Thursday, May 23, 2013
Its White Bear Lake location offers more than 50 types of olive oil and vinegar.
A store specializing in olive oil and vinegar is coming to Woodbury Lakes. The Olive Branch Oil and Spice Company plans to open a new shop at Woodbury Lakes, behind American Eagle, according to Laurie Mordorski, marketing director for the shopping center. The goal is to open around July 1, said owner Bruce Bushey, who does competitive grilling and owns the store with his wife, a former home economics teacher. The Olive Branch has an existing store in White Bear Lake, and the Woodbury location will be basically the same, Bushey said. It offers more than 50 types of olive oil and vinegar, all bottled daily. The store also carries more than 130 herbs, spices, rubs and blends, according to its website. The Olive Branch sells gift packs, as …
Cowboy Jack’s opened earlier this month.
Despite some minor concerns about noise, the Woodbury City Council approved Wednesday a permit for Cowboy Jack’s to have a volleyball court just north of the new restaurant. Cowboy Jack’s also plans other games—like bag toss—outside, along with live music, likely a single guitar player, said Dwight Picha, community development director. Those using the 6,000-square-foot sand volleyball court will also have access to food and drink service. Regarding noise concerns, Picha said the city doesn’t expect any issues, as Cowboy Jack’s isn’t located in a residential area, volleyball would have to end by 11 p.m. and “you’re going to hear the freeway.” Work on the court is already underway, and people have been signing up for leagues. The measure …
The Woodbury Village Starbucks is planning a small addition with room for additional seating, as well.
Drive-thru coffee options in Woodbury will expand by one. But probably not until next year. The Woodbury City Council on Wednesday approved Starbucks’ plans to build a small addition to its Valley Creek Plaza coffee shop that will feature a new drive-thru and additional seating. The 600-square-foot addition will be built on the east side of the structure, which Starbucks shares with Potbelly Sandwich Works. An access road will go in behind the building. Rick Schroeder, vice president of construction at Robert Muir Company, said the work could potentially start this year, but it's looking more like the spring of 2014, with completion in August of that year. Councilman Paul Rebholz asked staff to ensure there won’t be issues with cars and …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
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Monday, May 20, 2013
The council meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, at City Hall.
Volleyball courts at Cowboy Jack’s, a drive-thru at Starbucks and a public hearing on 2013 road projects are on the agenda for Wednesday night’s Woodbury City Council meeting. Cowboy Jack’s, which opened in early May, is seeking a permit for outdoor activities, including volleyball. Owner Chris Diebold previously told Patch there are also plans for games, such as bag toss, at the restaurant. People were signing up for volleyball leagues before Cowboy Jack’s opened, he said. The volleyball court is planned to go in just north of the building. The city Planning Commission on May 6 recommended approval of the request by a 5-1 vote under several conditions, including having activities end by 11 p.m. Related: Woodbury Cowboy Jack’s to Open …
The full-service staffing company moved to Woodbury from Maplewood, and the St. Paul Chamber of Commerce welcomed the business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Doherty Top Talent, a full-service staffing company, has moved from Maplewood to Woodbury, and the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed the firm to town with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. According to the Doherty Top Talent website: Founded in 1978 with a single office, Top Talent Solutions has grown to become one of the most successful employment and staffing companies in the Twin Cities, with five offices strategically located throughout the region. The company's new location is at 1546 Woodlane Drive. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A quick look at the top headlines from last week around the Twin Cities east metro area and Hudson.
Some of this week's top stories include: Woodbury Punch Pizza Update: Opening Date Pushed Back The new pizza shop is going in at Woodbury’s City Centre. New Restaurant at Bielenberg: Woodbury Council Gets First Look The restaurant is part of the Bielenberg Sports Center expansion project. Woodbury Council Makes Informal Decision on Splash Pad The water feature has been considered as part of the Bielenberg Sports Center expansion plans. Along With Dreamcoat Coffee, Salvation Army Closes Oakdale Boutique The joint enterprise wasn’t making enough money, according to a Salvation Army spokesperson. Great River Pet Center Now Open in Oakdale It opened April 8 at the former Silver Lake Kennel location. Oakdale Sens. Kent, Wiger Cast 'Yes' Votes…
Recent home prices in Woodbury ranged from $225,000 to $416,000.
Each week Patch brings you some of the homes that were sold in Woodbury and the surrounding area. 2432 Lamplight Drive, $225,000, April 30 1245 Whistler Point Road, $416,000, sold April 29 7150 Lydia Lane, $410,000, April 30 3590 Commonwealth Bay, $350,000, sold April 19 8830 27th St. Court N., $309,800, sold April 30 311 Burlington St., $130,000, sold Feb. 25 1320 Broadway St. N., $346,000, sold May 3 11054 Dellwood Road N., $952,500, sold Feb. 28 11054 Dellwood Road N., $250,000, sold Feb. 28 10524 118th St. N., $659,900, sold March 27 Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Friday, May 17, 2013
The City Council recently examined plans for a new restaurant at the sports center, which is currently undergoing a major expansion.
Want to sit down at the Bielenberg Sports Center and have a bloody Mary on a weekend morning? The Woodbury City Council examined Wednesday plans for a new restaurant as part of the Bielenberg Sports Center expansion project, and alcohol sales were big part of the discussion. Greg Gartner, whose company is heading up food service at the new facility, said he plans to apply for a full liquor license. Related: New Restaurant at Bielenberg: Woodbury Council Gets First Look Councilwoman Julie Ohs expressed concerns about having alcohol sales at a facility where children are the primary patrons. “It gets a little tricky,” she said. Gartner said there would be some sort of divider, possibly a railing, keeping the restaurant area separate from …
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The new pizza shop is going in at Woodbury’s City Centre.
Construction at the site of a new Punch Pizza in Woodbury is expected to begin in the next week or so. The original opening date was slated for late June or early July, but the company is now shooting for early September. The process “to get everything worked out with the site” took longer than anticipated, according to Jenny Nyquist, senior manager. “But we are excited to finally get construction started,” she told Patch. Punch Pizza also had to provide the city with additional information on how its wood-fire ovens work, she said. Punch’s Neapolitan pizzas cook in an 800-degree wood-fire oven and come out in 90 seconds. It will be located in the same building as FedEx/Kinkos at the northwest corner of Radio Drive and Valley Creek Road. …