Arts & Culture

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.

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.

Follow the Blackbirds

Before cave paintings, hieroglyphs on stone, parchment, quills, Gutenberg’s press or any concept of reading, there was poetry. Poetry—stories, prayers and messages expressed in rhythmic words, between humans, all over the planet.