Around Town

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.

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.

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