Around Town

The weather is warm and the days are long, but with a few weeks left of summer vacation, maybe you’re wondering how to keep your children active and engaged. Instead of letting them lounge around in front of the TV, why not send them to camp?

A beer historian, a brewers’ panel, samples with some new variations and music will greet visitors at this year’s St. Paul Beer Fest on June 10. “It’s a great way to kick off summer,” organizer Mark Opdahl says.
 

Brides and grooms-to-be have a new locale to set their wedding sights on: the beautiful shores of Lake Minnetonka.

Local author Robert Schneider has a thing for great coffee and great design. In 2013, he began turning his life-long hobby—and unrelenting curiosity about modern design—into Coffee Culture: Hot Coffee + Cool Spaces.

Lili Salon Spa is a popular spot for relaxation in the Sundial Center of Minnetonka, and now its sister spa, Liv Skin Medspa, offers even more relaxing, medical-grade procedures.

Simply put, I wanted to see a ghost, so when I was asked if I was willing to scour the Capital City for proof of their existence, I wholeheartedly volunteered.

Clients are finding the ultimate balance of office and home at the Commons Workplace in Excelsior.

In 2016, Doris Crawford, the owner of Soul of the Rose Floral and event planning service Lake Minnetonka Area Event Professionals (LMAEP), launched the first-ever Lake Minnetonka Wedding Expo.

Leaving pets behind can be one of the worst parts of vacation. While boarding the plane, embarking on the road trip, or heading up north to the cabin, guilt tends to sink in.

“The medical model defines people with disabilities by what they can’t do,” says Jeanne Calvit, founder and artistic director of Interact Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. “Here,” she says, “they’re defined by what they create.”

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