ROARIN’ THREADS: The Vintage Wonderland of RetrosaurusRex

online store stocked with unique items aims to open real-world space in Menomonie

If you haven’t heard of Menomonie’s RetrosaurusRex Vintage, you might have seen some of its pieces on the big screen. The locally owned online and soon-to-open physical store with a catchy name has quite the tale. Sara Sorenson, the stylish red-haired creator ...

EMPORIUM EVOLVES: Beloved Downtown Antique Mall Plans Auction, Relocation

after Labor Day auction, legendary purveyor of oddities will move to smaller space

It’s not as chock-full of antiques as it was a few months ago, but the Antique Emporium in downtown Eau Claire is still pretty chock-full of antiques. There’s still a stuffed ostrich and a mounted bison head. A battle flag from a Civil War ...

Not Your Average Attic: Eau Claire’s Attic Consignment Store

one of Wisconsin's largest consignment stores, The Attic has something for everyone

Megan Glassbrenner never thought she’d end up living in the Chippewa Valley again, but to be fair, she never thought she’d own a nearly 10,000-square-foot consignment store, either. First opening towards the end of ...

Out With the New, In With the Old

Seven Suns Vintage celebrates one year of vintage wares and wears

When it comes to the local vintage clothing market, Seven Suns Vintage knows a thing or two. In the year since its opening, this downtown Eau Claire shop has made a name for itself ...

Letters, Lost and Found

salvaging pieces of history from an estate sale

The letters lay on a hassock upstairs in the house where there was an estate sale. Curious, I picked them up and, as soon as I looked at the dates on the letters, I determined I would ask about them. No price ...

Antique Store Gets a Fresh Vibe

Town and Country Antiques 2 in Eau Claire geared more toward younger demographic

When long-time collector Sylvia Gengenbach opened Town and Country Antiques 2 (222 Main St., Menomonie) two years ago, she discovered that the store had a completely different customer ...

Vintage Wares is sponsored by:

Hope Gospel Mission Bargain Center
2511 Moholt Drive
(off Clairemont Ave, West Side)
Eau Claire

Vintage Wares is sponsored by:

Hope Gospel Mission Bargain Center
2511 Moholt Drive
(off Clairemont Ave, West Side)
Eau Claire