Community

Pink text reads "Board Approved" on the cover image of the Southwest Metro Magazine Advisory Board's picks for Best of Southwest Metro

Southwest Metro Magazine Advisory Board members weigh in with their favorites.

A graphic that reads "Meet Your Winners, Southwest Metro Magazine Best of '19 Readers' Choice"

You voted for the best restaurants, shops and more in the Southwest Metro, and here are your picks.

During a special Veteran’s Day celebration, the St. Hubert’s School (SHS) community took time out of the academic day to reflect about and honor the efforts of this nation’s veterans.

A historical photo shows a group of women making lye soap in Carver County.

Lye soap, the type pioneers made, is very basic, but the process would make a great science project.

 A rendering of a room in Riley Crossing, an intergenerational care facility opening in Chanhassen.

Riley Crossing, an innovative senior living facility, offers a place for children and older folks to gather in a unique friendship.

2019 Best of Southwest Metro finalists

The votes are in! Here are the top 3 finalists in each category of this year's Best of Southwest Metro.

Boy Scout Troop 342 pancake breakfast

Boy Scout Troop 342 in Eden Prairie has a legacy of building young lives and … serving up pancakes—lots of them.

Voting for the 2019 Best of Southwest Metro survey is now closed. The results of our annual readers’ choice survey will be printed in July, in our special Best of edition of Southwest Metro Magazine, and we'll need your help to fill it with the best the Southwest Metro has to offer.

Flags and Honor helps local veterans

Last Christmas, a member from Flags and Honor of Minnesota was making his yearly rounds, delivering holiday greetings and gift cards to veterans in need. When he arrived at the home of one veteran, the volunteer noticed a house that didn’t feel prepared for the holiday season.

Pets

First Place: The Thirsty Kitty by Kelley Regan
Second Place: Wintertime Fun! by Amy Housker

City Landmarks

Pages

Tuesday, March 17
[Arts & Performance]
SMA presents An Evening with Gaelic Storm at 7:30PM on Tuesday, March 17 at The Fitzgerald Theater!
Friday, December 13 to Sunday, December 15
[Arts & Performance], [For the Kids]
A hidden gem of a performance in the Southwest Suburbs, this uniquely Russian, classical show is set to Tchaikovsky's timeless music and faithful to the original Marius Petipa choreography.