Tag Archives: Housing Works Thrift Store

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT • Fabulous Spring Event

All of the proceeds from HOUSING WORKS THRIFT STORE.……….goes to victims of AIDS……….paying for their meds……rent…….and the many other things they require to survive.

It is a very worthy cause…………Don and I shop here every week.

ANTIQUE COUNTRY FRENCH KITCHENWARE

HOUSING WORKS THRIFT SHOP on Columbus Avenue is selling a beautiful collection of antique French country kitchen ware.………priced from $45 to $250.

I bought 5 pieces

SANTA at Housing Works Thrift Store

SANTA showed up…………to the delight of lots of kids………..at Housing Works thrift Store.

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We……. [volunteers]……….wrapped toys and SANTA passed them out to all the kids. It was wonderful to see the expression of “delight” on the kids faces.

All profits at the HWT go to victims of AIDS…………meds and rent!  $15 million was raised this year.

 

SATURDAY SHOPPING in SOHO

Off the SOHO……………spend $$$……help the economy recover.

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First stop:  Housing works Bookstore on Crosby street.  Comics and coffee .

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And an almond croissant big enough for a family of five.

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Photo of Nureyev………in an old book from the 60″s.

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VASE FACE by Fornasetti………..in a shop window on Crosby Street

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HOLD FIVE TO THIRTY SECONDS…………….

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Alphabet Sculpture in the lobby of the Crosby Street Hotel.

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On the street…..$5 a pair………I bought  the Red, Magenta and the Green Hearts.

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BALTHAZAR for lunch.  The joint was packed.  One hour before my Scallop arrived!

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Pepper incrusted……….Parsnip Puree………..and Red wine Braised Shallots.

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Billboard covering up a scaffold.

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BROOKLYN POPCORN………popped while you watch.

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MICHAL NEGRIN has opened a boutique on Prince Street……it is sheer fantasy.

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Shouldn’t of smelled that boot!

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JOHN VARVATOS on Spring Street………..where you can drop a bundle….and go home with a bundle……in a chic shopping bag.

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A tour guide…………….doing the “Chocolate Tour”.  Oh that hair!

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GENTLEG………..wah ? ? ?

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With my little PANASONIC………

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DIESEL………….but it’s his tattoo that is so wild!

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Oh COCO…………and her clutch is only $2200

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DOTAN NEGRIN is playing his piano across the USA …..so far in the streets of 65 cities.

CLICK ON my video to hear him tickle the ivories.

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SMOKING……….at least he is sitting by a sprinkler.

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MAX……….on the sidewalk by Cipriani’s Restaurant on West Broadway

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LULU wants her lunch too!

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BERYARTS…………OFF THE WALL !!!

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MUFFI……………

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meets DUKE!

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Billboard ad for DEISEL.

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No……I did not get his name…………or cell #.

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No….I did not want his cell #.

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Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.

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Strangers in the subway…………and one of my favorite murals of the underground.

Columbus Avenue FALL STREET FAIR • NYC

Fall weather for a Fall Festival…….on Columbus avenue.  Thousands of New Yorkers look forward to this every year.  It is just around the corner from my apartment……just a hop, skip and a jump away.

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Isabella’s Restaurant put out extra tables on the street………..with their brunch menu.

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Mughlai Indian……..serves up curry…………on everything!  Tums please !

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Watermelon cube in a cup.  It was NOT ripe!

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Heirloom Tomatoes………..at $5 a pound.  You get 2 tomatoes for that.  OUCH!

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And the pup ate from his plastic fork too.

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How many times have Judy Garlands ruby red slippers resurfaced?  These were at Housing Works Thrift Store.

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Ladies of a certain age…….doing the street.

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I bought this painting by the artist Will Oransky from a wonderful group called ARTHOUSE.  Give them a call at 917• 289 0782 to find out what their next project is.

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Out of Africa…..love…..love……love this coat.

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GYRO galore.  Try one if you dare.

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OLYMPIA GYROS………the premier supplier of this strange meat……..from Chicago.  PITA PAN…….they have been making it since 1982.  Pita Bread is their passion.

 What is yours?

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DON’T EVEN ASK!  I did not give it a try.

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My friends tried the CALAMARI…………..was weird!

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This a CHICKEN!  Really!

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She was selling jewelry……..the hat was $35.  I almost bought it for Dustin’s room-mate…………the famous DRAG QUEEN………..Miss Chandelier Period!

 

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These three lovely ladies well selling books………proceeds going to the Senior Citizens Home on West 71st.  I bought 10 cook books………..now I have 310.

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I fell in love with these glass pendants…………I have a thing for Murano Glass ever since my friend Phyllis and I and went there oh so many years ago.

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Choosing ribbons  for the pendants.

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Amadeo had to untangle them for me.  Don’t you just love his curls!

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LULU was going crazy over all the aromas of all that roasting meat.