May 2014

In the May issue of Lake Minnetonka Magazine you'll learn the story of the Crossroads Delicatessen (including a few of Chef Scott Hill's favorite brunch recipes), see how a local lure company is making fishing innovations in Lake Minnetonaka's backyard, and expore the restoration of Big Island.

The large windows in the new kitchen now offer stunning lake views.
How one kitchen remodel made the most of its exquisite lakeshore location.
Michele Damrow captures a colorful approach to lake photography.
From left, Lauren Strauss, Claire DesLauriers and Kalli Anderson share the multi-faceted lead role in MHS's production of Evita.
Three Minnetonka High School actresses cast in lead role of Evita.
 Shawn Marquis, right, assists Jennifer Barada on a Pilates machine.
With help from a local Pilates studio, Minnesotans battling a degenerative disease aren’t letting it keep them down.
Rev. John Lee and his son Soren planted fresh produce in a family plot at St. Luke’s.
How two local churches are reconnecting with the land while serving those in need.
Circus models designed by Damon Swanson and constructed from 3D printers allow intricate details to shine.
Retired Minnetonka engineer creates circus models through 3D printing technology.
Lunds and Byerly’s continue to add allergen-friendly foods.
The perfect drink for a hot summer day.
Lake Community Bank expands on its charitable giving philosophy.
Yoga pants get pockets with these convenient waistbands.
Scusi! offers European-inspired decor in Excelsior.
Wayzata treatment center offers wide-ranging options for mind, body and soul.
New Simply Smooth location offers healthier alternative for hair removal.
Anytime Fitness owner shares his tips for getting in shape by summer.
Shelley Lidstone, left, and daughter Jennifer Bruns bring gourmet oils, salts and soaps to the lake area.
A mother-daughter team brings a taste of the Mediterranean to Wayzata.
Birch's salmon, served with quinoa, tastes as fresh as if it had been caught seaside and flipped right onto the grill.
The best seafood available on dry land.
Tom Mackin, president of Rapala.
Rapala is making fishing innovations in Lake Minnetonka’s backyard.
Restoration of the shoreline has been underway since 2009.
Three Rivers Park District and Minnehaha Creek Watershed District find success in joining forces to restore shoreline on Big Island.
Spoil Mom (or Grandma) with a homemade wild rice quiche.
Chef Scott Hill shares the story of Crossroads Deli—and a few of his favorite Mother’s Day brunch recipes.