The 9 Best Vinyl Record Stores in Cleveland (Real Local’s Opinion)

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When you think of Rock ‘n’ Roll, artists and bands that come to mind probably include Led Zeppelin, The Who, Queen, Elvis, Aerosmith, and U2. Maybe even The Beatles! What probably does not come to mind is the city of Cleveland, Ohio. However, Cleveland is actually the birthplace of Rock ‘n’ Roll! Thanks to Alan … Read more

A Local’s Guide to the Best Farmers Markets in Wichita, KS

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The sun is shining, the whippoorwills are singing, and the people are sweating—summer is here! And you know what that means: it’s farmers market season, baby! Kansas is chock-full of small farms, local growers, and crafty artisans who have been prepping all year for summertime. I never leave a farmers market empty-handed. Never. And neither … Read more

The Best Thrift Stores in St. Louis (Top 5)

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Whether you want to refresh your closet for summer or to stock up on sweaters during the off-season, why not hit up a thrift store? In the past few years, this once-unusual hobby has skyrocketed in popularity. I’ve always preferred thrifting to regular shopping. I love that it’s cheaper and more sustainable. But best of … Read more

A Huge, Local Guide to 11 Antique Stores in Wichita

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I have now furnished at least two apartments on antique stores alone, and I don’t plan on stopping anytime soon. Believe it or not, the antique market in Wichita is surprisingly phenomenal. The handmade, cherry wood, three-piece cabinet I bought? Amazing. The ancient candlestick holder shaped like a crescent moon? Fabulous. My prized, rust-orange Frankoma … Read more