Monday, April 1, 2013
March's business news includes at $400,000 fine, liquor violations, SimCity, Islamic University of Minnesota, a new cupcake bakery and a malt shop's 40th anniversary.
Editor’s Note: The following is a collection of business related articles that appeared on the following Patch sites in March 2013: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Hunt for Stolen Shakopee Puppy Leads Police to Pot Growing Operation The puppy and the suspect were gone when police arrived at a Northfield home, according to reports. Three of the World's Billionaires Come From Minnetonka Forbes magazine released its list of billionaires. Who do you think has ties to Minnetonka? VIDEO: Jon Balch 'The Restaurant Guy' Visits Fireside Pizza in Richfield Richfield native and former hockey pro Darby …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
What were the most-read articles in February on Golden Valley Patch?
Though the month was short, February didn’t bring any news shortage. Bottineau meetings, shocking arrests, new business and long-time establishment closures made headlines in Golden Valley. Here is a listing of what you, the reader, liked the most this month, beginning with the most popular story. ***
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The long time Golden Valley restaurant was part of the community for more than 25 years.
With simple “closed” and “out of business” signs posted in the front windows of Piazza's Italian Ristorante, the long time Golden Valley restaurant has closed without explanation. A man answering the phone at the Piazza's Italian Ristorante Feb. 4 said “the eatery had closed, but refused to give details or his name,” the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal reported. Patch was unable reach anyone at the business and the website was no longer active. A sign on the front of the business offered a phone number leasing or sale of the site, which went unanswered. Hennepin County property tax records estimate the total market value of the building and property to be $500,000. The business, located 8851 7th Ave. N., is near upcoming proposed …