April 2015

Found 7 blog entries for April 2015.


An Asian Bistro with fresh ingredients found throughout the entire menu, Wok in the Park is a very popular choice in the St. Louis Park area. They provide modern Asian cuisine with plenty of great choices. Everything is handcrafted in ours with a unique twist.

The Menu

You will find plenty of inventive and passionate dishes throughout the menu. Many infuse all types of Asian cultures, such as Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Vietnamese. Whether you're looking for vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or even 100% MSG free, you'll find it at Wok in the Park.

The menu includes items made with real lemon, local product, slow brewed soy, fresh ginger, whole garlic, all natural hormone free chicken, USDA choice tenderloin, sustainable seafood and other high

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Whether you plan on putting your St. Louis Park home on the market soon or you just want to freshen it up, DIY projects help save money. The bonus is that they’re sometimes fun as well.

Here are some creative DIY ways to add sizzle to your home.

1. Window Treatments

It's amazing what a simple curtain or valance can do to change the atmosphere of a room. Your bedroom can be transformed with sumptuous drapery fabrics, the kitchen can be taken country or sleek and modern with the right window coverings.  Take a trip down the aisles of SR Harris Fabric in Brooklyn Park (they have fabulous sales) or Hancock Fabrics in Minneapolis to find fabrics to fit your decorating taste. Simple curtains and drapes are easy to make so even if you’re not

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Maneuvering the highways, working in the yard and our healthcare systems – we’ve rounded up a couple of news stories from St. Louis Park – grab ‘em while they’re hot!

This used to be such a quiet street

When the highway gets tough, the tough get going – right through our neighborhoods. Remember how tired you are of motorists using the streets near your home to bypass congestion on Hwy. 100 when you get the urge to complain about the construction mess on said highway.

MnDOT officials say that we can expect the chaos to continue through the fall of 2016. You can learn more about the project here.

Back away from the lawn

Spring! Those with the proverbial green thumb sit by the window during the waning hours of winter, chomping at the bit

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Finding fresh cuisine is very easy at Mill Valley Kitchen. This restaurant serves Northern California inspired cuisine with a refined atmosphere. It's a comfortable place to dine with fresh, local and sustainable ingredients found throughout the menu.

Along with a menu full of fresh choices, the restaurant also features plenty of wine choices by-the-glass and by the bottle. They have plenty of California wines and some from Oregon and Washington. You will also find a variety of cocktails and local beers on the menu.

The Menu

The menu features lunch, dinner, dessert, brunch and something for kids. The lunch menu includes:

  • Baby Kale Salad
  • Vegan Chili
  • Free Range Turkey, Avocado and Tomato Sandwich
  • Minnesota Bison Burger
  • Arctic
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It’s so nice to see the local real estate consistently move in a positive direction. More listings for our buyer clients would be nice, but we aren’t going to complain about the overall real estate market in St. Louis Park. Instead, we’d like to share with you what we’re seeing.

The latest MLS statistics – which were for March (the MLS always releases a month’s stats in the following month) – show some good news, especially for folks who are thinking of buying a home in St. Louis Park.

News for St. Louis Park Home Buyers

The best news in the latest numbers for homebuyers in St. Louis Park is that the median sales price has not gone up. In fact, at $235,000, it has remained identical to the median sales price in March of 2014.

The median

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St. Louis Park has plenty of great places for shopping. With all types of luxury shops throughout the area, there's no shortage of top brand names and places to go. Here are three of the top areas for shopping in St. Louis Park.

The Shops At West End - 1621 West End Boulevard

A mixed-use development, The Shops At West End are not far from downtown Minneapolis. They are centrally located and found off Highway 100 and I-394. This shopping destination includes plenty of high-end shops and restaurants including:

  • Blast Blow Dry Bar
  • Creative Kidstuff
  • Apricot Lane Boutique
  • Jos. A Bank
  • White House Black Market
  • Bergstrom Jewelers
  • And More!

Along with the many great shops, you will find a number of dining options

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Theatre - Image Credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jojocake/53245733

St. Louis Park provides plenty of fun and entertainment. ShowPlace ICON Theatre is one of the top spots to go for watching a movie in a much different way. You can not only catch the latest films, but you can also enjoy a delicious dinner, severed seating, a modern design and more. The LoBBY Lounge provides plenty of fun for those 21 years of age and up and the VIP Premium Reserved Seating is perfect for those looking for a better movie-going experience.

About Kerasotes

ShowPlace ICON is a Kerasotes Theatre. They have been providing movie experiences for more than 100 years and all locations offer state-of-the-art digital projectors, sound and more. You can even catch a movie in Real D 3D art the theatre.

The LoBBY Lounge

If you're of age,

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