Arts & Culture

English Country Kithen

Well preserved by the same family for over 50 years, Emily and Caleb VonVett’s 1960s Edina home was in need of a modern upgrade when they bought it. After moving in five years ago, the couple intentionally held off on any major renovations to ensure each update made sense for their lifestyle.

Academy of Prince music camp

The idea for Purple Playground sparked among Prince fans at a backyard barbecue. It was 2016, shortly after the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer’s death in April 2016. Sadness and a yearning to keep Prince’s philanthropic legacy alive permeated the yard.

Visible Breath of Wren Song

Martin Freeman is a bird and wildlife hobbyist and amateur photographer whose photo, Visible Breath of Wren Song, was not only the winner of the Plants & Animals category of the 2021 Images of Edina photo contest but also took home Best in Show.

The grand opening and ribbon-cutting celebration of the New Spaces design office, at Life Time Work Edina at Southdale, took place on October 28, 2021. A gathering of clients and community partners, the New Spaces team says the evening was filled with excitement, laughter and fun.

Galleria’s Floral Experience

The Galleria’s Floral Experience is back this spring, from March 27–April 10, after a two-year hiatus. This floral installation extends the length of the mall and features flowers by Bachman’s.

Owners of Fox Homes create dream home with remodel

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

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.

buying a home

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

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.