Shops & Business

ONLINE: IOCP Turns 35
HED: Anniversary of Giving

We can all play our own stylists in this day and age, but chances are if you’ve tested D.I.Y. beauty practices, you’ve experienced a snafu in which you wished that you had listened to the echoes of the styling gods, saying, “Don’t do it!” Next time, listen.

With a population of just more than 70,000, the city of Plymouth ranks as the third largest suburb of the Twin Cities metro area. It is also “America’s Best Place to Live,” according to Money Magazine 2008 (and it’s ranked in the top 10 again since then).

Get your library card ready! Friends of the Plymouth Library, a volunteer-based organization devoted to the support and betterment of Hennepin County Library, is ready to help you and your family hit the books this fall.

Born from a mother’s pursuit of non-toxic baby clothes, Cutie Bees is an everyday lifestyle brand offering chic wardrobe ensembles for children ages 0–24 months.

Kay Frandsen’s Plymouth consignment shop Wabi Sabi started, like so many small businesses, thanks to the owner’s passion.

Melissa Diamond, the director and founder of A Global Voice for Autism, didn’t intend to start her own organization. But she couldn’t get that little girl’s face out of her head.

Each morning that a resident arrives to move into their new home at Gladys’ Place, they find a friendly face in Bob Kauffman. The 77-year-old volunteer welcomes them, assists with their move and invites them to sit down for a cup of coffee.

Forty-seven years ago, a 20-something University of Iowa undergrad studying modern European history was taking the steps to become an attorney.

Remember the day you received your first bicycle? You jumped onto the seat,
placed your feet on the pedals and flew down the street—whether you had a parent
behind you or not. But as basic as this moment in time seems, not every young

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