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A four-legged Edina hero passed away in January, just a week into retirement.

Edina’s leaders in philanthropy will be honored this month at the 36th annual City Volunteer Recognition Event on April 29.

All couples are prone to some off days, and it is perhaps this universality that spurred readers to vote for this photo of a pair of seemingly disgruntled wood ducks as this year’s Readers’ Choice winner in the Images of Edina photo contest.

Last year, Edina Magazine asked members of the community to tell us their favorites in 50 categories for our readers’ choice survey. Check out this list of 2014’s winners and see how this year’s crop compares: you’ll find some repeat favorites and some newcomers.

Choosing Categories

Click here to view photos by the talented Emily J.

After Southdale Center was built in 1956, John Holt barely recognized the area around his home just south of the shopping mall. “Sometimes I lost my way at night because the streets were building up so fast,” he told the Minneapolis Star in 1960.

Asked to offer one piece of advice to first-time parents, new mom Carly Baker’s words are simple. “Seek out a community of moms; you’re in it together,” she says. And Baker did just that when her son Everett was born last spring.

Voting has come and gone for the 2015 Best of Edina.

One of the special things about this city is its heart for helping others. Countless Edina residents understand the value of giving back and how time spent caring for others strengthens the bonds of family, friendship and community connections.

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Wednesday, March 11
[Arts & Performance]
Celebrating its 40th Anniversary season, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo was founded in 1974 by a group of ballet enthusiasts for the purpose of presenting a playful, entertaining view of traditional, classical ballet in parody form and en travesti, Les Ballets Trockadero first performed in the late-late shows in Off-Off Broadway lofts.
Friday, March 20
[Arts & Performance]
Hailing from counties Waterford, Cork, Dublin, and Donegal in Ireland, Danú is one of the leading traditional Irish ensembles of today