Rave On Vintage will close North Loop store at the end of August

Chelsea Wine and Mike Hooker opened Rave On Vintage in 2013. (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)
Chelsea Wine and Mike Hooker opened Rave On Vintage in 2013. (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)

Chelsea Wine and Mike Hooker opened Rave On Vintage in 2013. (Christopher Neely/Community Impact Newspaper)

Rave On Vintage will close its brick-and-mortar store at 1509 W. North Loop Blvd., Austin, on Aug. 31 and transition fully to online sales. "This is not an end to Rave On, it's just an adjustment to the new way of the world," wrote the owners on Instagram. Husband-and-wife team Mike Hooker and Chelsea Wine opened the vintage decor and furniture store in 2013 in a converted house built in the 1960s in the North Loop neighborhood. 512-215-2669. www.raveonvintage.com
By Jack Flagler
Jack is the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Central Austin and Southwest Austin editions. He began his career as a sports reporter in Massachusetts and North Carolina before moving to Austin in 2018. He grew up in Maine and graduated from Boston University, but prefers tacos al pastor to lobster rolls. You can get in touch at jflagler@communityimpact.com


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