In Uptown Minneapolis, Mn, Dre owns a salon suite called The Queendom MPLS. At The Queendom, She hosts most of her clients through a cooperative salon business model called Sisters Reflecting Beauty Cooperative. The Sister Reflecting Beauty Cooperative is a salon owned and regulated by its members who invest in The Queendom MPLS salon services and products. Through monthly investments, the cooperative supports The Queendom's business expenses in exchange for discounted services and other membership benefits. THE ARTIST Dre uses hair as her medium to convey new and evolved manifestations of her experiences as a Black Femme. Black referring to the identity of all people within the African diaspora and Femme as it describes a queer identity within the LGBTQIA community. To many outside Black culture, hair could be considered a unconventional medium. But Black people have been using hair as a tool of artistic expression since they were Africans. In Black, African, and other cultures of color, hair can signify ones age, social status, or religious affirmations. Dre’s art maintains this significance of expression, while illuminating textured hair’s supernatural...
Green Garden Bakery is an award winning youth-run business selling vegetable based desserts to the Minneapolis community. One third of the revenue generated by GGB is reinvested into the community. GGB empowers youth to voice what changes they'd like to see in their community.
Breakfast Bar of Minnesota offers a fast casual dining experience serving Southern inspired comfort food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Owner, Marcus Williams is a current National Football League (NFL) player and native of Minneapolis. During his time in the NFL, Marcus has traveled to many cities across the United States and UK, and had very unique dinning experiences, which inspired him to purchase the Breakfast Bar. “Our mission is three fold; To provide the downtown workforce a delicious cup of coffee first thing in the morning, as well as a flavorful choice for breakfast and lunch. To provide greater twin cities residents a wonderful place for dinner in the downtown area featuring a beautiful patio to dine under the stars. And third, to offer sports fans a hub for food, drinks and cheering.” The Breakfast Bar of Minnesota is located within walking distance of Target Center, Target Field and US Bank stadium. An additional “MUST” do to round out the Breakfast Bar of Minnesota experience is the Hookah and Cigar services we offer on the patio.
We are a family owned barbershop and salon dedicated to keeping Minneapolis looking fresh and clean for a reasonable price. Owners Tony, Byron, and LeVon have owned this joint barber shop /salon for over 15 years. The brother and sister trio are dedicated to keeping the Minneapolis community looking fresh at all times. Open 8am-7pm Tuesday through Saturday, as well as Monday's by appointment only, they have all the time in the world to hook you and your family up! Stop on in and get a cut and have a great time with our family! We are located on Hennepin Avenue in the heart of Uptown- right next to Savoy's Pizza and Studio 23.
Our staff proudly serves your favorite traditional Southern dishes to your dinner table with kind service and a welcoming personality. As a family friendly restaurant, our mission is to make you feel like a part of the family with entertaining music, tasty food and a restaurant experience you won't forget!
Published on April 21st, 2021. Last updated on April 28th, 2021, by Sam Glover.