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Community Partner Profile: Lowertown Bike Shop

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Learn more about treasured local nonprofit Lowertown Bike Shop in this Q&A with Operations Manager Crystal Sursely. How long has Lowertown Bike Shop (LBS) been in business? Eleven years this May! Why did you decide to open a nonprofit cycling business? LBS became a nonprofit because we…

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Community Partner Profile: J. Selby’s

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J. Selby’s is a plant-based restaurant on the corner of Selby and Victoria Avenues in St. Paul. They serve plant-based comfort foods, such as burgers and wraps made with meat and cheese substitutes, as well as veg-forward dishes like stir-fries and salads. They also offer a variety of baked…

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Community Partner Profile: Tommie’s Pizza

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Tommie’s Pizza serves authentic New York-style pizza just down the street from our Selby store. Read our Q&A with owner Tommie Daye (pictured above with his daughter Tamia) to learn more about this local business! When did you start cooking? Tell us more about your story with food. I…

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Community Partner Profile: Grand Hand Gallery

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Grand Hand Gallery is an art gallery off Grand Avenue showcasing American art and craft. Read our Q&A with owners Mary Whitney and Cathy Weyerhaeuser below to learn more about this local business! When and why did you decide to open a gallery? Cathy: Mary and I had talked…

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Community Partner Profile: Run N Fun

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Run N Fun is a family-owned running store located on Randolph Avenue in Saint Paul’s West 7th neighborhood. Read our Q&A with co-owner Kari Bach below to learn more about this local business! How long has Run N Fun been in Saint Paul? My husband Perry and I established…

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Community Partner Profile: PUSH Fitness

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PUSH Fitness welcomes people of all shapes and sizes, with a unique commitment to the African American woman and her health needs. Read our Q&A with owner Connie Sheehan below to learn more about this local, community-driven fitness center. When did you open the doors to PUSH Fitness?…

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Community Partner Profile: Tongue in Cheek

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Learn more about cozy East Side restaurant Tongue in Cheek in this Q&A with Ryan Huseby, General Manager and Co-owner. Who started Tongue in Cheek, and when did you open its doors? Tongue in Cheek was started by us — Ashleigh Newman, Leonard Anderson, and Ryan Huseby —…

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