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4 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

Local collector featured on new A&E show

Ever watch Storage Wars, with its eccentric character Barry Weiss? A&E has now offered him his own spin-off show called Barry'd Treasure.

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Related Topix: Storage Wars, Entertainment, Television, Life, Hobbies

8 hrs ago | Townsend Times

Current treasurer/collector facing challenger

Debbie Nutter, who was appointed as collector/treasurer in May 2013, is being challenged by Laura Angle, a banking and finance professional who grew up in Pepperell.

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Related Topix: Pepperell, MA, Life, Hobbies, Ayer, MA, Southern New Hampshire University

12 hrs ago | San Francisco Magazine

The New Gatekeepers of Old Stuff

Buying furniture new is easy. But for a growing band of Bay Area vintage store sifters, it's also joyless.

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Related Topix: Watches, Life, Hobbies, Italy, World News, Memphis, TN

16 hrs ago | Uncrate

Dust & Grooves

Whether you choose to organize your record collection chronologically, alphabetically, or autobiographically, there's no denying your obsession with vinyl - you hunt, dig, and browse for that all-important LP, willing to do just about anything to add it to your collection.

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19 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Oregon art collector shares his trove at Lightcatcher exhibit

"Radical Repetition: from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and his Family Foundation," shows through Aug. 17 at Whatcom Museum Lightcatcher, 250 Flora St. in Bellingham.

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Related Topix: Bellingham, WA, Life, Hobbies, University of Oregon

23 hrs ago | Art Daily

Motivated new bidders discover antique toys at Bertoia Auctions' $1.2M season opener, March 28-29

Whether high-end European productions of a century ago or mid-range boomer toys produced for the prosperous postwar American market, toys made an impressive statement at Bertoia Auctions ' first sale of the year, held March 28-29.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Small Business: Changing tack - Lacey Graham

I launched Twinset and Pearls, which is a personalised estate clearance business, towards the end of 2013.

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News 4 Jax

Trash problem at Westside complex

VIDEO: Residents of the Lenox Court Apartments on the Westside are disgusted with the overflowing dumpster.

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Marco Eagle

Art & Antiques: Antiquing lessons from a catch phrase

Dr. Lori on the set of Discovery's "Auction Kings" with President Thomas Jefferson's Hepplewhite slant top writing desk.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Antiquing, Home Listing, Home

Shepparton News Online

Kyabram and Tongala raise Good Friday Appeal bests

Sisters Rathbone Dearna, 14, and Kahlia, 7, joined collectors in Kyabram for the Good Friday Appeal.

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Cape Gazette

Sussex antique shops becoming things of the past

I was saddened a few weeks ago to learn of the passing of Ruth Mervine of Greenwood.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, DE, Sussex County, DE, East Sussex County, England, Lewes, DE, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies, Antiquing, Milton, DE

Chorley Citizen

Blackburn director's life-changing film that earned him an Emmy

WINNING an international Emmy award for making a documentary wasn't on the 'to do' list for one East Lancashire producer and director.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Television, Entertainment, Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Life, Hobbies, Blackburn College, Pop/Rock, Suede

Art Daily

Bonhams in Los Angeles selling largest ruby crystal ever offered at auction in gems sale

This spring Bonhams , the third largest international fine art auction house, highlights an exceptional selection of fine mineral specimens from estate sources in its upcoming Gems, Minerals, Lapidary Works of Art and Natural History auction on May 20th.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Art Daily

Debut of first-ever series of publications and films on premier art patrons of Asia

Uli Sigg : In Conversation with Patricia Chen, the first in a series of publications, Leading Patrons of Asian Art In Conversation will have its debut at the Hong Kong Art Centre on Friday, May 16, 2014 at 3pm ; a screening of a short film, excerpted from a long-form documentary under pre-production and funding stages, will also be shown.

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Art Daily

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair announces programming highlights for New York 2014 edition

PULSE Contemporary Art Fair unveiled a series of new and redesigned programming that will debut during PULSE New York 2014.

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The Papillion Times

This York man has nearly 5,998 more salt and pepper shakers than you do

Vernon Browitt never imagined his hobby of collecting salt and pepper shakers would result in several thousand of them.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, York, NE

Asbury Park Press

Vintage finds make stylish splash at Antique Emporium of Asbury Park

A Pinner Qing Dynasty vase may have not been worth much money 200 years ago. But today, the 1740 antique item is a valuable work of art -- embellished with gold, pastel yellow and sky-blue colors with four motifs -- and is worth $80.2 million.

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Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Life, Hobbies, Antiquing

Detroit News

Charged-off debt must still be paid

A. Yes, oui, ja, da, si and dui. In any language, including good ol' American legalese, you must pay.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Retro thing

Ikea Discontinues Expedit, Puts Vinyl Fans Into A Spin

We've written before about the challenges of collecting vinyl - I've joked that those around us probably regard our hobby as a "lifestyle choice".

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IcChuddersfield

Huddersfield collector Ian Kilroy gets 1,200 for this old bottle of Ben Shaws pop

The bottle, complete with a glass stopper, is thought to date from the early days of the famous Huddersfield drinks company, Ben Shaws .

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