Category Archives: Nearby

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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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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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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It Feels Like Spring at A Gathering of Friends

Flowers are blooming at Bachman’s and spring is definitely in the air at A Gathering of Friends. This semi-annual antique market won’t disappoint you. The array of classic, primitive and industrial antiques means there is something for everyone’s taste. Admission … Continue reading

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