March 2014

In this month's issue of Southwest Metro Magazine, you've learn all about the art of renovating your home in stages, as well as a family who's been in the interior design industry for three generations.  In addition, we have a profile on the facinating Machtenes family, who runs a maple syrup business near the shores of Lake Waconia.  Check it out!

Revering those who persevere through the storms.
Don’t miss the Chanhassen Legion’s legendary fish-fry Fridays this Lenten season.
By Kelly Butorac
The Arboretum Photographers Society captures many sides of the popular landscape.
By Jennifer Pitterle
One local company is teaming up with schools on an innovative 3D printing curriculum.
Was the book really better? Read it yourself to decide.
Pro tips for tax season help keep anxiety at bay.
Eden Prairie’s Andrew Carlander sees Capitol Hill in his future.
By Liz Potasek
The Vintage in Chanhassen marks the beginning of a good era for wine shopping.
From the down-home comfort of a fish fry to a plate of shrimp pasta, we’ve found plenty of ways to enjoy seafood.
For the creators of Romens Interior Design and Home Furnishings in Eden Prairie, going to work is like going home.
By Angela Johnson
Eden Prairie homeowners benefit from phased remodeling projects.
By Carolyn Pierson
One family’s sweet adventure in their own back yard.
Meet the 50 people, places and businesses that make the southwest metro sparkle.