Shops & Business

According to Bob’s Shoe Repair owner David Young, they’ll do “anything and everything” to fix up your shoes.

After about five years in Minneapolis, Lacey Brooker, owner of Piccadilly Prairie, decided to make a change. In November 2016, she moved her shop to Southdale Center in Edina.

In 2016 Mindy Ahler decided to raise awareness of climate change by riding her bike across the country.

She readied her bike, a 30-year-old Trek that her mom had given her. She would start in Seaside, Ore., and ride almost 4,000 miles to Washington, D.C.

Chika Griswold is an Edina mother of three who prides herself on making wholesome food at home. She makes her own almond milk, yogurt, bread and cheese straws, among other things.

Two beautiful spring-themed pieces available at Scheherazade Jewelers in Edina that are sure to brighten up your seasonal outfits include a butterfly necklace and ring set by Lombardi of Italy, an award winning Italian jeweler.

If you’re looking for some fun new games or activities for your child’s Easter basket, then look no further than Creative Kidstuff. Books are great gifts. Creative Kidstuff recommends The Littlest Bunny and Too Many Carrots.

“Don’t just dream. Have plans,” reads a sign outside Grandview Tire & Auto on 70th Street in Edina. The quote was perfect for Kamal Aggarwal. The Edina resident was talking to her son about taking his schooling more seriously while they were driving to the store.

Sometimes you choose service, and sometimes service chooses you. Ann Deshler of Edina knows both sides of this story. She’s been an oncology nurse her entire career, currently working in cancer research for HealthPartners.

The Peters Billiards logo is a familiar sight to many driving on Highway 62 over Lyndale Ave. in Minneapolis. But many Twin Cities residents might not know the business’ interesting history.

Sara Aubitz is an Edina homeowner and mother of two who loves her neighbors, Edina public schools, staying fit (she runs and does yoga), travel and gardening. Her employment history includes merchandising at Target and marketing at 3M.