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Vintage Indoors (and Out on Saturday!)

Urban Cottage has a huge variety of classy, funky, interesting items this month in store which is what we expect. The photos show a random selection of unique treasures including fun plaid flannel shirts, each with a vintage embellishment. Chests, … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer in the City

August is the month to savor hot, sunny days. Remember to include a visit to your favorite occasional stores in South Minneapolis this weekend. If you are entertaining or relaxing on the patio, you can find a small table, a … Continue reading

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Bonjour Provence Delights with French Souvenirs

Bonjour Provence is the place to find a special souvenir from France whether you prefer linens, pottery, signs, or charming watercolors. There are olive plates, storage tins, and baskets mingling with small tables, shelves, and chairs. All have a French … Continue reading

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Summer in the City

Urban Cottage was bustling with shoppers outside and in with little regard for the heat and humidity yesterday. Bottled water and whirring fans made shopping a breeze. There are plenty of tables and chairs for your patio or porch plus … 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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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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