May 2015 Edina Magazine

In the May issue refresh your spring wardrobe with Evereve, learn about a pediatric rehab program and get some great tips for dining out on Mother's Day.

In the early 1960s, the New York Police Department and others throughout the country visited the Village of Edina to learn about its revolutionary “random patrol” method.


Make mom’s day with a night out. You don’t need to wait until Mother’s Day. She deserves it anytime. With so many fantastic choices here in Edina, the only difficult part is deciding where to go.



Edina Morningside Rotary Club celebrated 25 years with a hangar dance at Thunderbird Aviation in January.


Like many fair-skinned redheads, Mollie Michura, owner of The Glow Lounge in Edina, understands that she and the sun are not friends. So she’s set out to provide a service solely focused on sunless tanning.


There’s something to be said about making your yard an extension of your home, creating a welcoming ambience both inside and out.


After many women have children, the ability to find on-trend clothes that reflect their new lifestyle can slip off the hanger. Priorities change. Time dwindles. Bodies evolve.


Lindsay and Eric Payne have three children—4-year-old twins and almost 2-year-old Jax. The couple’s twins were textbook examples of toddlers reaching age-appropriate milestones, like walking at 12 months. So when Jax didn’t begin crawling until 11½ months, the Paynes tried not to fret.


It’s been said that experience is the best education, which is why so many college students complete internships as a part of their graduation practicum. It is less common, however, for high school students to take part in the internship tradition—let alone in the engineering industry.


She was 11 years old, and he was 14. That’s when Daria and Michael Adams fell in love, and the relationship they formed at such tender ages has developed, matured and endured.


John Moe and Ross Kellermeier aren’t grizzled ship captains. Their fish tale doesn’t even start on a boat. It began in Spanish class. It was 2011 during the final days of freshman year for Moe and Kellermeier.


V. George “Doc” Nagobads’ living room in Edina is filled with trophies that read, “Hall of Fame,” “Excellence in…,” “In Honor of…” And his recent book, Gold, Silver & Bronze: A Doctor’s Devotion to American Hockey, is filled with the stories that earned him those trophies.


The trouble for Harry was math.

His parents brought him to College Nannies and Tutors (CNT) in Edina, where he received math tutoring from the time he was in middle school through his high school years.


In the process of becoming an Eagle Scout, 15-year-old Will Burns, an Edina resident and St. Thomas Academy student, and his Boy Scout troop set out to initiate service projects in the community. Will decided to do something unique.


Ever feel a midnight urge for a little tree pose? You never need to deny yourself a yoga class again. Edina’s Yoga Fit opened in January, offering virtual and live sessions at all hours. “Our whole goal is to make yoga more accessible,” says owner Ashok Dhariwal.


Students in Edina swim programs have been known to quickly go from zero to 100 in terms of skill.


Danish Delight

Karen and Eddy Christensson dine out with Edina Magazine at Søllerød while in Copenhagen (above).

A Potter in Portugal


Edina entrepreneur Bob Molhoek describes his online shopping interface, iMyne, as a hybrid of eBates and iGive, marrying good deeds and good deals to amplify shoppers’ philanthropic potential. A free browser plug-in notifies users of available cash-back incentives.


In early 2014, Babette Pinsky, owner of Oakland, California-based women’s clothing store Babette, decided it was time to open a location in Edina, the hometown for several of Babette’s order-by-phone clients.


The Edina High School prom takes place this month, so we asked a few parents for advice. From preparation to safety, here are a few tips for the big night out.