PopUpArtShop

PopUpArtShop

What’s a pop-up retail space? It’s a venue or shop that exists one day or week or month, and is gone the next.  The trend is becoming increasingly popular in bigger cities and Winona will be having one of its own Friday, July 18, 5-9 pm, and Saturday, July 19, 1-9pm. The cool thing about […]

Does Winona have a Gay Bar?

Does Winona have a Gay Bar?

Recently, I was able to catch up with Jake Warner, bar manager of the new night club Rendezvous and of The Mason Jar, which is attached to Rendezvous.  To the unfamiliar, it’s the back space to The Mason Jar which was formerly known as Cheater’s, The Draught Haus, and Rascal’s.  I wanted to ask him […]

Contagious Toys Opens Its Doors To Winona

Contagious Toys Opens Its Doors To Winona

Contagious Toys is now open to the public!  The toy store’s owner, WSU graduate Mike Onstad, has quietly had their current space for over a year, but sales were strictly online.  Thankfully, as of December 9th, the store is open for all to stop in and play, browse, and buy!  Onstad stresses that he has […]

Downtown Businesses Get Boost from Earth Day Event at Levee Park, Renews Enthusiasm for Revitalization

Downtown Businesses Get Boost from Earth Day

Downtown Businesses Get Boost from Earth Day Event at Levee Park, Renews Enthusiasm for Revitalization

Sunny skies graced throngs of both tourists and locals taking in the activities at the Winona Park & Rec Dept.’s lively Earth Day Celebration at Levee Park this past Saturday. With an estimated 1,200 in attendance over the course of the afternoon, the sunshine and action also extended to nearby businesses. Mister Groovys, Dibs Cafe, […]