Downtown Willmar

Spurs Grill & Bar opens in downtown Willmar: Dream come true for owner

September 19, 2018

Spurs Grill & Bar opens in downtown Willmar: Dream come true for owner
The opening of Spurs Grill & Bar in downtown Willmar took about three years longer than expected, but the wait has been worth it for owner and operator Esperanza Aydee Lopez. “It’s a dream come true,” said Lopez. “I’m very excited to bring unique dishes to Willmar.” Lopez, 41, has worked in food service most of her life but this is her first venture as a restaurant owner. Located at 313 Fourth St. S.W. in a 1937-era Art Deco building known as Historic 313

Midtown Plaza Opens for Business in Downtown Willmar

May 29, 2018

Midtown Plaza Opens for Business in Downtown Willmar
Over the past year and a half a new business center in Willmar, Midtown Plaza, has come into reality.  The owners, Zack Mahboub and Sahra Gure, previously had acquired the former Erickson Building in downtown Willmar as a location for their business, West Central Interpreting.  They decided that it would make a great location for a diverse business center, catering to the communities of new immigrant businesses. Funding for renovating the first floor of the building came together in the Spring