Over the past couple years, Regina's small business scene has been taking off. There's been a lot of young people making the jump into the world of entrepreneurship and I've gotta say it's been really cool to see how it's brought our community together.
From trendy eating spots to out of the ordinary fitness studios, Regina is starting to embrace newfound opportunities and exciting endeavors that will ultimately make this city that much better than it already is.
Here is a list of a few small local businesses in Regina you absolutely have to check out:
Art House By Brianne Urzada // 3391 Kings Road
The cool factor: Brianne has combined her passion for both art and education to provide an experience that allows people to embrace their creativity through paint parties and workshops.
Driven Lifestyle Group // 2054 Broad Street
The cool factor: Driven Lifestyle Group is a personal training studio that has evolved into a community space for entrepreneurship. The space is home to a fitness studio, a grab-n-go cafe called Recharge, and the Downtown Hair Lounge.
Mortise & Tenon // 2421 11th Avenue
The Cool Factor: Founded by four long-time friends, Mortise & Tenon has curated an eclectic mix of home decor, clothing, and giftware that features the creativity and craftsmanship of local artists.
Soles of Whitmore // 4057 Albert Street
The Cool Factor: They'll help you find your sole mate.
Sweet Pea & Noelle Bridal Boutique // 2100 Dewdney Avenue
The Cool Factor: Sweet Pea & Noelle is Regina's first intimate bridal shopping experience to carry exclusive and unique Canadian brands.
Serendipity Catering // 910 11th Avenue
The Cool Factor: The baking is delicious and it's all gluten-free.
The Makeup Lounge & Style Bar // 600 2101 E Quance Street
The Cool Factor: The Makeup Lounge & Style Bar is a certified Green Salon meaning they only use organic and eco-friendly products. They are also known as community leaders for providing complimentary hair and makeup services to those going through Cancer treatments.
Hunter Gatherer // 1221 15th Avenue
The Cool Factor: It's Regina's first vegan diner and it's a great spot for capturing cool photos for your Instagram.
The Junction Creative Studio // 2347 McIntyre Street
The Cool Factor: The Junction isn't your average hair salon. It's a cozy and creative space to hang out, network, and buy things from other local businesses.
The Meating Room // 410 Dewdney Avenue
The Cool Factor: It's the ultimate spot for fresh food. They even have Urban Cultivator fridges that grow fresh greens right where you can see them.
Fleek Boutique // 2475 Broad Street
The Cool Factor: Fleek is Regina's newest boutique that features a great collection of Canadian-made brands.
Red Fox Creative Studio // 1954 Angus Street
The Cool Factor: It's a brand spanking new studio in Regina that's all about getting creative.
Local Barre Fitness // 1377 Hamilton Street
The Cool Factor: It's Regina's latest fitness venture and everyone's talking about it. Say goodbye to weights and trend mill sprints, Barre is all about ballet-inspired workouts.
Mabel & Martha's Vintage Style Decor // 1916 Dewdney Avenue
The Cool Factor: Just take a walk into this beautiful decor store and see for yourself.
Luna Kitchen & Bar // 3215 Quance Street
The Cool Factor: It's the sister restaurant to The Breakfast Bistro, and if you've ever been there before, you know that Luna will be just as good.
Quan's Hot Yoga // 312 University Park Drive & 2425 11th Avenue
The Cool Factor: Let's just say it's not exactly cool. Be prepared to get hot and sweat your butt off.
Outlaw Trail Spirits // 1360 Scarth Street
The Cool Factor: It's Regina's newest micro craft distillery. Cheers to that!