Shops & Business

Looking for a fun Valentine’s Day keepsake to make with friends? Head to Waku Waku Photostickers, a recent addition to Eden Prairie Center.

“Best-kept secret.” After the Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s new executive director, Mark Weber, heard those words uttered about the foundation on three different occasions during the same day, it reaffirmed his goal to increase the organization’s visibility.

It’s almost spring, and that means fresh flowers, sunny days and new nail colors. Cassidy Steigauf, a nail technician at Sanctuary SalonSpa by Aveda, has the inside scoop on what’s hot for spring:

Staying warm in this winter weather has been a challenge—just imagine not having a winter jacket.

When Paulette Black was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001, one of the things she felt unsure about was the idea of a prosthesis.  She attended a retreat in Buffalo in 2002 to meet other women struggling with the disease, and it was there that she met Cathy Rieckenberg and Lorraine Dressel, own

Nearly seven years passed while Andover resident Patrick Nelson was in the Army and, at the time, it felt like a job. He had daily tasks, a duty to fulfill—much like your average Minnesotan in a 9-to-5 career does.

It takes more than walls, doors and windows to make a house into a home. During the holidays, you’ll fill your own abode with family and friends, and visit the nests of your loved ones, too. We’re here with perfect presents and recommendations from lots of local businesses.

Everyone likes a good party—well, we think so, at least. So, we decided to scout out some of the best party-supply vendors in the area to help bring the level of fun at your next get-together to a whole new level.

Take piping hot coffee, add a woolen throw, and you have a perfectly cozy morning, afternoon or evening curled up by the fire with a book, your tablet or even a game to help fight and forget the frigid winds howling outside this winter.

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With a long Minnesota winter on the horizon, it’s hard not to think of escaping to a warmer climate.