The Village Attic opens
manager Cook. "He figured she would know more than either one of us." Hayes chose and ordered the initial inventory, and her mom points out the stylish high quality (relatively speaking) of the home goods: dishes, clocks, shower-¬curtain rods, canvas bins, beanbag chairs, fans, heaters, sheet sets-all more IKEA than Wal-Mart. There's also a fine selection of Ray-Ban and DKNY sunglasses.
Village Attic, 1112 South University, no phone of its own (the Village Apothecary phone is 663-5533). Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Closed Sun.
[Originally published in January, 2009.]