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Piccadilly Prairie Paris Flea European artisan vintage

The event, which this year runs March 1-3 at Piccadilly Prairie’s new Ridgedale location, features a mix of authentic items imported directly from France and other French- and European-inspired items.

Audrey Matson used to be a country girl. Her childhood was spent on the family farm in small-town Minnesota, where caring for cows and chickens was part of the daily routine, and summers meant gardening and canning.

Minnetonka’s Sweet Jules, which just opened a location on Greenbrier Road, is a one-stop shop for a sweet-tooth fix, candy gift boxes and Easter basket treats.

Just over three years ago, Nate Houge and Micah Taylor were talking with each other about work, and how they were kind of “over it.” Houge was a musician, constantly on the road and away from his family, while Taylor, formerly a traveling musician as well, was in the corporate world, stuck in a c

Walking through the door into the quaint, colorful shop, one message is made crystal-clear about Irish on Grand: it’s not just a store for traditional Irish garb, but rather, a home for a celebrated culture.

Newly rebranded boutique Highcroft will provide all of the necessities for a relaxing evening gathered around the fireplace. Formerly known as Lussuria Lini, Highcroft’s main focus is its wide selection of European linens.

Finding the perfect gift can be intimidating. It’s not easy to balance personal, useful and thoughtful in one package. Luckily, shops like Fleurish Boutique in Excelsior have the expertise to help.

Downtown Excelsior’s stretch of beautiful shop windows just got a lot more colorful thanks to new boutique Water on Water.

Richard and April Wysocki moved to Minnesota in 1989 with a tasty mission in mind. April Wysocki hails from Chicago, the couple had lived in New Jersey while April attended New York’s Culinary Institute of America, and they had even done a stint in Dallas.

For Excelsior residents, the phrase “lake effect” has taken on a new meaning since 24-year-old Danielle Riley opened her Water Street boutique, Lake Effect, in mid-April—with a nod to all things nautical.

Looking for luxurious yet versatile, high-quality and affordable bed, bath and table linens? Check out Lussuria Lini in Wayzata.

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