September 2015 Edina Magazine

In the September issue take a historic home tour, get fall fashion advice from Edina's "It Women" and look radiant with help from local med spas and salons.

The name might be new, but Lunds & Byerly’s grocery store dates back to 1941 in Edina.


Everything’s coming up purple! Packed with antioxidants and other nutritional benefits, purple vegetables and fruits are more common in the fall. To celebrate the kickoff of Vikings football season, we can become the purple food eaters.


Prepare to get physical at this brand new Edina fitness studio.


A new restaurant opened adjacent to the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel.


The annual Fall into the Arts Festival fills Centennial Lakes park with even more color each year as artists and food vendors set up along the waterfront for art fans from across the Twin Cities.


The land is the beginning of architecture. I don’t have a preconception for a house or building . . . I rely on topographical maps, the location of trees and other natural features, the views and the points of the compass. That’s where I start. —John H. Howe


Style and beauty experts seem to be everywhere. From glossy fashion magazines to gossipy red carpets, from runways to fashion weeks, everyone has an opinion. While information gleaned from those sources can be entertaining, how does it translate to the Edina woman?


The Rotary Club of Edina established an annual Women in Leadership Award in 2008, 25 years after Rotary Club International’s male-only membership provision was eliminated.


Mold in the fridge can be a good thing for Liz Heinecke. This Edina mom has a M.S. in bacteriology and a keen eye for science, in and out of the kitchen. She’s created a cottage industry of making all things science more palatable to children.


How the individual players came to join Wild Prairie Brass in Edina is an exercise in six degrees of separation.


If you’re familiar with the saying, “If you need help, try the busiest person in the room,” you might know Chelsea Korsh.


The words “boot camp” evoke images of military camouflage and a red-faced sergeant yelling at his soldiers. But Edina residents can participate in boot camps of another kind: outdoor fitness groups that encourage relationships.


Whether you’re aiming to improve the texture of your skin or appear a few years younger, the registered nurses and medical estheticians in med spas and salons around town can help you sift through the numerous skin care and non-surgical options with your budget and goals in mind.


Ariana Song, a senior at Edina High School, was selected for the 2015 High School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall, which took place in February in New York City.


September is menopause awareness month. Dr. Regina Cho of Fairview OB-GYN Specialists and Dr. Donna Block of Clinic Sofia help women embrace this natural life change and suggest a healthy diet, exercise and sleeping well.


Jamie Mikkelson of Hair District and Julie Boosalis of Cos Bar in Edina are sharing makeup trends for fall:


Celebrating its 16th year, the Teal Strides for Ovarian Cancer race raises money that goes directly to ovarian cancer research funding, support and programming.


As the Edina High School girls’ tennis team cranks up its season, you should know the team received the 2015 Minnesota Milestone Award as Minnesota’s “most inspiring and influential student-athletes, coaches and athletic leaders,


When Zina Shirl was ready to spend more time with her family, she decided to sell her business, Zina’s Salon, to two hairdressers who’ve dreamed of owning it.


Jon Kattke, a financial planner at Tradition Wealth Management, has plenty of experience helping baby boomers manage their finances. Here’s what he recommends:


Two years ago, sisters Isabel Bercaw, 14, and Caroline Bercaw, 13, decided to create their own fizzing bath bombs in the basement of their Edina home.


“First impression is everything,” explains Mark Parrish, a realtor who is in the business of making first impressions. Parrish describes his wardrobe and style as “formal preppy.”