Co-op, condo vendors show their stuff at expo

The "laundry doctor" (left) has me intent on capturing every word. (Photo by Lee Kent)

Some 270 exhibitors crammed nearly three entire meeting floors of the New York Hilton at the Cooperator newspaper’s 25th annual Co-op & Condo Expo this week.

There, you could hear lawyers in a “seminar” drone on about the right time for a board to seek legal advice (always); pet bedbug-hunting dogs; collect all manner of sweets (rugelach, anyone?); pens and pamphlets; win tickets to Mets or Yankees games; get the lowdown on boiler repairs; and avoid eye contact with as many vendors as possible.

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