Lyn Lake/Uptown Feels Like Home for Couple and Their Vintage Shop

Fall 2019 marks the Grand Opening of Minnesota’s newest vintage and antique emporium: Wild Things Antiques Minneapolis. The shop now lives in the heart of the Lyn-Lake/Uptown neighborhood on Lyndale and 24th Ave and offers quirky, yet well-refined mid-mod vintage, antique furniture and housewares in a shop with charm, elegance and pizzazz. This is not your grandmas antiques shop, but she probably should make a visit, as should you.

If you would have told David Wenzel, a Cincinnati native and former Macy’s telecommunications professional, that in four years he would be married, in a different state and thriving as the owner of a vintage shop making big waves in a hip, trendy, bustling business district he might not have believed you. He may have even laughed at you. Add to the equation a Twin Cities native that in a former life was a branding and graphic design professional that changed careers via an accelerated nursing graduate program in Cincinnati, OH, a now Nurse Practitioner called Joshua Larson.

Wild Things Antiques opened Fall 2019 in Lyn-Lake/Uptown. Filled with Vintage and Antiques wares, furniture and decor.
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Wild Things Are Happening

Wild Things Minneapolis Grand Opening is August 3rd! We’ll be open 9am to 11pm with @sissy.tops hosting the evening festivities 7pm-11pm. We’ll have beer, wine, and tasty treats while you shop our fun and funky vintage, retro, antique furniture, art, and decor.


Rolled The Dice and Got Wild


Went to Vegas, got married. We wouldn’t have it any other way.

– july 14, 2019 Joshua and david from Wild things antiques