Looking for small, independent shops in southwest Minneapolis? Here are two which opened this summer and are worth a visit. Just six blocks south of Your Lucky Day is Sage and Cypress at 4760 Grand Ave. S. This is a truly unique shop filled with a colorful assortment of whimsical goods created by the owners who paint and do mosaic art. You’ll find a mix of original art, found objects, and embellished treasures. This is the place to look for that special objet d’art. The store is open every weekend – Thursday-Fridays 1-7, Saturdays 12-8 and Sundays 12-4.
A Rare Bird is located at 3016 West 50th St. in the cluster of vintage shops at the corner of 50th and Xerxes. It is an antique shop, but with its own distinctive mixture of European, mid-century, and industrial furniture along with lighting and a wide range of artwork. You will find quality at affordable prices at A Rare Bird. Hours are Thursday-Saturdays 11-5 and Sundays 12-5. Enjoy!