It’s hard to believe that two decades have passed since the tragic events of 9/11. Each year, many pause on September 11th to honor and remember lives lost.
In an effort to ignite conversations about race and bring awareness to the Edina community, local organizers and students came together last summer to develop a public art installation, Seeds of Change, at 50th and France.
Excuse us while we get our party vibe going because we’re in the mood for a community celebration—some homegrown revelry—and, possibly, a bit of merrymaking as we invite you to celebrate the richly-deserving winners and runners-up of our Best of Edina annual readers’ p
By bringing individuals together in times of isolation, Edina photographers Molly Andresen and Hillary Wallace wanted to use their talents to help the common good.
Over the past 20 years, Regina Neville has served Edina and Edina Public Schools (EPS) in a myriad of leadership positions—with school PTOs, Parent Leadership Council, Edina Education Fund and the Edina School Board.
Edina residents Paul Felipe, a salon manager at Sloane’s Beauty Bar at 44th and France, and Blaine Caton, a sonographer for Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, live on Lake Edina and consider their neighborhood to be very diverse and inviting.
The first time I encountered local recording artist Ryan (Rion) Liestman was at a Morningside After Dark event in 2017 where he closed the show with a few familiar reggae songs that had the audience swaying and singing along.
In 1994, Paul Arneberg offered his first juggling club through the Wise Guys program of Edina Kids Club; by 1998 he launched Jugheads independently, continuing a 26-year journey of mentoring thousands of Edina and metro-wide preteens and teens.
A sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nia Diaby has already made an impact on the world, starting when she was in elementary school.