October 2019

What is your creative superpower? You have one. We all do. Flip these pages and discover how creativity improves our community. Then explore your creative side!

Evereve’s Minneapolis Influencer Social was held at the Evereve home office on June 13, 2019.

 

Angel Foundation’s Camp Angel Luncheon was held on May 17, 2019 at The Westin Edina Galleria. Edina Mayor James B. Hovland proclaimed it Angel Foundation Day and presented the proclamation to Angel Foundation Founder, Margie Sborov.

 
Someone pours two glasses of Gamay red wine.

Because of its light skin, high acid and juicy fruit flavors, Gamay is bound to taste amazingly good with all of your fall favorites.

 
A photo of a wood duck on Lake Edina, which won in the Plants and Animals category of the 2019 Images of Edina photo contest.

We asked photographer William Webb to tell us about his photo, “A Beautiful Lake Edina Wood Duck,” which won in the “Plants and Animals” category of the 2018 Images of Edina photo contest.

 
Several pies from Heather's Pies

Local baker picks pies as the focus of her small business.

 
A woman attends the Living and Leading a Purposeful Life event hosted by the Edina Chamber of Commerce

The Edina Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Minneapolis Leadership Institute’s Think 2 Perform Research Institute to present a unique local event in November.

 
Bags filled with products from Coccinella, a Turkish boutique at 50th and France in Edina.

Coccinella offers Turkish towels, exclusive olive oils and vinegars and much more.

 
Gail Gates and Dee Kotaska

Dee Kotaska was a speech therapist for 30 years before realizing photography, her 40-year-long hobby, has always been her passion.

 
Meditative artist Holly Stone, who teaches classes at the Edina Art Center, works on a painting.

Holly Stone has taught at the Edina Art Center for the past 15 years, but just recently she started incorporating meditation into her classes.

 
A piece of ceramic art by Blake Stolpestad, who taught ceramics at the Edina Art Center.

Blake Stolpestad says learning and working at the Edina Art Center has helped him gain confidence as an art professional.

 
Leslie Granbeck, a fiber artist who teaches at the Edina Art Center.

Leslie Granbeck is a teaching artist and felt maker in her own right, leading many classes year-round in the metro area including at the Edina Art Center.

 
Edina High School alumnus Thomas Glass, who was a finalist for the Metropolitan Opera.

Edina alumnus Thomas Glass was a Metropolitan Opera finalist.

 
Local musicians  Aimee and Boyd Lee, who founded "Rainy Days & Mondays–Music of the Carpenters"

Aimee and Boyd Lee's Rainy Days & Mondays–Music of the Carpenters is performed during a three-show weekend twice a year at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres.

 
Edina High School student Dedeepya Guthikonda, who won a gold medal in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition.

Sophomore Dedeepya Guthikonda won a gold medal in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition this past year.

 
Karen Wooldridge and Laura Hogan of Bluebirds & Blooms prepare a bouquet.

Bluebirds & Blooms brightens the days of seniors in our community.

 
Caroline Correia, recipient of the Edina Community Foundation Connecting with Kids award, with Julie Greene, the woman who nominated her.

Edina resident is recognized for her volunteer efforts.

 
A shot of Paris, one of many great places to travel to during shoulder season.

Shoulder seasons are a better way to travel.

 
A fireplace with a wreath hanging above it.

It’s time to tackle your fall to-do list before we settle in for a long season of the white stuff.

 
A bottle of Dampfwerk Distillery's Aquavit.

One of Dampfwerk Distillery’s latest products is a Northern German representation of Aquavit, a spirit built up of unique botanicals like caraway.

 
"The Secrets We Kept" by Lara Prescott

Lara Prescott's debut novel focuses on spy craft at the beginning of the Cold War.

 
Winter gear like hats and scarves hang on hooks.

Get prepared to keep all of those coats, mittens, hats, boots and snow pants organized and dry.

 
Monster Eye Oreo Truffles, a Halloween treat made by Taylor Ellingson of Greens n Chocolate.

Easy recipes to get into the Halloween spirit!

 
An artist paints in watercolor at the Edina Art Center

The Edina Art Center offers new courses like photography, felting and meditative art.