June 2017 Edina Magazine

Edina dads unite in the Morningside men's community.

Photographer and Edina East High School graduate Bryan Singer is mostly known for his sports photography. His photographs of Edina High School athletics have earned him awards in the past two years of our Images of Edina photo contests. But Singer clearly has an eye for more than sports.


Let us help you sip and nibble your way through the Edina Art Fair. Tasty temptations lurk around every corner including the fair’s two food courts. It’s only fitting that one of the top-ranked art fairs in the nation celebrates with an impressive lineup of food and beverages.


For just over a year now, Art of Edina has brought community art into public spaces, according to Jill Emmer, director of Art of Edina and owner of Shine On Photos.


Prairiewood Guitars

In a nondescript Edina workshop in a quiet neighborhood, Robert Dixon builds custom electric guitars.


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.


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.  


Appropriate to its name, Refresh Properties seeks out design and remodel challenges in the Twin Cities, transforming properties to give them new life.


When Edina mom Anna Sabiston was pregnant, she discovered it was difficult to find maternity clothes that met the dress code at most private golf courses.


The Edina Senior Center is a whirlwind of activity. The Edina Singing Seniors practice on Mondays. You might want to follow that up with a tap dance class or a bridge game.


Consummate baseball fan and actor Bill Murray was at a St. Paul Saints game when he noticed a bunch of guys dressed in matching T-shirts and caps.

Sensing a kinship, he went over and asked, “Who are you guys?”


Warmer weather usually brings an increase in the real estate market. Flowers and “for sale” signs sprout everywhere. The key to selling your house is to get the right person to see it—and see themselves living in it.


California Closets helps design more than just closets to create custom organization spaces to fit you. “We really want to see what [customers’] needs are,” says Brandy Ward, CEO of California Closets’ Minnesota franchise.


It can be hard to keep children reading once school’s out for the summer. Local reading programs can help.


Aveda in Southdale Center received a makeover. With a focus on guest experience, Aveda executive director of retail, Evelyn Hill, says, “We incorporate the educational and professional in the world of beauty.”


Edina’s annual three-day art fair is back for its 51st year June 2-4. Work by artists across the nation and Canada will be on display.


Visit the Roe Wolfe pop-up in the Galleria right across from Crave. “We are a contemporary women’s boutique,” says owner Ashley Kilcher.