Shops & Business

Inspired by TOMS Shoes and its buy one/give one initiative, local resident Amy Schwartz  set out to give a gift of a different sort— a doll. Schwartz’s then five-year-old son wanted a comfort item to sleep with. She scoured local shops in search of a doll with a religious theme.

For the 10th year running, Woodbury is supporting the Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in fashionable flair. The Open Your Heart Gala features a cash bar, dinner, and silent and live auctions led by master emcee Eric Rislove.

Primrose School of Woodbury owner Tonya Holt’s son gets his hair cut at Salon Bambino. Her family lunches at Angelina’s Kitchen. She shops at A Whimsical Place and seeks home advice at Interior Impressions.

The community celebrated the 30th anniversary of the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf at a fundraising event held at Guardian Angels Church.

This spring, take a cue from experts before changing up a room in your home. The folks at the Woodbury Barnes & Noble know a thing or two about book recommendations.

Carlson’s Piano World may be new to Woodbury, but the business dates back to 1948 when Sid Carlson founded it in Alexandria, Minn.

Although Interior Impressions' Amy Leferink graduated from the University of St. Thomas with a degree in marketing and finance, her heart found a home in interior design years before.

Coffee drinkers, bagel lovers and devoted consumers of morning treats are probably excited about the new Bruegger’s Bagels that just opened last week at 437 Commerce Drive in Woodbury.

Give Jim Reckinger two choices: a sandy white beach in Mexico or a landscape of crunchy snow with below-freezing temperatures and a bitter wind chill, he’d always choose the latter. Well, at least during Nordic skiing season.

From a young age, Jamie Heiser dreamed about being in the bridal industry. During college, her sister, Kayla Heiser, developed a passion for marketing. Their mother, Jody Heiser, longed to get back to working within fashion.

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