A pompom hat and tote bag by By The Lake MKB Designs.

Make it Personal with Custom Minnesota Gifts. Intentional gift-giving makes a special mark this holiday season.

Connie Frederick is in the business of keeping Excelsior fashionable. Her women's clothing store, Ooh La La, has been a fashion mainstay in the Lake Minnetonka community for 17 years.

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August marks back-to-school shopping month. What gear will have your child set for success this school year?

Local models show of some of the Excelsior Bay Clothing Co. line.

The VANTAGE program, now entering its second year at Minnetonka High School, provides students with real-world business experience. The students spend the first months of class learning about entrepreneurship and then prepare business plans for a “Shark Tank” competition each January.

Trendy coverups easily take you from poolside to happy hour.

Choosing the perfect swimsuit can seem like an insurmountable challenge, but thanks to two local boutiques’ recommendations, this year’s shopping can be painless.


If you’re looking to really experience the lake this summer, we have some great advice from local experts on their favorite rides.

Buying fine jewelry can be a conundrum unless you have a trusted source to help you choose the best.

Forget drive-throughs, take-out boxes and waiters with trays. These days, it’s all about the food trucks.