Health & Wellness

A huddle of New Yorkers descends narrow steps into a basement jazz club—toward trumpet honks and piano-key trickles.

A beer historian, a brewers’ panel, samples with some new variations and music will greet visitors at this year’s St. Paul Beer Fest on June 10. “It’s a great way to kick off summer,” organizer Mark Opdahl says.
 

The view of Lake Minnetonka is so well-known to locals that we could almost paint it perfectly with our eyes closed. Get a new perspective on this familiar view with a Lady of the Lake cruise on June 18, Father’s Day.

Sally Mainquist turned grief into action, loss into motivation. Her mother, JoAnn Sullivan, died in 2009, about 13 years after she was diagnosed with colon cancer. Cancer didn’t take Sullivan’s life—complications from Alzheimer’s disease did.

Brides and grooms-to-be have a new locale to set their wedding sights on: the beautiful shores of Lake Minnetonka.

Excelsior Commons is a lakeside treasure for local fun and entertainment. The annual Concerts in the Commons series is returning for a summer of good times and even better music.

Minnetonka Senior Services offers programs and activities for seniors who are looking to meet friends, get outside and/or participate in physical activities. From pickleball to yoga, activities include both team and individual sports.

A Minnetonka summer is unlike any other. Long days spent at the beach, nights spent fishing on the lake and endless local entertainment, Minnetonka has it all. But these summer memories wouldn’t be possible without one special group of people: local lifeguards.

The sun is shining and the ground has finally dried after the spring rains. Spring cleaning is in full force but put “picnic in the park” on your schedule and deal with the dust bunnies later.

The old vibe of the Minnesota Children’s Museum was decidedly wild and zany—a jumble of bright purples, reds and greens on the walls made for a look that was becoming dated.

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