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Picnic Proposal

The Wayzata Library holds a lot of great stories, but the area in front of the local bibliothèque was the scene of a special love story.

As with any good tome, let’s start at the beginning:

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.”

Look and listen this winter for rabbit tracks, owl calls and squirrels’ nests.

The yearly Securian Winter Run brings a half-marathon, a 5K and a 10K to the Saint Paul Winter Carnival, drawing about 1,600 runners to raise money for the Saint Paul Festival and Heritage Foundation.

With rising racial tension in the news, artist Ken Gonzales-Day helps put recent events, including the shooting of Philando Castile, in context with his photography at the Minnesota Museum of American Art.

According to Carol Carey, executive director of Historic Saint Paul, “Heritage preservation is viewed more as an elitist activity and less as a celebration of what individuals in less affluent communities have built.”

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