April 2021

Let spring be a testament to our resilience. Ideas bloomed. Challenges overcome. History honored. Creativity showcased.

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Budding Photog by Melissa Hunzelman

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online. This month, we asked Melissa Hunzelman to tell us about her photograph titled Budding Photog.

Chicken broth in a glass

The old adage, and once popular book title, Chicken Soup for the Soul is no joke. Turns out chicken broth truly is a restorative food.

Alec Fischer

Edina High School graduate Alec Fischer is an award-winning filmmaker, TEDx speaker, LGBTQ+ advocate and digital influencer.

Yancey Park sign

The Yancey family was one of several pioneer Black families who settled in the area that would later become Edina after the wake of the American Civil War in 1865.

Edina Garden Council members Julie Swann and Betty Workinger

Gardens are not a static thing. They are alive and change over time, requiring thoughtful nurture to remain vibrant, lest they languish.


April is National Poetry Month. The Oxford Dictionary defines poetry as literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas using distinctive style and rhythm.

Wendy Witherspoon, owner of  SG Edina

Creating customizable experiences for your community, Sign Gypsies Edina (SG Edina) crafts unique yard signs for individuals fit for any occasion.

Stephanie Tennessen, the Burpee Queen

Edina resident Stephanie Tennessen broke the Guinness World Record for the most chest-to-floor burpees in 60 minutes last September.

Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis

Readers who like themes will love the novels of Fiona Davis. Her stories are set in landmark New York buildings.

Matthew Gaulke portrait of Prince

“I said now overcast days never turned me on, but something about the clouds and her mixed.” —Prince, poet, musical genius and lover of Minneapolis

Lemon Coffee Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

Lemon Coffee Cake:

Nia Diaby

A sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Nia Diaby has already made an impact on the world, starting when she was in elementary school.

Edina’s Green Business Recognition initiative  - Galleria Edina Exterior

With Earth Day around the corner on April 22, it seems fitting to show some appreciation for Edina’s Green Business Recognition initiative which implements plans to help the community reach a more environmentally sustainable future.