The Gulf Coast Capital community is composed of many movers and shakers that truly make our destination unique. These community stories feature Black-owned businesses in Corpus Christi that go above and beyond in their craft, embody community pride, and inspire others to love where they live.


VNP Gallery

Located at the heart of Downtown Corpus Christi, VNP Gallery could not be left out of our list of black-owned businesses being featured this month. It’s no surprise that thrifting is a local favorite; certainly, this is one among the many businesses that are unique to our area. VNP prides itself on having some of the most rad vintage streetwear pieces in the coastal bend area. With its unique twist on retail, this local gem is both stylish and eco-friendly. 505 S. Water St.


Hemispheres Cafe

Whether you're in the mood for sweet or savory, this shop is sure to have plenty of options for your daily pick-me-up! Located inside of The Corpus Christi Athletic Club, the locally-owned coffee shop also known as Hemisphere Cafe is proud to serve the Corpus Christi area. Co-owner Dexter Rhines prides himself in giving the community a unique experience not only through his products but also through the opportunity to build lasting relationships with customers day in and day out. 2101 Airline Rd​.


Coast over to our Community Stories page to view more features on the makers and doers of Corpus Christi!

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