Business Spotlight Feature Stories

In our Business Spotlights, we shine a light on local businesses in Coon Rapids and the people behind them. Go inside these businesses with CTN and learn more about what makes these Coon Rapids businesses unique. 

Recent Business Spotlights

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Esmeralda's Mexican Restaurant

12759 Riverdale Boulevard

Esmeralda's Mexican Restaurant opened in 2023 in the Riverdale Shopping Area. Luis Ortiz, the proud owner of Esmeralda's, is excited to welcome new customers into his restaurant. He has been in the restaurant business since he came to America and has touched every part of the business. Esmeralda's serves authentic Mexican food and traditional western meals along with a full bar.

Meet the owner in a video by CTN!

View a menu online here.

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River Rapids Pet Hospital + Clinic

1615 Coon Rapids Boulevard

River Rapids Pet Hospital + Clinic opened last year on Coon Rapids Boulevard. This animal clinic is the result of a lifelong dream Veterinarian Jennifer Hale had of being a veterinarian at her own clinic. They see pets for everything from routine preventative care to same day emergency care. 

Go inside River Rapids Pet in a video here!

Find them online here.

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Chapter Aesthetic Studio

3578 Main Street

Chapter Aesthetic Studio opened their doors in Coon Rapids early this year at 3578 Main Street. This med spa business focuses on beauty treatments like Botox, CoolSculpting, laser hair removal and more. Go inside with CTN to see how Chapter Aesthetic Studio is taking self-care and beauty to a new level.

Watch the video here!

Learn more about Chapter Aesthetic Studio on their website.


Just Between Friends

Changing Locations

Consignment is taken to a new level with Just Between Friends pop-up consignment sales. In order to catch these sales, you need to be in the know. Just Between Friends has two sales annually in Coon Rapids, one in the fall and one in the Spring. All items are 50-90% off, making this a great opportunity for families to shop for children's clothes, toys and more! You can also open a tagging account with JBF and sell your own used items. 

Watch the video from CTN!

Go to JBF's Coon Rapids website.

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