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Outdated: A Catskills Cafe Where (Almost) Everything Is For Sale

by Maxwell Tielman


Two of my favorite kinds of places are coffee shops and antique stores, so you cannot believe how thrilled I was to discover a place in Upstate New York that combines the best of both. Outdated, a large space located on Wall Street in Kingston’s historic Stockade District, has been dubbed an “antique cafe” by its founders, Gabriel Constantine and Tarah Gay and combines the couple’s two passions—vintage furniture and food. “We had our first date at a flea market and the rest is history,” says Gabriel. “During the years of buying antiques and vintage around the Hudson Valley, we began dreaming up the idea for Outdated.” The result is an open but endlessly inviting space—one part shop, one part restaurant, and one part dazzling museum of curiosities. With ample seating space and a few sofas and coffee tables thrown into the mix, being at Outdated is akin to being in a living room away from home. Add in the delicious, locally-sourced food, baked goods, and coffee and you have a wonderful (and dangerous) combination. Check out the rest of the photos plus Gabriel and Tarah’s notes about the space after the jump! —Max

Above image: Toledo schoolhouse chairs at table with multi drawer glass case full of wool blankets and 1951 Eames chairs jumbled up top.


Above image: a taxidermy moose presides over an 8-foot farm table with selection of Toledo café chairs.


Above image: An apothecary store display sits next to a Simmons steel dresser with a eather jacket representing a selection of our basement filled with vintage clothing.



Above image: We once bought a van full of unused billboards, stashing some away for our own use including this 24 sheet chevy bel-air billboard which we installed.


Above image: A high gloss white wall highlights several animal collections and a small selection of letters we sell.


Above image: Our front table is a popular communal seating area. Farmhouse Windsor chairs and a  green painted sawbuck farm table.


Above image: Daily café specials hang above a reclaimed 9-foot marble bar from an old print shop. The albino deer is our kitchen mascot.

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Above image: A nickel showcase filled with pinback buttons and folk art figure with multiple heads.


Above image: A large hardware store display of old stock enamel ware, glass domes and bulb cages.


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