Arts & Culture

The Festivities showroom in Minnetonka hosted a monthly Twin Cities Wedding & Event Professionals venue spotlight. Event planners, florists, caterers and other industry pros gathered to network and learn about other local businesses and venues.

Minnetonka Community Education offers something for residents of all ages to meet the community’s educational, social and recreational needs.

World traveler, solver of a 2000-year-old problem, teacher, and potter: these are just some of Mel Jacobson’s identities.

Kelley and Kelley Nursery in Long Lake has been a local institution for 95 years.

With an enrollment of over 3,000, Minnetonka High School is undoubtedly big, which can easily feel overwhelming for incoming freshman. Getting involved with an activity or club, however, is the best medicine—and the best way to make new friends.

Solveig Brown was a graduate student in anthropology when she began interviewing Twin Cities moms about their families. The Golden Valley resident was working on her Ph.D.

Eric Dregni is the dean of the Italian Concordia Language Village, Lago del Bosco, and the author of In Cod We Trust, By the Waters of Minnetonka and You’re Sending Me Where? Dispatches from Summer Camp. He is a regular contributor to Lake Minnetonka Magazine.

Gary Ezell, owner and chef at Joey Nova’s, is a familiar and active member of the Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka community.  His fellow citizens describe Ezell as a “true gem” and the “poster child for the chamber’s goodwill and prosperity.” Consequently, earlier this year, Ezell was selected as the P

Last October, 16-year-old Justin M. Anderson started what, to his knowledge, is the first publishing company exclusively for teenage authors (ages 12 to 19).

Student: Lily Finn
School: Visitation

Extracurriculars: Captain of the varsity volleyball team, starter on the varsity lacrosse team, spring blood drive coordinator, member of the Leadership Committee.

In a small computer lab at St. Paul’s Gordon Parks High—where students missing credits can earn them through digital-media storytelling in lieu of traditional classwork—four seniors add the finishing touches to a short film.