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

'Hive' watercolor

Black and White Tea Bowl Pair

Handmade Stuffed Pet Portraits
$100 (Waiting list)

NYC Subway Map Line Art

Vintage Milk Bottle Cap Earrings

Vintage Yellow Cab Drivers Cap

Brooklyn Brownstone Teapot/Coffee Carafe

Birdsong Print

Amsterdam II Painting

Avocado Salt and Pepper Shaker

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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