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Gaviidae Market returns for holiday

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Gaviidae Common in downtown Minneapolis is bringing back its Gaviidae Market for the holidays for the second year in a row. The indoor farmer’s market/art festival-style event is designed to highlight local options from gourmet foods to jewelry, pottery, apparel and more. Watch for it Thursdays, Nov. 11 through Dec. 23. Small businesses and artisans looking for a way to connect with shoppers during the critical holiday season can still apply to be part of the market. Click here for details.

SATC in the TC

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

Next thing you know, Carrie, Samantha, Charlotte and Miranda will be hawking dish washing detergent. From beauty products to workout gear to, of course, shoes, every brand wants their product associated with the "Sex and the City" movie. I’d say I’m receiving around five SATC product pitches a day – and often, the connection is as remote as, these gloves are made of leather – just like the ones Carrie wears in the movie! I’m irritated already…but still, I confess, I’m excited to see the movie. A couple of local retailers are doing their part to capitalize on the fervor. Ivy at Calhoun Square is selling SATC t-shirts with sayings like "Looking for Mr. Big" and "I’m a Carrie." (Can’t help thinking: would Carrie ever be caught in something like that?). They sell for $40 to $44. Drama at Gaviidae Common is hosting "An Evening with Sex and the City," including a screening of the film, cocktails, store gift certificates and gift bag. The event takes place Saturday, May 31. Tickets can be purchased by sending $25 via paypal to Or call 612-338-9423 for more details. Cheers. 

Drinking in Len Druskin Man

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007


I stopped by Gaviidae Common Thursday for a sneak peek of Len Druskin Man, which opens to fashion followers (and everyone else) on Friday. Given the downtown locale and men’s-only apparel, I’d been thinking this store was going to be more about dressing up. But much like the Galleria Len Druskin store for men and women, it’s more about dressing well — on your own terms, which means a display of vintage-styled North Stars, Vikings and Minnesota Wild tees by the front door (guess what I’m getting my husband and bro for the holidays!), tons of premium Lendruskinman1 denim, cashmere sweaters, fitted and funky shirts and fashion forward lines like Modern Amusement. "We had to stay true to ourselves," says CEO Michael Druskin. True to the Druskin vibe, the store is packed. But it seems more manageable than Galleria. Don’t miss the refrigerator in back, stocked with free sodas and Len Druskin-brand water. Oh, and if you know a guy who doesn’t like to golf, tell him to consider bonding with his buds over a private shopping party at Len Druskin Man. Can’t wait to hear if that catches on! In other Len Druskin news: watch for an expanded swimwear section at the Galleria store. | Mpls.St.Paul Magazine © 2008 MSP Communications, Inc. All rights reserved