Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Welcome to the March 2024 Issue

Dinner and a movie—is there a better couple when it comes to date night or even a quiet evening at home—alone or otherwise? As we celebrate our food issue, it seems only fitting to share with you an important way food has woven its way through my family. You might...
Green Notes

Green Notes

Guinness beer, the band U2, Waterford crystal and poet Oscar Wilde are synonymous with Ireland, and music is also an integral part of Irish culture. I can almost hear the long drawn out notes of this bagpipe, narrating a poetic ode. Title: Bagpiper Medium: Acrylic on...
Brainy Books for Adults and Kids

Brainy Books for Adults and Kids

Let’s get down to the science of it when it comes to celebrating March’s Women’s History Month. For readers interested in learning more about the impact women have had in the world of STEM, Rima Parikh, owner of The Thinking Spot bookstore, has some page-turning...
Morning Visitor

Morning Visitor

Backyard creatures subscribe to #DineLocal. “The bunny was completely OK with me standing there,” says Ann Beadle-Reinitz, who took the photo of the gentle soul as it dined in her backyard. The Mound resident is drawn to the rabbit’s eyes, which she describes as...
Luck O’ the Lake Run 2024

Luck O’ the Lake Run 2024

Annual event is at the starting line. Get ready to gear up in green! The Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber is bringing its Luck O’ the Lake race to Excelsior for the 12th year running to fundraise for the community. Runners, volunteers and spectators alike can look...
Savory or Sweet, Brunch Is Served

Savory or Sweet, Brunch Is Served

Are you searching for simple recipes for a special occasion, including a springtime holiday event or bridal or baby shower? Look no further. This Berry Brûlée Galette comes together quickly with puff pastry and pantry staples. The crust is flaky, buttery and light as...

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