POSTED Tuesday, December 20

From the tallest man to the fastest time to enter a suitcase or most weight held by nipples, the Guinness Book of World Records seemingly has it all. And that includes an Edina man who is making a run for the record for longest time supporting his body weight in the plank position.

Jim Ogg, a retired architect/former Marine/marathoner, remained in the position for 50 minutes and 8 seconds in October. Guinness Word Records is currently adjudicating Ogg's feat.

POSTED Tuesday, December 13

You don’t need to be the next Larry Bird to compete in TreeHouse’s second annual Hoopin It Up For Hope free throw tournament series. Even if your shot isn’t on target, the cause is.

TreeHouse, an Edina-based non-profit organization aiming to support and transform at-risk teens, is using this event as an opportunity for people to raise money and awareness for teenagers who are facing difficult times, including issues such as depression, bullying, sexual promiscuity, substance abuse and anger.

POSTED Friday, December 2

Beatles fans rejoice! The Galleria will host a display and sale of John Lennon’s artwork December 9-11. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to view and purchase collector’s items that include a limited edition of serigraphs, lithographs, copper etching of drawings, and song lyrics. Many of the approximately 100 pieces from the Lennon collection have never been shown in the Twin Cities.

POSTED Tuesday, November 22

When I first met with Susan Smith of Edina Federated Women’s Club, I was armed with a little background information on the group, and with a bit of information on what they had accomplished since that rather plucky gal, Jane Cunningham Croly, gathered a group of women together back in 1890. But after I spent an hour with Smith at a local coffee shop, I was impressed…and inspired.

Boy, I thought to myself, these women really prove the old adage that there is power in numbers. And they show just how powerful and productive women really are.

POSTED Tuesday, November 15

This holiday season, give the gift of your time.

Area food shelves are meeting increased needs, and your time can be a fulfilling present to those who need it most.            

The December issue of Edina Magazine speaks with local food shelf and food bank officials as well as volunteers to see what they have planned for the holidays.

"The need is really out there for volunteers,” says Terri Ellis of Edina. “I encourage people to go out and see what they can do to help.”

POSTED Thursday, October 13

Whether you’re a cynical film junkie that’s sick of the dumbed-down, money-hungry flicks released by major film studios, or you’re just looking for a form of unique and simple entertainment to fill an autumn evening, the first-ever Edina Film Festival has just the lineup to pique your interest.

POSTED Tuesday, August 9

Do you have dreams of being a magazine editor or writer? There’s no better place to test your writing and creativity than with an editorial internship at a vibrant magazine publishing community.

POSTED Friday, July 1

This is all you need on your schedule for Monday: Parade. Check. Fireworks. Check. Do you really need anything else for a festive Fourth of July? Nope, but Edina’s annual summer holiday highlight always finds a way to top itself.

POSTED Thursday, June 16

The Edina High School Theatre program is good—you’d make this obvious observation if you attended any of the Thespians’ shows this past season. But you know your prestige hits new heights when the governor names a day after you. And, behold, June 17, 2011 is Edina High School Theatre Day, proclaimed by Governor Mark Dayton.

POSTED Friday, May 6

To all you aspiring photogs out there: Grab your cameras, because our search for the best local photos is about to begin. Between August 1 and 31, aspiring photographers can submit up to three photos of local attractions, animals and more on our website,