Going Out

This past spring, Bachman’s Floral Home and Garden Center revived its spring flower show at the Galleria right here in Edina.

Our gallery pages are typically dedicated to faces of people at events. But in this case, it’s the flowers that stole the show.

Age knows no limits when it comes to keeping busy. These days, older adults stay active in everything from art to dance to travel to continuing education and more. Staying active is a way to stay young at heart. Edina seniors embrace life-long hobbies that are not only social, they’re fun.

Robert Grace, owner and operator of Be Graceful Bakery & Catering, started his small business in 2013 after working for five years at Kraft Foods as a sales manager. He began by catering box lunches for the Minnesota Department of Education.

The Edina Garden Council dedicates a new granite bench and informational sign at the pollinator garden created by Edina Garden Council members and supported by these dedicated Edina families, students and friends.

Edina Chamber of Commerce hosts a culinary experience featuring wine, beer and gourmet samplings from Edina’s finest restaurants.

The 2016 Edina High School Bands’ annual Pops concert celebrated movie-themed music.

Friends and neighbors gather at Edina Morningside Church for an evening of music, stories and poetry.

The Westin Edina Galleria has livened up its lobby with a new bar and lounge. The original lobby vibe was relaxed and serene; the updated space, called Prelude, is sophisticated and clean, but also inspiring and energizing.

The Explore Edina visitors’ bureau sponsored a spring fashion show at Edina Country Club that combined styles for men and women from Galleria, Southdale Center and shops at 50th and France.

Connecting With Kids celebrates local leaders who’ve mentored, inspired and supported Edina children or local children’s programing.