Antique

Billy’s Antiques Now Has Weekend Farm Stand

Last modified December 6, 2010 at 12:00 am

Hanging above the entrance of Billy’s Antiques & Props is a cardboard sign that says, “fresh corn sold here, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays.”  Piqued at this apparent diversification, we reached out to Billy Leroy for comment.  The answer – Billy’s Farm Stand.

Antique Signs at 97 Orchard, Part 2

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 11:05 pm

Thanks again to Derya Golpinar, Collections Manager at the Tenement Museum, for writing this exclusive article for Bowery Boogie!  Here is part two in the series… First, a quick recap before we dive in.  Yesterday, we spoke about our newest exhibit in the works entitled “Minding the Store,” and about a former tenant of 97 […]

Antique Signs at 97 Orchard, Part 1

Posted January 28, 2010 at 6:27 am

Many thanks to Derya Golpinar, Collections Manager at the Tenement Museum, for writing this exclusive article for Bowery Boogie!  Here is part one… Things are busy at the Tenement Museum, where work is underway planning and conducting research on our newest exhibit (tenatively titled “Minding the Store”). For this exhibit, various storefronts, decorated with appropriate […]

Antique Footwear Story in New York Magazine

Posted November 17, 2009 at 6:09 am

Last week’s story about the antique footwear uncovered inside 92 Orchard Street is included in the Neighborhood News section in the current issue of New York Magazine.

Another Look at the Antique Footwear of 92 Orchard

Last modified November 12, 2009 at 11:02 am

Following up on yesterday’s post about the trove of antique shoes discovered inside 92 Orchard Street, here is a bit of video from the scene.  It shows Tenement Museum facilities manager Bob Yucikas inspecting the footwear. [via Tenement Museum]

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A Trove of Antique Footwear Uncovered at 92 Orchard

Last modified January 26, 2010 at 2:57 pm

Mark Miller has been renovating his 92 Orchard Street gallery space for months now.  Indeed, back in July, the old Luggage Plus signage was stripped from the facade, new security gates installed, and the interior completely gutted.  According to the DOB, the storefront is undergoing some new structural changes, including a new staircase linking the […]

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