Shops & Business

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.  

virtual clothes shopping

When business had to shut down due to COVID-19 last March, Mainstream Boutique acclimated to the times and found a way to bring its customers’ in-store shopping experience to a weekly online fashion show via Facebook Live.  

Woman wearing Spotted Mushroom Co. earrings.

“I’ve always been interested in art that stands out, so I figured why not incorporate that into my jewelry,” says owner and full-time student, Sam Snyder of Spotted Mushroom Co.  

A laptop donated to the White Bear Lake Rotary Club Technology Drive rests against some books.

The White Bear Lake Rotary Club is collecting computers (PC and Mac), laptops, flat-screen monitors, tablets (Android, Microsoft Surface, Chromebooks) and accessories, such as mice and keyboards, cables, SD cards and laptop batteries.

A medical mask on a red background.

Sara Markoe Hanson from the White Bear Lake Area Historical Society shares some history about past quarantines.

An illustration of shopping destinations in White Bear Lake.

Whether it’s a neighborhood barbecue or a family grill-off, don’t stress this summer getting ready for those fun, warm weather events.

Wool + Timber founder Nathalie Carrigan

Fiber artist pursues an unintended business venture.

A dog sits in bed at All Star Pet Hotel & Day Care

All Star Pet Hotel & Day Care looks after dogs, cats and more.

Fort Snelling

White Bear Lake resident Kent Whitworth shares his take on the Fort Snelling naming controversy.

The cover of the 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide features the best local picks for perfect presents.

A woman models clothing from fashion nonprofit 3seams.

3seams offers women in Cambodia and Nepal a chance at a different future.

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