Arts & Culture

Celebrating 4th of July

After pivoting to an online only event last year, Edina’s annual July 4th celebration returns to the streets.

Wayne Kostroski

Wayne Kostroski didn’t set out to found an event that would fund 25 million meals. A local restauranteur since 1980, Kostroski toured a St. Paul food bank in 1985, was struck by the need and realized that he was in a position to help.

Heart #44 original mixed media on canvas

“Stephanie Dillion’s signature heart paintings are like pieces of the past, hardships that one never thought they were capable of getting through, yet we do. And somehow, our heart is put back together stronger and more beautifully than we ever thought possible by grace and love.

Child goalie in front of hockey net

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online. This month, we asked Brandon Winkel to tell us about his photograph titled Fun in a Flurry at Pamela.

Edina-based pet-calming CBD brand Kradle at the Royal Dog Days event in October. Dogs (and their families!) enjoyed this outdoor event in Lake Elmo. The Kradle King and Queen were crowned by Crunch, the Minnesota Timberwolves mascot.

Competitors playing Bowl Hole

What exactly is Bowl Hole you might ask? Well, it goes like this: 10 holes, just smaller than a ball, are drilled in the ice in a pattern just like traditional bowling pins at the end of a bowling lane.

U.S. veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell holding medal

Just like most of 2020, the launch of U.S. veteran and Paralympian Melissa Stockwell’s book wasn’t to plan.

Masked woman and child using hand sanitizer

Local childcare centers seek to provide environments suited to children’s needs.

Nick Legeros standing by one of his bronze sculpture

Nick Legeros is an Edina sculptor whose work sets a high standard for public art in our community.

Painting of a boxer by Richard Merchan

Hollie Blanchard, co-founder of Art Girls Mpls. says, “The Boxer by artist Richard Merchán is a beautiful representation of his loose impressionistic approach fueled by strategic hints of color perfectly placed throughout the composition.

Skaters on the ice at Centennial Lakes Park.

Be sure to register for the upcoming Winter Wonderland at Centennial Lakes Park.

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