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.

Tom Nevers, Nick Kennedy and Steve Calvert are former Edina High School baseball players who now dedicate time, energy and resources to developing young Edina athletes (all also get compensated to coach).

Imagine standing outdoors on a sunny day beneath a sky darkened by billions of passenger pigeons. These birds seemed infinite to Native Americans and amazing to European explorers.

This month, a new two-faced, 16-foot-tall clock will be installed near the front entrance of the Hughes Pavilion at Centennial Lakes Park.

Edina public school kindergartners will have access to full days of instruction this fall. An adjustment period is normal for many youngsters experiencing full-day school for the first time.

Miriam Barber Judd led a remarkable life. The wife of Dr. Walter Judd, a medical missionary who became a congressman, Miriam raised three daughters while her husband pursued his various careers.

On February 18, the city of Edina witnessed the return of a familiar face. After a short stint as Eden Prairie’s assistant fire chief, Tom Schmitz, an 18-year veteran of the Edina fire department, was named Edina’s new fire chief.

Fun for families with children can be found at Edina Art Fair’s Kid Zone.

For one weekend every June, artists and city residents converge on 50th & France for the nationally ranked Edina Art Fair.

Bluebird Boutique uses Instagram to show off the latest fashions.

As human beings are visually driven creatures, it is no surprise that more and more clothing and home goods shops are flocking to the social media platform Instagram.

Subhash and Udayan Mitra are as close as brothers can be in their Calcutta neighborhood in post-partition India. In the late 1960s, their paths diverge as Subhash leaves for graduate school in Rhode Island and Udayan stays behind, becoming involved in the Maoist Naxalite movement.

Ever since its first appearance on Edina’s landscape in the late 1960s, Pentagon Park hasn’t filled all its potential space.

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