Around Town

carnival ride

Stretching down Lake Street from Broadway Avenue to Ferndale Road, James J. Hill Days is set for September 10–12 with festivities kicking off Friday evening from 5–10 p.m. and continuing Saturday from 10 a.m.–10 p.m.

A shot of the Minneapolis skyline at sunset, with the Stone Arch Bridge in the foreground.

A staycation is friendlier on the wallet, while still doing the mind and body good.

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Need a way to shake off those early-spring blahs? iFly Indoor Skydiving opened in Minnetonka in December.

Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour

Across the street from Ridgedale Center sits the newest Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour, which opened this summer (its original location is in St. Paul). Voxel offers an array of virtual reality experiences.

Craft Materials at Minnetonka Center for Arts

No one needs another pair of socks, a generic coffee mug or the latest pop-nonfiction bestseller to clutter up the closet (or the bookshelf, or the kitchen counter … you get my drift).

Twin Cities–native Becca Kufrin planned the date for her then-boyfriend Arie Luyendyk.

The Hotel Landing opened a little over a year ago in downtown Wayzata to much fanfare—and for good reason.

Mound’s Spirit of the Lakes Festival will include food, fun and fireworks spread out over two days at Surfside Park and Beach.

Privacy if you need it; social interaction of you want it. Recreation and respite opportunities abound with resort-style living designed with the comforts of home.

If you’re in the boat-selling business, there aren’t many better places to be than Lake Minnetonka.
 

The 13-acre Excelsior Commons park area was designed with summer nights in mind, with public recreation space, playgrounds, swimming areas, sports facilities and restrooms flanking beautiful Lake Minnetonka in the heart of bustling Excelsior.

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