POSTED Monday, July 30

Plymouth artist Andy Juelich is the ultimate multi-tasker. Proficient in woodworking, painting, leather, rattan and clay—his favorite medium among many favorites—Juelich not only thrives on creating art, but in teaching others, of all ages, to find the same joy in the artistic process as he does. 

POSTED Thursday, July 26

You’ve done all the back-to-school shopping for the kids – why not treat yourself to a few wardrobe additions that will allow you to transition stylishly from the lazy late-summer days to the crisp breezes (and busier schedules) of fall?

POSTED Tuesday, July 24

A bag lunch doesn’t have to be boring, but it definitely should be nutritious to keep your child’s mind and body fueled for a successful school day. A little protein, a little healthy fat, some fruits and veggies, and your child will be good to go for the rest of the afternoon. 

POSTED Tuesday, July 24

Mark Halla, owner of The Mustard Seed Landscaping and Garden Center, was recently featured on WCCO-TV for his use of wind energy to power his Chaska business. His turbine came from Renewable Energy SD, a lake-area business we profiled—along with Halla—in a feature in our July 2011 issue.

POSTED Friday, July 20

Davanni’s has a win-win—actually, more of an eat-eat—deal for you. Donate some food, and they’ll feed not only you and yours, but those who really need it.

For the third consecutive year, Davanni’s is helping families in need by stocking the Emergency Foodshelf Network’s food shelves. Just bring in three nonperishable food items to any Davanni’s July 23 & 24 and you’ll receive a Solo One-Item (thin or traditional crust) or $4.98 off another item on the menu.

POSTED Tuesday, July 17

Minnetonka Theatre is celebrating 10 years under the artistic direction of Kent Knutson, director of both the theatre’s high school and community branches, with a remount of their fan favorite production, All Shook Up! Alumni cast members were invited back to be a part of this Elvis-inspired musical, first presented by Minnetonka High School in 2009. Running from July 20–August 4 on the Arts Center on 7 Main Stage, it’s also a follow up to last winter’s sold out hit, The Sound of Music.

POSTED Tuesday, July 10

The Ornamental Grass Collection at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is marking its 25th anniversary this year with a series of "open houses" in the collection. They are scheduled as follows: 

POSTED Friday, July 6

June 19 marked a night to remember at Bayview Event Center. Our Best of Lake Minnetonka and the Southwest Metro event didn’t disappoint, as we awarded the readers choice winners for 25 categories for each community.

POSTED Thursday, July 5

Enter our July giveaway for your chance at a sneak peek of craft beer heaven. Our own Excelsior Brewing Company is opening its doors to a reader and three lucky friends for a private tour of their brewing facilities. But that’s not all! You’ll also each go home with your very own Excelsior Brewing Company logo’d T-shirt. (Read more about the newest brewer in town here.)

POSTED Wednesday, June 27

When you’re about to undertake a home remodeling project, you might brace yourself for the bottom line, worry about staying within your budget and want to ask for a deal at your local stores, but decide that’s probably a waste of time.