Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Welcome to the party of the year. Have you heard? Lake Minnetonka Magazine is hosting a party within its pages! The year’s Best of Lake Minnetonka...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine July 2024

Welcome to the July 2024 Issue

I love a good party, don’t you? Summertime soirées are the best of the best—when summer winds embrace the celebration, clear skies tent the...

Two Local Students Share Their Love of Music and the Stage

As an antidote to a bit of the uncertainty in the world, some youth have sought refuge in the arts. Whether trying to make sense of the senseless...
Cedar Wood Old Fashioned

Creative Cocktails Around the West Metro

Mixologists put creative twists on sips. Cocktails aren’t having a moment; they’re having an evolution. With riffs off of the classics and new...
Minnetonka Regional Trail offers cyclists, runners and walkers a lovely pathway.

Having Fun Around the Lake Is as Easy as One, Two, Three

When it comes to arranging florals, the Power of Three is said to provide depth and variety. I contend that the principle applies elsewhere,...
Minnetonka All-Class Reunion

The Minnetonka All-Class Reunion Returns for 2024

Alumni of all ages are invited to celebrate in downtown Excelsior. On July 27, 2024, Water Street will host thousands of returning Skippers for the...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine June 2024 Issue

Welcome to the June 2024 Issue

Our June issue is built around the themes of family, pets and senior living—about all of which we care deeply. We’ve woven articles throughout the...
Mallory Habstritt

National All-American Miss Pre-Teen Shares Her Message

Mallory Habstritt uses platform to speak out about a rare autoimmune disorder. A decorated pageant winner, a seasoned speaker and a children’s book...
Aerial Photo of the Lafayette Club

The Historic Lafayette Club Celebrates Two Anniversaries

Lafayette Club marks its 125th anniversary and the centennial of its historic clubhouse. It is a monumental year for Lafayette Club, celebrating the...
Jay and Jenna Soule

Al & Alma’s Is Anchored in Success

History continues to unfold for Al & Alma’s Supper Club. Many local businesses utilize “the lake” as an enviable backdrop, but how many can say...
Left to right: The hearts and souls behind the magic of the General Store include: Matt Bollis, Jenny Putnam, Ellie Putnam, Gail Bollis, Liz Mugford and Christopher Bollis Jr.

The General Store of Minnetonka Is 40 and Fabulous

Celebrate the General Store of Minnetonka—a beloved shopping and dining destination for three generations of customers. Amid the office buildings...
Barbara Lidfors' NEIGHBORS show

Get to Know Your “NEIGHBORS” at Barbara Lidfors’ Newest Installation

Local artist uses her community as inspiration, bringing others’ stories to life via paintings. Currently in the hallway between Minnetonka’s city...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine May 2024

Welcome to the May 2024 Issue

I find it fitting—in such a lovely, organic sense—that the themes of outdoor living and art join together to create this month’s issue. In so many...
Finding enough to do in her Long Lake garden isn’t difficult for Meg Cowden. She relishes the opportunity. “Gardening is a multifaceted life-giving hobby,” she says. “It provides you with the opportunity to slow down, observe [and] experience deep reverence daily, and it’s grounding.”

How Local Master Gardeners Are Digging In

Master gardeners showcase their earthly endeavors. Like many things in life, experiencing them firsthand often provides an elevated experience. For...
“We’re not just a food company,” Mike Nelson says. “We’re all about the experience.” That includes s’mores kits and The Travel Campfire, satisfying sweet tooths wherever they might find themselves.

North Mallow Shares Sweet Eats and Experiences

Former camp counselors know their way around a classic bonfire treat. What’s more familiar than a s’more in the summertime? The classic crunchy...
Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Welcome to the party of the year. Have you heard? Lake Minnetonka Magazine is hosting a party within its pages! The year’s Best of Lake Minnetonka...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine July 2024

Welcome to the July 2024 Issue

I love a good party, don’t you? Summertime soirées are the best of the best—when summer winds embrace the celebration, clear skies tent the...

Two Local Students Share Their Love of Music and the Stage

As an antidote to a bit of the uncertainty in the world, some youth have sought refuge in the arts. Whether trying to make sense of the senseless...
Cedar Wood Old Fashioned

Creative Cocktails Around the West Metro

Mixologists put creative twists on sips. Cocktails aren’t having a moment; they’re having an evolution. With riffs off of the classics and new...
Minnetonka Regional Trail offers cyclists, runners and walkers a lovely pathway.

Having Fun Around the Lake Is as Easy as One, Two, Three

When it comes to arranging florals, the Power of Three is said to provide depth and variety. I contend that the principle applies elsewhere,...
Minnetonka All-Class Reunion

The Minnetonka All-Class Reunion Returns for 2024

Alumni of all ages are invited to celebrate in downtown Excelsior. On July 27, 2024, Water Street will host thousands of returning Skippers for the...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine June 2024 Issue

Welcome to the June 2024 Issue

Our June issue is built around the themes of family, pets and senior living—about all of which we care deeply. We’ve woven articles throughout the...
Mallory Habstritt

National All-American Miss Pre-Teen Shares Her Message

Mallory Habstritt uses platform to speak out about a rare autoimmune disorder. A decorated pageant winner, a seasoned speaker and a children’s book...
Aerial Photo of the Lafayette Club

The Historic Lafayette Club Celebrates Two Anniversaries

Lafayette Club marks its 125th anniversary and the centennial of its historic clubhouse. It is a monumental year for Lafayette Club, celebrating the...
Jay and Jenna Soule

Al & Alma’s Is Anchored in Success

History continues to unfold for Al & Alma’s Supper Club. Many local businesses utilize “the lake” as an enviable backdrop, but how many can say...
Left to right: The hearts and souls behind the magic of the General Store include: Matt Bollis, Jenny Putnam, Ellie Putnam, Gail Bollis, Liz Mugford and Christopher Bollis Jr.

The General Store of Minnetonka Is 40 and Fabulous

Celebrate the General Store of Minnetonka—a beloved shopping and dining destination for three generations of customers. Amid the office buildings...
Barbara Lidfors' NEIGHBORS show

Get to Know Your “NEIGHBORS” at Barbara Lidfors’ Newest Installation

Local artist uses her community as inspiration, bringing others’ stories to life via paintings. Currently in the hallway between Minnetonka’s city...
Lake Minnetonka Magazine May 2024

Welcome to the May 2024 Issue

I find it fitting—in such a lovely, organic sense—that the themes of outdoor living and art join together to create this month’s issue. In so many...
Finding enough to do in her Long Lake garden isn’t difficult for Meg Cowden. She relishes the opportunity. “Gardening is a multifaceted life-giving hobby,” she says. “It provides you with the opportunity to slow down, observe [and] experience deep reverence daily, and it’s grounding.”

How Local Master Gardeners Are Digging In

Master gardeners showcase their earthly endeavors. Like many things in life, experiencing them firsthand often provides an elevated experience. For...
“We’re not just a food company,” Mike Nelson says. “We’re all about the experience.” That includes s’mores kits and The Travel Campfire, satisfying sweet tooths wherever they might find themselves.

North Mallow Shares Sweet Eats and Experiences

Former camp counselors know their way around a classic bonfire treat. What’s more familiar than a s’more in the summertime? The classic crunchy...

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Can Do Canines Open House

Can Do Canines will host an open house from 6-8 p.m. on August 20 at its Can Do Canines campus. Potential clients, volunteers or anyone who might be...

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Let’s Celebrate the Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of Lake Minnetonka 2024

Welcome to the party of the year. Have you heard? Lake Minnetonka Magazine is hosting a party within its pages! The year’s Best of Lake Minnetonka Readers’ Choice Poll is the guest of honor, and...

Welcome to the July 2024 Issue

Welcome to the July 2024 Issue

I love a good party, don’t you? Summertime soirées are the best of the best—when summer winds embrace the celebration, clear skies tent the festivities and fresh and brightly dressed florals deliver...

Hennepin County Library’s Top Reads of 2023

Hennepin County Library’s Top Reads of 2023

Each year, the Hennepin County Library reviews the list of most checked out books. Across the system, more than 10.7 million books were checked out by patrons in 2023. If you’re looking for your...

Sips of the Summer

Sips of the Summer

What’s the best way to beat the heat? Sometimes, it comes by way of tart meets fruity, a pinky batch beverage or a lemonade (adult style) to punch up your taste buds. Our friends at Lunds &...

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