Black Friday, New Caribou and Burgers: West Metro Business Roundup

Are you wondering what businesses are opening or closing in the west metro or otherwise making the news? Here’s your update for October 2012.

The following is a collection of business related articles that recently appeared on Patch sites in Edina, Eden PrairieFridley, Golden ValleyHopkinsLake MinnetonkaMaple Grove, Minnetonka, PlymouthRichfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Click on the headline to read the full story.

A BP Gas station upgrade and four new retail stores could come to Boone Avenue in Golden Valley if the City Council approves the final plans.

A Sprint store and a Fantastic Sams will also be moving into a retail center on the old BP site.

Residents Respond To Walmart At Plymouth Meeting

More than 50 people attended the Oct. 10 public meeting at Four Seasons Mall in Plymouth.

 The Oct. 15 reopening of the Lyndale Avenue bridge over Minnehaha Creek brought relief and a big block party for to old businesses and encouraged new businesses to open such as a frozen yogurt shop and a popular prenatal yoga studio.

30th Granite City Food & Brewery Set to Open

The St. Louis Park-based chain is building its next restaurant,

New Minnetonka Caribou Coffee

The coffee shop makes a move across County Road 101 to gain a drive thru.

St. Michael Based Support Rewards Loyalty Program Off to a Successful Start

St. Michael based Support Rewards is off to a successful start in the St. Michael-Albertville community.

New Business Sets Sights on Former Snyder Drug Store

Construction has started at the vacant storefront at Bass Lake Center in Maple Grove.

‘Regatta’ Luxury Condominiums Planned for Downtown Wayzata

A local development firm is set to purchase space in Plaza Block for luxury condominiums within former Wayzata Bay Center site.

New York Style Meets Minnesota Hospitality at TriBeCa Salon

Owner Heike Ciardelli says she’s in for the long haul with her Edina salon.

Employees Say Accent Signage Will Continue After Shooting

The business will stay open after six employees died at the hands of a former co-worker, the Star Tribune reported.

Best Buy to Continue Black Friday Midnight Opening 'Tradition'

After its first midnight opening on Black Friday 2011, Best Buy plans to do it again.

Supervalu in Talks to Sell; UnitedHealth Profits Jump: Eden Prairie Business Roundup

A roundup of business news in Eden Praire.

Local Entrepreneurs Launch New Co-Working Building in Excelsior

The Commons provides entrepreneurs, small business owners and home-based professionals modern office space within sight of Lake Minnetonka.


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