Day Six of the Daily Dozen: Small Business Saturday: November 26th, 2011: Southwest Minneapolis

Today’s daily dozen for Shop Small Saturday features Southwest Minneapolis thanks to the suggestion from @SW_Mpls.

ONE:  Sewtropolis – A DIY sewing studio and fabric shop that features hard-to-get anywhere else fabrics, patterns, and notions (that’s sew-speak for buttons and zippers). On “Black Friday” they’re offering a fabulous kids’ sewing class. 5 West Diamond Lake Road

TWO:  Diamond Lake Ace Hardware — Plumbing and Bait and Tackle! 5425 Nicollet Avenue South

THREE:  Beadhive — Unique beads, classes, tools, design consultation, and finished jewelry. It’s their vintage jewelry, such as the Avon Poison Ring, that’s amazing. 5458 Nicollet Avenue

FOUR:  Tangletown Gardens — Plants, design, CSA shares, and fresh produce. 5353 Nicollet Avenue South

FIVE:  b. (a resale shop) —  Feel good fashion to buy, sell, or trade. 5456 Nicollet Avenue South

SIX:  South Lyndale Liquors – Awesome wine store with plenty of characters and great beer, too. 5300 Lyndale Avenue South

SEVEN:  Nordic Home Interiors – Scandinavian design plus retro appliances. You can meet clothing designer Laurie Jacobi at her December 8th & 9th trunk show in the store. 620 West 58th Street

EIGHT:  Prima – A cozy, Italian bistro featuring fresh pasta. Perfect when shopping wears you out. 5325 Lyndale Avenue South

NINE:  The Malt Shop – Fun family dining since 1973. What’s your favorite flavor? 809 West 50th Street

TEN:  Wise Acre Eatery – From our friends at Tangletown Gardens. Farm-to-Table at its finest and wonderful alcohol-free drinks for grownups. 5401 Nicollet Avenue

ELEVEN:  Kings Wine Bar – Tator tots and mussels, plus an awesome happy hour. 4555 Grand Avenue South

TWELVE:  Cafe Ena‎ — Everything is incredible in this Latin fusion restaurant, which reminds me:  I ought to take my dad out to lunch! 4601 Grand Avenue South

HINT:  ELEVEN and TWELVE are across the street from one another!

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