Marklewitz closed her Wild at Heart at the Collective at 21st Street East and K-96 last year after three years in business to concentrate on an expanded west-side store at the southeast corner of 21st and Maize Road
She says the day before a new tenant was to sign a lease to take over her east space, the deal fell apart, and she had to unexpectedly continue the lease.
“We sat on it for seven months,” Marklewitz says. “Due to the extended circumstance there, we got a little behind on things.”
She says she’s on a payment plan with the state.