Last September, friends Jenna Holtschulte and Anna Limbaugh started a business on a whim. “Anna Limbaugh is my hair stylist and we literally came up with this little sign business at one of my hair appts back in September (we both love crafty things and LOVE calligraphy) and decided to sign up for the Hillsboro […]
Read More -JAI Renee Pop up shop!
This weekend Hillsboro, IL gets a new eclectic vintage goods store! Owner Jami Sarceny combines vintage collections with a colorful, fun sense of style. I’ve been anticipating this store opening since helping gut the building last December. I got in to take some pictures tonight and get a little preview and oooh, it’s good. That […]
Read More THE REFINERY OPENING- Hillsboro goes eclectic.
We had two great nights of a packed house! Thanks so much to Isaac Reynolds, Josh Randle, B.J. Parker, Bailey Reynolds, Andrew Staff, Jeff Dunn and Ryne Fuller for sharing your talents! Here’s some up close shots for you who couldn’t make it- Isaac Reynolds- Isaac Reynolds- Josh Randle Josh Randle Bailey Reynolds- Josh Randle […]
Read More Shots from the art show!
For one night on January 13th, 309 south main in small town Hillsboro, IL, will become a POP-UP haven of creativity. On a trip to visit family, new-owners Devin and Emilie Moroney took the brave plunge last year ago to purchase this derelict building while still living in Denver, CO. While leaving an art/food town behind is […]
Read More Ugliness forgotten! – a local eyesore becomes an art hotspot (and gets a new history.)
My wife’s cousin is an award winning videographer (seriously, on both accounts!) We had worked with him on a documentary style video for my old band Brian Lee & His Orchestra and I gave him a call to see if we could do one having to do with what we are doing here in this small town… […]
Read More The Young Eyes and Small Town Cool collide!
Another sweet new shop is almost about to open in Hillsboro! Tomorrow from 11-4 Jamie Reid Sarceny is having a mini preview opening of her new shop “The Refinery” to coincide with Imagine Hillsboro’s “A storybook Christmas” on December 3rd. You may remember a while back our work day for Jamie. She is opening an […]
Read More NEW SHOP! The Refinery-(a preview!)
Tony called me up the other night with the kind of words I like to hear ; “I’m going to try something new on my CNC machine tonight. It may not work but it will be fun!” Tony’s shop is in the old ice plant, an industrial building in Hillsboro. He has breathed life back […]
Read More Midnight milling at Tony Marcolini’s woodshop in the old industrial ice plant.
The Young Eyes, Hans Predator, and William Feigns put on a fine feast of music for us all in an underground woodshop. Keep your eyes peeled for more shows next year! Video by Matt Sands
Read More Hillsboro and the Underground music scene! – Highlights from the show at the woodshop.
You’re eying a Spuds Mackenzie lamp, amid a table of buckles, glassware, a knife collection, and a bronze casting of three horses holding a glass ball… It’s hot, smelly, and weird, but for some reason you are totally loving it. One of the biggest shock-thrills of moving from the city to this small town was […]
Read More Trash or treasure? The mind-boggling culture show that is midwest auction culture.
Street art in Hillsboro by Isaac Reynolds. Photo via Jrandlefoto
Read More We have art and stuff..