One of Neosho's newest businesses is an antique mall and a flea market, the largest in town.

One of Neosho's newest businesses is an antique mall and a flea market, the largest in town.
Antique-ish has been open for a few weeks but the grand opening became official on Wednesday, along with a ribbon cutting and new member welcome from the Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce. Many local business people and residents turned out for the event.
"We love junking, we love antiquing," owner Chrissy Buening told those who gathered for the event. "Since the building became available, we thought it provided a great opportunity to open a business in Neosho."
Buening is a lifelong area resident and a native of Seneca.
More than 100 booths are stocked with a wide variety of items ranging from antique furniture to motorcycles, holiday items, toys, housewares, vintage kitchen items, decorative items, and much more.
"We literally have something for everyone," Buening said.
Store manager Josh Barber stated, "What we'd like to brag about is how welcoming Neosho has been."
Although the area has other antique shops and flea markets, none locally are on the scale of Antique-ish.
"We want to have a large footprint," Barber said. "We'd like to draw shoppers so that Neosho becomes a destination for shoppers. One store alone isn't enough to draw from Tulsa but if there are several places, they can come and make a day of it."
Although Antique-ish just opened for business, plans are already in place for expansion.
Buening indicated an open area within the retail space.
"This 4,000-square- foot area will be for furniture consignment starting in January," she said. "Neosho needed a place in town to buy and sell furniture."
Although over 100 booths have been rented, Buening said they have a few spaces still available to rent to vendors.
Some of the unique items for sale included an Asteroids arcade game, a Cinderella coach, a vintage Coca-Cola cooler and a vintage fire truck pedal car.
"If you see something you like, it's likely to sell quickly," Barber said. "But don't worry, the next day we'll have more new items to fall in love with."
Antique-ish is now open from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and from noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday.  They're located at 840 West Harmony Street, in the former Orscheln location, and their telephone number is 451-2831.