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News - June 22, 2012

Trading 'the stuff of life'

Barron Park FreeSale is hub for exchanging ideas and belongings

by Helen Carefoot

On a small Barron Park street lined with patches of wildflowers and dandelions, rows of tables were piled high with items ranging from shawls as delicate as spider webs to stacks of vintage records and weathered books.

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Editorial Intern Helen Carefoot can be reached at hcarefoot@paweekly.com.

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Posted by Annette Puskarich, a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 27, 2012 at 5:41 pm

Great idea and a nice way to build community. I participated and there was much more than just "stuff" that was exchanged that day. There were wonderful personal exchanges also.

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Posted by Lana, a resident of Barron Park
on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:46 am

This was covered very nicely. I participated and I felt that the spirit of giving and friendship was alive and well.


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