Health & Wellness

Ring in 2018 with a charitable (and freezing) start. The 28th annual Lake Minnetonka Ice Dive is on New Year’s Day. Organized by fitness club ALARC, the event benefits disabled and wounded veterans.

Located on historic Water Street in Excelsior, Coalition found a perfect home for itself in the quaint downtown. The restaurant opened its doors in 2014 and has since become a local favorite for its fresh food and lakeside vibe.

Club soccer in Minnesota is a lot about winning, says Fusion SC technical director Lawrence Tsoi. “Elite soccer in Minnesota is mainly defined by how much you win,” Tsoi says.

The van must have carried a thick scent of trepidation and uncertainty, mixed with the smell of fried octopus, which a trio of interpreters, seated in the van’s rear seats, popped into their mouths like buttery popcorn.

The Minnetonka Farmers Market gives us a reason to look forward to every Tuesday between June 13 and September 26.

After five years of navigating an often-complicated process to find the best living options for her aging parents and her in-laws, licensed social worker Shelley Anderson decided to live out the adage, “If you want something done right, do it yourself.” In February, Anderson founded

Women over age 35 often struggle to lose weight despite their best efforts with dieting and exercise. For Dawn Cutillo, the founder of BeBalanced and a national hormone balancing specialist, the matter hit close to home.

“When I’m there, I feel happy—energetic,” says Barb*, who participates in Artful Aging™ poetry workshops led by Zoë Bird. “She opens my mind to the topic of the day,” Barb says of Bird. “She knows how to bring you out. I love her energy.”

Thanks to new knees, the spring in Howard Young’s tennis game has returned. His days of holding court are far from over, even at age 88.

For months before the gates open for throngs of Minnesota State Fair-goers, some local residents are planning their foray to the fair. But mapping out food stands, scoping exhibition sites and plotting prime parking spots are not on their to-do lists.

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