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Local Businesses

With hundreds of businesses in our community, you never have to go far to get what you need. By shopping locally, you are also making our community a more vibrant place.

Business districts:

Selby and Snelling

This growing business node is home to boutique shops and vintage clothing stores. The area encompasses a diverse group of small locally owned businesses like Cahoots Coffee Bar, The Naughty Greek, Flirt and Teeny Bee, as well as the district's newest grocery, Whole Foods. Visit the business association website, Selby at Snelling, for a full listing of shops and restaurants.

Selby and Fairview

Grab a legendary juicy lucy at Blue Door Pub and take a stroll through the Mall of St. PaulBlue Bicycle, and the many other antique stores along this stretch of Selby. Egg|Plant Urban Farm Supply is a neighborhood source for gardening, chicken-keeping, and other supplies. 

Little Africa/Midway (University and Snelling)

University Avenue, home to the Green Line, is a central corridor for the Twin Cities and has always had a thriving business presence.  Today the area known as Little Africa and the Midway are home to diverse small businesses as well as large grocery and retail stores. Little Africa is a collection of African owned businesses on Snelling Avenue just north of Union Park, such as Fasika, Sunshine Beauty Salon, Snelling Café, to name a few. The area is also home to Allianz Field, home to Minnesota United FC, the city's Major League Soccer team. 

Cretin and Marshall

New restaurants-- Bark and the Bite and Black Coffee and Waffle Bar--join other shops at this corner just south of the Town and Country Club golf course.

Cleveland and Marshall

This business node is home to Koplin's Coffee, Tillie's Farmhouse, Rising Sun Martial Arts Supply, and many other businesses.