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Chaska Too

Vintage shops have been a mainstay of Chaska’s charm for a long time. Both occasional shops in town are open this weekend. Linda’s Cellar is brimming with fall and Halloween themes as well as a wide selection of garden, cabin, … Continue reading

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A New Occasional Shop in Carver

Carver General has opened in Historic Downtown Carver at 109 Third Street East, an 1870’s building which has been home to a boot and shoemaking business, a hardware and farm implement store, and most recently Carver Flowers. The new shop … Continue reading

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Fall Artisan Market Adds to Mama’s Happy Draw

After all the rain, the ground is wet at the Artisan Market, but everyone is happy to be there. Tents fill the grass with all kinds of fun goods. Many vendors have hand-crafted jewelry or hand-painted signs. Several tents feature … Continue reading

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South Minneapolis Shopping

A little rain doesn’t stop shoppers from cruising the shops in South Minneapolis. Today’s focus is on Flamingos Divine Finds at 3404 Cedar Avenue South where you’ll find a mixed bag of vintage goods. There are garden accessories, planters, benches … Continue reading

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Best of Summer Sales

The weather’s great and so is shopping at Urban Cottage’s August sale this weekend. Many outdoor tables and chairs to make the most of the dog days and beyond are ready for you. You’ll find buffets, chests, occasional tables, stools, … Continue reading

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Saling in Hopkins

The sweet little yellow house at 1213 Mainstreet in Hopkins is home to a fantastic flower garden and Garden Party Gallery Occasional store. The yard and patio feature outdoor furniture and fun accessories. Inside you’ll find tables, chests, chairs for … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

The weather’s perfect for enhancing your outdoor space with a few new items from Urban Cottage in South Minneapolis. There are so many choices in furniture, planters, and accessories. Chairs for children beg to be taken home whether you prefer … Continue reading

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The Garden Party is at Urban Cottage

Urban Cottage is welcoming shoppers and gardeners right now to their garden party and fundraiser for Make A Wish Foundation. And what a lovely evening to have a little party! The party runs until 8 PM at 5157 Bloomington Avenue … Continue reading

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Chaska and Carver Exude Charm

It’s perfect weather for a drive to the historic river towns on the southwest rim of the metro area. In Chaska you can browse a grand assortment of housewares, garden accessories, old rusty signs plus new painted signs, plaid shirts, … Continue reading

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