Arts & Culture

In A New York Minute book cover.

This Valentine’s Day, if you’re looking for a romantic read in the spirit of all the best New York rom-coms, check out In a New York Minute by Kate Spencer.

Home is Where the Heart is

Wedding plans can be set in motion long before a couple entertains the notion of the proverbial walk down the aisle. Dreams are imagined, ideas are pinned and look-book pages are carefully torn and saved. For the lucky ones, all or parts of their celebratory visions come true.

Academy of Prince students

“I think we have a lot more knowledge to be shared with the world. We just have to find a way to share it, and writing songs and playing music might be a good start.”

Makennah Reisinger, 14, of Excelsior

Whether it’s working from a blank canvas or an existing structure, Black Dog Homes helps clients create the home of their dreams by capturing their vision, inspiring creativity and delivering the highest quality craftsmanship.

Lake Minnetonka Mornings

“The picture was shot rather early in the day—morning sometime. That, in and of itself, was a factor as I am not an early riser, so it was unusual for me to catch morning shots with that light and subsequent reflection upon the water.

After a COVID-19 year off, the Excelsior area ICA food shelf fundraiser returned in December and was held at Lakes Area Realty. Santa Claus greeted children and posed for pictures.

Bridgewater Bank Luck o’ the Lake 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Run

The 10th annual Bridgewater Bank Luck o’ the Lake 5K Fun Run and 1 Mile Run are set for March 19, and it includes options for racers of all abilities.

black color nursery design

My husband and I are in our 50s and have been married for nearly three decades. We have two adult children (29-year-old son, Sage, and 22-year-old daughter, Enya). We also have mentored and opened our home to exchange students throughout the years.

refreshed living room

Spring fills many of us with the desire to shed heavy home décor and brighten up our spaces with goodness and light.

Ky McDonald, Set Me Free

“There’s no place like home,” proclaims Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz. Our homes are the foundation of all of our hopes and dreams while exuding a warmth beckoned by the people that inhabit the space.

Whether it is pairing down the closet or tidying the playroom, home organizing is the “to-do” we all have. “I just don’t know where to start” is a sentiment I hear frequently. Depending on the amount of organizing needed, it can be daunting to get started. Here is an acronym that might