Health & Wellness

Two women plank in a park

tudies show that outdoor workouts have multiple benefits, including boosting moods, releasing stress, improving self-esteem and increasing absorption of natural vitamin D, which takes a dive in the winter.

The Eden Prairie Community Foundation’s second annual Prairie Brewfest on September 12 attracted about 370 beer drinkers to the Southwest Transit parking deck in Eden Prairie.

The holiday season is in full swing as Chanhassen Dinner Theatres brings you an eclectic mix of concerts fit for the entire family. The festivities begin with Rock n’ Roll Christmas Spectacular, Dec.

When Meg Hamann opened her online shop, The Freezing Squirrel, in December 2013, it was out of necessity. “I kept having ideas and made so much and didn’t know what to do with it all,” she explains.

Oak Ridge Hotel & Conference Center in Chaska celebrated 25 years in business on June 11 with a party embracing its roots in the 1990s.

Brookdale Eden Prairie, formerly Clare Bridge of Eden Prairie, celebrated its grand re-opening on June 2.

There will be a little more ice in downtown Chaska this winter. This month marks the much anticipated opening of the Chaska Event and Curling Center.

Marsh Halberg is adroit at strategizing through an argument or proposal even before a word is spoken. Verbal chess matches are his game, and he was ready when Luke Carlson arrived last year at Halberg Criminal Defense to meet with Halberg, other lawyers and staff.

The “Goddess of the Grapes” bronze sculpture was unveiled June 6 at Parley Lake Winery and Deardorff Orchards and Vineyards in Waconia.

The Power of 100 Southwest met July 23 at Biaggi’s in Eden Prairie to network and raise money for a local charity.

When Parker Olson thinks of how the Olson Haunted House started, he remembers how much his dad loves Halloween. “I’ve never seen someone get so much joy scaring little trick-or-treaters,” he says.