Health & Wellness

Walking the wide, well-lit halls of the newest addition to the corner of France Ave. and the Crosstown highway, it’s easy to see why the team at the new Aurora on France facility is excited.  

Edina High School student Jack Fruechte admits that he was a little unsure about practicing with Twin Cities Youth Rowing when he started a number of years ago.

May 20 is the 140th day of the calendar year. But it also marks an important anniversary—the fourth anniversary of the first day of Avery Delahanty’s sobriety. Since 2013, Delahanty has honored May 20 from a space of gratitude and reflection.

It’s not easy to track the rising popularity of escape rooms. From a gaming trend in Kyoto, Japan, to one of the biggest casual party scenes in the U.S., escape rooms today sit at the top of tourist destinations on for New York City, Los Angeles, Seattle and other metro areas.

In 2014, Edina received a grant from the National Council of Aging to improve the approach to Alzheimer’s care.

The Edina Mayfly fast-pitch softball tournament is in its 25th year. Participating athletes are girls between the ages of 9 and 12.

Arbor Day has roots entrenched into history. The idea of planting and celebrating trees goes back centuries to Spain and migrated to the U.S. nearly 150 years ago. Forests were planted in Nebraska and the idea spread nationwide.

April nights are perfect for enjoying time with friends and family under the stars around a backyard fire pit, or pulling up a comfortable chair in front of an outdoor fireplace.

Artists express themselves in a variety of ways and mediums. For decades, Edina artist Judy Freeman has created ketubahs—Jewish wedding contracts that are signed just prior to the wedding ceremony and then displayed in the home of the couple.

A few years ago, the city of Edina reached out to Public Art Edina to find unique and fun ways to enhance the city. From there, the idea of having wrapped utility boxes was born. “There are currently six wrapped utility boxes,” says Barbara La Valleur, former chair of Public Art Edina.