News about Bookends
Frishmuth bronze might crest $250K at June 16 Benefit Shop auction
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — The Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc. will stage a Red Carpet Auction on June 16, starting at 10 am Eastern time, and the undeniable star of the show will be a life-size Harriet Whitney Frishmuth figural bronze. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.
Catalina Pottery: bringing home California flavor
NEW YORK – California’s Catalina Island has been a resort destination, a stopover for pirates and smugglers and the spring training camp of the Chicago Cubs from 1921-1951. To the many tourists who have ever vacationed on or took a day trip to the picturesque island is known for its colorful pottery and tiled wares. […]
Stocking stuffers collectors will cherish
NEW YORK – If you’re like most folks, buying stocking stuffers is difficult. Choosing a regular gift is one thing but if one procrastinates, it can be challenging to find just the right mini-gift to slip inside a stocking that has been “hung by the chimney with care.” Running out to the local pharmacy at […]
Legendary Boston bookstore reopens in N.H. barn
LEE, N.H. (AP) — When Avenue Victor Hugo Books met the end of its nearly 30-year run on Boston’s Newbury Street, the building’s monthly rent had been raised from $12,000 to $25,000, and Diesel Jeans was slated to move in.