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Summertime means shorter Fridays at the office and playing hooky every now and then. And what better to do on a day off than a fun and fruitful shopping trip to the Midwest's vintage wonderland: Milwaukee. They also made beer famous.
It's about 100 miles away in a car or about an hour on the Metra from Ogilvie Transportation Center which, let's be honest, is a lot closer than you think. While you're there, you'll definitely take advantage of the lower sales tax, there's the small city vibe to conquer and the cheese curds to devour. Also, there's the plethora of vintage shops hocking everything from vinyl chairs to vinyl records to vinyl pants. Don't worry: there's also other vintage items to score--and not at big city prices. After the jump, we've rounded up some of the top shops to get such vintage treasures.
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