Arts & Culture

There can be an unconditional bond when it comes to our pets. For centuries, dogs have been coined “man’s best friend” as the bonds of unfailing love, devotion and loyal companionship deepen with time. When I saw the life with which artist Karin Jacobs captures her original pet commiss

Local author and librarian Maureen Millea Smith is a connector.

Planting Trees for Arbor Day

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.

They Dig It

If you played with Fisher-Price toys, watched The Brady Bunch on Friday nights or almost took out yourself or a sibling with a set of groovy Clackers, you could qualify to be a member of the Pop Culture Preservation Society (PCPS), dedicated to honoring, relishing and downright diggin’ all things

Buzzworthy Lawn Care

When Betty Goodman moved into her current home in Edina in 2017, she knew she wanted to be very intentional about the landscaping. Her property is across the street (and uphill) from a wetland, and she didn’t want any lawn care to disturb the wetland ecosystem.

Taking a (Golf) Swing at Cancer

The best compliment an author can hope to receive is when readers say they couldn’t put a book down.

Citizen of Edina

On Christmas Eve 2020, Shelly Loberg, a member of the Edina Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund Committee, drove through a snowstorm to deliver $500 disaster-relief checks to struggling restaurant workers.

Garden Quilt

Whenever you pass the intersection of France Avenue and Market Street, you’ll see Garden Quilt, an installation on the east side of the North Parking Ramp at 50th and France. It brightens my day with its vibrant colors, which are also lit at night to radiate these dynamic patterns in the dark.

For the Love of Nature

“But for one’s health, as you say, it is very necessary to work in the garden and see the flowers growing.” —Vincent Van Gogh

The Art of Creativity

Ready to get out of the house and try something new this spring? The Art Center in Edina offers a plethora of opportunities for children, teens and adults of all abilities to tap into their creative side and explore new mediums—at both the Art Center and Edina Senior Center.