Consignment store opens in Leander Marketplace

Pleasant Surprises Consignment opened in the Leander Marketplace in March.

Pleasant Surprises Consignment opened in the Leander Marketplace in March.

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Pleasant Surprises Consignment opened March 16 in the Leander Marketplace at 1291 E. Woodview Drive, Bldg. 1, Leander. The consignment shop sells clothing for men, women, children and infants. The business also offers home decor, gifts, cosmetics, brand-name purses and more. 832-982-9209.
By Marisa Charpentier

Reporter, Cedar Park | Leander

Marisa Charpentier joined Community Impact in September 2018. After working as an intern, she became a reporter for the Cedar Park | Leander edition in October 2018. Charpentier graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with degrees in journalism and Plan II Honors.



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