This year marks the 150th anniversary of Arbor Day. You might be thinking—wait, didn’t Arbor Day already happen? Yes, in fact it was on April 29. However, the city of Edina is publicly observing it on May 6—and you’re welcome to join.
Arts & Culture
Sharing their talent and keen eye for sleek design are Edina residents and business owners behind Fox Homes, Brad and Heather Fox.
The Violet Nines’ lead vocalist Hayley Lewis laughs when asked how one trades an Edina High School choir robe for a set of tattoos, purple hair and a nose piercing. “I think it’s ... just a rebellious streak,” Lewis says.
For over 20 years, the Come Home 2 Edina 2nd Mortgage Program has helped over 100 families to call Edina their home. Now, a new program in concert with Come Home 2 Edina sets its sights on closing the housing gap by assisting first-generation homebuyers.
Slapshot, a steel sculpture by Minnesota artist Judd Nelson, stands across the driveway from Braemar Arena’s front doors, welcoming all players and fans to the rink.
It’s not easy to be a woman in your 30s. Potentially all at once, you’re climbing career ladders, dating and looking for a spouse, saving to buy a house, raising children, maintaining friendships and caring for family members.
“There’s no place like home,” proclaims Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz. Our homes are the foundation of all of our hopes and dreams while exuding a warmth beckoned by the people that inhabit the space.
Standing out in the cold for the bus, Rebecca Peterson snapped a photo of her three kids. “It was the first day back to in-person school for all three of my kids together in 2021,” Peterson says.
Online shopping has dominated the retail industry for the past few years, leading individuals to sell their personal crafts to those around the world. Edina resident and artist Holly Winje has experienced the demand firsthand.
Anthony Doerr is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of All The Light We Cannot See. In his latest novel, Cloud Cuckoo Land, Doerr has intertwined the stories of Konstance, Seymour, Zeno, Anna and Omeir.