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Small Business Resources during COVID-19

Links are added as we get them. Links will be added in reverse date order so the links at the top of the page are more recent. Marketing Your Small Business or Community in This Time of the COVID-19 Coronavirus https://www.locable.com/2020/03/13/1082/marketing-your-small-business-or-community-in-this-time-of-the-covid-19-coronavirus/ Uncharted Territory: How COVID-19 Could Affect Your Retail Business A WhizBang! Retail Training Guide […]

Partner Feature – Liberty’s Restaurant & Lounge

Who’s hungry?! A Red Wing original and everyone’s favorite. Liberty’s Restaurant & Lounge has been part of our community since 1975. Whether you come in for the Friday night Fish Buffet, Sunday Brunch, Pizza Lunch buffet (mmmm Liberty’s pizza!), or Wednesday Night Pasta Bar, you’re sure to discover why this place has been around so long. Doug, […]

Partner Feature – Fair Trade Books Red Wing

Fair Trade Books Red Wing, a mainstay of our downtown, is a special place for visitors and community members. When you walk in, surrounded by the books in a beautifully preserved historical building, you feel the sense of respect for knowledge. It’s their 6th anniversary this Friday, Valentine’s Day. Since opening, they have provided a […]

Partner Feature – Go Brazen

𝗯𝗿𝗮·𝘇𝗲𝗻 /ˈ𝗯𝗿ā𝘇ə𝗻/ 𝗮𝗱𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝟭. �𝗯𝗼𝗹𝗱 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘀𝗵𝗮𝗺𝗲. That’s a great way to describe Valerie, the owner of Go Brazen on Old West Main. Since opening her store, she has catered to clientele with the same bold, sassy, spunky and trendy attitude. Though known for her blingy biker bandanas and clothing, Go Brazen has become Red Wing’s […]

Partner Feature: Tootsie Too’s

Tootsie Too’s opened in downtown Red Wing this last March. They filled a need in our market for quality clothing, accessories and toys for children, birth to toddlers. Jill Fanslow is passionate about the products she sources and puts an emphasis on providing products that are environmentally friendly. One of her most popular products is a […]

Partner Feature: Simple Abundance

Simple Abundance, Red Wing’s locally owned health food store was started in 2000, with a dream and a tight budget. They take pride in offering a wide selection of products in a relatively small space. Anna Boelman purchased the business from her mother Kiki in July of 2018. Anna spent 10 years working alongside Kiki […]

Beautiful Mosaic Benches New to Downtown Red Wing

Downtown Main Street, through a grant from Wings Foundation, was able to purchase four beautiful mosaic benches for three corners on 3rd and Bush Streets. Artist Kaye Luetke used the river and the natural areas around Red Wing as inspiration to create the benches. This spring, the benches will be joined by flower pots purchased […]

Randy’s Restaurant Celebrates 50 Years

  You may recognize Sarah Plum, owner of Randy’s, Red Wing Minesota, from her over-the-top dramatic (and hilarious) commercials that are shown on the big screen prior to your movie at Red Wing Cinema 8. Her energy, sense of humor, and passion for what she does is just as good off-screen as it is on. […]

Building/Property Owner Listening Session Notes

On March 21st, 2019, DTMS, the Port Authority, and the Red Wing Housing and Redevelopment Authority hosted a listening session for building and property owners. Development in downtown and in the West End District is a priority in the City’s new Strategic Plan (Draft as of 3/29/19) and we wanted to get information and direction […]