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New Businesses In Fargo-Moorhead You Need To Check Out

by on Dec 12, 2016
 

NEW IN TOWN

Leave it to Fargo-Moorhead to be a constant breeding ground for new businesses. From restaurants to boutiques, we have the scoop on a handful of new businesses that have recently opened their doors to our beloved community. Check out what businesses popped up around town this summer and  past winter!

By Erica Rapp | Photos by Paul Flessland, J. Alan Paul Photography and Laura Cramer

RED RIVER COFFEE CO.

This coffee and donut shop has plenty of fresh pastries made daily that go perfectly with the variety of espresso beverages, coffees, teas, smoothies and specialty milkshakes offered on the menu. Homemade soups, sandwiches, salads and other tasty snacks are also offered.
2600 52nd Ave. S, Fargo
redrivercoffeeco.com

THE CENTER FOR MINDFUL HEALING

The Center for Mindful Healing welcomes those who may be experiencing fatigue, never- ending stress, insomnia, anxiety or depression to enroll in a session that will help. Trainings and workshops can teach you how to handle stress, practice self-compassion and mindfulness and improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. You can enroll in eight-week workshops and retreats that take place at various times throughout the year.
23 4th St. S, Moorhead
thecenterformindfulhealing.com

SANFORD HEALTH ATHLETIC COMPLEX – SCHEELS CENTER

SANFORD HEALTH ATHLETIC COMPLEX – SCHEELS CENTER

Also known as the SHAC, the Sanford Health Athletic Complex – SCHEELS Center is the newly renovated Bison Sports Arena on North Dakota State University’s campus. This $50 million renovation project was the last piece of NDSU’s transition to Division I athletics, and is home to basketball, wrestling and athletic staff, as well as new amenities for athletes such as therapy pools, a fueling station, an academic center, upgraded training equipment, practice spaces and much more.
1300 17th Ave. N, Fargo
gobison.com

PARALLEL GALLERIES

Local artist M. Koskela and her wife Sophia Koskela–who is also a local portrait artist–opened an art gallery in the lower level of the Downtown Fargo Black Building. The studio is for everyone and for artists of all kinds, and anyone can apply to have a membership and choose their own membership option. The gallery also hosts various workshops and events every month.
114 Broadway N, Fargo
parallelgalleries.com

AMAROK TATTOO STUDIO

Local tattoo artist Athena Funk now owns and tattoos out of her own shop, which is open Tuesday through Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. or by appointment. Although Funk doesn’t like to label her style of tattooing because she’s open to experimenting and trying different styles, she recently took home trophies for traditional and black- and-grey tattoos from the local Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo.
10 8th St. N, Fargo
facebook.com/amaroktattoo

PERLA’S FRESH MEXICAN

Perla’s Fresh Mexican offers a menu that’s based on traditional Mexican dishes with a bit of South American influence and the restaurant’s own twist. Almost everything is made in-house using fresh, high-quality ingredients and there are plenty of menu options for all sorts of diets including vegetarian, vegan or gluten- sensitive. The large drink selection includes tap beers, a variety of fresh margaritas and more.
2653 45th St. S, Fargo
perlasfreshmex.com

DYNASTY PERFORMANCE TRAINING

DYNASTY PERFORMANCE TRAINING

Former NDSU Bison football players Cole Jirik and Christian Dudzik opened a gym in South Fargo that specializes in athletic performance and adult fitness training. Their programs rely almost entirely on free weights, and are based on what the duo learned from Bison head strength and conditioning coach Jim Kramer in addition to their experiences training for the NFL. The gym is open to anyone and group sessions and classes are also available.
5475 51st Ave. S, Fargo
dynastyperformancetraining.com

SACRED EARTH STUDIO

Sacred Earth Studio is a great place for deep healing. You can feel empowered through services such as yoga, thai massage and bodywork, self-care mentoring, Ayurveda mentoring and therapies, structural integration, physical therapy and more. Classes and workshops on various medicinal and healing practices are also available.
14 1/2 8th St. S, Fargo
sacredearthstudio.com

POWERTURN FITNESS STUDIOS

PowerTurn Fitness Studios opened this summer and caters not only to those interested in solo workouts, but those who want to exercise in groups and classes. In addition to strength and core-training classes, the studio’s schedule features six different cycling offers for various rider levels. Class members can have their heart rate and other vitals tracked during workouts and sent to them after sessions. The studio also offers youth hockey strength training for ages 9 to 18.
4410 18th Ave. S, Fargo
powerturnfit.com

THE ROUND UP SALOON

The Round Up Saloon name is no stranger to the area. The original bar was located downtown on NP Avenue and Fourth Street North and was purchased by the current owners in 1990 but the spot had to close for city development. It wasn’t until this fall that the owners decided to resurrect the bar next to a brand new Royal Liquors location. The bar boasts the ultimate old west saloon theme with the wooden bar and furniture, saloon style Victorianesque wallpaper and thick velvet curtains. And there’s no neon to keep it old school. The bar has an outdoor patio and a full food menu with options for take out meals.
4501 Urban Plains Dr., Fargo
facebook.com/RoundUpSaloonFargo

The Frothy Stache

THE FROTHY STACHE

For those who love the froth of a fine brewski washing over their ‘stache, check out this newest addition to the burgeoning craft beer scene. The Frothy Stache offers 18 Midwestern-brewed craft beers on tap and their mission is to serve craft-beers that no other bar in the Fargo-Moorhead area offers. The bar also has small snacks, select wines, daily specials, events, live music and indoor seating for 48 with tables outside on a sidewalk patio.
805 30th Ave. S, Moorhead
facebook.com/frothystache

YOUNG BLOOD COFFEE CO.

Young Blood Coffee Co. was originally started in 2013 as a local coffee roaster and, under new ownership, has recently taken things to the next level with a coffee shop location in Downtown Fargo next door to Wasabi Sushi & Asian Grill. The shop offers a variety of blends and roasts that one might not normally find at a lot of places in the Midwest and showcases coffees from the West Coast. Pastries, small eats, teas and non-coffee beverages are also available.
623 NP Ave. N, Fargo
facebook.com/youngbloodcoffee

Glacial Peak Cryotherapy

GLACIAL PEAK CRYOTHERAPY

Glacial Peak Cryotherapy is the first of its kind in the area and a place that offers unique services that benefit people of all types and ailments. Full-body cryotherapy is the use of ultra-low temperatures (-200 to -240 F) for quick muscle recovery and medical therapy. Clients are placed in a cryogenic sauna for 1.5–3 minutes to lower their skin surface temperature significantly and stimulates receptors. If you’re looking for improved health and fast recovery, Glacial Peak Cryotherapy is your answer.
3139 Bluestem Dr. Ste. 116, West Fargo
glacialpeakcryotherapy.com

RED BANTY BOUTIQUE

A new women’s clothing boutique that specializes in plus-sized clothing is located in the Happy Harry’s Plaza on 19th Avenue North. The shop has plenty of trendy, stylish, classy, and pop culture items such as sweaters, cardigans, camis, tanks, skirts, tunics, pants, printed tees and much more for all of your fashion needs.
1133 19th Ave. N, Fargo
facebook.com/RedBantyBoutique

Green House Cafe

GREEN HOUSE CAFÉ

Green House Café is North Dakota’s first vegan restaurant and a new option for healthier dining in Downtown Fargo. From lunch specials (which you can get to-go) such as savory brown rice bowls or macaroni and cheese to entrees such as burgers, tacos, sandwiches, zucchini parmesan, and paella to decadent desserts, the restaurant has something delicious to offer everyone, regardless of whether you’re vegan or not.
68 Broadway N, Fargo
facebook.com/greenhousecafefargo

REVLAND GALLERY

Artist and local gallery owner Steve Revland has rediscovered his passion for bringing art to Downtown Fargo. After closing his doors at The Uptown Gallery on Broadway, it didn’t take long for Revland to realize that reopening, even if in a temporary setting in what was formerly the Schumacher Goodyear building, was the only thing he needed to do. Although his new gallery space is smaller and features fewer artists, his commitment and drive is bigger than ever. After his eightmonth lease is up, Revland is hoping to keep his gallery downtown in the vicinity of north Broadway.
409 Broadway N, Fargo
facebook.com/RevlandGallery

The Green Room

THE GREEN ROOM

The Green Room is a residential and commercial interior design firm and showroom that specializes in unique designs. The Green Room offers full interior design and refurbishing services that can start early on in the process with space planning and help with the overall design concept, or they come in at the end to provide the finishing touches. Throughout the store, you’ll find furniture, home décor, one-of-a-kind items, local art, and handpicked home selections from custom rugs to hardwood flooring and reclaimed furniture.
11 8th St. S. #3, Fargo
facebook.com/withinthegreenroom

STEEP ME A CUP OF TEA

This retail and beverage shop started in Bismarck, N.D., and just recently opened up a brand-new location in West Fargo. With years of extensive research under its belt, the shop focuses on all aspects of the tea industry and sells its own handcrafted, loose-leaf tea blends and infusions, along with a number of national brands and various tea equipment. They can also make you a delicious tea drink hot, cold, or bubbly and can sell you the same tea to take home with you and make yourself.
3139 Bluestem Dr., West Fargo
steepme.com

Vivie's Boutique

VIVIE’S BOUTIQUE

Vivie’s Boutique, previously located off of Eighth Street in Moorhead, has moved its shop to Main Avenue in Downtown Fargo right next door to MINT + BASIL. Vivie’s features quality lingerie, jewelry, purses, unique bath products, and several lines of pinup and vintage style clothing.
716 Main Ave., Fargo
facebook.com/viviesboutiquefm

FRONT STREET TAPROOM

The Front Street Taproom—named after Main Avenue’s original name and located in the former One World Boutique space—is a taproom that showcases all of the great beer being brewed right here in Fargo-Moorhead and its surrounding regions. The owners describe it as a “hyrbid between a brewery taproom and a bar,” and all 30 taps will feature locally brewed beer from across North Dakota and Minnesota. In addition to live music and trivia nights, the taproom will also offer happy-hour specials, local snacks, and catering, and guests are welcome to order their own food in. There is also adequate balcony space in the taproom that is available for party rental.
614 Main Ave., Fargo
facebook.com/FrontStreetTaproom

Deep Blue Seafood

DEEP BLUE SEAFOOD

This seafood market and restaurant allows you to reel in the freshest seafood right to your table. The market boasts seasonal favorites (which can change daily) such as shrimp, fish fillets, king crab, oysters and so much more on a daily basis. The market also offers pre-orders of almost any type of seafood so you don’t miss out on your favorites. On top of being able to buy fresh seafood and items to prepare it, you can also grab a tasty lunch. The restaurant side of the market offers great food options such as fish and chips, calamari, gator bites, clam chowder, a variety of sandwiches and special items that rotate regularly.
4480 23rd Ave. S, Fargo
dbseafood.com

BULLY BREW COFFEE

Named after the owners’ pups that are famously seen at the shops and on all of their marketing, Grand Forks-based Bully Brew Coffee is now serving up great coffee and food in Fargo. The shop’s beans primarily come from Guatemala and Ethiopia, and they serve a variety of non-coffee beverages and freshly baked goods. In addition to the dog theme, they’re also wellknown for their macarons and white chocolate mochas.
4150 40th Ave. S, Fargo
bullybrewcoffeehouse.com

Fargo Brewing Ale House

FARGO BREWING ALE HOUSE

One of Fargo-Moorhead’s staple breweries, the Fargo Brewing Company has expanded its roots with a brand-new Ale House in South Fargo. One of the most exciting and biggest features of the Ale House is the option of food and more specialty beers along with full table service. Their menu is described as having “food made with beer or stuff that goes well with beer,” and items such as sandwiches, charcuterie, and cheese plates and pickled goods.
4445 17th Ave. S, Fargo
facebook.com/fargobrewingalehouse

HIMALAYAN YAK

A new restaurant in the Nepali and Indian cuisine market is now open for business in the 25th Street Market in what used to be occupied by Bangkok Corner. The restaurant serves similar dishes to its sister restaurant in Moorhead, Everest Tikka House. One difference between the restaurants is that the Himalayan Yak buffet offers a few new tasty options that are commonly found at street food vendors where the owners are from.
1450 25th St. S, Fargo
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MINT and BASIL

MINT + BASIL

One of Downtown Fargo’s newest boutiques has everything you could imagine when it comes to kitchenware and cooking items. The shop is great for gifts and holiday shopping, and you’ll find a variety of items that are almost too pretty to touch, such as dinner and glassware, stationary, cookbooks, highend pots and pans, cooking utensils and gadgets, home décor and a large selection of quality food items such as honey, tea, coffee, spices, salsas, condiments and much more. There’s a little bit of something for everyone at this store.
714 Main Ave., Fargo
facebook.com/shopmintandbasil

LOREN LEE’S

Operating in the space that used to be occupied by The District Waterhouse & Kitchen, Loren Lee’s is a casual fine dining restaurant with a menu that specializes in traditional yet trendy foods with a focus on high-quality fare. Not only do they have plenty of wine to choose from by the bottle, but they also have 16 wines on tap from kegs, in addition to a variety of quality cocktails and beers on tap. Groups and kids are welcome, reservations are accepted and there’s plenty of outdoor seating for patio season.
3179 Bluestem Dr., West Fargo
lorenlees.com

Flatland Brewery

FLATLAND BREWERY

The craft beer scene in FargoMoorhead has expanded yet again with the addition of Flatland Brewery in West Fargo. The brewery currently has several beers on tap, two in special casks and a tasty cream soda. Aside from more brews in store, they also plan to have root beer and various sodas with unique flavors. With Spicy Pie being in the same building, the brewery also has the ability to take pizza orders right from their own tills so that customers have a convenient option for food, and they don’t have to pay a delivery fee.
3140 Bluestem Dr., West Fargo
facebook.com/FlatlandBrewery

THE CENTER FOR MINDFUL HEALING

The Center for Mindful Healing welcomes those who may be experiencing fatitgue, never-ending stress, insomnia, anxiety or depression to enroll in a session that will help. Trainings and workshops can teach you how to handle stress, practice self-compassion and mindfulness, and improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. You can enroll in eightweek workshops and retreats that take place at various times throughout the year.
23 4th St. S, Moorhead
thecenterformindfulhealing.com

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