Monday, April 15, 2013
This week's selections include a man accused of punching his girlfriend in the face, disorderly conduct in Target, fires, stalking and Craigslist issues.
Editor’s Note: Every week we 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, Shakopee, Southwest Minneapolis, St. Louis Park and St. Michael. Fingerprints Link Fugitive Suspect to Wayzata Burglary Scene The Hennepin County Crime lab lifted fingerprints from the scene of an attempted burglary and positively matched them to an Elk River man. Man Charged After Allegedly Strangling Girlfriend at Aqua City Motel Police say Randall Velachi Jackson punched his girlfriend numerous times in the face, strangled her and held a knife to her throat. 'Heavily Intoxicated' Man Allegedly Strangled, Threatened to Kill …
Thursday, March 21, 2013
'Small acts of kindness are contagious,' said a woman in a 'Missed Connections' Craigslist post whose meal was paid for by the driver ahead of her.
Customers created a chain of charity earlier this month in a most unexpected place: the drive-through lane at McDonald's in Fridley. That's according to a "Missed Connections" posting at Craiglsit: Random act of kindness - w4w - 25 (Fridley Mcdonalds) To the woman who decided to pay for my meal at the drive through window this morning in Fridley. I would like you to know that your small act of kindness meant a lot to me. Your kind deed didn't go unnoticed, as I decided to pay for the person behind me, and I heard that guy tell the window driver to pay for the person behind him and so on and so forth. Sometimes small deeds have a bigger effect than intended and small acts of kindness are contagious. So, thank you for brightening my Saturday…
Thursday, February 14, 2013
On Craigslist, customers at Target, Home Depot, Walmart and Perkins in Fridley seek out service-sector workers and each other.
Shopping in Fridley is not all business for some people, judging by "Missed Connections" listings on Craigslist. For Valentine's Day, here are a few recent postings: Home Depot Carpet Gentleman - w4m - 34 (Fridley, MN) I met you over a month ago in my quest for new carpet, you were so helpful, and I think we enjoyed chatting. I met with you a few different times ton figure out my carpet wants...I kept changing my mind. :) In any case, I would love to connect with you outside of carpet buying. I hope this message reaches you if you are interested. I wish I'd said something... - m4w - 50 (Target - Fridley) I saw you, several times, shopping at Target off of Central Avenue on Tuesday January 29th around 3:30pm. Me: Brown hair, blue hooded …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
A sampling of local items listed for sale on the Web Feb. 5–6, 2013.
Here is a quick sampling of what's currently listed for sale at Craigslist.com by people in the Fridley area: Garage Tire Clock - $20 TIRE CLOCK for your garage, .... 10 inches diam. Battery /quartz movement Doctors buggy on sale! - $690 really nice looking doctors buggy. call Edward at 612-three nine zero-7336 for more info drop from 900 to $690 ! antique steel 4 ft' tractor wheels (2) - $350 tractor wheels . good shape 612 three nine zero 7336 ladies russian silver fox hat - $60 brought back from trip years ago. still like new kept in great condition. cash only. $60obo neat little stove - $100 it is metal and neat 612 845 1175
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Folks in Fridley are ready to part with items such as a Santa apron with matching hat.
You don't have to travel far or spend a ton to add to your collection of holiday items, judging by recent for-sale listings for Fridley on Craigslist. The biggest deal in terms of size is probably the six-foot nutcracker statue. According to the listing, "he is in amazing condition" and hasn't been seen on it's Fridley front yard for five years. ($100/best offer) Award for best holiday tie-in goes to the vintage Slinky toy, which the "Stocking Stuffer" listing says would make a "Great Christmas holiday gift." ($10) Runner-up: A little red wagon, an "Antique ... from way back" that "Makes for a great Christmas holiday display." ($40) Many of the items could help you start your own Christmas in the 1970s exhibit like the one at the Fridley …
Friday, November 9, 2012
Voters in and around Fridley cast glances along with their ballots.
Judging from Craigslist, the election wasn't the only thing on voters' minds at Fridley-area polling places Tuesday. At the Fridley Community Center polling place: I'm the guy in the "Caterpillar" jacket. We spoke briefly. You thought I may have known you from the Maple Lanes Bowling Alley. Please reply to this ad if you see it. Dan To the north (Coon Rapids VFW polling place): Cure redhead at Coon Rapids VFW - m4w - 30 (Coon Rapids) Saw you voting at the Coon Rapids VFW on Tuesday, around 5 PM. Think we shared a glance or two. You were really cute, but I didn't really have a chance to say hi. If this is you, hit me up. To the south (St. Hedwig Catholic Church polling place, northeast Minneapolis): St Hedwig polling place - m4w - 42 (Mpls…