Arts & Culture

Jingle and Mingle for Minnetonka Choirs was held in November at Olive’s Fresh Pizza Bar in Excelsior.

A close up photo of a flower at Noerenberg Gardens

We asked photographer Nancy Cohodes to tell us about “Close Up,” which received first place in our Wildlife & Nature category.

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn Minnetonka decorates a container garden

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn demonstrates some easy tips to assemble your own container garden.

A container garden by Gardens by Lynn

Most people plant annuals in their containers, but perennials are also something to consider.

Lynn Messman of Gardens by Lynn Minnetonka

Winter is finally over, but is it time to plant outside? Not yet, according to Lynn Messman, owner of Gardens by Lynn in Minnetonka.

Mary Kenney, Lake Minnetonka, Homes, Lake Life

The Kenney family wanted the perfect lake home—and after a few false starts, they got what they were looking for.

A honeycomb covered in honey from Ames Farm

The end of October is a big time of year for Brian Fredericksen of Ames Farm. That’s about the time he loads hundreds of beehives onto a truck headed for Texas.

Minnetonka High School alum Ryan McCartan performs as Fiyero with Jessica Vosk in "Wicked" on Broadway

Making it to one of the world’s biggest stages hasn’t been easy.

"Cottagewood" by local artist David Holmes

David Holmes’ hyperrealism painting technique means the image produced looks as perfect and real as possible—with no visible brush strokes.

Black Velvet by Charles Bradley

Charles Bradley's "Black Velvet" is a collection of B-sides and outtakes that features covers of Nirvana and Neil Young.

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