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.

Each summer, more than 70 floats glide down a stretch of 50th Street for the Edina July 4 Parade. As the intricately designed units move along the parade route, you’ve likely oohed, aahed, waved, and perhaps wondered how they execute it all.

Are you ready for the first and largest outdoor fine art extravaganza of the season? It’s the 49th year of the Edina Art Fair, and there’s something in store for everyone.

“Tireless” is the adjective long-time friend and nominator Ann Schulze uses to describe Kathleen Foye MacLennan, recipient of a 2014 Connecting with Kids Leadership Award.

Edina Magazine editor, Angela Johnson with Greg and Nicole Jennings at David Yurman in the Galleria

Shopping in Edina is always a treat. New stores with wonderful and unique selections crop up frequently, making retail exploration in Edina a regular and much-anticipated event.

On Tuesday, August 6, neighbors around Edina congregated outdoors to celebrate Edina's Night to Unite. The event, similar to those held around Minnesota provided an opportunity for residents to get to know the folks who live on their street and in their neighborhood.

Edina Rotary Club member John Flynn was honored with a 2014 Connecting with Kids Leadership Award for his outstanding volunteer work with Camp Enterprise, a leadership camp for high school students.

To kick off our annual Prep Elite issue, in which we highlight accomplished high school students, let us introduce you to Edina High School seniors Tanner Sparrow and Ben Foley, a pair of friends and teammates who have been tearing up the football field together since eighth grade.

Nancy Schaber helps train youth volunteers at Fairview Southdale Hospital.

Each year, the Edina Community Foundation’s Connecting with Kids program recognizes standout leaders whose work with local youth “goes above and beyond their job descriptions,” according to the foundation’s execut

Edina artist Claire Jensen with her muse, a horse named Mama.

Edina High School graduate Claire Jensen has been drawing and painting for as long as she can remember.

Communication is key in every aspect of life, including sex and healthy relationships. But sex often is a difficult topic to tackle. Luckily, experts like those at Skyhill Sex and Relationship Therapy in Edina are available to help. Dr.

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