Shops & Business

Owl perched in tree branches.

We’re pleased to greet 2021 with a fresh round of photos from our annual Focus on Maple Grove photo contest, which was held in August. To start off, Rod Smoliak’s Eagle Lake Great Horned Owl, placed second in our Wildlife and Nature category.

With a record-shattering turnout in April’s Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop, local stores were able to tie together a whopping $37,500 for area food shelves, including Maple Grove-based CROSS.

The iconic diner-style home cooking that Henry Lange and his crew have made famous in the Maple Grove area has been given the space that it deserves.

Attendees at the 2015 Ticked Off gallery opening event at the Maple Grove Arts Center took the Lyme Challenge with a hearty bite into a lime and support for Lyme’s Disease eradication.

Each day starts with an old fashioned “rise and shine” logging call. Boys ages 7 to 17 climb out of their beds at 8 a.m. sharp. Many start their day by grabbing a towel and taking a quick dip in the lake. Flag raising is at 8:15. At 8:20, breakfast is served.

The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes have opened their latest women’s and girl’s clothing boutique, Dazzle Me Fashions.

If you’re used to the car wash offered to you at the gas pump, you’ve probably never been to Paradise Car Wash & Detail Center. The Twin Cities company has seven full-service car wash locations in the metro area, and its newest opened in February in Maple Grove.

For dogs living on the streets, it is only natural to eat garbage, be riddled with diseases and never know the love of a veterinarian or owner. It’s a game of survival and one without hope.

As a teenager, Maple Grove resident Tony Cimperman played acoustic guitar until the day he discovered the percussive, satisfying “thump” of the electric bass.

Committed to serving individuals and families in the Maple Grove area, CROSS Services has taken another step toward making hot meals more readily available to citizens in need.

Maple Grove resident Scott Petinga's life began on May 3, 2004. He was in his early 30s, but the day signaled a rebirth. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and it set him on an entirely new path.

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