May 2018 Southwest Metro Magazine

In the May issue we're checking in with one of the Twins' off-field heavy hitters.

Kris Seeler of Eden Prairie developed her love for photography from a young age, emulating her dad, who often had a camera around his neck when she was growing up.

 

Tequila has a bit of a reputation.

 

Shower your mom with presents this Mother’s Day weekend by bringing her to the annual Spring Arboretum Auxiliary Plant Sale.

 

Today’s headlines provide plenty of topics for the national discourse. Since October 2017, when #MeToo, originally created by social activist Tarana Burke, gained steam through social media to shed light on the prevalence of sexual assault and harassment, the topic has garnered more attention.

 

Dave St. Peter is still having a ball.

Sitting high above the left-field corner of Target Field, St. Peter is reminiscing about his long tenure with the Minnesota Twins—from an intern in 1990 to the president and chief executive officer today.

 

In 2017, there were 12 boating fatalities and 23 non-boating drownings in Minnesota, according to the Department of Natural Resources. Statistics like this make it critical for all of us to know how to swim.

 

For the past two summers, Saturday mornings at Riley Lake Park in Eden Prairie have been host to teams playing in the sand.

 

Tabor. It’s pronounced tay-brr, and you’re going to need Google Maps to find it. The tiny northwestern Minnesota town—population 122—is where Jeff Gaffney spent lots of time as a kid. Visiting his grandparents’ farm in the burg shaped his work ethic and deep respect for the land.

 

Pisco Sour
 
3 oz. Capel Premium pisco
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. simple syrup
1 tsp. egg white
ice cubes
Infuse clove bitters
 

 

Lake Waconia has attracted people to its shores for thousands of years.  The Dakota named the lake “Meday Wa Ko Ni Ya,” meaning “Lake of the Fountain” or “Lake of the Spring.” With the signing of the Travers de Sioux treaty in 1851, the area around the lake opened for settlers.  The immigrants ga

 

Looking for low-maintenance plants that can feed pollinators, improve soil, look good and grow with no special care? Native grasses have all these benefits and can enhance your garden while adding shelter and food for wildlife. However, deer and rabbits do not usually feed on native grasses.

 

Reminiscent of the movie Notting Hill, P.S. From Paris by Marc Levy is a story about a world-famous actress and an American writer, as they seek respite from their lives in Paris.

 

What better way to start off the summer than with some brand new, locally-made metal home décor accessories to brighten up your summer nights?