Shops & Business

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.

What on earth can be happening here? Is Carole Banbury, Miss St. Louis Park 1959, trying to sell an oven to Little Leaguers Skip Miller and Greg Shea? No; the plot is more complicated.

Last July, St. Louis Park business owner Keith Miller got some national attention. Bubbly Paws, Miller’s self-service dog wash company, had always used FedEx for its shipping and printing needs—and now, it was time for them to help FedEx.

It’s 1961, and we’re drinking martinis and smoking cigarettes at the Shalimar Thirstbar cocktail lounge at the new Ambassador Motor Lodge. In the middle of the circular bar is a pagoda and elephant sculpture; on the wall is a mural of a parade, with elephants, dancers and musicians.

British ensemble The King’s Singers performed in February at Orchestra Hall to benefit the Park Nicollet Frauenshuh Cancer Center, located in St. Louis Park.

Over the last several years, the ideal grocery-shopping experience has evolved. Forget warehouse-size packaging and processed foods.

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