Shops & Business

There’s more than one way to build community. Little Free Libraries, which are popping up in cities and towns nationwide, are bringing neighbors together in Edina, too.

Andrea Knoll

When 17-year-old *Jason was working two jobs by day and living in his car by night, he didn’t concern himself with the irony of being a homeless teen in a wealthy suburb.  He wasn’t concerned about the sobering statistics on the growing number of homeless teens in the southwest suburbs.

Hockey rivals Zach Budish and Anders Lee team up for a good cause off the ice.

One college hockey game box score last season had Edina natives Zach Budish and Anders Lee each notching an assist as Budish’s Gophers beat Lee’s Notre Dame team, 4-1.

Two storied Minnesota businesses will team up to offer a unique and local holiday line this season.

Karen Nelson, Executive Director of the Edina Education Fund.

What makes Edina such a great place to live, work and play? Ask a resident, and you’ll get a variety of answers: top-notch schools, a thriving arts scene, plenty of spots to connect with nature…and the list goes on.

Dan Arom

Superhero films are box-office gold. Moviegoers are drawn to the action, adventure and special effects. But there is also something very American about our superhero stories. We embrace the idea of apparently ordinary citizens leading double lives.

No one would argue that in pioneer days the holidays were much easier. Gifts were simple and minimal.

The Galleria is more than a collection of distinctive shops. It is a shopping, dining, social and experiential destination. Visiting the Galleria is much like strolling a European boulevard of tantalizing eateries and alluring shop windows.

Fans of Minnesota history, rejoice. Last December saw the publication of Dakota Child, Governor’s Daughter, an engaging new book by Edina resident Bruce Kohn, an amateur historian who retired from his job as an attorney in 2005.