Saturday, May 11, 2013
A quick look at the top headlines from last week around the Twin Cities east metro area and Hudson.
Below is a collection of stories from east metro Patch sites Thousands Descend on Woodbury for Lions Club Garage Sale Every sale has something a little offbeat. What’s the oddest item that will be featured at your sale this week? Tell us in the comments section. Osaka Now Open at Woodbury Lakes The Japanese restaurant features a sushi bar and a dozen hibachi tables. Dana’s Closes, The Woods Coming to Woodbury The new store is expected to open this summer. Snapshot: What’s With the Big ‘X’ Along Highway 5 in Oakdale? There are about 100 signs posted in the area as part of Washington County’s aerial survey project. Work Underway at New Oakdale Caribou Coffee The new coffee shop is expected to open this fall. Minnesota Health Department to …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The new store is expected to open this summer.
The Woods, a handmade products retailer known for its Christmas line, is planning to open this summer in Woodbury’s Tamarack Village. Work is underway at the former Dana’s Apparel location. The Woods is closing its Roseville store and moving operations to Woodbury, said Dave Looney, owner. The move will more than double its square footage—from 2,000 to 4,600—and allow the company to showcase more items, he said. The goal is to open by Aug. 1, Looney said. “We’re excited to get out here,” he said. According to the Patch listing for its Maple Grove location: The Woods is a retailer of a wide range of handmade products. This includes candles, clothing, collectibles, dining ware, home décor products, jewelry and boxes. Additionally, it offers …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Construction is underway next to Mattress Firm.
A new AT&T store is set to occupy a new building being constructed next to the Mattress Firm at CityWalk in Woodbury, multiple workers at the site told Patch. Several attempts to obtain additional information—from building management and AT&T—were unsuccessful. There is an existing AT&T store at Woodbury Lakes. It’s doing “very well,” according to Laurie Mordorski, marketing director at Woodbury Lakes. The new store looks as though it will be attached to Mattress Firm. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Once a month Patch recaps business news from the area.
Below is a collection of articles that appeared on area Patch sites: Woodbury, Stillwater, Hudson, Wis., and Oakdale. Patio Time in Woodbury If you know of a patio that’s open, or will be soon, tell us about it in the comments section, and be sure to mention your favorite spot in town. Unique Process to be Used to Add Second Story to Woodbury Schneiderman’s Furniture The Woodbury City Council recently approved the plans. Starbucks Plans, Dickey’s Fire, Library vs. Jail Bookings: Editor’s Notebook Here are a few items that came across my desk lately. Torrid Clothing Store Now Open in Woodbury The store is located in Tamarack Village. Chuck E. Cheese Plans to Come to Woodbury It’s part of the next wave of development at the Commerce Hill …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
The store is located in Tamarack Village.
Torrid, a clothing store for women who wear sizes 12 to 26, officially opened Wednesday in Woodbury’s Tamarack Village. “We’re already doing really, really well,” said Kari Rodriguez, store manager. “The customers seem like they’ve been excited for us to open.” The store sells women’s clothing and shoes and accessories. A grand opening event is set for Saturday, April 27, featuring refreshments, scratch-off coupons and other promotions, Rodriguez said. Torrid is located at 8278 Tamarack Village, suite 314, near Dick's Sporting Goods. There are four other Torrid stores in Minnesota. Last month, Patch asked Jennifer Vides, director of brand and communications for Hot Topic, Inc., about the new Woodbury store. Woodbury Patch: What is Torrid? …
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
The outdoor retailer is planning to open a new store in Woodbury in the fall of 2014.
Minneapolis-based Kraus-Anderson Construction Co. will build the new Cabela’s store in Woodbury, according to the Pioneer Press. Cabela’s, a nationwide outdoor-goods retailer, announced in January its plans to construct a new store in Woodbury. It’s planned at the southwest intersection of Interstate 94 and Radio Drive, just north of Tamarack Village. The 85,000-square-foot store is set to open in the fall of 2014, with construction beginning this fall, Wes Remmer, Cabela's spokesman, told Patch in January. Related: Updated: Cabela’s Plans to Open Store in Woodbury Updated: Woodbury Cabela’s Site at I-94 and Radio Drive, Not Tamarack Village Snapshot: Gander Mountain Remodel Planned Before Cabela’s Woodbury Announcement The Woodbury …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The grand opening is set for Feb. 5.
A new jewelry store boasting products designed and manufactured in Minnesota is now open at Woodbury Lakes. Knox Jewelers was getting things ready for a soft opening the morning of Tuesday, Jan. 29. The grand opening set for Feb. 5, said Ryan Knox, owner. It’s the second store for Knox Jewelers, following its Minneapolis location, where the products are created. “We make and design everything we sell,” Knox said. “Our product is what really stands us apart. … You’re not going to find our products at any other jewelry store.” Most jewelry stores buy items from overseas, Knox said. “They’re worried about one thing—that’s keeping costs down,” he said. “My company’s not like that.” Knox Jewelers focuses on wedding and engagement rings, Knox …
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Cabela’s plans to build a new store at the southwest corner of Radio Drive and Interstate 94.
Councilman Christopher Burns was curious. After seeing a note in the city administrator’s report about Gander Mountain submitting a permit for an interior remodel of its Woodbury location, Burns asked staff if the application came in after the news of Cabela’s plans to open a new store in Woodbury. Community Development Director Dwight Picha said Gander Mountain has been planning the remodel for months. Burns asked about the timing during Wednesday’s Woodbury City Council meeting. Quipped City Administrator Clint Gridley: “Hunting nation is very happy here.” Cabela’s earlier this month announced plans to build a new store on a parcel at the southwest corner of Radio Drive and Interstate 94. Related: Cabela’s Plans to Open Store in …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
The jewelry store is moving from Woodbury Lakes to the former Creative Kidstuff space.
Kay Jewelers is moving from Woodbury Lakes to the space vacated by the closure of Creative Kidstuff. Laurie Mordorski, marketing director at Woodbury Lakes, confirmed it was moving. Construction is underway at the location, between Ficocello's and Pearl Vision, at 7150 Valley Creek Plaza, near Marshall's. The jewelry store plans to open March 5, according to Frank Cirillo, a public relations official with Sterling Jewelers, whose brands include Kay, Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, Osterman Jewelers and others. Kay Jewelers has 13 other locations in Minnesota, and sells jewelry for men and women. Check out its website for more information. Like Patch on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our free newsletter
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
The outdoor-goods retailer announced its plans to open a store in Woodbury on Tuesday.
A new Cabela’s in Woodbury would be built just north of Tamarack Village, not within it. Cabela’s, a national outdoor-goods retailer, announced Tuesday its plan to build a new store in Woodbury. Related: Cabela’s Plans to Open Store in Woodbury The release from the company said it would open at Tamarack Village, but the president of the company that owns Tamarack told the Pioneer Press that Cabela’s has been looking at buying property at the southwest corner of Radio Drive and Interstate 94, north of the shopping area. No permit applications have have been submitted to the city at this point, said Eric Searles, Woodbury associate planner. Cabela’s plans to open the 85,000-square-foot store in the fall of 2014, with construction set…