Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Businesses opened, closed and otherwise made the news throughout the west metro in 2012.
Year in Review 2012 The following is a collection of business related articles that appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Eden Prairie, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael in 2012. Click on the headline to read the full story.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Are you wondering what businesses are opening or closing in the west metro or otherwise making the news? Here’s your update for July 2012.
The following is a collection of business related articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, Shakopee, and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story. Green Cleaning Company Opens in Golden Valley The company boasts a "green" angle as well - most of the products used are biodegradable and the water can be reused. Public Access TV Studio Faces Possible Closure A handful of citizens in Minnetonka advocated keeping the studio open. Pizza Luce Opens in Richfield There was also a pre-opening event with all sales being donated to VEAP. Bayers Hardware To Close Sept. 1 Bayers out-competed by …
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Nadia Cakes owner Abby Jimenez, who has been on TLC's "Fabulous Cakes" and won Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars”, will soon be opening Nadia Cakes in the Twin Cities. She joins us as this week’s Patch Pro for some cupcake and custom cake conversation.
If you've already heard of Nadia Cakes, a cupcake shop and custom cake studio, you're not alone. The founder of the California-based business, CEO/Executive Chef Abby Jimenez, has appeared on TLC's Fabulous Cakes and appeared on and won the Food Network's Cupcake Wars earlier this year. Jimenez, this week’s Patch Pro, moved to Minnesota earlier this year for the upcoming opening of Nadia Cakes in Maple Grove. The grand opening is reportedly scheduled for July 26. As a Patch Pro, she will answering your questions about cupcakes, custom cakes, winning the Cupcake Wars, appearing on television, her new shop in Maple Grove and just about any other bakery-related questions you can throw her way. Just enter your questions in comments below! …
Monday, April 2, 2012
Our West Metro Patches covered those stories this week, and a mini library, a mission to Haiti, higher hunting fees and opposition to the proposed same-sex marriage ban.
Monday, April 2, 2012
Editor’s Note: Every week we will bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Edina, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. (Click on the headline to read the full story.) Jack Jablonski Returns Home, Albeit Briefly The Benilde-St. Margaret's sophomore hockey player, who sustained a serious spinal cord injury during a game on Dec. 30, went home for a family barbecue on March 18, according to his CaringBridge page. West Metro Effort to Re-elect President Obama Kicks Off At the event, Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak said, “We will not give up one inch of the western suburbs. I am obsessed with winning this and with winning this (3rd District) …