chumley wrote:the left-hand side of current ragstock was, indeed, fur fin and feather; i bought a cat there, to my eternal shame. the right hand side was ragstock as far back as the mid-80s; i was in high school in sun prairie,
Yes, Fur Fin and Feather was definitely there.
When Ragstock was remodeling to take over the left-hand 1/3 of the building (from the facade, it appears to be all one building, at least), sometime in the last 10 years, they took off part of the facade and revealed a sign, silver on black, that said "SINGER" in a font that resembled the sewing machine company's logo. I'm guessing there was once a sewing machine store there?