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Holiday Pop-Up Gives the Gift of Essential Oils

Participants make colognes and perfumes out of essential oils.

DULUTH, Minn.- A Holiday Pop-up at Clyde Iron Works is focused on making some holiday gifts out of essential oils. The group mixed natural scents like lemon, frankinscense and rose with a base of vodka to make perfumes and colognes. They hoped to provide a healthy alternative to the conventional perfumes and colognes that use toxic ingredients. “People want a…

Knowing Your Neighbors: Buy and Sell Gear at Great Lakes Gear Exchange

New outdoor gear consignment store opens in East Hillside.

DULUTH, Minn.- Here outdoor activities are a part of life in any season. But all of that equipment can get pricey. Great Lakes Gear Exchange is hoping to change that. “Our mission is to make outdoor adventure financially and culturally accessible while promoting sustainability in the outdoor industry,” said co-owner Brooke Wetmore. Before occupying their new storefront on East 4th…

Small Business Booms After Small Business Saturday

Art in the Alley Among Stores Reporting Increase in Sales

DULUTH, Minn.- Shoppers across the country are fresh off a two-day shopping spree of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. More than 30 small businesses in Duluth participated on Saturday. Businesses like Art in the Alley, on East Superior Street. The store is known for its locally made Jewelry, clothing, accessories and other items. “It was gangbusters,” said Downtown Manager,…

Spring Pop-Up Shop Pops Up at Evolve Duluth

The pop-up shop helps small businesses get their name out in the community

DULUTH, Minn. – Evolve Duluth had its spring pop-up shop, which helps small businesses get their name out in the community. There were several vendors there with jewelry, clothing and other goods. This was Aaron Boothe’s first time at the pop-up shop. He owns Scratch Studios, a recording studio in Duluth and this event helps him connect with people as…

Adventure North MN Has Pop-Up Shop That Gives Back To the Environment

Adventure North has funded organizations $1,000

DULUTH, Minn. – Adventure North MN usually operates out of a enclosed trailer kind of like a food truck, but since it’s cold… they opened a pop–up shop outside Bent Paddle Brewing in Duluth. The clothing brand launched in June 2016 and 10 percent of sales goes back to different organizations in Minnesota that protect the environment. They’re currently working with Friends…