Goodwill reopens area shops and donation sites, with some new rules

Published May 15, 2020

Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc., has reopened most of its resale stores and donation centers, the nonprofit announced Friday morning, with modified hours, social distancing and mask rules and plexiglass barriers installed at checkouts.


Luv Unlimited celebrates 10 years of Bay View bliss

Published April 5, 2014

In April 2004, Sage Schwarm and Becky Heck opened Luv Unlimited, 2649 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. The funky, creative shop sells, primarily, used and new vintage clothing, but also has a fab selection of sunglasses, jewelry, record albums, American Apparel items, incense, tights ... and more sunglasses.


MODify moves to Tosa and goes online

Published Nov. 27, 2012

The resale and art shop, MODify, recently closed its doors at 222 E. Erie St. in the Third Ward and has moved the business online and to 7217-A W. North Ave., in Wauwatosa.


Farm Girl offers fresh crop of antiques, art pieces

Published July 23, 2011

Antique dealer and artist Lisa Goldner grew up in rural Wisconsin. This background has undoubtedly influenced the owner of Farm Girl Art and Antiques, 803 S. 5 St., who likes to display primitive farm items, among many other things, in her Walker's Point gallery.


Half Priced Kids Stuff offers a bargain in Bay View

Published Jan. 9, 2010

Traci Sherman and Ryan Day opened Half Price Kids Stuff, a resale shop featuring children's clothing, baby gear to maternity wear, in the spot in late October and the well-selected inventory really is a pleasant reflection of the store's name.


Thrifty Re-threads recycles fashion with style

Published April 5, 2009

Walking into Rethreads, 2943 N. Humboldt Blvd., you'd never guess it was a resale shop. Its walls splashed with warm, vibrant hues and its displays carefully detailed in shabby chic design, it embodies the independent, creative flair of a boutique.


Tip-Top Atomic Shop is well worth the stop

Published Nov. 25, 2002

It's a Tuesday afternoon in the year 2002, but Jim Dutcher sports a "pompador with a duck's ass" haircut and listens to Bill Haley while minding the retro Tip-Top Atomic Shop in Bay View.