Shops & Business

The bookshelves at Wild Rumpus. Above, a boat is affixed to the ceiling.

Since 1992, Wild Rumpus has been a staple in the Linden Hills neighborhood, known for its great selection of children’s books, a special entryway for its younger patrons and its wild inhabitants.

Small Business Saturday, a day sponsored by American Express to promote small businesses, will take place this year on November 25.

Almost everyone has sought the services of a tailor at one time or another. Maybe your leather jacket suffered a tear, or you never quite got the hang of taking up a hem. Perhaps you wanted to keep a pair of pants you loved, even after you lost weight.

When Pam McCarthy-Kern and her husband, David Kern, launched Because Collective, their Minneapolis-based marketing, communications and design services company, six years ago, they knew they wanted to use their marketing savvy for the

North America’s first Puustelli (pronounced POO-stell-ee) showroom opened on July 31 in Uptown, Minneapolis. Puustelli is a leading Scandinavian kitchen brand based in Finland, offering kitchen and whole-home cabinetry solutions for new homes and remodels.

In the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, one in eight children is at risk of hunger. In fact, 56 percent of food shelf visitors are families with children. Joyce Uptown Foodshelf works to make a difference.

City South readers know Sonny’s Ice Cream, but who, you might ask, is Sonny? He’s in the photo on the left, beside  a photo of his  dear wife, “Jiggs.”

Abbie Nelson and Pia Phillips, co-founders and chief inspiration officers of PAB’s Packs, are wise beyond their years.

Once Upon a Crime

Uptown’s Once Upon a Crime indie mystery bookshop might have closed last year if Devin Abraham and her parents hadn’t taken it over.

Located a half-mile from St. Louis Park High School is the Central Clinic, which has been providing access to free health care for kids from birth to 12th grade in the St. Louis Park and Hopkins school districts since its start in 1996.

At one of St. Louis Park’s newest and fastest-growing companies, the name of the game is bringing a company’s digital, marketing and staffing elements together under one roof. And it’s a new roof in the West End of St. Louis Park.

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