Shops & Business

As a freshman in college, Abby Bongaarts had an idea. She wanted to walk the entire country, from one coast to the other.

Mr. Lucky’s opened in December 1962 as the only local nightclub devoted exclusively to teenagers.  As the Twin Cities music scene grew, it was the place for the local bands to play and the kids to dance.

You may already know about eyebobs (“eyewear for the irreverent and slightly jaded”) and their state-of-the-art website featuring a virtual try-on tool and 360 degree photography, providing a great online shopping experience for the purchase of

Right in the heart of Eat Street in the Whittier neighborhood is another yummy spot, of sorts. Here you’ll find cards instead of menus and knit foods instead of the edible kind. There are some wares made in Minnesota and others from around the country.

You may have passed the charming brick building on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown many times. Or maybe you’re a loyal customer at Urban Tails Pet Supply.

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.

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