We're counting down the most inspiring, popular, interesting and tragic stories of the year.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Sunday, December 16, 2012
When Liquor Boy opened its doors last month, a lot of St. Louis Park residents paid attention.
On Nov. 26, a 10,000-square-foot liquor store opened in St. Louis Park. The Patch story about Liquor Boy quickly became one of the most read stories of the year. Prior to the opening, owner John Wolf said Liquor Boy would have a large selection of beer, wines and spirits, such as 80 single malt Scotches varieties and 800 different wine choices. Those statistics might explain why so many people read the story. Several commented on it, as well. It was a big year for beer, wine and all forms of liquor in SLP. From Four Firkins to Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill, here are the other liquor-related stories that ran this year on Patch:
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
St. Louis Park residents, and nonresidents, most often read stories about the election, Jack Jablonski, police incidents and a new liquor store.
Here are the St. Louis Park Patch stories, in order, that generated the most views in November (click on the headline to read the story): Did we miss your favorite story of the month? Tell us in the comments. Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Sunday, November 25, 2012
This week's selection includes a new store that creates new clothes from old, two amputees who share their stories with students, and an important coin toss.
Editor’s Note: Every week we will bring you a sampling of stories from Patch sites in the west metro: Eden Prairie, Edina, Fridley, Golden Valley, Hopkins, Lake Minnetonka, Maple Grove, Minnetonka, Plymouth, Richfield, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Minneapolis Teen Charged In Multi-City High-Speed Chase Burglary suspects led police on a chase for 17 miles early Tuesday morning. The chase ended in Maple Grove, where three men were arrested. MAC Nixes Flight Pattern Shifts for Edina Skies Edina skies are safe for the time being, after the Metropolitan Airports Commission opted to nix a major shift in flight patterns over select swaths of the city. Owner Says Prices Will Be Cheap at New Liquor Store in St. Louis Park …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The new 10,000-square-foot Liquor Boy opens Monday, Nov. 26, in SLP's Park Place Shops.
A 10,000-foot warehouse-style liquor store will open on Monday, Nov. 26 in the Park Place Shops of St. Louis Park. John Wolf, who also owns Chicago Lake Liquors in Minneapolis, said Liquor Boy will be just like its sister store— but on a larger scale. The store is located at 5620 Park Place Boulevard, next to OfficeMax, near Costco and the Shops at West End. Liquor Boy will be open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday. “Liquor Boy is completely different—something people have never before seen in the Twin Cities," Wolf said. "It’s three times the size of an average liquor store and will never have sales. Rather, Liquor Boy prices will be up to 40 percent cheaper every day.” What makes Liquor Boy different? Wolf said it will be the …