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7 Corners Printing
A full service commercial printing company.
AFS Intercultural Programs
AFS Intercultural Programs, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, is a leader in intercultural learning and offers international exchange programs in more than 90 countries around the world through independent, nonprofit AFS Organizations, each with a network of volunteers and a professionally staffed office.
Amazon Paint is a premium quality paint company with a conscientious business model. Amazon Select is eco-friendly recycled paint processed to strict color and quality standards. They offer classic American colors perfect for interior and exterior applications.
Amazon Select recycled paints are value priced and offer a GREEN solution to painting.
Your Peace Is Our Policy. Array Financial Services, handling a wide array of personal and business insurance.
2500 Mendelssohn Ave N
Bhakti Wellness Center
Bhakti Wellness offers variety of massage and healing therapies and is perfect for people just like you who want solutions for injuries, stress and chronic pain through alternative therapies.
At Bhakti Wellness Center, you’ll find highly experienced professionals who spend the time with each client to provide quality treatment. While relief from injury, chronic pain, stress or other symptoms may bring you to our center, our emphasis on cultivating health will keep you coming back. Through massage and other alternative healing therapies, we help remove the burdens and barriers that block or interfere with the body’s natural healing processes.
Big Stone Mini Golf
At Big Stone Mini Golf, you can play a round of mini-golf and relax with nature at the 10 acre sculpture gardens. Big Stone has plenty of unique picnic areas, where you can buy some goat chow and refreshments at the clubhouse and feed their goats. Find Big Stone mini-golf and sculpture garden just 30 minutes west of downtown in Minnetrista and visit BigStoneminigolf.com.
Bike Alliance of Minnesota
The Bike Alliance of Minnesota provides leadership and a unified voice for bicycle education, advocacy and efforts to make Minnesota more bicycle friendly so that more people will ride bicycles more often and they’re always fighting to keep Minnesota a state where bicycling is a safe, easy, fun and cool choice for everyone.
To find out more about the Bike Alliance of Minnesota, visit www.bikemn.org.
Brain Balance Learning Centers
The Brain Balance Program is an individualized, non-medical approach to helping children with neurobehavioral and learning difficulties reach their physical, social/behavioral health and academic potential. We specialize in ADD/ADHD, Dyslexia, Tourette’s, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Brain Balance Center of Lake Minnetonka
Brain Balance Center of Woodbury
Buy Local Twin Cities
MetroIBA is devoted to preserving the locally owned, independent businesses that help the Twin Cities maintain its unique community character and economic strength.
They do that by promoting these businesses, educating the public on the VALUE of shopping local and – lastly — they seek to improve the conditions for local, independent business by influencing public policy.
Find a list of all the local business at www.buylocaltwincities.com
850 Grand Ave
Chiang Mai Thai
Located in Calhoun Square and named the ‘Best Thai Restaurant’ four years in a row, Chiang Mai Thai offers destination dining in Uptown. Chiang Mai Thai creates authentic cuisine, with a special focus on seafood. Hand-selected wine pairings match their romantic ambiance, making it the perfect date destination.
Common Good Books
38 S Snelling Ave, St Paul, MN 55105
Computer Revolution has the solutions for your home & business computer needs. They have the largest selection of notebook computers, new and refurbished computers & computer accessories. They also do top notch repairs and IT services for your home or business.
2335 Fairview Avenue North, Roseville, MN 55113
Consumer Credit of Minnesota
1600 Utica Avenue, Suite 130
Phone. 952.593.5602 Fax. 952.593.0447
Domestic Abuse Project
The Domestic Abuse Project in Minneapolis envisions a community free from domestic violence. We seek to permanently break the cycle of family violence by leading societal change and by providing men, women and children with essential tools needed to eliminate violence in their lives. Since 1979, DAP has provided therapy for every member of the family, and advocacy for people in crisis right here in the Twin Cities.
204 West Franklin Avenue Minneapolis MN 55404
If you are in immediate danger, call 911. Contact DAP Advocacy at 612.673.3526 for crisis intervention services. Contact DAP’s First Call desk at 612.874.7063 to register for therapy classes. www.domesticabuseproject.com
Dungarvin provides high quality, community-based support to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. If you are 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license, apply with Dungarvin for a fulfilling job you’ll love. They’re now looking for direct support staff to assist in all activities of daily living in group homes, supported or independent living settings. Full and part time work is available. Applicant must have a high school degree or equivalent.
Apply online at Dungarvin.com
Dungarvin is an equal opportunity employer.
The Electric Fetus
Phone: (612) 870-9300
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Everspring Health, a new lifestyle, health and healing cooperative serving Minneapolis, St. Paul and the greater Twin Cities metro area. Their focus is on developing a community healthcare resource where health, wellness and quality of life are the same ambition of holistic (whole life) health and healing programs. Everspring Health’s programs are custom designed to each individual’s needs, including supporting any current medical program, but specifically designed to accomplish his or her goals for improved quality of life.
For more info visit everspringhealth.com
Ferndale Market has been growing turkeys on their family farm in Cannon Falls for three generations. They’ve grown them the same way for 74 years: free-range & without antibiotics. They’re proud of the way their turkey tastes naturally so they don’t add a thing: just 100% pure turkey. Reserve your free range Thanksgiving turkey today for pick-up at their store right on the farm or at one of their metro retail partners.
Visit FerndaleMarketonline.com for more information or to reserve your turkey today.
East meets Northeast at Ginger Hop, where Asian fusion is fun, not fussy: Asian classics, as well as dishes like beer-battered walleye satay with wasabi tartar. Pair your meal with one – or maybe two – of their many craft beers. Try their savory curries, fun dishes like the Kim Jong-IL burger and awesome appetizers and happy hour. Ginger Hop has fare for everyone, including gluten free and vegan options.
201 E Hennepin Ave
Go Mango provides custom cleaning and moving services for homes and offices of the Twin Cities Metro Area. Locally owned and operated, Go Mango delivers personal attention to each client to maintain excellent communication and extraordinary results.
To schedule a cleaning call 952.466.6037 or visit www.GoMangoNow.com
Good Samaritan United Methodist Church
At Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, they share a vision of inspiring joyful faith; Building a loving community; and Serving neighbors near and far. r church was founded 52 years ago. We chose our name because we believe we are all called to be Good Samaritans. Their monthly Newcomer Classes are a great way to get a better idea of who they are and what they do.
To find the dates to their monthly classes or to just learn more about Good Samaritan, visit www.Good.org
Grumpy’s Bar and Grill
Grumpy’s Bar has been home to ales, stouts and serious liquors since 1996! With 3 great Grumpy’s locations to choose from, you’ll always find a fun atmosphere with great people!
2200 4th Street Northeast
1111 Washington Avenue South
2801 Snelling Avenue
Hazel’s Northeast has what every neighborhood needs – real, good food. Comfort food isn’t a trend at Hazel’s it’s five decades of family tradition! Scratch pancakes, biscuits and gravy, juicy cheeseburgers, and hearty entrees are served daily. And don’t forget the bread pudding!
2859 Johnson Street NE
Healthy Life Expo
The Healthy Life Expo is the SMART place to find all of the latest products, services, and information related to health, wellness and fitness – everything to help you live a longer, healthier, and happier life.
Two full days of FREE seminars, demonstrations and exhibits, all related to YOUR health!
Up to 200 exhibitors are on hand to demonstrate the latest products and services as well as provide information for men’s and women’s health, natural health products, diet and nutrition, healthy foods and cooking, fitness equipment, personal training and more! Get a free health screening. Lots of free products to try, too.
To see when the next Healthy Life Expo is happening, visit ExpoGuys.com
Historic Fort Snelling
Built in the early 1820s, Historic Fort Snelling is a great place to learn about military history from before the Civil War through World War II, fur trade history, slavery in Minnesota, the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862,and much more! Its location – at the junction of the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers – has been significant for centuries to many American Indians.
At ipHouse, they’re dedicated to providing the most effective hosting for businesses. They have solutions ranging from VMware vCloud powered Infrastructure as a Service to dedicated Enterprise Hosting solutions, from email and website hosting you can rely on, to Stand-alone Virtual servers and hardware platforms engineered to optimize performance for the most demanding enterprise.
ipHouse experts can work with you to find the right solutions for your business. Contact them to set up a vmForge test drive, visit their data center, or just chat.
It’s A Pet’s Life
It’s a Pet’s Life and itsapetslife.com – your only independent and local holistic pet food center. Everything at “It’s a Pet’s Life” is one hundred percent natural and full of healthy ingredients your pets crave. It’s A Pet’s Life is here to improve the health of your pet… So visit them at their store in Plymouth or at itsapetslife.com. They offer free delivery throughout the Twin Cities metro!
1115 Vicksburg Ln #1 Plymouth, MN 55447
Jon Applebaum for Representative
Jon Applebaum is running for state representative in Minnesota House district 44B, and he is committed to make all sectors of Minnesota’s economy beneficial to the community. Coming from a family of entrepreneurs and small business owners, he knows that hard work, perseverance and creative solutions are key factors to success. But he also knows that government can be instrumental to providing equality and opportunity for ALL Minnesota citizens. On Tuesday, August 12th, in the Minnesota primary election, please consider a vote for John Applebaum, for Minnesota House district 44B, and remember, you can also can vote now by simply contacting or going to your city hall.
For more information about Jon Applebaum and what he stands for, visit JonApplebaum.org
Unleash your inner gay!
3715 Chicago Avenue South
The Longevity Expo features many local and national exhibitors who offer the latest in cutting-edge information, products and services, so you can have a healthier, happier and more balanced life! They’ll connect you with products, services and information that will make your longer life better. The focus is on staying active and living longer, healthier, happier lives. Stimulate your mind, rejuvenate your body and nourish your soul at the Longevity Expo.
Hear speakers discuss topics such as wellness, acupuncture, feng shui, herbs, natural cooking, massage, pilates, healing, yoga, meditation, family, nutrition, fitness, and longevity – It’s all there!
To find out about the next Longevity Expo, visit ExpoGuys.com
Martin Patrick 3
Not only does Martin Patrick 3 carry fashionable men’s apparel, but their home furnishings will impress even those with the sharpest eye for design. Gift cards are available too!
212 Third Avenue North
Owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), Mazopiya is a community-oriented natural food market that provides organic, whole foods produced by growers and businesses with ethical practices. Its reFRESH Bar is the first juice and smoothie bar in the Twin Cities to dedicate more than half of its menu to beverages made with green, leafy vegetables. Mazopiya is committed to selling local products whenever possible, including produce from Wozupi, the SMSC’s garden.
2571 Credit Union Drive
For 45 years Milda’s Cafe has been serving the ever changing faces of Minneapolis with home cooked breakfast and lunch Weekdays. It’s a family commitment to fresh omelets, terrific hashbrowns, cinnamon caramel rolls, hot dish specials everyday and authentic Finnish pasty on Monday, Wednesday and Friday! Hours: Monday through Friday 6:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
Phone: (612) 377-9460
1720 Glenwood Ave N.
Charcoal grilling has found its home at Milton’s. They specialize in dishes like Jerk Chicken, BBQ Ribs, Shrimp & grits and much more (gluten free options available). They’re open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and host a huge selection of local brews. After your meal is finished, enjoy one of their incredible desserts like banana fosters, rum cake, and carrot cake.
Minnesota Historical Society
The Minnesota Historical Society is a non-profit educational and cultural institution established in 1849. Its essence is to illuminate the past as a way to shed light on the future. The Society collects, preserves and tells the story of Minnesota’s past through museum exhibits, libraries and collections, historic sites, educational programs and book publishing.
To see all the places and events visit MNHS.org
Mother Earth Gardens
Gardening season is upon us! If you’re looking for a garden center specializing in organic gardening, sustainably grown plants and eco-friendly products, you’ve found the place! Mother Earth Gardens sell organic seeds, vegetables and herbs, and are becoming known as the place to go for sustainably grown and knock-your-socks-off annuals and perennials.
Garden Consultation is the other new service they are offering. You can even have one of their knowledgeable and creative staff take a look at your space, talk to you about your dreams and draw up a plan for your garden.
For more information and a list of products visit motherearthgarden.com or call (612) 724-2296
National Camera Exchange
Golden Valley: 9300 Olson Memorial Hwy
Natural Spaces Domes
Natural Spaces Domes is committed to bringing you homes built with the latest in energy saving and healthy living techniques without compromising style and elegance. Discover the beauty, comfort, and energy efficiency of a natural spaces home
Phone: Minneapolis/St. Paul Area: 651-674-4292
Neil Larson, host of ‘The Neil Larson Financial Hour’, wants to help you maximize your assets to retire safely and comfortably. He works with the team from Tarkenton Financial to help their clients create effective retirement income strategies.
Contact Neil at 952.303.3232 today to start getting winning results for your retirement
The dedicated staff at Nightingale restaurant take pride in presenting a thoughtful and delicious approach to food and drink, whether you’re visiting for dinner, happy hour, or brunch. Their focus on made-from-scratch meals, using sustainable and local ingredients, is likely to make Nightingale your go-to spot for inspired food and drinks.
Biking is fun! Nokomis Cycle has over 20 years experience serving the community. Stop in and see Dwight today.
4553 Bloomington Ave
Northernsun.com sells progressive, message-oriented t-shirts, button, stickers, etc. through a paper catalog and on their website. You can even submit your own slogan ideas and see them on a t-shirt!
Organics Recycling Facility
The Organics Recycling Facility (ORF), an enterprise of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, supports the tribe’s strong commitment to the environment and the global need to reduce the amount of organic waste going into landfills. The ORF uses donated waste materials to produce nutrient-rich compost and other soil amendments, which the SMSC uses and makes available for purchase. The ORF accepts organic waste materials and sells mulch and other landscaping products.
1905 Canterbury Road
A dining and entertainment tradition for over fifty years.
3401 Louisiana Ave
Your trusted automotive expert
2087 Old Hwy 8
Powerfully Green is a leading Minnesota solar installer of solar electric (PV) systems. Their team is comprised of NABCEP Certified Solar Installers and NABCEP Certified PV Technical Sales staff. They install high quality solar systems to maximize your solar potential and are happy to educate about what solar power can do for you. Established in 2007; they are licensed, bonded and insured!
Pride Home Solutions
Pride Home Solutions is a locally owned and operated general building contractor that specializes in energy efficient remodeling and green energy construction. Through the use of premium, ultra-efficient building products, Pride is transforming homes throughout Minnesota into comfortable, healthy and sustainable living environments.
Pride’s knowledgeable staff are trained energy efficiency experts. From attic insulation to drafty windows, Pride’s friendly experts will advise you on what options are available to you.
Tammy Wong has been the chef and owner of Rainbow Chinese for the past 25 years. Located on Eat Street in Minneapolis, her uniquely original Asian cuisine sets them apart from the conventional experience. Start with award-winning Calamari, Szechuan wontons, walnut shrimp, freshly made noodle dishes or fresh egg rolls, made daily. Then immerse yourself in delicious and authentic Asian cuisine made by a first generation Chinese Chef. If you’re planning an event make sure to consider Rainbow Chinese and their 100+ capacity private room. Be sure to stop by and experience truly inspired Asian cuisine.
2739 Nicollet Avenue
RBC Wealth Management
As an advisor with RBC Wealth Management, working with the office of Dan Brooks, affluent clients who work with Dave Sieben benefit from the personal service and sound advice that has been instilled in me by the Sieben family who have proudly served Minnesota for over 150 years. Drawing on the global resources of RBC Wealth Management, we build personalized investment plans that help accomplish your financial goals.
Rebecca Otto 2014
State Auditor Rebecca Otto has been nationally recognized as one of the fifteen most influential government auditors in America at any level. She was elected president of the National State Auditors Association and won the National Excellence in Accountability Award – recognitions that no Minnesota State Auditor has received before her.
Rebecca Otto is the only democrat ever to be re-elected State Auditor and she needs your vote on August 12 in order to win this race, keep the office in DFL hands, and continue her nation-leading work for Minnesota.
Reuter Walton Construction Inc specializes in architecturally designed residential remodeling, additions, renovations and reconstruction as well as new home construction. Reuter Walton Construction Inc has been serving homeowners and architects since 1979. Reuter is licensed, bonded, and insured and interested in projects of all size and budget. Reuter Walton Construction is the chosen builder of the 2010 ASID Showcase Condominium. This fully custom home showcases the expert craftsmanship of Reuter Walton construction, the design of Peterssen/Keller Architecture and over a dozen ASID interior designers.
Rhonda Kist Photography
Candid portraitures, events, weddings, and more! AM950′s Official Photographer for the Blue State Bash, Schultz/Medved Debate, & The Party for Change!
Rightway Home Care Services
Dedicated to providing dignity, compassion, and peace of mind.
They only hire caregivers with the spirit and attitude necessary to effectively serve their clients.
Rightway Home Care Services – With you every step of the way!
Saint Croix Vineyards
6428 Manning Avenue, Stillwater, MN
Scrappy Products is a local company that believes in sustainability and ethical production.
Their bags and totes are all made in Northeast Minneapolis using 100 percent post-consumer water bottle fabric. Not only do they make merchandise for the average consumer, but they easily handle custom and corporate orders.
Plus, when you’re ready to buy new gear from Scrappy Products, you can just send your used materials back to the mill to be upcycled.
Scrappy Products – 1620 Central Avenue Northeast or online at ScrappyProducts.com.
Semper Fi Marines S
SemperFiMariness.com is your super store for the Marine Corps. Their Mission is to promote and support Marine Corp & Other Services by providing quality merchandise and excellent customer service, while giving back by contributing to military support organizations.
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community is a federally recognized, sovereign Indian tribe located southwest of Minneapolis/St. Paul. With a focus on being a good neighbor, good steward of the earth, and good employer, the SMSC is committed to charitable donations, community partnerships, a healthy environment, and a strong economy. The SMSC and the SMSC Gaming Enterprise (Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and Little Six Casino) are the largest employers in Scott County. Out of a Dakota tradition to help others, the SMSC has donated nearly $300 million to organizations and causes since opening the Gaming Enterprise in the 1990s and has contributed millions more to regional governments and infrastructure such as roads, water and sewer systems, and emergency services.
The Wacipi is the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s (SMSC) annual pow wow the third weekend every August, when friends and relatives gather to celebrate their Dakota culture and way of life. This social gathering is open to the public. Dancers and singers perform in traditional regalia. The word “Wacipi” (pronounced “wah-chee-pee”) is Dakota for “they dance.”
3212 Dakota Parkway
A The Smitten Kitten you will find wholesome, sexy Midwestern folks and visitors of all ages, races, abilities, sexual orientations, and genders shopping with common purpose: a happier, healthier, sexier, and more inspiring love life.
Phone: Minneapolis 612-721-6088 or Toll Free 888-751-0523
3010 Lyndale Ave S.
The Meadows at Mystic Lake
The Meadows at Mystic Lake offers first-class service, a practice range, putting greens, full-service clubhouse, pro shop, and The Meadows Bar and Grille. It is adjacent to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. Both enterprises are owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community.
The 18-hole Meadows at Mystic Lake covers 7,144 yards from the back tees on 160 acres and has 13 holes with water features, including 20 fountains, and a 2,500-foot cascading stream with seven waterfalls winding through the middle of the golf course. Fairways, tees and greens are comprised of bent grass which helps define the golf course. Fescue areas provide a second layer of definition followed by native plantings.
2400 Mystic Lake Drive
Twin Cities Closet Company
Twin Cities Closet has been a locally owned custom closet and cabinet business known for top quality work at a fair price since 2001. They build custom closets, pantries, bedrooms, offices, combo offices with wall beds, garage workbenches, storage walls, cabinets and they can customize ALL of if to fit your wishes!
Call Twin Cities Closet to request a free consultation at (612) 623.0987 or find them online at tcclosets.com.
Twin Cities Closet, making space for your life.
Two 12 Pottery
Two 12 Pottery in Northeast Minneapolis is a treasure trove for gift seekers. Step through the doors of our shop and you will be surrounded with a variety of delights for all your senses.
Phone: (612) 331-1556
212 13th Ave NE
UCare: Health Care that Starts with you
For the past 12 years, The Urban Dog has been providing customized dog walking and pet sittting services for the Mpls and St. Paul neighborhoods and surrounding communities.
Valley Natural Foods
Valley Natural Foods supports local producers you won’t be able to find elsewhere. They know local produce & meat, they have a full organic deli, a drive up juice & java bar with fair trade coffee, quality nutrition supplements and beauty products
Victor’s 1959 Cafe
Authentic Cuban Cuisine
3756 Grand Avenue S
Vinaigrette invites you to their store and see it all for yourself. They have stainless steel airtight containers that contain the finest olive oils and vinegars from around the world! At the store you can taste each and every kind of oil and vinegar they offer, and if you find something you like, they will bottle it for you right on the spot. Oil and Vinegar is much like wine – you like what you like. Whether it’s for yourself, or you’re looking for wonderful gift ideas, Vinaigrette’s staff is there to be your buying assistant.
Check out their store at 5006 Xerxes Avenue South, Minneapolis or find them online at Vinaigrettemn.com
Westminster Presbyterian Church
A place for children, youth and families, faith in action, music and the arts, but most important a community for all. Westminster Presbyterian Church is a Christian community working for love, peace and justice locally and beyond. Westminster has been a telling presence in the city since 1857.
1200 Nicollet Mall
Wizzy Wig Design
You’re looking at our work right now (We developed this website)
Designer of websites, business cards, logos, for all your marketing needs.
Woodland Stoves & Fireplaces
For over 30 years, the Twin Cities most diverse Fireplace Products & Services… in wood, gas, pellet, corn, and electric stoves, inserts and fireplaces as well as hearth and fireplace accessories and essentials. Our showroom features over 35 working models.
Phone: (612) 338-6606
Zaback Services is a local, family owned and operated business, that takes pride in their high quality and excellent maintenance and design work for your yard. With their help, your yard will be groomed and looking its best while you can relax and spend time on other things.
The ZEROREZ® Difference Zerorez….the right way to clean. Give them a call at 1-866-937-6739