Around Town

Ghosts, ghouls and goblins, oh my! It’s that time of year. Time to carve pumpkins, watch scary movies and dress up in your best costumes. A great costume is half the fun (the other half is candy of course). So check these tips for dressing to dazzle and spark conversation this Halloween.

Edina residents Austin and Amanda Wagner have been long-time fans of Beaujos Wine Bar & Bistro. “This is just a place we’ve always loved and been connected to,” says Amanda.

After several avid golfers felt uprooted when the Bryn Mawr golf club was to be developed, six of them would later create the 146-acre Interlachen Country Club.

An expansion of the Edina Promenade, located near Centennial Lakes Park, was completed in September with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project had been in progress since spring 2015.

In an effort to lower the cost to businesses for the purchase and installation of bike racks around town, the city of Edina introduced a bike rack cost-share program last summer.

SotaRol opened in November near 50th and France next door to AgraCulture. It is serving up delicious and inexpensive Asian dishes for people on the go.

Before opening the first Gent Cuts and Grooming location with his wife, Crystal, in 2011, Michael Boyle had experienced the full gamut of hair salons.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Braemar Arena. In celebration, hockey enthusiasts and art lovers alike can help the city acquire a fitting sculpture for the arena. The sculpture, Slapshot, portrays a hockey player holding a stick and was created by local artist Judd Nelson.

Haute Flower Boutique owners Bridget Connell and Marsha Hunt suggest making outdoor arrangements festive by adding fresh evergreens, spruce tips and cedar. Give outdoor pots the holiday treatment by adding tree lights.

Roz Safdari grew up in Cloquet, Minn. and likely thought her days in the northland were over after moving to Atlanta to pursue her career as a master hairstylist.

Around Thanksgiving in 2014, Patisserie Margo was informed that their lease was up for their Edina bakery location at Gus Young Lane and Arcadia Avenue. They’d have to be out by spring.

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