Afford Your Rent with this $900 Fire Escape Tent Solution so You Can Airbnb and Stay

Posted May 24, 2016 at 10:23 am

This crazy product puts the air in Airbnb. While you struggle to pay off the exorbitant monthly rent your tenement landlord continues to inflate, there is an out-of-the-box solution. Just open the window and pitch a tent from the fire escape. This way you can remain onsite and collect the dole via Airbnb. A win-win. Location […]

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Recap: Tenement Museum Hosts Etsy Talk With ‘Shop Life’ Tours

Posted March 4, 2013 at 12:09 pm

In 2013, amidst chain stores and online shopping, what is the equivalent of a “mom and pop” shop?

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Mosaic Man Profiled by Etsy [Video]

Posted July 18, 2012 at 1:09 pm

As increased numbers of small-time business owners flock to Etsy to peddle their wares, the official video team continues to handpick online sellers from the community to spotlight in its ongoing series.

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Lower East Side Vintage and Thrift on the Outs?

Last modified December 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm

Discourse about the death of thrift shops and vintage stores is back on the table. An article published over at Crain’s this weekend, dubbed Vintage Stores out of Fashion, profiles a few recent neighborhood closures, including the loss of The Sweet Ones on Allen in June. Many in the industry are not only blaming the […]

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