Small Business Offers Crafty Solutions to the Cold. Woolly Bear Knits crafts cozy knit pom pom beanies for winter adventures.
“Less Judge Smails, more Happy Gilmore.” That's the marketing slogan/mission statement of Swannies Inc., a new lifestyle brand for young and casual golfers that was launched two years ago by White Bear Lake natives Matt Stang and Sam Swanson, a
Congratulations! Your baby is engaged! Whether you’re the mother of the bride or mother of the groom, this is a very exciting time.
Some artists know their passion from an early age. Jessica Kooiman, a White Bear Lake designer, has been involved in the craft since she was 7 years old, helping in her grandma’s fabric store.
You may have noticed a new store on the block. John Henry, the menswear shop, is a local collaboration between its three founders: Michele Henry of Primp Boutique, Henry’s brother, Mike, and John Vadnais.
What starts out as a small hobby often leads to something bigger, and this couldn’t be truer for Andrew Dixon and Matt Goldberg of White Bear Lake. Something they loved doing evolved from a fun activity to a time-consuming hobby, and now into a start-up career for both of them.
Beth Messerly has always loved vintage items—the colors, patterns and textiles that tell a visual story of each decade. “I think my parents were always collecting really cool things, so that gave an appreciation for things that were older,” says Messerly.