Shops & Business

Three freshly minted stores on 50th and France are perfect spots to find necessities for a few important stages in life and have a whole lot of fun in between.

What does the word “Halloween” conjure for you? Trick-or-treaters? Carving pumpkins? How about haunted houses? Do-it-yourself haunted houses (the kids-in-face-paint kind) are a mainstay of modern Halloween celebrations.

Summer is traditionally wedding season, but among brides and grooms who want an extra-special day, winter weddings are growing more popular.

Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, Child 44, remains to this day one of the best thrillers I have ever read. Exciting, adventuresome, at times disturbing and extraordinarily original, Child 44 is one of those rare debuts that seems impossible to top.


Bluemercury, a new beauty retailer in Edina, is taking high-end products from individual department store counters and selling them under one roof.

It’s time to take care of our ears. According to Sonus Health Care Professionals, 48 million Americans experience some form of hearing loss, and a percentage of these people will never seek treatment.

The store’s black-and-white checkerboard floor might make you think you’ve stepped into Wonderland, but it’s a craving for fine chocolates, not a rabbit hole, that will bring you here.

The simple act of pulling a lever to dispense gentle mounds of soft-serve ice cream topped with an iconic curl triggers fond memories in the hearts of Dairy Queen faithful across the country and around the world.

You can help fight crime, whether or not you wear a badge and drive a squad car.

Drive around Edina and you’ll notice many streets with names of the families whose farms once graced that land: Grimes, Code, Gleason, Cooper.