shopping 03.18.11

Etsy Hunt
the skint

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




Vintage Lunch Plates with Popsicle Pattern and Cups
$125



'Hive' watercolor
$60



Black and White Tea Bowl Pair
$40



Handmade Stuffed Pet Portraits
$100 (Waiting list)



NYC Subway Map Line Art
$20



Vintage Milk Bottle Cap Earrings
$15



Vintage Yellow Cab Drivers Cap
$85



Brooklyn Brownstone Teapot/Coffee Carafe
$40



Birdsong Print
$20



Amsterdam II Painting
$480



Avocado Salt and Pepper Shaker
$40














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.



fri 7pm: thank goodness it wasn't comic sans. paul shaw discusses his book, helvetica and the new york city subway system. book court, free.


sat 7pm: kevin kline (in his first french-speaking role) and director caroline bottaro present a sneak preview of their film, queen to play. fiaf, $13.


sun: happy macaron day! 16 participating bakeries in manhattan, brooklyn and queens give out free macarons while supplies last.


thru 3/31: travis bickle stops the meter and takes over the film forum for two weeks with a 35th anniversary, 35mm restoration print of taxi driver. $12.50


thru 4/3: drama desk-nominated radiotheatre put on a ghastly good time at their h.p. lovecraft festival, featuring six of lovecraft's stories told with an elaborate soundscape and original orchestral score. the kraine, $18.


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