Twelve months, 12 issues, hundreds of stories about the people, places and events that make Edina such a special community. As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most. These were the top 10 most-read stories on edinamag.com last year—revisit them (or catch up on what you missed) and be sure to share your favorites on social media!
- Edina Woman Fulfills Fashion Dreams with One-of-a-Kind Handbags
Amy Schmitz has always had a knack for fashion. It wasn’t until just over a year ago though, that she realized she’s keen on creating and crafting designer handbags—and started her own bag line called Alice Bags.
- Local Contractor Jessica Dolezal is Tearing Down Stereotypes and Building a Legacy
Jessica Dolezal is a third-generation builder with 20 years of experience in remodeling and has been a licensed contractor for seven years. She’s one of the few female contractors in Minnesota.
- Edina's Newest Caribou Coffee Offers Menu Items You Won't Find Anywhere Else
You won’t see your old favorites on the menu at the Vernon Avenue Caribou—they’re there, but this location is all about highlighting what’s new.
- Edina's Most Musical Couple Finds Success with Carpenters Tribute Show
Aimée and Boyd Lee perform Rainy Days & Mondays multiple times a year at different venues.
- Snowbirds, Empty Nesters and Downsizers Rejoice: New Adult Living Community Opens in Edina
Empty nesters who want to downsize but aren’t quite ready for senior living, or those who simply want a community-driven living situation, can look to these recently developed apartments.
- The State of Hockey's Other Favorite Sport? Volleyball
For a state known for hockey, a steady rise in another sport has garnered Minnesota a reputation as one of the best.
- Hockey Finder Helps Pickup Players Break the Ice
After noticing the absence of an adult hockey league that was just for fun, Derrik Dyka and Don Giroux took it upon themselves to start one that would maintain the atmosphere and energy of pickup hockey games.
- The Best Brunch Spots at 50th & France
We’ve rounded up some favorite brunches so you can map out your next month of Saturday and Sunday meals.
- Helping Kids Process the Death of a Loved One
When she lost her father in 2014 at 17, Amy Jeffrey knew she needed support. Then she found Camp Erin – a chance for children who have experienced the loss of a family member or loved one to spend a weekend engaged in fun activities with others who can relate.
- How One Edina Couple Took Evereve from Local Shop to Multimillion Dollar Business
Nearly 15 years ago, Megan and Mike Tamte decided to take a risk and chase a dream.