WAYZATA — Julieta Shoes have a big claim. The Wayzata-based shoe company says they're “the most comfortable heels you will ever wear.”
Eden Prairie, with its plentiful grocery stores and restaurants, doesn’t qualify as a food desert, but it didn’t always feel that way.
LONG LAKE — Gina and Scott Davis’ company Dog Threads started small, shipping their clothing out of their Long Lake home but recently, after “Shark Tank’s” Mark Cuban invested $250,000 in Dog Threads, the company has blown up.
With nooks crammed with cushioned couches and low-light chandeliers, Fat Pants Brewing Co. aims to make its customers comfortable above all else, owner Elizabeth Anderson told Eden Prairie News one week before the city’s first brewery opens to the public.
MINNETONKA — Gov. Tim Walz awarded five Minnesota companies for global excellence on Nov. 7, including three local companies — Fireaway Inc. in Minnetonka, Tolomatic Inc. in Hamel and Dailin Applied in Plymouth/Faribault.
PLYMOUTH — The Foursome Fine Menswear, a clothing and footwear store for men, is celebrating 10 years in Plymouth. The store moved from Wayzata 10 years ago but has been operating for 84 years total, according to a news release from the company. The Foursome is located at 3570 Vicksburg Lane…
MINNETONKA — Xcel Energy awarded six businesses for their outstanding energy efficiency achievements at its annual Energy Solutions Expo, including Minnetonka company, Cargill, according to a news release from Xcel Energy.
WAYZATA — While people have been composting for a while — dumping organic waste into compost piles or backyard bins — the emergence of trash companies hauling away organic waste is fairly new. Randy’s Environmental Services is among the trash haulers that serves Hennepin County, offering gar…
WAYZATA — Armed with buckets full of fresh-cut flowers and wearing bright orange shirts, Lesa and Colin Fenwick, along with volunteers and employees from Candlelight Floral & Gifts, wandered around downtown Wayzata hanging out free flowers to everyone they ran into on Wednesday, Oct. 23.
MINNETONKA — Vegan, vegetarian, pescatarian, reducetarian — there are a million words to describe a plant-based lifestyle. Today, more and more people embrace reducing their meat and animal byproduct consumption. Grocery store shelves are filled not only with beef, chicken, cheese and eggs b…
Double Take Salsa's new Eden Prairie headquarters, at 9921 Valley View Road, doesn't have much office space, but that's just fine with Bernie and Adina Dahlin; the spacious industrial kitchen is where the magic happens.
WAYZATA — After less than a year, The Dough Room in Wayzata has closed permanently, according to the restaurant’s General Manager Dan Ostman.
PLYMOUTH — Ashley Sondergaard has been teaching yoga for seven years, but a month ago she made a big career change and opened up her own business — Wedded Wellness.
EXCELSIOR — The Suburban restaurant in Excelsior never expected to be in the business of babies, but a special spicy burger has purportedly sent two women into labor unexpectedly and brought two babies into the world.
Two dozen judges from around the country recently sampled more than 300 wines at the 2019 International Cold Climate Wine Competition organized by the University of Minnesota Grape Breeding and Enology Project and Minnesota Grape Growers Association.
MOUND — A bagger from Jubilee Foods in Mound won an award at the 31st annual Best Bagger contest held by the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA), according to an Aug. 20 news release.
MINNETONKA — A Minnetonka designed by renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s son is slated for demolition as a developer plans to create a cul-de-sac community on the land where it sits.
WAYZATA — Pilates MN has been awarded the Exceptional Service Award of Excellence by the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce and Business & Estate Advisers, Inc.
MOUND — The Mound City Council is considering an ordinance to take over control of tobacco licensing, regulations and enforcement within city limits.
MEDINA — A large neon sign announces your arrival at Highway 55 Rental — the aptly named store sits on Highway 55 in Medina. Inside the store, party games line the walls along with tents, yard games, and anything else one might need for a graduation party, wedding or celebration.
MINNETONKA — Boom Island Brewing Company is getting ready to open its doors in Minnetonka.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior Brewing Company is getting into the hard seltzer game to give non-beer drinkers an option when they visit the taproom.
WAYZATA — Inland Development Partners — a real estate organization — announced its new headquarters in downtown Wayzata at 100 Lake St. W., according to a news release from the organization.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior’s most anticipated shopping weekend was on full display Sunday afternoon. From booths at a flea market to rides on the Minneahaha Steamboat, to tents lining the sidewalks in front of stores, the craziness of the annual shopping weekend lived up to its name.
WAYZATA — Local, Brian Wagner, who is president of Wayzata-based Flagship Bank, was named 2019 Rising Star in Banking, according to a news release from Flagship Bank.
WAYZATA — The Wayzata Boatworks building redevelopment is on hold after the developers decided to resubmit revised plans to the city.
Workers at the Shakopee Amazon fulfillment center will participate in a strike on one of Amazon’s busiest days, Prime Day, July 15, from 3 to 6 p.m.
It’s peak summer, and there should be stalls of colorful produce lining the farmers’ markets of the southwest metro.
The name brought Amber Cox and Mike Stenkel to the newly-opened Winchester and Rye in downtown Victoria.
TONKA BAY — Three couples with a passion for boating came together to buy the Caribbean Marina and Restaurant in Tonka Bay earlier this summer.
The Drycleaning and Laundry Institute awarded Best Cleaners with the 2019 Award of Excellence in Quality Cleaning and Customer Service, according to a news release. Best Cleaners has received the award 15 times since the program began in 2005.
When Kayla Casciano and Alex Heroff met their puppy, Minnie, it was love at first sight. The couple of nine years took her home that same day in December 2018.
TONKA BAY — After a long discussion about traffic on County Road 19 — also known as Manitou Road — the Tonka Bay City Council unanimously approved three resolutions related to a proposed redevelopment project at the Tonka Village Shopping Center on Tuesday, June 11.
In the brewhouse, Jake Rimnac opened up a bag, pouring malt into the miller. Soon, another batch of beer was brewed at Badger Hill Brewing Company in Shakopee.
WAYZATA — A proposal to redevelop the Boatworks property hit a roadblock on Monday, June 3, when the Wayzata Planning Commission unanimously voted to recommend that the city deny the developers’ request to change city zoning code, as well as other requests connected to the project.