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Great Shopping Weekend

One of many wonderful shops open this weekend is Urban Cottage at 5157 Bloomington Avenue South in Minneapolis. You’ll find elegant vintage, retro clothes, industrial, garden, jewelry – a little of everything, but all sparkling clean and nicely curated. Just … Continue reading

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May Sales in South Minneapolis

The lovely month of May is here and shops are brimming with goodies. Urban Cottage is decked out with flowers and plants for your garden, patio, or favorite mom. There are gift ideas galore including jewelry, bags, vintage fashions, dishtowels, … Continue reading

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Prairie Haven and More Hutchinson Vendors

Prairie Haven Designs is a combination of beautifully crafted pillows, light fixtures and upholstery mixed with vintage furniture, dishes, and fun accessories all artistically displayed in a purpose-built barn-like building which is usually open just four times a year. This … Continue reading

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Minted Patina Market in Hutchinson

Here’s a quick look at some of the 23 non-food vendors at the Minted Patina Market. The fair building is roomy for this first year’s market and includes tables and chairs for sitting with your lunch or snack or cupcake … Continue reading

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April Showers? Urban Cottage Has You Covered

Urban Cottage will delight you with a spring theme this weekend. You’ll find plenty of white furniture, cheerful decor, and happy people when you stop in. There are plants, flowers, and succulents to perk up your home or office. Lovely … Continue reading

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Hopkins’ Garden Party Gallery is Ready for Spring

Yes, there is still snow in the yard, but the sidewalks are dry and spring has arrived inside the Garden Party Gallery. The shop is filled with furniture in natural wood as well as pieces in distressed whites to brighten … Continue reading

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