garage sales

Garage Sales
11:36 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Greatest And Weirdest Garage Sale Finds

Flickr Photo/Meghan Dougherty

We’re in the full swing of spring here in Seattle, and with the season come certain rituals like spring cleaning. A lot of the stuff we get rid of ends up at garage sales and yard sales. David Hyde poses the question: What’s the most amazing thing you’ve ever found at a garage sale? Listeners and local garage sale enthusiasts weigh in.

Garage Sale
1:45 pm
Thu May 16, 2013

7 Tips For Becoming A Master Garage Sale Shopper

Pacific Galleries auction manager Mike McConnell hangs out with a mountain lion.
KUOW Photo/Jeannie Yandel

Hitting a garage sale or two might sound like a relaxing way to spend a weekend afternoon.

But for Mike McConnell sales of other people’s stuff promised an adrenaline rush akin to gambling. For 15 years, McConnell spent every weekend scouring estate sales, garage sales and yard sales, looking to win big by finding treasures to resell for profit.

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