Around Town

Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour

Across the street from Ridgedale Center sits the newest Voxel Virtual Reality Parlour, which opened this summer (its original location is in St. Paul). Voxel offers an array of virtual reality experiences.

Known as one of the top Celtic festivals in America, the annual Irish Fair of Minnesota at Harriet Island offers a three-day celebration of Saint Paul’s rich Irish heritage, regardless of how Irish you may be.

There aren’t many places where you can have craft beer, excellent wine, delicious coffee and fantastic music all in one day. But at 318 Café in Excelsior, customers know to expect all of that—and a plate of delicious food, too.

For 31 years, Highland Fest has been one of the premier festivals in Saint Paul, celebrating the Highland Park neighborhood.

This past January, a driven group of young adults saw their dreams become reality. Dressed to the nines, they walked a red carpet with their friends and heard the unmistakable click of the camera flash.

In March 1986, Red Owl Country Store in White Bear Lake was the first location to be converted to a Kowalski’s Market. Twenty-nine years later, there are nine Kowalski’s markets in the Twin Cities area.

As temperatures rise and we begin dipping our toes in the lakes, the last thing anyone wants to think about is hairstyling. Time spent in front of a mirror is much less appealing than a walk or a dip in Lake Minnetonka.

Love from Down Under
Ben, Jim and Matt Stahlke from Mound paused during their tour of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef to snap a photo with their hometown magazine.

What’s summer without the occasional rev of an engine? For those who enjoy a bit of adrenaline on summer afternoons, Lake Minnetonka has a new store for all your motorsport needs. From four-wheelers to Jetskis, St.

As the weather heats up, going for a swim starts to look very appealing.

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