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

Mesmerized Danbo Robot Black Vinyl Decal

A Train from 175th St. Art Print

Nature Walk Set of Fabric Push Pins

Porcelain Cup with Translucent Bottom

Land of the Giants book

Car Litter Bench

Keep Calm and Carry On, Play Piano


Coney Island Boardwalk

Mother of Pearls Ovals

Old Drawer Shelf for Small Stuff

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

Lilly Pulitzer dress

Vintage Hat

Today on Wish You Were Here:
Marsaxlokk Fish Market

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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