When Jerad Newgard was a boy, he always looked forward to visiting his grandparents’ cabin near Pelican Rapids, Minnesota. Weekends…
Everything old is new again. Which is to say, kids these days sure love tie-dye. It’s more monochromatic now than you might remember, but the trend is everywhere, from sweatpants and face masks to planners and phone cases. In fact, Glamour declared tie-dye “officially the biggest trend of the year.” Who are we to argue?
Just over a year ago, a unique new shop opened on Minnehaha Avenue. What makes it unique is its singular purpose: Fractal Cactus is a plant store specializing in cacti and succulents, and cacti and succulents only. That’s right – you’ll only find beautiful desert specimens at this charming South Minneapolis boutique. Decorated with local art, Fractal Cactus is a miniature oasis (particularly when compared to the blustery chill of a Minnesota winter).
1400 43rd Avenue NE, Bismarck
When Cary Schilling’s parents Harvey and Diane bought some land on Bismarck’s north side back during the early ’90s, they had supposed the space should one day have storage units. But the city kept on growing. It took Cary 600 thousand pounds of steel and 88,230 bricks to create the H&D Schilling Building, which today hosts a variety of fine, locally owned businesses. Visit and support Bismarck’s aspiring entrepreneurs – the H&D Schilling Building has got something for everyone!
Dogs, I’m sure you will agree, are the greatest creatures in the world. They thoughtlessly offer love, amusement and protection. Even smaller dogs, whose ability to protect may be limited to enthusiastic scream-yapping, offer a copious amount of protection all the same.