Shops & Business

More than 220 guests and volunteers helped to raise over $75,000 for United Way of Washington County East at United by the Vine 2019. Funds raised help the organization and its partnering agencies to benefit the lives of many in our community.

Stillwater is known for its charming streetscapes and historic riverside, but a part of the city’s downtown is hidden beneath rock and concrete.

If you like to periodically revamp your wardrobe or update furniture and home décor—and who doesn’t?—consignment shopping offers a cost-saving and environmentally friendly alternative to an otherwise single-use world.

Katie Owings decided to start her nonprofit after experiencing an “a-ha moment.” While on a mission trip to Haiti in 2014, the dance teacher and owner of Inspiration Performing Arts Center (IPAC) in Mahtomedi brought along a suitcase ful

Don’t let the name fool you: Mainstream Boutique is not your typical clothing store.

Cindie Sinclair always considered herself an artist. She just never knew that her art would involve flowers. “I have always been an artist at heart, I just never found the right medium,” Sinclair says.

Life is good in the St. Croix Valley, and two local businesses are helping make it even sweeter. This community is home to two shops that sell high quality, handmade chocolates and sweets year-round.

When it comes to clothes, toys and books, the littlest people in the St. Croix Valley area deserve nothing but the best. That’s the philosophy behind two Stillwater shops, Gammy and Gumpy’s and Lil’ Tulips.

The Stabenow family is finding success working together on three businesses in the Chestnut building in downtown Stillwater.

No one could possibly accuse Rebecca Kolls of being a slacker. The former WCCO-TV meteorologist has a career path that zigs and zags, and always involves high-energy involvement from the passionate gardener.

The holidays are filled with traditions, and for many, that includes an annual trek to a Christmas tree farm. One local favorite is Krueger’s Christmas Tree farm in Lake Elmo.

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