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A new shop adds street fashion and skate culture to downtown Fargo shopping options

Reporter and host Thomas Evanella talks about Ninja Skate, a new downtown Fargo shop, and how it stands out among the Fargo metro's boutique retail options.

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A new small business is offering a slice of the West Coast in downtown Fargo.

Ninja Skate and Versatile Outlets opened at 413 Broadway on Monday, Aug. 22. Shop owner Angie Granheim, who grew up as a teenager in Fargo before spending a decade in Los Angeles, said her goal was to bring a piece of California culture back to the Midwest.

Reporter and host Thomas Evanella talks about the new shop and how it stands out among the Fargo metro's boutique retail options.

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Angie Granheim opened Ninja Skate and Versatile Outlets Monday, Aug. 22. The store — from its products to the artwork hanging inside — is meant to evoke a West Coast feel in downtown Fargo. “I wanted to bring a little bit of Los Angeles flavor into the city and a little bit of who I am,” she explained to The Forum.
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Thomas Evanella is a reporter for The Forum. He's worked for The Forum for over three years, primarily reporting on business news. He's also the host of the InForum Business Beat podcast, which can be streamed at InForum.com/podcasts or wherever you listen to your podcasts. Reach him at tevanella@forumcomm.com or by calling 701-241-5518. Follow him on Twitter @ThomasEvanella.
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