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 …
Friday, March 29, 2013
The bakery opened its doors Friday.
It’s been less than a week since the Golden Valley Gigi’s Cupcakes opened, and residents are already enjoying the flavorful options. The franchise business, owned by Aaron and Jamie Clayborn, opened Friday in Golden Valley Commons (7722 Olson Memorial Highway) with options like Merry Margarita, Miss Princess and Sopapilla. Since then, the company has rotated in numerous tasty offerings. The bakery is currently open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. Sunday. The owners said on Facebook that they plan to extend the hours once the weather gets better. Cupcakes cost $3.25 each or $36 for a dozen.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
Business news in the west metro Twin Cities for January 2013.
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 for January 2013. Click on the headline to read the full story. New Business: Gigi’s Cupcakes to Open in Golden Valley Owners Aaron and Jamie Clayborn are hoping to open at the end of February. Boston Garden Closes for Good Jan. 31 After 30 years serving Mainstreet customers, Hopkins mainstay Boston Garden is closing its doors for good. In its place, three former owners of a Bloomington restaurant whose lease expired will be opening a pizzeria. Popeyes Chicken Coming Soon to …
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Owners Aaron and Jamie Clayborn are hoping to open at the end of February.
A new sweet treat option will be opening soon in Golden Valley. Gigi’s Cupcakes is preparing for an end of February opening. The franchise business, owned by Aaron and Jamie Clayborn, will be located in the Golden Valley Commons. “We love the small town feeling just outside the city,” Jamie said. “The Commons is an area people like to hangout when the weather is tolerable, and a cupcakes shop is perfect for the area. The location is great right off of Highway 55, close to businesses and yet in a family oriented area.” Gigi’s Cupcakes focuses on selling cupcakes, mini cupcakes and cheesecake cupcakes baked fresh every morning. “There are 36 flavors offered weekly, which are featured on the gigiscupcakesusa.com website. Gigi’s does offer …