THUNDER BAY – Diane Petryna is shifting gears.
The proprietor of Take A Hike mentioned she is closing the lengthy-time, award-successful Bay and Algoma outdoor store on April 19 and can re-open on Could four as Take 2 Boutique, an outlet specializing in trendy and purposeful ladies’s clothes.
She’ll even be promoting jewellery, presents and equipment.
“It is on the Take 2 Boutique the place high quality outside and girls's fashion manufacturers will come collectively and skilled private consumers will likely be obtainable to assist assemble wardrobes that complement every girl's pure magnificence, and distinctive life-style."
The Take a Hike model gained’t fully disappear, as Petryna mentioned it should proceed to be used for males’s put on and outside merchandise.
"We'll proceed to supply males the merchandise they love most, together with Kuhl and Royal Robbins pants, Exofficio fast dry shirts and underwear, and lifelong warrantied Darn Robust socks. The store will even stay the proper place for males to buy presents for the ladies of their lives," she mentioned.
Petryna first opened Take a Hike in 1996 in downtown Fort William, transferring to Bay Avenue in 2010, a controversial transfer spurred by crime within the unique neighbourhood.
Take a Hike will likely be holding a clearance sale beginning April .