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TRASH OR TREASURE — Customers flip through racks of clothing at the Marquette Goodwill. Not only is thrift shopping an incredibly relaxing experience, but buying items second-hand is great for our environment.

Opinion — Why you should thrift more

Andie Balenger February 1, 2023

On any given weekend, you will likely find me sifting through racks of clothing at a local thrift store.  Contrary to popular belief, my fondness for thrift shopping did not develop after listening...

VINYL JUNKIES - Geoff Walker (left) and Jon Teichman (right) are avid collectors of vinyl, Star Wars and other vintage memorabilia. They have hosted numerous record shows in the Ore Dock Brewing Company throughout the years and hope to continue to share their love of records.

Pop-up record show to offer haven for vinyl lovers

Joshua La Gorio, Contributing Writer March 22, 2022

Those looking for a journey to the past, Geoff and Jon’s Pop-Up Record Show at Ore Dock Brewing Company will have vinyl records, CDs, T-shirts, toys and more up for purchase, trade and viewing. Starting...

Photo  courtesy of Jon Teichman
SWEET FINDS—Vinyl record enthusiasts rummage through cases on cases of every genre of music imaginable at a pervious vinyl record show. One mains trash is another mans treasure when it comes to vintage stock.

Vintage trends keep up with changing times

Jessica Parsons January 16, 2020

The culture of vinyl in the U.P. has shifted throughout the years and transitioned since long before Spotify, Pandora or YouTube were even created. Community members of Marquette and the NMU Vinyl Record...

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