We Need Us!

Support the small businesses that support us back.

Minneapolis is more than the lakes and the skyways and the best parks in the country. It’s the people. It’s us! Right now, Minneapolis needs us to support the places we love so they’ll be there for us tomorrow. Check out some of our favorite spots and find ways to support them safely. Wear a mask and visit in person, grab some takeout or buy a gift card. 

Minneapolis is all of us. Minneapolis needs all of us. We need us!


We all have our go-to spots to grab a bite or a drink. The ones with the perfectly crafted latte, the to-die-for burger, or the extra crispy eggroll. The places that make Friday night special, that bring us together, and that feed our souls as much as our stomachs. Let's support the places that make Minneapolis so special. We need Minneapolis Go-To Spots - Minneapolis Go-To Spots need us!

Our Favorite Coffee Shops and Cozy Spots

Our Favorite Coffee Shops and Cozy Spots

From Victorian to Industrial themed décor, Minneapolis is nothing short of an...

Global Food Tour

Travel The World With These Takeout Offerings

Travel The World With These Takeout Offerings

Looking to spice things up? You're in the right spot. In Minneapolis, you'll...

Soul Food

How the Soul Food Scene is Growing in Minneapolis

How the Soul Food Scene is Growing in Minneapolis

Eat soulfully in Minneapolis. It can be done. You just gotta know where to look....

Top Places to Get a Burger in Minneapolis

Top Places to Get a Burger in Minneapolis

Top Places to Get a Burger in Minneapolis

Here in Minneapolis, we know a thing or two about a quality burger. From...

Most Unique Ice Cream Flavors

Minneapolis' Most Unique Ice Cream Flavors

Minneapolis' Most Unique Ice Cream Flavors

One of the best parts of summer in Minneapolis? The ice cream. But not just any...

Find Breweries

Find Craft Breweries in Minneapolis

Find Craft Breweries in Minneapolis

Get a taste for Minneapolis at any of our local craft breweries. IPA fanatics,...

Southeast Asian

The Best Places to Experience Southeast Asian Cuisine in Minneapolis

The Best Places to Experience Southeast Asian Cuisine in Minneapolis

Top places to get the real deal Southeast Asian food you were never expecting to...

Mexican Bakeries

Traditional Mexican Bakeries Everyone With A Sweet Tooth Should Visit

Traditional Mexican Bakeries Everyone With A Sweet Tooth Should Visit

Be prepared to discover a handful of spots selling freshly made Mexican treats...

Takeout in Downtown Minneapolis

Where to Get Takeout in Downtown Minneapolis

Where to Get Takeout in Downtown Minneapolis

Wondering how to you can support local businesses? Or maybe you're just really...

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Minneapolis just wouldn't be the same without our local bookstores, thrift stores, and boutiques. From one-of-a-kind pieces to add to our closet, to that killer deal we can't stop talking about, to our growing book collection. Our local shops are an important part of what makes Minneapolis - Minneapolis. We need Local Shops - Local Shops need us!

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One of the best things about Minneapolis is that it's home to so many unique neighborhoods filled with boutiques, bookstores, restaurants, and breweries. We love that every part of Minneapolis is different in its own way. Head to Seward to peruse one-of-a-kind ceramics, East Side for a global food tour, or Northeast to explore our craft beer scene. We need Our Neighborhoods - Our Neighborhoods need us!