Madison Road Trip

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Mallatt’s Costumes/Make It Up!

Update Fall 2022: The retail location on the west side also appears to be closed, and the numbers on their Facebook, Google Business listing and website are all disconnected. Update 2021: Looks like Mallatt’s is now Make It Up! Costumes… Continue Reading →

M. Schettl Sales

Anyone driving the tedium of Highway 41 near Oshkosh has seen the faded billboards with the moose, and slogan “Where do they get this stuff?” Perhaps the more pertinent question is “who buys this stuff?” The Oshkosh store is even… Continue Reading →


The University of Wisconsin’s Surplus With A Purpose shop is a treasure trove of used bits and bobs from the University. There is always plenty of useful stuff – office furniture, computer monitors, sporting equipment, washing machines and more. There… Continue Reading →

Columbus Antique Mall and Museum

The Columbus Antique Mall and Museum is a short drive from Madison. Housed in what appears to be an old mill or factory, the antique mall seems to go on for miles. Grab a basket or cart on your way… Continue Reading →