November 2014

In the November 2014 issue of Edina Magazine you'll find out how Kat Perkins rocked her way onto The Voice, get a jump start on holiday shopping, and see the complete transformation of one local home.

Poultry graces plates at many tables, especially in the fall. At Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations, poultry takes center stage.


Between the scent of freshly baked bread and its tempting window display of cakes and cookies, Joyce’s Bakery lured customers inside its doors near 44th and France for almost five decades.


Edina author signs copies of her new book, Own Your Education: A Student’s Guide to Greater Success in School and Life.


Edina High School football program supporters turn out to help raise funds for state of the art football helmets.


Many households today face a similar dilemma when it comes to dinner time. After long hours at the office, it can feel too demanding to cook a meal for the entire family. But sacrificing the nutrition of a home-cooked meal is not an option either.


Sitting around the dining room table, you’d think Sing and Sk Lo are old friends with Mark Oehlke. And, actually, they kind of are.


After a successful six years in northeast Minneapolis, Parc Boutique has expanded its “casual basics” to a shop near 50th and France in Edina.


When singer Kat Perkins returned from her stay in California for NBC’s The Voice, she relaxed for two days before returning to her position as a nanny for the Keller famil


Unlike some high school juniors and seniors, Sid Ramesh and Dennis Bao are not playing video games and eating junk food after school.


Daren Steneman re-creates memories. People come to his Edina shop holding the remnants of a family heirloom—a rocking chair that no longer rocks or a painting that is yellow and weathered.


The Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies (GTCYS) may not call Edina home, but much of its talent does. Known as “GIT-seez,” hundreds of students ages 8 to 18 take part in the program each year.


Even on the most blustery days, Salvation Army bell ringers stationed by big red kettles can be found around Edina, from the day after Thanksgiving through Christmas Eve. Many of these volunteer bell ringers are your friends, family members and neighbors.


Tim, Carrie, Sophie and Zoey Corsaro, all from Edina, bring a piece of home to Edina friends Kristina, Pat, Camille and Adeline Morton while on vacation in Paris.


As Veterans Day approaches, plans to build a memorial honoring Edina’s fallen heroes are well under way.


Setting itself apart from other gift and antique shows, Northwoods Boutique doesn’t feature booths for their 120 vendors.


To kick off the holiday season, Edina’s annual tree-lighting ceremony will take place November 29 in downtown Edina at 5 p.m.


One of the most eclectic groups around, Edina Chorale has serenaded the community for 30 years. The group, comprised of members 18 to 70 years old, will perform two concerts at the end of the month and continue to delight area residents with their soothing melodies.


A six-month renovation has concluded, making it safer for pedestrians to cross the busy intersections on France Avenue. The project was completed in three phases: Hazelton Road to 70th Street, 70th Street to 66th Street, and 76th Street back to Hazelton Road.


Firefighters safeguard the community, but the Edina Fire Department goes above and beyond the call of duty through their outreach with Edina youth.


A group of Edina High School students had the rare opportunity to attend the Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Neb., in June, bringing back valuable experience and praise from peers.


Born in Switzerland to British parents, Emma Marshall-Cerqueira, Edina resident and founder of Inventive, treasures tradition.