Meet Your Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024 Finalists

Over the course of January, we invited readers to vote for the very best the Lake Minnetonka area has to offer. The reader poll is closed and the...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine March 2024

Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Dinner and a movie—is there a better couple when it comes to date night or even a quiet evening at home—alone or otherwise? As we celebrate our food...

Cinephile Chef Andrew Zimmern Shares Recipe for Success

Chef Andrew Zimmern discusses why film and food are a winning combination—on and off the big screen. While growing up in New York City, Andrew...
Beth Fisher

Farm at the Arb: From Plant to Plate

Chef brings her bona fides from Twin Cities “locavore” restaurants to a new role. If there’s one person whose career can tell the story of the Twin...
Burnt Sugar Candies on a pink background.

Burnt Sugar Confections Creates Tasty Treats

Melinda Norman’s unique, handmade candies are the perfect springtime treat for a party spread. There’s something magical about biting into a sweet...
Jim Lind has an large display of award ribbons alongside his blue ribbon-winning Cinnamon-Raisin Bread and Posies Dinner Rolls.

Slices of Victory at the Minnesota State Fair

It’s not too early for these bakers to practice their contest skills. As of March 1, there are 174 days until August 22. What does this matter?...
Taking a cue from the MCE cooking class, Brittni Dye and her daughter, Ellie, 3, and Mimi Coz and her daughter, Olivia, 7, practice making empanadas.

Chef’s Academy Feeds Kitchen Curiosity

Program encourages the enthusiasm and natural desire young chefs have for cooking. As cooking and baking competitions for people of all ages...
Minnehaha Steamboat

The “Minnehaha” Steamboat Rehabilitation is Full Speed Ahead

Lake Minnetonka Historical Society’s efforts to preserve the historic steamboat have been bolstered by a grant from the Minnesota Historical...

Welcome to the February 2024 Issue

There are spaces in our home that hold treasured notes and letters from my children, husband and parents. When I happen to come across them, I...
Grace Berbig

Letters of Love Club Shares the Love

Grace Berbig shepherds a global club, spreading love and support through letters. When Grace Berbig thinks of her mother, Amanda Berbig, she feels...
Jill Zafke and Brionne Johnson

SIX MN Shares Its Formula for Fashion

Local women open their dream clothing boutique with curated styles. In math, six is considered a perfect number. The same could be said for in...
Paradise Punch with Tonka Vodka

Cheers for Charity With Tonka Vodka

A local vodka brand, focused on lake life, gives back to families affected by cancer—a cause close to the founders’ hearts. Long Lake’s Todd Epley...

Minnetonka Travel’s Tips and Tricks for Honeymoon Trips

Personal guides, private tours and pure relaxation can enhance honeymoon experiences. ’Tis the season—for love and honeymoon planning. With couples...
Klondike Dog Derby

Klondike Dog Derby 2024: Canceled

The annual sled dog race is off, but some events are still slated for February. As of a January 3 press release, the team behind the Lake Minnetonka...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine January 2024 Issue

Welcome to the January 2024 Issue

Readers, are you ready to get started on 2024? I hope this issue provides you with some guidance and a dose of inspiration for creating a path to...

Meet Your Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024 Finalists

Over the course of January, we invited readers to vote for the very best the Lake Minnetonka area has to offer. The reader poll is closed and the...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine March 2024

Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Dinner and a movie—is there a better couple when it comes to date night or even a quiet evening at home—alone or otherwise? As we celebrate our food...

Cinephile Chef Andrew Zimmern Shares Recipe for Success

Chef Andrew Zimmern discusses why film and food are a winning combination—on and off the big screen. While growing up in New York City, Andrew...
Beth Fisher

Farm at the Arb: From Plant to Plate

Chef brings her bona fides from Twin Cities “locavore” restaurants to a new role. If there’s one person whose career can tell the story of the Twin...
Burnt Sugar Candies on a pink background.

Burnt Sugar Confections Creates Tasty Treats

Melinda Norman’s unique, handmade candies are the perfect springtime treat for a party spread. There’s something magical about biting into a sweet...
Jim Lind has an large display of award ribbons alongside his blue ribbon-winning Cinnamon-Raisin Bread and Posies Dinner Rolls.

Slices of Victory at the Minnesota State Fair

It’s not too early for these bakers to practice their contest skills. As of March 1, there are 174 days until August 22. What does this matter?...
Taking a cue from the MCE cooking class, Brittni Dye and her daughter, Ellie, 3, and Mimi Coz and her daughter, Olivia, 7, practice making empanadas.

Chef’s Academy Feeds Kitchen Curiosity

Program encourages the enthusiasm and natural desire young chefs have for cooking. As cooking and baking competitions for people of all ages...
Minnehaha Steamboat

The “Minnehaha” Steamboat Rehabilitation is Full Speed Ahead

Lake Minnetonka Historical Society’s efforts to preserve the historic steamboat have been bolstered by a grant from the Minnesota Historical...

Welcome to the February 2024 Issue

There are spaces in our home that hold treasured notes and letters from my children, husband and parents. When I happen to come across them, I...
Grace Berbig

Letters of Love Club Shares the Love

Grace Berbig shepherds a global club, spreading love and support through letters. When Grace Berbig thinks of her mother, Amanda Berbig, she feels...
Jill Zafke and Brionne Johnson

SIX MN Shares Its Formula for Fashion

Local women open their dream clothing boutique with curated styles. In math, six is considered a perfect number. The same could be said for in...
Paradise Punch with Tonka Vodka

Cheers for Charity With Tonka Vodka

A local vodka brand, focused on lake life, gives back to families affected by cancer—a cause close to the founders’ hearts. Long Lake’s Todd Epley...

Minnetonka Travel’s Tips and Tricks for Honeymoon Trips

Personal guides, private tours and pure relaxation can enhance honeymoon experiences. ’Tis the season—for love and honeymoon planning. With couples...
Klondike Dog Derby

Klondike Dog Derby 2024: Canceled

The annual sled dog race is off, but some events are still slated for February. As of a January 3 press release, the team behind the Lake Minnetonka...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine January 2024 Issue

Welcome to the January 2024 Issue

Readers, are you ready to get started on 2024? I hope this issue provides you with some guidance and a dose of inspiration for creating a path to...
Morning Visitor

Morning Visitor

Backyard creatures subscribe to #DineLocal. “The bunny was completely OK with me standing there,” says Ann Beadle-Reinitz, who took the photo of the...

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Lifetime Piers

Created out of the desire to make lake living easier, Lifetime Piers has been building customized, wood-simulated piers for over 33 years. As the leading manufacturer of high-quality, zero-maintenance piers in the Midwest, lakefront owners have been able to enjoy a customized, worry-free life on the lake year after year. Produced from Premium HDPE plastic decking with the look and traction of wood yet made from post-consumer plastic, Lifetime Piers are built to provide a beautiful, zero-maintenance lake life to build memories for you and your family that will last a lifetime, and beyond....

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Green Notes

Green Notes

Guinness beer, the band U2, Waterford crystal and poet Oscar Wilde are synonymous with Ireland, and music is also an integral part of Irish culture....

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Events

Black Gown Gala

Get ready to be captivated by an evening of elegance and local community spirit at the Black Gown Gala. With local celebrities showcasing unique...

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Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Dinner and a movie—is there a better couple when it comes to date night or even a quiet evening at home—alone or otherwise? As we celebrate our food issue, it seems only fitting to share with you an...

Green Notes

Green Notes

Guinness beer, the band U2, Waterford crystal and poet Oscar Wilde are synonymous with Ireland, and music is also an integral part of Irish culture. I can almost hear the long drawn out notes of...

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