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Castle Rock Home and Garden Loved by the Community and Customers Alike

Castle Rock Home and Garden Loved by the Community and Customers Alike

Well, it’s been a year since you’ve opened. How has it been going?    It’s amazing how well we’ve been received by the community and the town. The customers all love our remodel and love the flow and cleanliness of the shop. We carry such unique items and our merchandise changes every 90 days so there is always new items to […]

by · July 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
Hampden Street Antiques Proudly Celebrates Quarter Century Mark

Hampden Street Antiques Proudly Celebrates Quarter Century Mark

By Jon DeStefano    Hampden Street Antiques has been in business over 25 years now and they have over 120 fine antique dealers. Sue and Don Hesse founded Hampden Street Antiques in 1993 and when John Helke bought it three years later he, “didn’t know a lot about antiques” but he had many years of experience as a landlord and he […]

by · July 1, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
U.S. Trading With China Has A Long History

U.S. Trading With China Has A Long History

By Anne Gilbert    As any antiques collector will tell you there is nothing new about America trading with China. Even though the Dutch East India Company began China trade around 1609, it wasn’t till 1784, when the Empress of China sailed from New York with a load of ginseng that launched trade. After a 16 months voyage they returned with […]

by · June 6, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article
What Is It? June 2018

What Is It? June 2018

 Our June’s What Is It is a water cooler wood grain paint over tin. Once humble general store items such as water coolers were often beautifully decorated. Water coolers were japanned in color and painted with floral motifs or even scenes. They were also stoneware, and decorated. They can be used for cool drinks at patio parties or without their […]

by · June 6, 2018 · 0 comments · What Is It?
Dealer Feature: Historic Evergreen’s Unique Bain Lake Antiques

Dealer Feature: Historic Evergreen’s Unique Bain Lake Antiques

By Jon DeStefano    Tim and Melanie Flanagan, the owners of Bain Lake Antiques in historic downtown Evergreen, didn’t just jump into the antique business. They were very thoughtful and deliberate about the decision. Two years ago they were living in Texas and had decided to sell their family business for thirty-five years, a very successful Nissan car dealership.    Wanting to […]

by · May 8, 2018 · 0 comments · Feature Article