Antiquing

Aug 11

Paradise-On-Hudson: An Insider’s Guide To Cold Spring, New York

With all the excitement surrounding DRIVEN’s August 15th Cold Spring Community Day and its participating merchants, it might be a nice idea to explain why we chose this location for our annual event in the first place. Well, it’s similar…
Aug 09

Hudson Redux: Why I Keep Returning to This Fascinating River Town

A stretch of Warren Street, Hudson’s extensive and historic main business drag. Back in the spring, I had posted an article titled A Place Called Hudson: A Must-Visit for New Yorkers, detailing my weekend getaway with Deborah to the city…
Jul 29

Saugerties by Storm: Small-Town Charm Awaits at the Foot of The Catskills

Exploring historic Hudson Valley villages can become a New Yorker’s hobby. Deborah and I have done our share, and I periodically report upon all the worthwhile nooks and crannies that are just a Zipcar ride away from NYC. One special…
Jul 23

Husband & Wife Natives Add Some Bling to Cold Spring

Joseph’s Fine Jewelry 171 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY Having lived in Cold Spring for over a decade, we got to know a thing or two about who to patronize for higher-end goods. For example, when you’re shopping for fine…
Jul 08

Dustin’ Off Others’ Oldies: Your Collectable Coins & Currency Source on Cold Spring Community Day

Others’ Oldies 93 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY   When it comes to collecting or investing in old money, it’s an absolute must to deal with numismatic experts with a solid track record stretching back for decades. Tom Valentino and…
Apr 28

A Place Called Hudson: A Must-Visit for New Yorkers

For years Goldie and I have been hyping our former home town of Cold Spring, NY as a charming and practical weekend getaway for NYC couples. The slow pace, friendly shopkeepers and mountain views offer the illusion that you’ve somehow…
Aug 18

Owners Hearts as Huge as their Gigantic Store: A Must See

Bijou Galleries, Ltd 50 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY For the ultimate Hudson Valley antiquing experience, it’s hard to top “The Bijou”. Proprietors Michael and Jane Timm are famous around the world for the horde of vendors they’ve gathered together…
Jul 05

The REAL Vintage Deal!

Once Upon a Time Antiques 101 Main Street, Cold Spring, NY In every northeast antiquing village, there’s that one antique shop that stocks the true vintage Americana items that the real hawk-eyes are looking for. In Cold Spring, Once Upon…