Arts & Culture

Edina resident and hobbyist photographer Vicki Hurwitz was out for a walk one warm summer morning in 2021 when she noticed the sun hitting her neighbor’s dog just right. She took advantage of the tranquil moment and pulled out her camera.

Is there anything better on a beautiful summer evening than enjoying live music al fresco with neighbors and friends, surrounded by excellent restaurants and fantastic ice cream? Probably not.

It’s not easy for most Minnesotans to talk about themselves. Even more complicated is to get them to share their feelings. But that’s exactly what Edina resident Dietrich Nissen, founder and CEO of Inherited Stories, does.

The annual Edina Art Fair marks the unofficial beginning of summer for many residents in the Twin Cities.

June Jones, 28, is the library assistant at the Chalcot Library in rural England. Built in the 1870s as the village school, the library is a red brick building. It is beloved, but it has seen better days. Shy June is beloved as well.

As we age, our bodies gradually lose potential for healthy functioning of our cells, tissues and organ systems. When cells fail to produce adequate amounts of energy, deterioration and pathologies can occur. 

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