Shops & Business

Paw Patrol

Bringing the community together just seven years ago, manager of the Lake Elmo Farmers Market Jill Lundgren developed the market as a way to unite business with philanthropy.

Hope Dental Clinic lobby

Since its inception as a program of the Twin Cities Union Gospel Mission in 1965 to its transition to an independent nonprofit in 2017, Hope Dental Clinic has remained true to its mission of providing dental care to those without insurance.

Anna Hagen and her sister Nikki Hollerich

Woodbury local Anna Hagen says she and her sister Nikki Hollerich have always been crafty; “We like to joke that we’ve made every craft in JOANN Fabrics,” Hagen says.

Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping

Providing extreme support, encouragement and results in a judgement free zone, Farrell’s eXtreme Bodyshaping is a boutique gym that works to empower individuals—both physically and emotionally.

Patina pox

the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated small businesses across the country, but local retailer Patina, a business that has been serving the Twin Cities for over 25 years, has continued to be a hub for all things home décor, gifts and more through

Research indicates the most successful training for dogs incorporates a food or toy/play reward. Most dogs are food motivated but some would rather play with a tug toy or ball. Both can be positive rewards.

Tracy Brown, owner of Lynette Tracy Fashion Boutique

Tracy Brown says she has always had a passion for clothing, customer service and retail.

Alissa Bert and Cindy Lang

Alissa Bert and Cindy Lang came from two disparate professional backgrounds, but their shared entrepreneurial spirit and love for pups have led them to open Dogtopia, a doggie daycare and boarding service, in Maplewood.

Nancy Dilts

“Most people in the United States only wear about 20 percent of their wardrobes. That means that 80 percent of the clothes are languishing in their closet being unworn,” Nancy Dilts, a personal wardrobe stylist, says.

this season’s most stylish trends

Fashion, you may say, has taken a back seat for many of us this past year. We’ve donned our favorite sweatpants or leggings and that well-worn top on a very regular basis—probably too regularly.

Sota Scents candle

After working a full day of his corporate job, Andersen Gale begins to whip up scent after scent—Lilac Breeze, Loon Island, Cabin Rain, Boundary Waters Campfire.

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