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• The Metropolitan Economic Development Association offers its first virtual shopping experience at through Dec. 6 to support Black, Indigenous and people of color entrepreneurs.

• The North Loop neighborhood in Minneapolis will hold a virtual North Loop Lights 360 Virtual Reality tour of more than a dozen stores, salons and spas at

• A new site,, helps consumers shop online from Twin Cities small retailers. Creators Chris Walton and Anne Mezzenga are former Target executives.

• The Lake Street Council in Minneapolis offers an interactive map and other online resources spotlighting local businesses at