The summer months are approaching, and what better to mix with warm weather than a cocktail! A group of friends here in the Twin Cities has made it much simpler for you to sip during the summer. Kelli introduces Mixly, a local company who has created several versatile flavors of handcrafted cocktail mixers.
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The Mpls.St.Paul Magazine this week's Good Company... and they're celebrating their 50 year anniversary! TCL reporter Kelli Hanson takes us through the archives.
The May, 50th anniversary issue is available now!
With Mother’s Day this weekend, greenhouses will be busy! Typically, it’s warm enough to start planting and that will be the case this weekend too. Kelli Hanson takes us to Bailey Nurseries who has been providing plants for greenhouses across the country for five generations.
When TCL reporter Kelli Hanson was live from home during the pandemic, she received a lot of questions about the pictures on her wall. They're actually from a local screen printing company, Dogfish Media.
Since she still gets questions about it, she decided it would be fun to meet the creator!
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Every week we bring you the story of a local good company, one that has had that AHA moment many business owners are searching for. That lightbulb went off for this Good Company when the owner was only 13-years-old. Kelli introduces us to Erik, the bike man behind Erik’s Bike Shop.
Erik’s Bike Shop now has 31 locations across the...
Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us inside the Minnesota-based ILLUME Candles facility in Maple Grove.
They have their own brand, but more than 7,500 independent retailers carry their candles! They create private label candles for some brands that might be familiar to you, like Anthropologie and West Elm.
The home renovation craze took off in 2020 and it hasn’t let up. If you’re looking to add old world charm to your “new-ish” home, Architectural Antiques is the place to head.
Faribault Woolen Mill is a 150-year old company that gets better and better every year. Kelli went down to check out the historic mill nestled right on the banks of the Cannon River.
What started as a way to make each other's families happy, turned into a sweet business! Candy 4 Supper candy boards are day brighteners, the perfect way to celebrate a birthday, a holiday or a Tuesday! Reporter Kelli Hanson checks out this Good Company.
Apparel Company, Storm Creek, is making a name for itself and it’s pieces of clothing are designed right here in Eagan. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson checks it out.
Storm Creek has launched a limited time collection of apparel featuring the #HealthCareStrong design to recognize healthcare heroes working on the front lines of...
It’s a very Minnesotan thing to bring a meal over to someone who has just had a baby, or when there has just been a death in their family, for example. Jillian McGary from Deephaven had an idea that will help you in situations like this or even to give you more time with the family. Mostly Made takes away a few extra steps to getting...
Scheels has 30 different locations in 13 states and, as big as the Eden Prairie location is, it isn’t the biggest one! Kelli Hanson tells us more about this Minnesota Good Company.
Minnesota is home to more than 180 breweries, but Summit Brewing Company is likely the biggest. Summit Brewing has grown from a 5,000 barrel facility to producing more than 100,000 barrels of beer.
The Summit Brewing Co. is celebrating their anniversary on Saturday, October 16 from 1 – 7 p.m. at Summit Brewing Co. For more information,...
The ice cream at Pumphouse Creamery is, according to reporter Kelli Hanson, so good she didn’t even have the words to describe it. She decided to check out each flavor at this Good Company.
We return to a local business that we have been raving about for years, Sara's Tipsy Pies! In this segment of Good Company we get the untold story behind the People and Pies that we know today.
According to the website, Eat This, Not That, announced the best cake in the state is the honeywine moscato cake at Thirsty Whale Bakery in Minneapolis. Reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by to check it out.
The largest youth circus school in the country is right here in St. Paul. Kelli checks out Circus Juventas.
Their summer’s show, Galaxium, runs July 30th – August 15th under the Big Top in St. Paul. For tickets, click here.
When you tear open that bag of chips you just got from the grocery store, do you think about the what happens to the bag after you throw it away? Amber Haukedahl, from Minneapolis did and created a new retail concept that is Minnesota’s first zero waste shop called Tare Market.
Brian Wilcox lives his dream of searching for and curating vintage furniture. Reporter Kelli Hanson checks out Find Furnish in Minneapolis for some quality vintage furniture and accessory finds.
The kids have just a few weeks left of school and there’s no questions that their teachers really stepped up to a challenging year. Reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to Chalkboard Candle Company whose products would make a perfect thank you gift for those teachers.
Use the code: TCL20 for 20% off on any order through Sunday, May 23rd.
There are a few things that can take you back to your childhood like a toy, a song, and grape soda pop. A Minnesota pop company is keeping it old school making soda in small batches, sweetened with real sugar and leaving out bizarre chemicals. The old fashioned way. Kelli introduces us to Northern Soda Company in Arden Hills.
Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us inside The Lynhall Club where they not only serve great food but incredible experiences too.
When someone has experienced a loss or is sick, it is hard to find the right words to say. Catherine Hinz created Beyond Words - curated boxes to uplift, recharge, and let’s a person know that someone cares.
Every box that goes out gets a send off and Catherine writes the destination on her wall right outside of her workroom. To...
The Naughty Greek is a favorite restaurant at Twin Cities Live. They’re known for their authentic Greek food and now they are hoping that their new Chef’s Table, a 5-course meal, will start getting attention too.
Reserving the Chef’s Table Experience
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TCL reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to Kind Lips. It’s a Minnesota made product that does more than protect dry chapped lips.
Julie Steller is a local handmade mitten maker and owner of Steller Handcrafted Goods. When Bernie Sanders had a direct effect on her business when he made is appearance at the Presidential inauguration in his homemade wool mittens. That’s when she says business started to boom!
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Since working from home, our reporter Kelli Hanson has had so many questions about the prints in the background of her in-home office. The Minnesota prints come from Carver Junk Company located in Chaska. She gives us a peek inside the business to see how else they’re continuing to support local makers.
The Minnesota prints are made...
Kelli chats with brothers Pat and John Mancini, the owners of Mancini’s Char House in St. Paul to find out what they are doing during this pandemic to keep the legacy alive.
Mancini’s is selling Grill Boxes-to-Go. Pick up a bottle of their wine, their grilling spices and new steak gift boxes for an amazing holiday gift. Click here...
The story of SPIRE Credit Union got it’s start thanks to a $50 loan. The local member owned bank has found success during the great depression and have continued to thrive through our most recent recession.
Businesses are shifting the way they do business to keep their doors open these days. Angel Food Bakery has found a way to keep their doors open. Every week Angel Food Bakery ships 600 boxes of donuts across the country. If you’d like to place an order for donuts from Angel Food, click here.