The average cost of raising a child in America is $13,000 a year, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Shops & Business
In 1901, Dr. George LaPaul had a stern-wheel steamboat built bearing his name at a cost of $10,000.
The George launched from the Excelsior docks with a large crowd of over 1,000 spectators. The boat held 800 passengers and was the largest boat on Lake Minnetonka at the time.
Within the last two years, Minnetonka mainstay Ridgedale Center completed several phases of renovations, and the shopping mall now boasts a number of family-friendly shops and activities.
Nestled on Excelsior’s Water Street is an impeccably curated shop full of baby and kids’ clothing (and accessories) that would make any modern mama swoon.
Coffee shop cum bookstore cum taproom Cream & Amber opened in Hopkins this spring, and it’s quickly becoming a beloved local gem on the near west side of the metro.
We spoke with the executive director of the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce about her role in the community and her deep, deep roots here.
Excelsior native Tony Filippi founded Summit Creek Hat Co. last summer, inspired to create a line of hats and other products that make the wearer think about their favorite places in the world.
Personal stylist Jess Burke helps women feel beautiful in their everyday looks.
Today, you can launch a simple website in just a few days.
Go inside Hopkins’ newest hot spot for books and beer—all run by women.
Wayzata’s Sussan Mahjouri launches a new line of handbags with a very specific marketing plan.