March 2014

In this March issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine, discover local treasures old and new. Learn about how local florists made a fresh new spin on their designs, how singing is bringing the community together, why maple syrup made in a backyard is all the sweeter, and much more. 

In early October 2013, Minnetonka-based designer Sussan Mahjouri and internationally renowned explorer Ann Bancroft came together to host a fundraiser for the Ann Bancroft Foundation.


In early November, the ALS Association, Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota, celebrated its 11th annual Light the Journey fundraiser.


Wine critic Michael Broadebent once said, “Drinking good wine with good food in good company is one of life’s most civilized pleasures.” Well, Mr. Broadebent, we think you hit the nail right on the head. When it comes to pairing food and wine, many of us stick with what we know.

Tapping the sugar maples was an annual event at the Hazen Burton Sugar Camp in 1898 at the Burtons' Chimo estate.
While we’re sitting down to our carefully decorated tables, carving our delicately baked holiday ham, it’s unlikely that we’re considering how far we’ve come from the first families t
Forget drive-throughs, take-out boxes and waiters with trays. These days, it’s all about the food trucks.
Some items from Haven Maven.
Minnesota summers bring roasted marshmallows, ice cream trucks, construction zones and garage sale season.
In the checkout lanes at Cub Foods in Minnetonka, there’s more than chewing gum and magazines. Sometimes there are high school tennis players asking to bag your groceries.
Need a little extra space? A place to call your own? A spot other than the dining room table to work on that novel? A raft house for overnights on the lake?
A selection of apparel from Meridian Boutique.
Don’t let the winter blues get you down. Warm weather isn’t too far away, and with flowers and rain showers come spring fashion.