Shops & Business

The bookshelves at Wild Rumpus. Above, a boat is affixed to the ceiling.

Since 1992, Wild Rumpus has been a staple in the Linden Hills neighborhood, known for its great selection of children’s books, a special entryway for its younger patrons and its wild inhabitants.

When Linda Trummer was hired as outreach coordinator for St. Louis Park’s Meadowbrook Collaborative in 1993, she didn’t think she’d stay long. “No one knew what they wanted me to do, and people didn’t trust me,” she recalls.

For Ira Gurewitz, soccer isn’t just a part of life. It is life. And it has been for nearly 40 years. In September, the St. Louis Park High School athletic committee recognized Gurewitz’s efforts to promote soccer and sports education in St.

Small Business Saturday, a movement started mostly on social media, occurs the day after Black Friday, the huge shopping day after Thanksgiving, and encourages shoppers to buy small and buy local for the holidays.

There are quite a few signs that let you know Warehouse Winery isn’t your average event venue—one is a wall of artistic graffiti, including a rendering of the famous stomping grapes scene from I Love Lucy. But Twin Cities brides and grooms are finding plenty to love about this St.

We never know what wondrous things will come across the threshold of the St. Louis Park Historical Society, and these photos are excellent examples. In the photo above, say hello to Dorothy Strate, a member of the St.

Katherine Ferrand’s father was a small-town doctor. Thanks to his inspiration, she’s always had an interest in helping people. So three years ago, when a friend encouraged her to volunteer with the Park Nicollet hospice program, based in St.

Nestled in a little white house on Excelsior Boulevard, Bean + Ro boutique is taking customized gift-giving to a new level.

Jewelry design has been an integral part of Boris Notovich’s life since an early age. The St. Louis Park entrepreneur was born in Ukraine and spent most of his life there, where he worked in an established jewelry store as an apprentice in his teens.

Reach for Resources, a Hopkins-based nonprofit that helps Twin Cities individuals of all abilities live a full life, hosted a dance for members and friends in May at St. Louis Park High School.

St. Louis Park resident Mark Toretsky began his journey with Parkinson’s disease on February 12, 2010. On that day, Dr.