April 2016 Southwest Metro Magazine

In the April issue get a close look at some of local artist Mary Tuttle's gemstone statement jewelry, meet a Chaska graphic designer who beautifies everything from tea towels to cell phone cases and go wild with Marilynn Torkelson's native landscaping.

Craig Eiler’s photo showcases the serene and rustic landscape of the southwest metro.
Sovereign Estate’s Ben Banks relishes the art and science of winemaking.
Third annual Fresh Start 5K on New Year’s Day at Purgatory Creek Park in Eden Prairie.
The Eden Prairie Historical Society honors a Maud Hart Lovelace book.
Marilynn Torkelson’s native garden brings nature home.
Eden Prairie’s Mary Tuttle designs gemstone jewelry that makes a statement.
Brian Rodenz’s children serve as muses for his handmade toys.
Chaska’s Katherine Lenius beautifies ordinary objects.
Shop 501, a collaborative vintage and antique store in Chaska, features unique, innovative finds.
Waconia School District sells cafeteria compost at annual fundraiser.
For Eden Prairie twins Crystal and Michelle Chang, exceptional smarts run in the family.
A French twist on the typical Greyhound cocktail.
Laugh it up during national humor month.
Garth Stein speaks April 19 in Eden Prairie as a part of Eden Prairie Reads.
Stay hydrated in style with Eccentricity water bottle carriers.
Learn about storm water retention and explore nature at Nine Mile Creek Discovery Point.