Arts & Culture

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum opened its doors for Passport to Spring, including nine displays that each featured an international country; a French-inspired glass garden house and 26 pieces by sculptor Nick Legeros. 

Stephanie Kurtz, owner of Blossom Essentials in Eden Prairie, uses essential oils to clean her home.

Stephanie Kurtz was ‘going green’ before ‘going green’ was even a thing.

When her mom was diagnosed with cancer nearly 20 years ago, the family started to replace the chemical products in their medicine drawer and cleaning cabinet with natural, essential oil-based products.

Death of Santini: The Story of a Father and His Son
By Pat Conroy
Recommended by Carrie Brunsberg

Conroy, author of bestselling novel The Great Santini, poignantly shares his own story based on his father’s idea of family life.

Four local artists have joined forces to create a new art center in downtown Waconia.

Not often do we get the joy of hearing an orchestra play pop hits like “Let it Go” from Disney’s Frozen or “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic.

Photography is not always about having a perfect plan. No, sometimes it is
all up to moments of chance. Tracy Sarel of Eden Prairie was presented with such
a moment, and she seized it in order to capture her photo, “Raccoon Siblings.”

It all started with a simple request for a patio and fire pit, but the Stapletons’ Waconia backyard redesign ended up becoming so much more.

Once you hit a certain age, conventional wisdom says its time to give up on
the dreams of your youth. Being a professional athlete most likely isn’t in the
cards at this point. It turns out you didn’t end up a Hollywood movie star, and

With exposed Chaska brick, a long, rambling layout of rooms and a wooden bar,
the third floor of The Mill in downtown Chaska seemed to have potential, says
Krista Flemming, who bought the building with her husband and parents in May
2012.

A Taste of Minnesota announced earlier today (June 25) that it's moving the St. Paul-based festival to the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia. The Taste's planned location on Harriet Island in St.

When Matt Udermann of Chaska sets a goal, he means business: Read the Bible
cover to cover, visit all active Major League baseball stadiums, and publish a
book.

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