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Best Places In Minnesota To Shop For Wedding Gifts

Show your love of the newlyweds with a perfect gift.

06/10/2014

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Businesses Smitten With Valentine’s Day Rush

By now, there’s a good chance you’ve sent your special someone flowers for Valentine’s Day. And you may have dinner plans waiting for you. It’s all part of the Valentine’s Day rush for Twin Cities businesses. Many began preparing for this day weeks in advance, and it’s one of those holidays that brings in big business, according to Stephanie Hagen of Spruce Flowers and Home in south Minneapolis.

02/14/2014

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Best Places To Get Valentine’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

A good Valentine’s Day gift speaks volumes to your loved one. Here are a few suggestions to find your perfect Valentine’s Day gift.

01/28/2014

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Hopes Are High For Shops On ‘Small Business Saturday’

The Black Friday holiday shopping blitz has now stretched into a four-day shopping excursion. For mom and pop stores, the competition is bigger than ever. Sara Moulton spent Small Business Saturday shopping at one of her local favorites in Minneapolis, Patina. “The big stores are taking over holidays,” Moulton said. “I just love supporting local businesses and giving back to the community.” Patina manager Karin Tepparo says they don’t tout deep discounts, but instead rely on their one-of-a-kind items to bring in customers.

11/30/2013

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Best Local Shops To Visit On Black Friday In Minnesota

Skip the big-box retail madness that is Black Friday and visit these local shops in Minnesota instead.

11/05/2013

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Best Places For Summer Accessories In Minnesota

We’ve rounded up some of the best places in the Twin Cities to find summer accessories, so read on to find your next favorite pair of sunnies or gear for the beach.

06/18/2013

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Get Creative For Your Mother’s Day Gift

No matter your age, finding mom that perfect present can be tricky. Patina in Uptown has a little something for every mom. Manager Kim Cook says the top trends this year include orange and yellow purses, neon scarves and chunky jewelry. “Mother’s Day for the Patina stores is second in line to Christmas,” Cook said.

05/11/2013

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Best Places To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Minnesota

Check out this list of our top picks for places in Minnesota to find Mother’s Day gifts this year.

04/30/2013

Good Question

Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.

10/08/2012

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Best Home Décor Stores In The Twin Cities

Furnishing a home is more than just tables and chairs and beds. Home decor adds the finishing touches to your home’s style and allows for your personality to shine through. Check out this list of the best home decor stores in Minnesota to find the perfect pieces to finish off your abode.

09/11/2012

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Stores Using Smells To Create Atmosphere, Sales

When you hit the stores, you expect certain sights, sounds, and even sales — but what about smells?

11/24/2011

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Man Who Allegedly Exposed Self At Patina Arrested

Police have arrested a man they believe walked into a Patina store and exposed himself last month.

10/18/2011

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Police Seek Man Who Touched Himself At Patina

Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Minneapolis Patina location and exposed himself to employees.

10/14/2011

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Favorite Accessories To Buy From Patina

The shelves and walls of Patina’s stores are packed from floor to ceiling with everything from home décor to wedding planners and kitchen utensils to manly gifts.

09/20/2011

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