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Saginaw, Minnesota

Just six miles west of Twig
(somewhere past the sticks)

Thunder Bay, Ontario

The area around Bay Street in Thunder Bay is populated by Finnish-Canadians, including many recent immigrants. They celebrate St. Urho's Day with a parade on Bay Street.

We at have not had the opportunity to participate in the Thunder Bay celebration and would appreciate any photos. In the meantime we present these photos of Bay Street businesses.

The FinnPort Gift Shop
Finlandia Club & Hoito Restaurant The Hoito Restaurant is located in the basement of the Finlandia Club
Finlandia Club & Hoito Restaurant
Hoito Restaurant, where many of the menu items are Finnish, and much of the coversation is in Finnish as well.
Finn-tastic Sauna & Gift Shop Finn-tastic Sauna
& Gift Shop
Other Finnish businesses in the block include the Finnish Book Store, Scandianvian Deli, Harri's Bakery and Kileva Bakery.

- Bay and Algoma Business District web site