Pre-Owned Dream

Hunt & Peck Parable #12 of 31

Inspired by their regular sightings of quality furnishings and household items discarded at curbsides on trash days, Hannah and Otto told me about their business plan.

About two years ago they located a prime space in Bushwick for their retail shop. They got a box truck, a garage, and a network of people who could be hired for some of the heavy lifting. I among them. After the first few months, studying the trash pick-up-day stats for the reliable neighborhoods, they were doing fabulously. Hannah rounded out the shop with…



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