Arts & Culture

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.

Good Eggs by Rebecca Hardiman

Kevin Gogarty, 50, has had it. His widowed mother, Amelia “Millie” Gogarty, has been picked up by the Dublin police. Shoplifting excites lonely Millie, as does the thought of the trip she’s supposed to take to America.

FloralPop on the Galleria entrance

Art contributes to our lives in many ways: It educates, commemorates people and places, creatively inspires or challenges—and sometimes it just makes us feel good. That was the intention of the FloralPop initiative, the vibrant art on the exterior of the Galleria this past summer.

Anna Hagen and her sister Nikki Hollerich

Anna Hagen and her sister Nikki Hollerich have always been crafty. With a creative streak like theirs, it’s no wonder that when the sisters encountered a band saw for the first time, they became enthralled.

Long Way Home

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.


It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic forced the world to adapt quickly, and one of those ways was how kids got their education. Shifts from in-person learning to distance and hybrid learning formats created some gaps in learning.

 Hamnet: A Novel of the Plague by Maggie O’Farrell

Readers live in the golden age of historical fiction, something to be thankful for. Novelists have access to more libraries, archives and institutions via digital collections and the power of the Internet.

Mary Brindle

Mary Brindle likes to be where stuff is happening, to have, “her fingers on the knobs and be a part of something,” she says. This drive is what led Brindle to say “Yes” when she was encouraged to run for city council (2009–2020).

Katherine Nash, Heritage of Edina, 1968

The conglomeration of metal shapes on the north lawn of the Edina Library on Grandview Avenue is more than a decorative copper sculpture—it’s the history of Edina.

Artful Arches - Vicki Hurwitz

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.