Cast Iron

Tales of painted Hubley doorstop will win cash prizes

Fine Estate Sales is hosting a creative writing contest that will award three winners cash prizes. The First Prize winner will be awarded $75; Second Prize is $50; and Third Prize is $25. The subject of the writing contest: Make up a story about why anyone would paint the Hubley cast iron Boston Terrier...

Reward offered for stolen Taylor Cook doorstop

The owner is offering a $300 reward for information leading to the return of a stolen doorstop and the arrest of those who stole it. The missing doorstop is a Taylor Cook No. 1, copyright 1930. It was stolen while on display at the Elm Bank Reservation Antiques Show and Sale in Wellesley, Mass.,...

New North Shore Flea coming this summer to the Chicago area

HIGHWOOD, Ill. – Just north of Chicago, the City of Highwood has introduced the addition of the North Shore Flea to its renowned Evening Gourmet Farmers Market. This sustainable vintage market will bring some 20 vendors from around the greater Chicago area to showcase their wares to the North Shore every Wednesday beginning June...