WINDOWS ON…Shopping Local
From Peggy Lucas:
Let me recommend Regala de Oro, a great fair trade gallery at 28th and Lyndale! They have a wide variety of the work of local artists and are very active with the nonprofit community. Do good and shop local at the same time!
From Ginny Craig:
Local D’Lish at 212 North First Street. Great food gifts! [Ed. Note: We might add, they offer great cooking classes, too!]
From Dave Albersman:
My first stop for Christmas Shopping is always Ax Man in Minnetonka.
From Ann Bodensteiner:
I have two favorite small shops, run by local independents, really fine shop owners. I’m happy to recommend them to you.
- Gather, a small gift shop across from Salut on France Avenue, near the corner of 51st and France. This sweet little place, owned by Mike Hagie, offers an assortment of gifts ranging from fine European imports to fun/funky inexpensive trinkets. Michael lives in the neighborhood and is a good guy—he gives you just the right amount of personal attention. This hidden gem is always a fun stop when you need a gift but have no idea what to buy.
- Vinaigrette, on 50th Street and Xerxes Avenue. This locally-owned shop has wonderful vinegars to sample, the owners always […]