Arts & Culture

About to Take Flight - Lisa Asp

We regularly feature photo submissions from our Images of Edina photo contest in the pages of Edina Magazine and online.

The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin

Raina and Gerda Olsen were born in Norway in the 1870s. As small children, they immigrated to Nebraska with their parents when their father was given 160 acres of land by the United States Government. In their mid-teens, both girls become schoolteachers in one-room schoolhouses.

Acrylic on Canvas by Emily Frank

“Blue skies smiling at me, nothing but blue skies, do I see.” These song lyrics by Ella Fitzgerald feel so appropriate as we soak in these last days of summer sunshine.

Dr. Stacie Stanley

Dr. Stacie Stanley is the incoming superintendent of Edina Public Schools. Previously, Stanley was associate superintendent in Eden Prairie.

Celebrating 4th of July

After pivoting to an online only event last year, Edina’s annual July 4th celebration returns to the streets.

Sunnyside Gardens

It's patio season and we're here to help you create the most inviting porch, patio or deck for entertaining guests or just relaxing at the end of a long day with your favorite sips and snacks.

cabin-friendly plants

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Southern Lady Code, Helen Ellis

In her fabulous new book, Southern Lady Code, Helen Ellis writes with a staccato humor about thank you notes, her mother’s quirky and completely pragmatic etiquette lessons, the secrets behind her long and happy marriage and how she went home one evening in a Burberry trench coa

South View Middle School thespians rehearsed virtually over the winter. In spring, the show directors Erica Gardner, Jim Hawthorne along with crew director Matt Pearson researched the idea of students performing live at an outdoor venue.

Michaela Blaes  with Ace

If you’ve seen more wagging little tails in your neighborhood lately, then you’ve noticed a trend since the start of the pandemic: an uptick in dog ownership, a phenomenon confirmed by Edina Pet Hospital.

The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling

Many children’s books upset adults. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White worried grownups. As did Matilda by Roald Dahl. So might J.K. Rowling’s latest fantasy for upper elementary readers, The Ickabog. However, it will also delight.

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