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.
Shops & Business
Every first Wednesday of the month, November through May, over 200 people from Church of the Open Door Next Generation youth group, serve at nearly 25 different locations around the Twin Cities.
Maple Grove resident Brandi Sweeny was inspired by a book to begin selling upscale vintage items on eBay and Poshmark.
When the leaders of Minnesota’s most promising startups went looking for a place to put down roots, Maple Grove felt like home right away.
Tiny Footprint Coffee is the world’s first carbon-negative coffee. Roasted in Brooklyn Center, Tiny Footprint was founded by five individuals who worked in the Minneapolis coffee scene for years.
When Faye Welk, the owner of The Special Touch Gift Shop, opened her retail store in 1990, she wanted to use her passion for interior decorating to create a space where those seeking timeless, quality home décor could find unique home ac
It all started with a hutch and some end tables.
From collecting pennies during its initial year to raising more than $10,000 last year, since 2001, Fernbrook Elementary School and its community have donated nearly $154,000 to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Painted Turtle Chocolatier isn’t like most chocolate shops in the area; their focus is on creating chocolate in small batches. “I’m what is called an artisan chocolate maker.
CobornsDelivers allows grocery shopping with the click of a button—and now that’s all it takes to prep your entire meal.
Although 17-year-old Jayzryn Thompson is involved in the National Honors Society, Spanish Honor Society, basketball, softball, the recycling club and is also a straight “A” student at Maranatha Academy, the high school senior still makes time to help others.