Around Town

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:

Local nonprofit Keys 4/4 Kids was founded to provide a service to under-served young people, but its innovative programs have also benefited area schools, businesses and residents.

Hammer Residences in Wayzata care for individuals with developmental disabilities and help them thrive within their communities and discover their passions.

The fourth annual Luck o’ the Lake 5K run on March 12 has it all: a kid-friendly, celebratory run along Lake Minnetonka, with community members dressed up in costumes, as well as a serenade by bagpipers.

Engel & Völkers, founded in Germany in 1977, is an internationally recognized real estate firm that opened its first Midwest location in downtown Minneapolis last August—and the office is full of Minnetonka High School gra

Primo Plates and Pours opened for business in Long Lake in August, in the space formerly occupied by Birch’s.

Minnetonka shopping mall Ridgedale Center’s current renovation and expansion (with five phases, a $100 million-plus renovation plan and a 50,000-square-foot retail expansion) started in 2014 and should be completed by 2017.

What started as a love of hiking and exploring turned into a craft beer romance for husband and wife team JD and Megan Park.

Like most college seniors, Amy Mathews has a plan: After graduating from Drake University this spring with a double major in graphic design and advertising and a minor in printmaking, the Minnetonka native plans to return to the Twin Cities and land a job at a creative design or advertising agenc

In The Price of Victory and the Fear of Innovation, author Linda Tedford tells the story of longtime Deephaven resident Brad Robinson, who passed away in October at age 78.

Wayzata resident Kate Shannon wrote her first book when she was 5, but it wasn’t until she had a child of her own that she wrote her second. She realized that there were good books for children, but they could be better. So she wrote Hey, Baby, Look!