Shops & Business

Sweet Mana clean beauty products

Blending a passion for healthy living with a love for nature, Maplewood resident Jamie Tatreau is redefining the beauty industry with her clean beauty product company, Sweet Mana.

Benny’s Barbershop

Benny’s Barbershop has been a staple in downtown White Bear Lake since 1936, making it one of the oldest businesses in town and the only shop of its kind remaining from that era.  The business was found

Dueling Grandmas Shortbread

Cookies and grandmas. They go together like peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, and cake and ice cream.

The Olive Branch Oil & Spice Company

It was their culinary experiences while traveling abroad that inspired Bruce Bushey and Janet Richards to open The Olive Branch Oil & Spice Company, where they offer international olive oils, Italian balsamic vinegars, spices and seasonings. 

At EAT! Kitchen and Pantry Store, there’s something for everyone. Spouses and co-owners of the little corner café and kitchen store next door, Shawn and Barbara Smith provide the White Bear Lake community both American-style lunches and hand-picked kitchen tools.

grocery delivery for seniors

If you find yourself with some free time on your hands once the kids head back to school, consider volunteering with the White Bear Area Senior Program which is committed to providing support and care for our local seniors.

Nostalgia-inducing Father’s Day gift ideas from The Minnesotan. 

Honoring those memorable moments and time-honored traditions are the backbone of The Minnesotan. And this Father’s Day you can get dad a gift that really hits home.

In February 2021, Solid Ground established its own Mobile Food Market.

Solid Ground makes dreams come true with $1.25 million Bezos Day One Fund grant.

lug-sole combat boots are very chic and trendy

Fashion, you may say, has taken a back seat for many of us this past year. We’ve donned our favorite sweatpants or leggings and that well-worn top on a very regular basis—probably too regularly.

Donated car loaded with gifts

Several single moms without reliable transportation—some of them from White Bear Lake—recently received a much-needed gift through Newgate School’s “Wheels for Women” program so they have one less thing to stress out about. The gift? A car.

Items for sale at That Old Blue Door

Nothing says spring like a bit of green and some floral décor. And That Old Blue Door, located in downtown White Bear Lake, has what you need to put a little spring in your decorating step.  

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