Shops & Business

Lake Minnetonka wool blanket

After opening a new retail store in downtown Excelsior’s historic Miller Block Building on Water Street in March, Faribault Woolen Mill Co. will greet its first winter holiday season with new product lines, which hit the shelves this autumn.

Holly Foley, a Mound stay-at-home mom, has enjoyed arts and crafts since she was a child, and now she’s turned her lifelong hobby into a business.

Dr. Bryan Laskin of Lake Minnetonka Dental is a long-time teeth expert, with degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Bird Dog Studios is a fashion accessory company based in Lynda Larson’s home in Minnetonka that’s drawing attention for its unique bowties.

Minnetonka’s Sweet Jules, which just opened a location on Greenbrier Road, is a one-stop shop for a sweet-tooth fix, candy gift boxes and Easter basket treats.

Just over three years ago, Nate Houge and Micah Taylor were talking with each other about work, and how they were kind of “over it.” Houge was a musician, constantly on the road and away from his family, while Taylor, formerly a traveling musician as well, was in the corporate world, stuck in a c

Walking through the door into the quaint, colorful shop, one message is made crystal-clear about Irish on Grand: it’s not just a store for traditional Irish garb, but rather, a home for a celebrated culture.

Minnetonka’s St. David’s Center is known for building strong family relationships and nurturing children through their early childhood development program. But how about a little dancing?

Before World War I, many residents of the Lake Minnetonka area of German heritage were proud of their roots. In 1883, German nobility even visited the lake to celebrate James J.

European style is quickly becoming Excelsior style, and with a trendy boutique like Maison/My European Treasures & More, it’s no wonder.

Newly rebranded boutique Highcroft will provide all of the necessities for a relaxing evening gathered around the fireplace. Formerly known as Lussuria Lini, Highcroft’s main focus is its wide selection of European linens.

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