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.

Some folks have that preternatural ability to see what isn’t there. They can look beyond any flaws, foibles or failings, and see the possibility of what could be.

Tom Rob Smith's debut novel, Child 44, remains to this day one of the best thrillers I have ever read. Exciting, adventuresome, at times disturbing and extraordinarily original, Child 44 is one of those rare debuts that seems impossible to top.


Women Warriors: Role of Women in the U.S. Military Through Time and Conflict

Like chef-driven restaurants, architect-designed homes are uniquely wonderful, offering creative solutions that avoid the mundane. The AIA Minnesota Homes by Architects Tour, held September 22–23, is your opportunity to see 17–18 such hom

Stages Theatre Company’s upcoming season will delight audiences with inspiring productions. Of the eight plays on the schedule, six are original Stages Theatre Company commissions and two are based on Caldecott Medal books.


Duck for President, through October 21 

Inspired by English-speaking families with children in local Chinese immersion programs, Juliet Lee recently opened an immersion preschool program in the lake area.

Construction began this past spring on The Promenade of Wayzata, a mixed-use development going up in the former Wayzata Bay Center site. The North and Superior blocks are to be completed in late 2013, according to John Mehrkens with developer Presbyterian Homes & Services.

For more than 80 years, Minnesota Tile & Stone has been one of the few local purveyors of patio, driveway and fireplace products, and now Minnetonka is home to their latest showroom.

Jenifer Zimmer and family have spent many a summer night at the Minnetonka Drive In in Spring Park, but last year, she spotted a photo opportunity she couldn’t pass up.

This past spring, the Westonka School District unveiled its updated sports logo for the White Hawks. The new logo replaces the version in use since the late 1990s.