Archive: October 2011

Budget Budget Budget

Scott Neal, October 27, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

If you are a resident of the fair city of Edina, and you’re interested in sharing your feedback with the City about its proposed 2012-2013 budget, you’re in luck.  Next week, the City is hooking up with the Citizens League …
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Edina PACE

Scott Neal, October 25, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

I attended the “Back To Work Minnesota: Creating Jobs Through Energy Efficiency” event yesterday in St. Paul.  The event was organized by Senator Al Franken.  I think the purpose of the event was self-explanatory. I was there to talk about the …
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Should we extend our hours?

Steve Grausam, October 24, 2011 | Posted in Edina Liquor

Last Friday, I was interviewed by KSTP-TV regarding whether we were going to be changing our hours of operation like Eden Prairie Liquor will be doing (staying open until 9 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 10 p.m. Wednesday through …
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Water Tower Art

Scott Neal, October 24, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

Painting a water tower is no easy job.  Yes, there is technology involved, but a fair amount of the work is done by hand.  In the photo on the left, the dark lump on the water tower is a guy …
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Help us help you find what you’re looking for

Steve Grausam, October 20, 2011 | Posted in Edina Liquor

At Edina Liquor, we try hard to carry as many new items as we can, but it’s impossible to carry every new item that comes out. Please ask our staff if you don’t see what you’re looking for. If we …
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Edina Goes Green

Scott Neal, October 20, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

Nice article in yesterday’s Star Tribune (above the fold in the west metro section) about Edina “going green”, which is a cute headline on a couple of different levels: http://www.startribune.com/local/west/131931978.html The length of the article does not lend itself to …
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Special Assessments

Scott Neal, October 19, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

The night of a City Council’s annual final special assessment public hearings is very unpredictable.  It is the final time, short of a court room, for property owners to come face to face with their City Council to confront or compliment the Council on what can …
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America’s Promise Alliance Recognition

Scott Neal, October 12, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

Congratulations Edina!  Edina has been recognized by the America’s Promise Alliance as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People.  This is Edina’s second consecutive year of making the Top 100 list.  Three other Minnesota communities – St. Louis …
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Grapes Hat or New Blog Link: You Decide

Scott Neal, October 11, 2011 | Posted in Scott Neal

Yes, that’s me with my new “grapes hat”.  Actually, what appears to be a flashy purple grapes hat is actually a link to our newest blog:  Edina Liquor  At the Edina Liquor blog you’ll read about what’s new in the City’s …
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October Happenings at Edina Liquor

Steve Grausam, October 7, 2011 | Posted in Edina Liquor

In our business, when the weather is good, our business tends to do well. That is not always the case, especially in the winter, but that is a whole different story. Our three liquor stores saw an increase of 6.2 …
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