl Decal
$14


A Train from 175th St. Art Print
$18


Nature Walk Set of Fabric Push Pins
$14.50



Porcelain Cup with Translucent Bottom
$35


Land of the Giants book
$12


Car Litter Bench
$499



Keep Calm and Carry On, Play Piano

$20


Coney Island Boardwalk
$45


Mother of Pearls Ovals
$8


Old Drawer Shelf for Small Stuff
$64


A is for Atlas, B is for Brooklyn Bridge, C is for Cab Prints
$135


Lilly Pulitzer dress
$23


Vintage Hat











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skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious


Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.



do-si-do in red hook! down home radio's 2nd annual brooklyn folk fest = nawlins jazz, jug bands, blues, african and mexican folk, workshops + a square dance. jalopy, $15/evening, $40/series, $5/afternoons. [fri-sun]


chanteuse/model/actress jane birkin joins actor/writer/director wajdi mouawad to read work written for birkin - and other pieces. fiaf, free (rsvp). [fri 7pm]


explore 80 artists homes, studios, galleries and theaters for the 2nd hell's kitchen artists studio tour. bonus: free opening and closing parties! [fri-sun]


6,000+ dancers of every imaginable style take over broadway, university and st. marks place for the 3rd annual nyc dance parade. culminates at tompkins square park for performances, lessons, more. free. [sat 1-7pm]


pups and their parents pedal from tompkins square to washington square park for free snacks, tofu dogs, vegan chocolate and drinks at transportation alternative's 3rd annual doggie pedal parade, free [sun 2pm]




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