With inclusivity as the forefront of her business, stylist and blogger Nikki Steele has a unique business motto—Be like a pineapple. Stand tall. Wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside.
Shops & Business
In 1889, Vincent Schuler came to Minneapolis from Austria and opened a little shoe repair shop called V. Schuler Boots & Shoes.
Virginia Hoppenrath was 10 years old the first time she saw her wedding dress. She and her sister were singing in their aunt’s wedding. The bride had paid less than fifty dollars for the dress at Powers department store in downtown Minneapolis.
For many folks, the prospect of hair removal can be a little intimidating. And even though more men are venturing into salons these days (traditionally thought of as ladies-only spaces), taking the plunge is scary and often a little painful.
Inspired by chemistry, but free from the hazards found in a science lab (not to mention those found in generically-processed froyo), this locally owned frozen yogurt franchise has a formula to please all tastes, with a rotating list of 16 flavors and 75 toppings, and policies and ingredient lists
Becky Boe, her two brothers, and her mother decided to open Bear Necessities thrift shop in Osseo, because they “really feel a niche here,” says Boe.
Minnesota High Tech Association’s annual Tekne Awards highlight innovations in everything from agricultural and educational technologies to cybersecurity and software.
David Andersen has heard people say, “Your life story would make a great movie.” It’s a short way of saying that this Maple Grove resident and architect has had his fair share of globe-trotting adventures, and took the crooked path to get there.
Part of what makes our Maple Grove community so great is people’s willingness to give back. Every day, there are people around town donating their time to worthy causes and helping those around them.