Following up on Audrey Oldoerp’s idea for a townwide garage sale in Red Bank, which we told you about on July 11:

Today’s Star-Ledger business section has a piece on how to make a garage sale work. (Yeah, it was a slow news day in the world of high finance yesterday.)

From the story:

However, holding huge neighborhood sales can backfire. “There’s too much competition,” says Cathy Pedigo, author of “How to Have Big Money Garage Sales.” Customers don’t buy as quickly, as they’re always wondering what else is down the block.

Is this idea dead? Is anyone planning something more localized—for their street, for example?

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