Don & Franks Records Growing up without an active father, I had many men in my life whom I admired and looked to for guidance, perhaps none more than my twin uncles, Dominick (“Don,” for short) and Frank. They were (and, to this day, still are) Chicago cab drivers, with
Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with a huge front grille it has an Industrial look but, the coat of Mint Green warms it up. I
5 Important Tips for the Vintage Garage Holiday Market! Sunday is the Vintage Garage’s Holiday Market from 10am to 5pm. Free Hot Chocolate while it lasts AND Here’s a few tips for planning. 1. DRESS WARM It’s going to be chilly. We are an open air Garage but covered. Layers.
2017 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be back for 2017! Chicago’s only all vintage monthly market is back for 2017. Expect vintage furniture, midcentury modern, vintage clothing, vintage jewelry, industrial, vintage lighting and so much more! We fully expect the 2017 to be our biggest and best
Thanks for coming to the Garage Ruby! Your post is fantastic and I’m so glad you had a great time. I want to share below, and click the read more link to read the rest. Hello there!!! This past Sunday, I took advantage of the gorgeous September weather in Chicago
The September appraisal fair at the Garage brought in a new round of cool vintage goods. We’ll be back on the 3rd Sunday of October. 1 free item appraisal per paid admission. Here are a few of our favorites from September- Ideal Shirley Temple Doll, 17″ from the 1950’s. Her original
Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Father Christmas, Saint Nicholas, Kris Kringle and more are all part of the composition of Santa Claus. New York’s Clement Clarke Moore’s 1822 poem “An Account of a visit from St Nicholas” helped shape