Category Archives: Shop Spotlight

Winter Wonderland at Mama’s Happy

With the snow gently falling outside last evening, Mama’s Happy was almost magical. The timing was perfect for the Open House at the St. Louis Park store where these photos were taken. The Independence store must be even cozier situated … Continue reading

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Creativity Sparkles at Garden Party Gallery

Garden Party Gallery is alight for the holidays with so many decorations you can use now into the New Year. There’s a nod to fall with some pumpkins and autumn colors. Plus transitional items (like mattress spring wreaths) which can … Continue reading

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E’s Emporium Shines in Fall

Fall’s golden colors are reflected in much of the furniture and d├ęcor you find at E’s Emporium. Orange, gold, yellow, and plaid can brighten a cloudy day or warm a cool (or, dare we mention, winter?) day. If these are … Continue reading

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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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Haupt Antiek Market Celebrates Summer at the Lake

Haupt Antiek Market has everything and anything you may want for your lakeside retreat. Fishing gear, lanterns, and coolers. Tables, chairs, dressers, and bookcases. Dishes, jugs, glassware, lamps. Wall decor including paintings, posters, signs, maps. Pillows, garden tools, and more. … 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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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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