ANOTHER profile in that special series dedicated to bringing our readers biased reviews of shops that carry our goods.
Without St. Paul, the Twin Cities would just be Minneapolis and without the Grand Hand Gallery, the corner of Dale and Grand would be full of drugs and vampires.
Ann Ruhr Pifer takes her corner seriously: Her collection of contemporary American craft is curious, beautiful and completely unique.
Do not go in there if you are not ready to open your purse. Or your heart. I'm kidding, be cold as ice, they will love that.
Go in there and shop for the people in your life that believe in fair trade and personal expression and hugs. But more importantly, go in there and shop for the people in your life that will send you a thank you note.
AND when you do go in there, ask Ann (or one of the other helping grand hands) to write you a love note on the gallery stationery. Why? Because Zeichen Press made it, of course: