The L Spot

An alternative gift shop featuring merchandise made by women, lesbian and queer creatives, select must-haves and vintage, sapphic-feminist reads creating an intentional LGBTQ space in Northeast Minneapolis. 

Located inside Z'Amore Vintage
3303 Central Avenue Northeast
Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Hours of Operation

Monday & Tuesday - closed
Wednesday thru Friday -11 am - 6 pm
Saturday - 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday - 10 am - 4 pm

 

Not local? Find a growing collection of vintage Sapphic-Feminist reads in our Etsy shop.


Someone, I tell you, in another time will remember us.
— Sappho, Sweetbitter Love: Poems of Sappho

Psychic Saturdays @ The L Spot

The L Spot seeks to offer a variety of intuitives available to offer affordable mini-readings and treatments Saturday mornings at Z Amore/The L Spot. Please check the The L Spot Calendar to see if we have a reader available. 

Intuitives are generally available at all L Spot events.

Walk-ins welcome or email Nicole at lspotboss@gmail.com to secure a spot.

 

A few of our favorite creatives...

I am excited to bring in fresh merch (buttons & mugs) from Callie Garp’s Fabulously Feminist, “a queer woman owned & operated business, and a labor of love”. Please take some time to visit her website, and read thru her amazing Fab Feminist Magazine where she features an extensive array of different women and their respective feminist ventures. Yours truly will be featured as soon as I answer all her questions! Yeah! Follow her on Instagram to keep up with everything she is working on.

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Fresh Merch

I'm Jolie. I run Riot Grrrl Press with my husband Jamie. We make t-shirts, tote bags, patches and other fun things. I've been doing zines for 20+ years. I currently do 3 zines: "The Escapist Artist"- which is a personal zine. "Double Chinchilla"--an art zine & a review zine called "Riot Grrrl Reviews". I've also been doing collage art for about 10 years. I love riot grrrl,cats & comedy. 

Meet Lou Lou of LouLure.

       a delicate divine

     a delicate divine

With so much focus on destruction in our current culture it is important for all of my work to be positive. I paint growth in all of its beauty. It’s important for all of my work to be beautiful. I marvel in the potency of feminine themes for I know first-hand that delicate is not one-dimensional. Feminine is not necessarily female. Gender is a construct. We are always a display. An exhibition of our own unique story. I’m fascinated with your story. Her story. Their story. His story. And so I create and new stories unfold.
-Lou Lou

We can't believe Lou Lou isn't beyond our reach...to have the privilege of carrying prints and gift cards bearing the images of her profoundly beautiful and provocative artwork in our humble shop is beyond our comprehension. GP has fantasies of great collaborations in the days and years to come. Stay tuned...

Mayamade

Maya Brown is an alchemist, inclusive herbalist and apothecarist in Minneapolis, Minnesota. 
Mayamade is a botanical atelier, apothecary + alchemy studio that creates + invokes body + soul care.

Small batch, local, organic + wildcrafted.  Mayamade’s lip balms are available in Evening Primrose + Cocoa Butter or Dulse. 
Coming Soon! Full Moon, Half Moon, Quarter Moon, and Eclipse Tinctures!

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Meet Nyaleah Muon.

"My name is Nyaleah Muon and I'm twenty something year old creative small business owner. I am a mother of two kitty cats and lover of books. I am driven and self-empowered women.

I started Brown Sugar by Muon as an expressive entrepreneurial outlet. My etsy shop only sells pin buttons at this moment, but my goal by April 2018 is to add enamel pins and east African bead jewerly. The fun 2.25" pin buttons is just a starter for Brown Sugar by Muon. 

I am a undergraduate student in college pursuing my BA in International Studies and Political Science with a minor in global strategic studies and gender, sexuality and race. Yes, that was a mouthful. On top of school, I also work full time in the financing industry. English isn't my first language, but I was born and raised here in the United States. 

My parents are refugees from Sudan/South Sudan and Ethiopia. They are the reason why I have such a great work ethic and take my education very seriously. Being dependable and well-organized are traits that are very important to me."

The L Spot is thrilled to have discovered Nyaleah's "Brown Sugar by Muon" line of socially and politically expressive pin buttons, and to have the honor of carrying them in the shop!