FARGO — Make Room, an art studio and gallery that got its start downtown in 2015, has moved to the West Acres Shopping Center. Owner Chelsea Thorson said she's surprised at the attention the move has received from the public. "For some reason, people are really interested in a business moving from downtown to the mall," Thorson said. "Maybe people think that it should be the opposite way, that we should be moving downtown."
FARGO — Founders of a new women's group in Fargo-Moorhead ask hopeful new members just one question: "Are you a LadyBoss?" Danyel Moe, co-founder of LadyBosses of Fargo-Moorhead, said women's replies have ranged from "Hell yeah!" to "I'm not quite sure, but I want to be." The truth is that there is no wrong answer, according to co-founder Laura Caroon. "It's sort of like if you're asked if you're an artist. All you have to do to be an artist is say you're an artist. All you have to do is say you're a LadyBoss and you're a LadyBoss," she said.
FARGO—A new women's clothing store has opened for business in the West Acres Shopping Center. Dry Goods, a division of the Iowa-based Von Maur department store chain, opened Tuesday, May 15, in the the space formerly home to Aeropostale, which closed for business in December of 2016. The store carries women's apparel, accessories, jewelry, giftables and shoes.
FARGO – Applying for a 2017 Bush Fellowship changed Robin David’s life. The Grand Forks woman made it to the finals that year but did not win. She said the experience forced her to “think bigger” about the change she wanted to affect in her community. Thinking bigger paid off for her this year.
FARGO—Longtime manager Taylor Snelling has some pretty big shoes to fill when he purchases Mezzaluna from local restaurant power couple Eric and Sara Watson, but he's received nothing but well wishes from customers who heard news of the sale Tuesday, March 13. One regular told Snelling, "It feels like our kid made it to the big leagues."
FARGO — Thanks to sisters Jodi Ellingson and Jill Krahn, the city of Fargo is now home to the largest self-contained salon and spa in the United States. Only those connected to Las Vegas hotels are larger than the new Hair Success Salon and Spa at BLU Water Creek that opened Tuesday, Feb. 27, according to feedback Ellingson has received from beauty salon representatives. Here are a few numbers to help illustrate the scope of the 22,000-square-foot salon and spa located at 3233 45th St. S.:
FARGO—Josie Danz has been asked since she was a little girl if she planned to one day run Zandbroz Variety, the store her parents, Greg and Renee Danz, and uncle, Jeff Danz, opened along Broadway here 25 years ago. Until recently, her answer was always "No." "Now I would say, without a doubt, that I will because I can't imagine not having it in my life," Danz said. That's just what Greg Danz wants to hear.