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Trusted Kicks builds community one pair of shoes at a time

Published Nov. 6, 2016

Kicks. Sneakers. Shoes. Hip-hop. That's what's happening at Trusted Kicks, located at 532 N. Water St. We spoke with owner Rico Jones, a Milwaukee native, about his passions, his philosophies and his growing shoe store.

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A step inside the career of a full-time bootblack

Published Oct. 28, 2016

Five years ago, we first told you about Izzy Jaecks, the now full-time shoeshiner at Stag Barbershop, 3064 S. Delaware Ave. In 2011, it was a once-a-week gig for the former Miss International Bootblack, but now Jaecks is as part of the shop as are its barbers.

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London Cleaners adds shoe shine

Published Dec. 17, 2015

Independent of, but located within The London Cleaners, Elite Shoe Shine Parlor is owned and operated by Charles Palmer and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. 3 p.m.

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Pete the cobbler shines in work and family

Published April 25, 2015

When the Rolling Stones came to Milwaukee in 2005, drummer Charlie Watts needed work done on the heel of his boot. He took it to be repaired by Peter Gerasopoulos, a legendary local cobbler who runs a shop, simply called Cobbler Shoe Service, at 827 W. Oklahoma Ave.

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Shopping local: Performance Running Outfitters sprints ahead

Published April 2, 2015

In a time when Zappos and Amazon and brick-and-mortar sporting good chains have cemented their spot as go-to places for running shoes and apparel, you might not think that starting a local running store would be a sound business idea. Don't tell that to Jessica and Trae Hoepner, the owners of Performance Running Outfitters, a business that started with one humble store and expanded to three, with a fourth in the works.

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