Zoom into orbit with your own Rocket Slide shirt

Mon. Jun. 17th, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Do YOU remember the Rocket Slide? A bit of fun plus a bit of Carson Park playground nostalgia equals the perfect tee for yourself, or a surprise gift for that kid you used to babysit in the ’80s!

Adults with instruments form Kids with Boats

Wed. Jun. 12th, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Eau Claire natives John Bowman and Eric C. Thompson (not to be confused with local bass master Eric “Pedals” Thompson) recently released their debut album, “Circle,” under the moniker, Kids With Boats. Despite being a duo, the album is filled ...

Kenzie Joy Releases Third Album

Tue. May. 28th, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Menomon-ite Kenzie Joy is ready for the big time. The 17 year-old singer/songwriter has just released her third full-length album, “Prove Me Wrong,” on CD and LP, recorded in Nashville with the help of a number of studio musicians. The album is a ...

Work Ethics 101

Wed. May. 22nd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Our work ethic in the Midwest is one not to be questioned or messed with. We’re hard workers that live for the grind and we’re painfully aware of this. This great tee that makes our backbreaking attitude apparent was ...

One state to rule them all

Mon. May. 20th, 2013

Does your overwhelming love for Wisconsin sometimes supersede your knowledge and care for all of the other 49 states that exist? Well, lets be honest, so does ours. This amazing t-shirt, also from the great folks at ...

Bike-to-Work Week 2013 in Eau Claire

Mon. May. 20th, 2013  |  Walter Mueller

The Chippewa Valley is constantly strengthening it's bicycle culture. The Wisconsin Bike Fed and Volume One teamed up to host the kick-off event for Bike to Work Week in Eau Claire WI on Tuesday, May 14. Video contributed by Walter Mueller ...

Capra & Gonyea: Gatherings & Recollections

Mon. May. 13th, 2013  |  Walter Mueller

Gatherings and Recollections is an art show in the Volume One Gallery (205 N. Dewey Street, Eau Claire, Wisconsin) featuring the selected works of Brianna Capra and Brent Gonyea. The show is open through June (2013).

Get to know Eau Claire via our handy new t-shirt

Mon. May. 13th, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Local Store's newest tee was designed and created deep within the bowels of the Volume One World Headquarters and printed at Eau Claire's own Ambient Inks, making it a product of truly local talents. It showcases some sweet geographical facts ...

Mother's Day Mugs

Thu. May. 2nd, 2013

Presenting our herbtastic Mothers Day Coffee mug with real, live herbs growing inside. We're doing pre-sales through May 8 with pickups starting May 10, but you can buy them at the store starting today.

Field Report available on vinyl

Tue. Apr. 30th, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Attention vinyl enthusiasts: Field Report’s first full-length album (self-titled), is now available in LP form at the Local Store! Featuring fan favorites like “Fergus Falls,” and “I Am Not Waiting Anymore,” the album is the culmination of ...

AcoustiHoo release self-titled debut

Tue. Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

What do you get when you combine a saxophone, a violin, an acoustic guitar, and an upright bass? You get an unpredictable, fresh, and surprisingly cohesive debut album from folk-jazz-gypsy-blues quartet, AcoustiHoo. Comprised of locals ...

Rah-rah-rah for our little badger buddy

Tue. Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Our pals at The Little Friends of Printmaking (Milwaukee) have produced these feisty mini pennants, featuring Wisconsin's most beloved ferocious creature, the wee-yet-mighty badger. Depending on what badger depiction suits your attitude ...

Print series digs to the root of the matter

Tue. Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The My Roots Collection (in this case featuring our dear ol' home state of Wisconsin) is intended to tell a story of how families come together from all over the world. Created by Rebecca Peragine (originally from Lodi, Wis.) ...

New pedal-packed Wisconsin Bike Fed Tees

Tue. Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

The Wisconsin Bike Federation's mission is to make Wisconsin one of the best places in the world to ride a bike and provide a strong sense of community for Wisconsin bikers. And these new tees are the frontline of that mission. They depict our ...

Insider hints on fantastic new prints

Tue. Apr. 23rd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

These three prints, brand new to The Local Store, come from our little friends at The Little Friends of Printmaking (based in Milwaukee). They showcase a quirky version of the Wisconsin flag seal, the abundance ...

Beacon James – A Collection of American Short Stories

Tue. Apr. 2nd, 2013  |  Local Store Shopkeep

Local folk-pop-jammers Beacon James have dazzled concert-goers in Eau Claire for the past couple years with their intricate harmonies, soulful saxophone solos, and catchy choruses. The band has undergone some member changes since their initial ...

Two Lives in Art - Erik & Anna

Fri. Jan. 25th, 2013

A mini-documentary about Anna Kaiser and Erik Christenson and their "Two Lives in Art" exhibition, hanging in the Volume One Gallery, at The Local Store through February 2013. A contributed video shot and edited by Walter Mueller, in conjunction ...

The Chippewa Valley's Unique Sense of Place

Wed. Dec. 19th, 2012

Volume One worked with some really great local talent to produce this short wintery video. We hope it, along with The Local Store and Volume One Gallery, do their part to help define the Chippewa Valley’s unique sense of place. The spot was ...