Edina Magazine's Top 10 Most Popular Stories of 2019

Edina Magazine Top 10 Stories of 2019
As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most.

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!


Alice Bags

  1. 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.

    Jessica Dolezal

  2. 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 Caribou Coffee

  3. 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.

    Rainy Days & Mondays

  4. 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.


  5. 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.

    Edina High School volleyball

  6. 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.

    Adult Hockey Finder

  7. 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.

    Edina brunch

  8. 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.

    Camp Erin

  9. 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.


  10. 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.