Saturday Evening Girls Friday’s are my day for hunting. The big neighborhood church sale was happening about a mile down the road on this Friday. I got up early, it was pouring rain so the crowds were light. I found myself in the treasure room and as the ladies added
Record Players Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s. John’s been with us from the beginning and joins us in Evanston too. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener a couple years back, with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with
In the past few years, there had been an increase of articles having to do with no one cares about their parents or grandparents possessions. Used items, hand-me-downs, vintage & antiques. This with Millennials love that big Scandinavian store that starts with an I. Millennials love vintage at Vintage Garage
2019 we will be on hiatus due to the construction. The building and Garage are being made into swanky Midcentury apartments. UPDATE WE HAVE MOVED TO EVANSTON FOR 2019 CHECK HERE FOR THE INFO! These 10 have been the best years of our lives. The move to Chicago from Detroit.
Gertrude Abercrombie People ask me all the time, what do you buy? I have my favorite categories but I will honestly buy whatever appeals to me and what I can resell for a higher price. From 19th century English porcelain to a 1978 Hardy Boys board game. We
Check out my weekend finds! A vintage beaded handbag, pair of silver candlesticks (or chrome) one brown pottery mid century lamp, another midcentury lamp, this time a desk lamp. Haven’t researched anything yet. Last but not least an unidentified piece of art pottery with an amateur look yet a really
Vintage Fathers Day Gifts For vintage Father’s Day gifts there is no better snapshot in time than the Sears catalog. In 1959 the merchandise was styled to the times and came with Good, Better and Best choices. The day after Fathers Day Dads would mill around the water cooler sizing
Jarts. Were they so bad? Memories of Memorial Days past and future Fourth of Julys. Sparklers, barbeque, family and backyards. The games were classic: Badminton, Croquet, Horseshoes, Bocci ball and…. Jarts! My brother reminded me over the weekend. We whined to our Dad about how bored we were. Remember no cable
Throw back to last year and a timeless video of ladies in their vintage bathing suits and spring and summer clothing. Just in time to kick off summer! Plenty of vintage fishing and swimming. Love the beach shot too! Don’t forget to check the schedule to see what we are
2019 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be in Evanston 2019! Looking for vintage? That’s what you’ll find! 3 times in 2019 in Downtown Evanston. Chicago’s only all vintage market is back for 2019. We’ll be in a lovely parking garage in Evanston at Davis and Chicago!