July 2019

In addition to the results of our annual readers’ choice survey, in this Best of Edina issue, editor Angela Johnson selected a handful of people and places to highlight that reflect even more of what makes this city such a great place to live and work.

For two weeks this past spring, Bachman’s showcased a garden party floral experience at the Edina Galleria. The beautiful blooms awed guests of the Galleria with more than 100 types of trees, plants and flowers including thousands of spring bulbs.

 
Two women walk through 50th & France.

Prospective home buyers often have their minds made up; they will only consider homes in Edina.

 
The enchilada and eggs at Coalition.

50th and France is a decades-old destination for shopping, strolling, pampering and dining. Expand your palettes in Edina through the diverse group of local restaurants and cafés that offer wine tasting events, new brews and seasonally inspired menus.

 
Rachel Dahl, a lawyer with Hellmuth & Johnson, and Joel Mullen of Mullen & Guttman PLLC

Summer is a time for family adventures and vacations. Estate planning isn’t necessarily at the top of the to-do list. But two local lawyers insist it’s worth thinking about.

 
A child plays mini golf at Centennial Lakes Park

Three months of summer can lead to boredom.

 
A woman applies sunscreen to her young son's back.

When we think of cold, flu and illness, images of winter come to mind. But Lori Skallerud, M.D. at Southdale Pediatrics, says parents can’t let their guard down in the summer.

 
A variety of eyeglass frames from Edina Eye Physicians

Finding the ideal eyeglass frames for your face can be daunting task.

 
A woman prepares for a perfect push up.

Best of Edina fitness studio finalist Orange Theory Fitness has some exercise tips on how to tone and strengthen arms.

 
A woman receives a hydrafacial to combat sun damage.

Best of Edina salon finalist Lili Salon Spa in the Galleria is all about keeping your skin healthy through the hot Minnesota summer.

 
A new hydrangea, "Summer Crush"

Sunnyside Gardens says pink, red and white are the “in” colors this summer.

 
A patio designed and decorated by Martha O'Hara Interiors

Martha O’Hara Interiors has an office in Minnesota and in Texas. They are experts at decorating patios and outdoor spaces.

 
A kitchen renovation by City Homes, featuring quartz countertops and green cabinets.

City Homes has the latest trends in flooring, cabinetry and fixtures.

 
A Lambrusco spritz and Mexican mule from Red Cow and Barrio

Whether it’s at your cabin, in your backyard, a barbecue or a poolside hangout, there’s that elusive question—what kind of drink will you serve?

 
Personalized travel accessories from Bean + Ro.

They offer personalization on passport holders, luggage tags, toiletry bags and more from California brand Boulevard.

 
Evereve stylists from the 50th and France location model summer trends.

We sat down with two longtime Evereve employees to find out why the store is a regular winner in our Best of Edina readers' choice survey.

 
An Edina Fire Department truck rolls down the road as part of the Fourth of July parade.

The Fourth of July parade represents part of what’s best in Edina.

 
A storm cloud approaches the sky over Fairview Southdale Hospital, which has won back-to-back five-star awards from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Fairview Southdale Hospital is an important asset to the Edina community.

 
The Edina Chamber of Commerce

Edina Chamber of Commerce sees the bigger picture.

 
Edina City Manager Scott Neal

Scott Neal helps Edina be its best.

 
A woman runs on the 9 Mile Creek Regional Trail near Walnut Ridge Park.

The beauty and stunning candidness is hard to beat in this 2018 Images of Edina award-winning photograph.

 
A cocktail on a table at a vacation destination.

An on-the-clock getaway can be a great refresher - just remember, you're NOT on vacation.

 
South Walton Beach, a hidden vacation spot on Florida's panhandle.

Twenty years of keeping a secret is a good run but when National Geographic calls you out in their Best Trips in 2019, it’s time to come clean in the beautiful waters of South Walton Beach on Florida’s panhandle.

 
A graphic that reads "Meet Your Winners, Edina Magazine Best of '19 Readers' Choice"

Bookmark this Best of Edina list as a handy guide to the best doctors, chiropractors, clothing stores, interior decorators and more.