Health & Wellness

When sitting on a roller coaster, you probably don’t marvel at the feat of engineering you’re experiencing. However, without a very smart person behind the scenes focusing on every twist and turn, your safety would be at risk.

Edina Rotary Club member John Flynn was honored with a 2014 Connecting with Kids Leadership Award for his outstanding volunteer work with Camp Enterprise, a leadership camp for high school students.

An Edina gardener makes peace with the Minnesota rabbit population.

Edina gardener Rosanne Malevich adds interest to her landscape with a collection of rabbit sculptures. Beginning with one statue, a gift from her husband 10 years ago, the Malevichs’ collection has grown to more than 15 bunnies in various spots around their yard.

To kick off our annual Prep Elite issue, in which we highlight accomplished high school students, let us introduce you to Edina High School seniors Tanner Sparrow and Ben Foley, a pair of friends and teammates who have been tearing up the football field together since eighth grade.

Some of the great exhibitions at the Edina Historical Society stem from curious museum visitors. Folks drop in to learn more about the community or reminisce, and occasionally ask to see historical artifacts related to specific time periods, events or people.

The theme of the Edina Chamber event was “A Night in Monaco” and featured a silent auction and casino style games at the Edina Country Club in February.

The once exotic papaya tops this tasty shrimp salad at Beaujo’s Wine Bar and Bistro.

Fresh fruit adds a sweet smack to summer dishes. Whether chopped, sliced or whole, puréed, raw or cooked, a punch of juicy fruit packs seasonal flavor and an assortment of healthy vitamins, as well as fiber. Here are some Edina restaurant menu items that showcase fruit at its best.

Perfect for snacking or a summer supper, Red’s Savoy serves up a variety of delicious pizza pies.

Red’s Savoy Pizza has been a mainstay in downtown St. Paul since the early 1960s. Their claim to fame has been their spicy sauce and sausage, generous toppings and the addition of sauerkraut on their pies.

Wendy and Keith Witherspoon and their daughters enjoy a day at Alden Park. From left to right, Madelyn, Amelia and Olive.

Edina is home to nearly 40 parks and recreational facilities. Each of these spaces is specially designed and offers plenty of ways to enjoy most any summer activity. Where’s the best spot to enjoy a sunset? Go for a bike ride? Take the kids for a play date?

A low cell phone signal, a breath of fresh air, a dive into a cool lake on a humid summer afternoon and s’mores are ingredients for a perfect summer day. They are also the makings of a perfect camping trip, sans mosquitoes, of course.

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