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. …
Friday, December 28, 2012
The company’s mattress store is also open.
The latest addition to Woodbury’s “Furniture Road” is now open. Becker Furniture World has opened at the Woodbury Commons retail area at 10150 Hudson Road. The Minnesota-based retailer’s Becker Mattress Store is also open; it’s attached to the furniture store. Related: Becker Furniture World Shoots for Winter Opening at New Woodbury Store Becker Furniture World features video monitors and a design studio, CEO Jim Huseby told Patch this fall. “We’re all about helping people plan their rooms,” he said. “We’re not just trying to sell you a sofa.” The furniture store spans 40,000 square feet, with the mattress store occupying another 7,500 at the retail center, Huseby said. There will be a formal grand opening after the first of the …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The wood-fire pizza shop made the announcement on its Facebook page.
Punch Pizza will arrive in Woodbury this spring. The wood-fire pizza shop posted a note on its Facebook page saying it has signed a lease to open the eighth Punch Pizza in Woodbury. It's expected to open in June 2013. The post was accompanied by the city’s logo. It will be located in the same building as FedEx/Kinkos at the northwest corner of Radio Drive and Valley Creek Road, said Jenny Nyquist, senior manager. Punch has been looking for a spot in Woodbury for years, she said, and finally found the perfect location. A patio will also be built at the site, Nyquist said. Punch’s Neapolitan pizzas cook in an 800-degree wood-fire oven and come out in 90 seconds, Nyquist said. “And it’s just like you get in Naples, Italy,” she said. “A really…
Thursday, September 20, 2012
There will be a Becker Mattress store at the space, as well.
Becker Furniture World is hoping to open its new store in Woodbury around the New Year. Work is underway at the 40,000-square-foot space at Woodbury Commons, and a Becker Mattress store will also open at the site, said Jim Huseby, CEO. The Woodbury location will be similar to its Maple Grove store, Huseby said, with a “fresh, innovative” look. “It’s going to feel more ‘today,’” he said. “It’s more exciting.” Related: Becker Furniture World Coming to Woodbury Related: The Logic Behind Woodbury’s ‘Furniture Road’ The Woodbury Becker Furniture World will feature video monitors and a design studio. “We’re all about helping people plan their rooms,” Huseby said. “We’re not just trying to sell you a sofa.” The selection will change …
Friday, September 14, 2012
The discount grocer is going in at the former Borders location.
Aldi officials on Friday announced that the opening of a new grocery store in Woodbury is set for Oct. 5. “As Aldi continues to grow in the Twin Cities, we are pleased to open this new Woodbury location to help more customers stretch their dollars even further,” Matt Lilla, Faribault division vice president for Aldi, said in a statement. “As important as price is, there’s only one way to attract and keep shoppers: You have to have quality products. When people try our Aldi exclusive brands, they are surprised by the savings and impressed by the quality.” Work is underway at the former Borders space at Tamarack Village, where Aldi will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:45 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. The public is invited to attend, and people…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
The owner posted an announcement on his Facebook page saying the opening date is “90.235698” percent set.
Sole Mio, a new Italian restaurant going in at Woodbury’s Valley Creek Mall, should be open by early October. On the Sole Mio Ristorante Facebook page, the owner, Angelo Montes, said the grand opening will likely be on Oct. 8. To be exact, he said he’s “90.235698” sure that will be the day, according to the post. Montes said he would post additional information in the coming days. The opening was previously pushed back after Montes ran into construction issues, he told Patch in June. See: Sole Mio Plans September Opening in Woodbury Montes is an award-winning chef who used to oversee the kitchen at the Chianti Grill. He said he’s excited to open in Woodbury, a place he has called home since he moved to the U.S. with his family about …
Monday, July 30, 2012
The electronics giant expects the store to open in October.
Best Buy officials on Monday confirmed that the electronics giant is planning to open a Best Buy Mobile store in Woodbury. The new store is scheduled to open in Tamarack Village in October, a company official told Patch. Best Buy Mobile stores offer a wide range of mobile devices—phones, tablets, eReaders, ultrabooks, MP3 products and related accessories—and sell products from nine carriers. Technical support is also available, and Best Buy Mobile employees receive a minimum of 80 hours of training and “ongoing education on mobile phone technology, applications and trends to help customers make the most of their mobile,” according to a fact sheet provided by Best Buy. The company launched the Best Buy Mobile platform in 2006, and as of …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The July 12 event will also benefit the Woodbury Community Foundation.
If this weather doesn’t have you thinking of a frozen treat, maybe this news will. Freeziac plans to hold a July 12 grand opening for its new shop in Woodbury, according to a release from the Woodbury Community Foundation. (There are conflicting reports on when store will be open—one says July 6, another July 9.) During the Woodbury grand opening, people can get a 16-ounce cup of frozen yogurt for $3. Proceeds from the event (5-7 p.m., Thursday, July 12) will support the Woodbury Community Foundation. Freeziac officials in April told Patch of their plans to open a new frozen yogurt shop at the former Blockbuster location in Woodbury. Freeziac gives customers the chance to create their own frozen treats, with options ranging from fresh …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The new Italian restaurant at the Valley Creek Mall will “give Woodbury the restaurant that’s not here yet,” owner says.
Food, Angelo Montes says, “is art.” “It’s like playing the guitar,” he said. “You play and you enjoy it. But it’s better when you play for others.” Montes is the owner of Sole Mio, a new restaurant set to open in Woodbury’s Valley Creek Mall. After running into some construction issues, the opening has been pushed back to September. A celebrated chef who used to oversee the kitchen at the Chianti Grill, Montes said he’s excited to open in Woodbury, a place he has called home since he moved to the U.S. with his family nearly 13 years ago. “Opening in Woodbury is my dream,” he said. “To me, it’s like where I was born,” Montes added. “It’s my community, and I can’t wait to show the community (Sole Mio).” The former Mi Familia space at the …
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
The former Atlantic Buffet will still offer Asian food buffet-style, but will add the Japanese griddle cooking to its offerings.
The overhaul is nearing completion and the Teppanyaki Buffet is set to open in Woodbury on Sunday, June 24. Formerly the Atlantic Buffet, the new restaurant—in Woodbury’s City Centre—will still offer Asian food buffet-style, but will add the Japanese pan cooking, workers there told Patch. A sign on its door indicates the opening date. The work has been going on for the past few months. Workers at the new restaurant on Wednesday said they would have management get in touch with Patch. Check back for updates. The restaurant is located at 8340 City Centre Drive. For more information call 651-730-8668. Like us on Facebook | Follow us on Twitter | Sign up for our newsletter