Tag: Secondhand in the City

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2023 in Harrisonburg: Here’s what people were reading

Readers in 2023 really wanted to know about Harrisonburg’s new high school — and can you blame them? It seems like it’s been in the works for ages. 


Shoes in the foreground and racks of clothing behind them

‘Is that shirt from here?’ Local resale stores connect people with their styles

Every piece of apparel for sale in Dart Resale and Trade is hand selected by owner Mary Yoder-Anderson to round out a “vibe.” The clothing comes in brown cardboard boxes, clear organizing bins or white laundry baskets to the front desk of her downtown Harrisonburg store. By 1 p.m., the wait time for Yoder-Anderson to sort through a dropoff and select purchases for her store is three hours and climbing.


Two women working in a cluttered store room

‘100 impossible things’: Inside the city’s thrift shops that sift through and sell our used clothes

Outside of Gift and Thrift on a Tuesday morning in late August, Thomas Martin sorts through a white crib filled with jeans that cost 75 cents. The store’s doors are locked and will remain so until Gift and Thrift opens in 15 minutes but already shoppers are perusing the outside items.


Tiller Strings: sales, rentals, repair, sheet music, accessories.

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