Our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide features the best local picks for perfect presents.
Originally located at the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport and providing locally made Minnesota-themed gifts, Uptown MN is now bringing local art to Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka.
The shop doesn’t go for clichés. “We’re not the moose-on-a-T-shirt kind of store, or the wild rice store,” explains Pady Regnier, founder and CEO of St. Croix Promotions and Retail, which owns Uptown MN. “We want to celebrate the maker’s story and products.”
If you’re in need of a chocolatey Valentine’s Day gift for your other half, your bestie or yourself, Laketown Chocolates has you covered. And dipped. And sprinkled. With two locations—Excelsior and Waconia—there is plenty of milk, dark and white chocolate to go around.