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The best in local and regional retail.

The Van Aken District is your one-stop destination for the best in local and regional lifestyle brands. We champion entrepreneurs, artisans and the small business spirit. Get to know your shopkeeper, experience craftsmanship and learn how the product – from moto jackets to eyeglasses to potted house plants – was made.

Woofgang Bakery

Woofgang Bakery

Woofgang Bakery is the leading specialty retailer of pet food, pet supplies, and professional pet grooming in North America. This one-of-a-kind store offers the very best in pet care by providing quality products and grooming with a service-oriented approach.

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District Gallery

District Gallery

The District Gallery exhibits and represents an international, national and local group of contemporary artists whose works include painting, drawing, sculpture, prints and photography. We are an experiential space for emerging, mid-career and established artists, and are committed to engaging the community through partnership and education. Additionally, as consultants, we assist in selecting/acquiring art, and provide personalized framing, hanging and installation services

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New Balance

New Balance

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Around the Table Yarns

Around the Table Yarns

Located in the shopping center off of Chagrin Blvd, we are your local community-centered yarn store. We started this business to create a social space for knitters and crocheters of all backgrounds to come together through community events. We offer beginner’s knitting and crochet classes, various skill workshops, and drop-in consultations for your projects. In addition to our classes and events, we’ve got you covered with a wide variety of knitting yarn or crochet yarn. We also carry a large selection of knitting and crocheting supplies including yarn bowls, project bags, totes, stitch markers, needles, hooks, patterns, and much more. Whether you are new to using yarn or a seasoned pro, we have something for everyone. Stop by today!

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Frames Unlimited

Frames Unlimited

Frames Unlimited is your local, family-owned resource for custom framing, photo frames, ready-made picture frames, commercial framing, art restoration services, art products and so much more. Our knowledgeable associates are passionate about designing and building inspired framing solutions for all of your artwork and treasured items. With exceptional quality and professional service, we create beautiful additions for all of your spaces to perfectly complement your style, within budget.

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Nature’s Oasis

Nature’s Oasis

Nature's Oasis is a small footprint, all-natural foods market and cafe'. Our goal is to support local small businesses by helping to bring their products to market. Our products all meet our strict ingredient & quality standards so that we only bring the best, wholesome products to our customers. We are leading the movement to localize our food supply!

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Walgreen’s

Walgreen’s

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Spice for Life

Spice for Life

Spice For Life, LLC is a woman-owned social enterprise started by a professor, a lawyer and a business person to encourage healthy eating and provide opportunities to women touched by human trafficking issues.

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STEM Handmade Soaps

STEM Handmade Soaps

Treat yourself, or pamper someone else! STEM Handmade Soap creates all natural soaps, lotions, scrubs, bath bombs and skin care products by hand in their soap studio in Lakewood, Ohio. They only use our good earth’s skin loving ingredients and pure essential oils in all of their products.

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Room Service

Room Service

Room Service is a lifestyle boutique offering intentional, beautiful and functional goods for both the home and person.

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Luster

Luster

Luster, a Gift Boutique, offers high-quality gifts including jewelry, handbags and travel accessories curated to meet the needs of discerning shoppers. The specialty shop will feature the jewelry and art of a variety of local artists.

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Manifest

Manifest

A unique beauty lounge offering beauty services to both men & women while serving distinguished craft cocktails.

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Xhibition

Xhibition

Xhibition offers a collection of curated products in fashion, shoes, and accessories. Owner Robert Rosenthal opened the Xhibition's first location in the heart of the rapidly-redeveloping Ohio City in 2014. The concept was inspired by his creative team’s desire to build a store that didn’t quite exist in the marketplace. The mission was to educate and entertain clients.

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Whiskey Grade

Whiskey Grade

Whiskey Grade promotes a quality of life by producing and purveying fuel inspired apparel for men and functional but chic fashion for women. Owner Tom Wronkovich strives to appeal to his customers' fashionable eye with influences from the motorcycling industry.

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University Hospitals – Suburban Pediatrics

University Hospitals – Suburban Pediatrics

For over 50 years, the doctors of Suburban Pediatrics have provided pediatric health care to the children of our community. This tradition of caring has allowed us to foster loving, nurturing homes in which to raise healthy and confident children.

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Stump Plants

Stump Plants

At STUMP we take pride in our work to select the highest quality plants & sustainably crafted wares from classic terracotta to our custom, artist-made planters.

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Shinola

Shinola

Shinola was established with the belief that products should be built to last, and they should be built in America. Shinola, the former shoe polish company, was re-branded by Tom Kartsotis in 2011 as an American luxury lifestyle brand specializing in hand-crafted watches, bicycles, leather goods, journals, and pet accessories.

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SEE Eyewear

SEE Eyewear

See Eyewear is the purveyor of the most eclectic eyewear in the country, and the company is committed to marrying the highest quality materials with the most advanced designs in prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses. Their collection of high quality, one-of-a-kind styles at an affordable price makes See Eyewear the "go to" locale for eyewear aficionados looking for the closest thing to custom frames, as they say: "Hip without the Rip."

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GrooveRyde

GrooveRyde

GrooveRyde is your one-stop shop for music, movement, and inspiration. its the premier indoor cycling, yoga fusion, and boot camp experience in Cleveland. Owners Zosimo and Anjua Maximo value elevating their community through connection, relationships, mindfulness, and a good time.

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Principle Barbershop

Principle Barbershop

Principle Barbershop specializes in classic traditional haircuts with modern finishes. Expect a cool contemporary style built on a foundation of traditional barbering knowledge. The shop is meant to be a gathering place for all. With numerous styles of art and cheap domestic beer, anyone can find themselves comfortable waiting for a haircut or just stopping in to say hello.

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Double Rainbow

Double Rainbow

A spirited lifestyle + clothing boutique for girls

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Restore

Restore

Restore: a modern organic juicery and health bar.

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Cleveland Clothing Company

Cleveland Clothing Company

Cleveland Clothing Company is a purveyor of locally-themed clothing, gifts, and accessories. Partners and native Clevelanders Mike Kubinski and Jeff Rees began the company aiming to make something cool, unique, and different.

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Bonobos

Bonobos

The concept re-invents the store to provide a personalized shopping experience where customers can try on products to find the perfect fit and purchases are then shipped to the customer.

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Andrews Color Atelier

Andrews Color Atelier

Erin consults with every client, evaluating the condition and integrity of their hair before beginning any colour technique. Whether it's a color correction, babylights, sombre (subtle ombre) or Balayage, Erin’s colour is always current and her expertise makes her a natural favorite with her loyal clientele.

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