Green Lake Magazine Green Lake Magazine 2012 - Page 22

22 | Green Lake magazine 2012 Spacious, bright, and filled with treasures. Thats Twister. The name of the store suits its owners, Dennis and Kristin Galatowitsch. They see the 2500-square-foot retail shop as ever-changing to meet customer needs, and to be responsive to lifestyle trends. Customer relationships are what keep both Dennis and Kristin enthusiastic and fully involved in their business. The boutique-style shopping they provide appeals to residents and visitors alike. An anchor store in Princeton, Twister will celebrate 13 years on August Dennis and Kristin always look for quality, and seek to include more and more pieces made in America. Dennis says, People look to us as a gift store; well priced, providing iՓʫVð iÈi selections of kitchen gadgets, candles, tabletop, and entertainment items are beautiful in form and color, and are also practical. Youll find bins of first-rate art, well-turned pottery, rugs, and pillows. There are lots of hats, and many items for men. And the womens clothing is always stylish and wearable. 13. We still really enjoy having the store, Kristin says. They live on the second floor in a beautiful flat, 90% finished, adds Kristen. Remodeling of the 1882 building on the corner of West Water and Pearl Streets began in 1999. In the process, they were sure to retain many of the charming vintage details, like maple and white oak floors, towering ceilings, and a wall viݫi̜i/iۈi of warmth and character lends itself to Twisters style. Dennis describes their business as rural retail, and this year, Twister has more than 200 new items in addition to its staples. Twister A LIFESTYLE EMPORIUM By Jan White