Sunday, March 17, 2013
This week's selections include a legislator's regret about gay-marriage, suburb sirens, long emergency room waits, Running Aces complaint and new business openings.
Editor’s Note: Every week we bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Wayzata Company Agrees to Pay More than $400k for Violating Clean Water Act DMH Partners North, LLC, agreed to pay a $75,000 civil penalty to the U.S. and to purchase wetland credits valued at approximately $340,000. Westonka Activities Director Resigns in Wake of 'Harlem Shake' Suspensions Dion Koltes came under heavy fire from parents in the Westonka community following the suspension of several students for performing the "Harlem Shake" during a lunch hour. Edina…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A look at some of the new businesses that are reportedly opening in Maple Grove during 2013.
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Thursday, December 6, 2012
The new locally owned business opened Dec. 1 and will be having a grand opening celebration Dec. 8.
Located in the Grove Shopping Center between Maple Grove Hospital and Super Target, a new business - Daily Dose Café and Espresso – opened Dec. 1. Maple Grove resident Benjamin Haven and Golden Valley resident Curtis Medina own the business, which has eight employees. “Curt and I are extremely excited to open our very own cafe and coffee shop in Maple Grove. As a resident of the neighborhood, I feel that we have the perfect location to offer great tasting, freshly made food and superior coffee in a location that is convenient to both our residential and business neighbors,” Haven said. In addition to specialty coffee drinks, the Daily Dose offers a variety of food items including muffins, scones, and homemade desserts, as well as lunch …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Construction has started at the vacant storefront at Bass Lake Center in Maple Grove.
CorePower Yoga will reportedly be filling in a portion of the formers Snyder Drug storefront at Bass Lake Center, located at Bass Lake Road and Sycamore Lane in Maple Grove. Cushman & Wakefield/NorthMarq announced on its website Aug. 15 that CoreYoga signed a lease for that the new yoga facility. CorePower Yoga commented on the new location as well on a Aug. 15 Twitter post, stating the Maple Grove location is scheduled to open the first quarter of 2013. “CorePower Yoga offers a truly unique yoga practice that’s accessible more than traditional. Set to energizing music, CorePower Yoga strengthens, balances, detoxifies and exhilarates the body and mind. CorePower Yoga classes will have you moving, breathing and sweating,” according to the …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
An opening date has not yet been announced, but construction should be complete in January.
A new Goodwill store is being built near the intersection of Interstate 94 and Weaver Lake Road in Maple Grove. The 20,600-square foot store will be Goodwill’s second in Maple Grove. “Goodwill is expanding its footprint in the Twin Cities as the need for its services and offerings grows,” said Joe Ryan, president of Oppidan Investment Company. “We’re very pleased to partner with Goodwill yet again as it strives to expand in the Twin Cities market.” According to Ryan, construction of the new Maple Grove Goodwill store is expected to wrap-up in January. Goodwill, which will lease the building from Oppidan, has not yet announced an opening date. This is the fifth Goodwill retail store that Oppidan has developed in the past three years. …
Monday, October 1, 2012
The new Maple Grove restaurant received liquor license approval and discussed their upcoming opening at a recent Maple Grove City Council meeting.
Updated Nov. 29, 2012 Read about the opening date here: Redstone American Grill announces opening date Update Nov. 27, 2012 No additional information has been made available regarding the opening date of Redstone American Grill in Maple Grove. A request for comment from the business has not yet received a response. Original article Oct. 1, 2012 Construction continues at Redstone American Grill, located at the former site of Boston’s Gourmet Pizza, as the new Maple Grove business aims for an early to mid November opening. Restaurant representatives were at a recent Maple Grove City Council meeting where they received liquor license approval. Councilmembers inquired about the anticipated opening date, which Redstone Chief Operating …
Friday, September 21, 2012
The new coffee shop opened its doors to the Maple Grove community Friday morning.
Adding to the full setup of new businesses at Dunkirk Shopping Center in Maple Grove, Starbucks Coffee has opened for business. The new coffee shop is located next to Valvoline and Freeziac near Dunkirk Lane and County Road 30 opened at 4 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21. The hours are 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 5 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. "We're really excited to be opening another store in Maple Grove," the Starbucks spokesperson said in a previous Patch interview. It is the third Starbucks location in Maple Grove, with a location off of Wedgewood and store within Target. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Friday, September 14, 2012
The new sandwich shop opened in Maple Grove in August.
Joining other new businesses such as White Castle and Becker Furniture World at Dunkirk Shopping Center, Which Wich Superior Sandwich Shop opened for business in August. “Maple Grove is a vibrant, growing community with fantastic residents, workers and businesses. I decided to place the store along Dunkirk Lane just south of I-94 because the area has high traffic but not very many dining options,” Which Wich franchisee owner Garrett Ebling wrote in an email to Patch. The new business employs about 30 people at the Maple Grove location. Nationally there are 170 locations, with four in the Twin Cities and two more slated to open this fall, according to Ebling. Fifty-one different sandwiches, called wiches, are offered as well as dozens of …
The new coffee shop in Maple Grove will reportedly open in September.
Adding to the full setup of new businesses at Dunkirk Shopping Center in Maple Grove, Starbucks Coffee is planning on moving in as well. Although signs are up around the store as of Sept. 13, no additional opening date has been announced. Starbucks previously indicated a possible mid-September 2012. The new coffee shop will be located next to Valvoline and Freeziac near Dunkirk Lane and County Road 30. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Thursday, September 13, 2012
A request to construct a multi-tenant retail building at the Shops at Wedgewood moves forward to the Maple Grove City Council.
Solos Pizza Cafe and CVS could be getting a new neighbor. A plan to build a 6,500 square-foot multi-tenant retail building at the Shops of Wedgewood received unanimous recommendation from the Maple Grove Planning Commission Sept. 10. The PUD Development Stage Plan and final plat moves on to the Maple Grove City Council for approval. The request was submitted by Wedgewood Equities, LLC. The proposed area near Wedgewood Lane and Bass Lake Road had received conceptual approval for a retail building in 2005, according to documents provided to the planning commission. The architecture proposed for the site would be similar to other buildings in the area. No potential tenants have been announced for the building yet, although the proposal does …