Buy Local – Support yourself
Several studies have shown that when you buy from an independent, locally owned business, rather than nationally owned businesses, significantly more of your money is used to make purchases from other local businesses and service providers – continuing to strengthen the economic base of our community. These include case studies showing that locally-owned businesses generate a premium in enhanced economic impact to the community and our tax base.)
Keep Our Community Unique
Where we do business, shop, where we eat and have fun – all of it makes our community home. Our one-of-a-kind businesses are an integral part of the distinctive character of this place in which we live.
Nestled on a residential street just a few blocks from the park, the Wash Perk has been serving a delicious product in an unpretentious atmosphere for over 7 years. Wash Perk believes that the neighborhood coffee shop holds a special place in the community, and they are thrilled that so many conversations have started within their walls – whether they are jokes shared between old friends, or new business ventures dreamed up by colleagues.
Since 1971, Pepitos has been a true family restaurant. Four generations of our families have been involved in every facet imaginable, from perfecting recipes to sweeping the floor. Pepitos is an urban Latino pub, family-owned and operated, known for its icy margaritas, cold beer and Tex-mex food.
Sustaining Mental Health Since 2003. Psycho Suzi’s has been lighting up Nordeast Minneapolis with a passive- aggressive mixture of bad taste and good Minnesota hospitality. Serving American food and pizza, and bar with a tiki theme, Pyscho Suzi’s is a Twin Cities original.
Very Proud to be Voted “Best Neighborhood Bar, Minneapolis” & “Best Place for a First Date” by Reader’s Choice Award, City Pages. Chatterbox Pub has both a unique flavor filled menu that will surprise newcomers and service that will make you feel comfortably at home in your neighborhood pub. You can also enjoy your favorite Atari, Nintendo, and Sega Genesis games.
Teresa’s has restaurants in three states, two in Georgia, one in South Carolina, and four in Minnesota. Felipe Mata, the owner of Teresa’s Mexican Restaurant, is originally from the small town of San José de la Paz in the Mexican state of Jalisco and he named his restaurant after his wife Teresa. You will not find higher quality and excellent Mexican food at pleasantly surprisingly reasonable prices in Minnesota.
Your Downtown Danceteria Since 1970. First Avenue is a well known nightclub in Minneapolis that presents both local and national bands. First Avenue’s website site offers live and rebroadcasted webcasts of their concerts.
Elsie’s has 16 lanes featuring a state-of-the-art scoring, sound and light system, while Elsie’s Restaurant & Bar serves up great food and drink with plenty of plasma TVs to watch the games. There are 16 modern bowling lanes with the latest in automatic scoring, bumpers and cosmic bowling sound and light show.
The Saint Louis Park Cinema is a six-screen movie theater located in the Miracle Mile Shopping Center at the intersection of Park Center Boulevard and Excelsior Boulevard in Saint Louis Park. Special amenities include stadium seating in all theaters, wheelchair-accessible screens and bathrooms, and a concession stand offering free popcorn refills.