Monthly Archives: August 2022

BUTLER: Old Richmond County Mill Becomes Furniture Warehouse; Energy Way draws attention

Richmond County Economic Developer Martie Butler briefs commissioners on local projects Aug. 2. Photos by William R. Toler – Richmond Observer ELLERBE — A former textile mill will soon house high-end furniture. New York-based France and Son recently purchased the former Richmond Yarns factory in Ellerbe for use as a …

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Orlando museum’s Basquiat art scandal raises trust issue

On a recent visit to Orlando Museum of Art, the gallery where alleged paintings by Jean-Michel Basquiat once hung, was dark. It’s a rare quiet spot amidst the hustle and bustle of Orlando’s vibrant art scene – with Snap! the opening of a new exhibit celebrating Florida photographers, the new …

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Kovels Antiques: Early 20th Century Gadgets Often Had Very Specific Purposes | Home & Garden

Terry and Kim Kovel King Features Syndicate Early 20th century farms and households had many unusual devices with identities and purposes that have been lost over time. Look at this device with cogwheels and a crank that sold for $266 at Conestoga Auction Company in Pennsylvania. Is it a kitchen …

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Opening of a new vintage designer clothing store “Pretty New Clothing” in Elgin

A LOCAL businessman has opened a vintage designer clothing store in Elgin. Pretty New Clothing is a new venture from Andrew Gentleman, owner of Clean4Me in Elgin. Photo: Daniel Forsyth Andrew Gentleman owns Clean4Me on South Street and has worked in the cleaning industry in Moray for over 20 years. …

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Treasures can sometimes be dangerous: the antiquities of Yenke Peddler

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Our favorite vintage table settings can be hazardous to our health. It is important to consider any possible safety issues before using these plates and glasses. Thank goodness the internet has brought these issues to light. Fiesta Ware, made by Homer Laughlin China Co. of Newell, W.Va., …

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Is Bassett Furniture Industries (BSET) Stock Outperforming Consumer Discretionary Peers This Year?

For those looking to find strong consumer discretionary stocks, it is prudent to look for group companies that outperform their peers. Is Bassett Furniture (BSET) one of those stocks right now? A quick look at the company’s year-to-date performance relative to the rest of the consumer discretionary sector should help …

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Opening of the Gypsy Sol Boutique clothing store in downtown Ravenna

After leaving a 20-year career in healthcare, Jennifer Catanese wondered what she could turn to for a living. Her response was to create her own online clothing store. After leaving health care, she wondered, “What can I do? “I don’t want to go back to the hospital with everything going …

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Goodheart | Music and art come together in ‘Save Ormsby Hall’ project | New

The first phase of a Save Ormsby Hall initiative which began about four months ago is coming to an end. It’s “a huge project,” says designer, well-known artist Laura Facey, who is spearheading it, and the movement to save the venerable building at 3 Victoria Avenue as a community center …

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Cobra Kai fans have a lot to say about Season 4’s clothing

“Cobra Kai” Season 4 sees the cast appear at various locations and events, each calling for specific wardrobe choices. Some are formal, and some are casual, no different from real-world settings. However, according to fans like u/mzjolynecujoh on Reddit, the wardrobe department messed up a lot of the characters in …

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The historical society organizes an exhibition of collectibles and antiques

The Lewes Historical Society’s Coastal Collectibles & Antiques Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, August 20, rain or shine. Attendees will be surrounded by ancient treasures and hard-to-find collectibles from all eras. The merchants chosen to participate in the show offer a wide range of …

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Even Amish Furniture Makers Are Hit by International Supply Chain Issues – Indianapolis Business Journal

Amish-made furniture fills the Simply Amish retail store at 5612 Castleton Corner Lane. But orders from Amish furniture makers can be delayed by international supply issues involving drawer slides and other hardware from overseas. (IBJ Photo/Eric Learned) It’s hard to find a segment of the US economy that isn’t crippled …

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Best furniture and home sales for Labor Day 2022

Believe it or not, Labor Day is right around the corner. Another summer has come and (almost!) gone, and whatever your feelings as fall approaches, Labor Day sales are a sure thing to celebrate. Every Labor Day weekend, and in the weeks leading up to it, there’s an abundance of …

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Wayfair focuses on its efforts after a significant loss in the second quarter

BOSTON — Wayfair reported total net revenue of $3.3 billion in the second quarter, down 14.9% from the second quarter of 2021. The company posted gross profit of $896 million, or 27.3% of total revenue for the quarter ending June 30. Net loss for the quarter was $378 million, compared …

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Antiques Road Trip’s Natasha Raskin Sharp Reveals Surprising Reason She Almost Lost BBC Role

04 August 2022 – 14:52 BST Nicky Morris Find out the surprising reason why Antiques Road Trip star Natasha Raskin Sharp almost lost the presentation gig… Journey on the road of antiquities Star Natasha Raskin Sharp quickly became a fan favorite after her first appearance on the BBC …

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Free admission to the Allentown Art Museum

Art should be for everyone, regardless of ability to pay. Now, at the Allentown Art Museum, it will. Admission to the museum will be free from August 27, funded by one of the last three donations from the Century Fund. “I think financial access is always a barrier and a …

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Pokemon Fan Art Swaps Gengar and Jigglypuff Faces

Jigglypuff and Gengar swap faces through one player’s creativity, and the results are surprising to say the least. With the release of Pokemon scarlet and violet a few months later, the number of pocket monsters in the Pokemon franchise is about to swell again. Although there are approximately 900 Pokémon …

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How Outer is taking over the Australian outdoor furniture market, one customer at a time

One of the common challenges faced by direct-to-consumer brands is getting products into the hands of potential consumers before they buy them. Sellers of smaller items such as shoes and clothing have often overcome this hurdle with generous return policies. But for larger items like appliances or furniture, the logistics …

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13 student discounts at clothing stores to save you 30% off

If you’re about to head back to your dorm or classroom, you need to know all the clothing stores that offer student discounts. Between textbooks, school supplies, and a fresh wardrobe for the new school year, going back to school can be expensive no matter how much you’ve saved from …

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Coeur D’Alene Sets Multiple Records With $16.4 Million Auction

Top lot, record price. Reaching $1,434,000, William Herbert Dunton’s ‘Treed’ not only left its $400/600,000 estimate in the dust, but shattered the artist’s previous world auction record of at $881,000 since 2008. Dubbed an “outstanding example of wildlife and sports art depicting the American West,” it’s perhaps no surprise that …

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Antiquities tour success as thousands brave heat at Powis Castle and Garden

Thousands of fans of the popular BBC TV series Antiques Roadshow braved the heat to show off their heirlooms and car boot treasures to experts at National Trust Cymru’s Powis Castle and Garden. Filming for the 45th series of the Roadshow began a few months ago and, for the first …

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New Britain Herald – Unknown Clothing officially reopens after moving with new refurbished space in New Britain

NEW BRITAIN – The wait is over. Unknown Clothing’s door officially reopened and the company held a private unveiling ceremony for the newly remodeled space. As the clock struck 7 last Thursday evening, everyone turned their heads at the sound of the metal door lifting. When the door opened and …

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The best outdoor cushions to refresh your patio furniture

O Whether you’ve spent the whole year sprucing up your garden or want to update the look without spending a fortune, small changes can have a big effect. Giving fences and sheds a fresh coat of paint, adding to your flower beds, or adding an inexpensive bistro set so you …

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