Six months into the pandemic, we check in on how local businesses are doing. A few have closed, a few are actually opening, and a lot are adapting.
Tii Cup, serving boba and Taiwanese street food, plans to open on Robert Street in the second half of October.
The outlot in front of Cub Foods is being developed with a new Starbucks, Chase, and two to-be-determined retail spaces.
In July of 1990, Picture Perfect Art & Frame opened on Smith Avenue in West St. Paul. Second-generation owner Luci Hollenkamp is thrilled to celebrate 30 years of framing, preserving, and displaying art.
Last week West St. Paul residents delivered 46 meals from local restaurant El Cubano to medical workers at Regions Hospital.
“We have had to pivot hard,” says local business owner Jena Bushey. We talk with West St. Paul businesses about how they’re coping with the coronavirus shutdown.