May 25, 2024

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Hindsight Clothing Store hearkens back to a unique period in Peoria

Logan Milligan, far right, owner of Hindsight, a vintage apparel and skateboard shop at 325 E. Lake Ave. in Peoria Heights, plays video games with a group of Dunlap High School kids after school. Shown from left are Isaiah Curry, Sammey Mustafa, Charles Baker and Kejuan Irby.

PEORIA – Hindsight is 20/20, so the expressing goes. But for Logan Milligan, it definitely is.

The 27-calendar year-old Peoria indigenous opened his shop, Hindsight, which focuses on vintage clothes and skateboard decks, amongst other items, after he started to miss out on the aged concert shirts that he applied to use as a kid.

“I utilized to put on them all the time, and then I went by means of a time when I assumed it was not cool,” he mentioned. “Then it arrived back, and I looked again with hindsight on how considerably I really enjoyed and skipped that time. And with the year getting 2020, it just appeared the ideal way.”

A quote from the movie "Clerks" adorns the billboard outside Hindsight in Peoria Heights.

But his store, found at 325 E. Lake Ave., just behind Peoria Stadium, is a do the job in development, and he hopes that by next yr, lockdowns and fears from the coronavirus will fade and his shop can be what he desired it to be – a area to hearken back to the times when folks made use of to hold out in history shops and skate retailers.