Fall Faves

Enjoying the changing leaves, Eden Prairie? October is a great month to reflect and make changes in our own lives. Maybe your home needs an eco-friendly update. Check out pages XX [DIY] for some green DIY home hacks that will make you feel refreshed. If you need some inspiration first, read about Tom Oar, the … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie’s First Taproom Fat Pants Brewing Co., Eden Prairie’s first taproom, is set to open this month. The brewery is located at 8335 Crystal View Road, and they will serve both craft beer and food. The space includes a full kitchen, allowing the Fat Pants team to prepare all their dishes in-house. The taproom is set … Continued

Apple Cider Autumn Sangria

Mix up a classic fall favorite, apple cider, with a delicious sangria recipe that is sure to bring on the taste of autumn. 

Tom Oar: Mountain Man

“HE IS FREE WHO LIVES AS HE CHOOSES.” So reads the sign standing sentinel over Tom Oar’s house. Tom Oar is free.

Going Green

DID YOU KNOW THAT IN 2016, WORLD PLASTIC PRODUCTION TOTALED AROUND 335 MILLION METRIC TONS, ACCORDING TO THE EARTH DAY NETWORK? Although you probably can’t singlehandedly change the environmental toll of the amount of plastic pollution that comes from that kind of number, we’ve rounded up a few simple ways you can curb your consumption and do your part toward…

The Jazz Man

Have you noticed all the big jazz bands at Staring Lake this year? It seems like this new step in music is not only taking hold in Eden Prairie but also throughout the state of Minnesota.

There Is No Catch

Yetzer's Home Furnishings & Flooring in Waconia truly embodies the statement different by design. Since 1941, Yetzer’s has remained the Twin Cities one-stop shop for quality home furnishings. Yetzer’s offers an unparalleled selection of brand-name furniture, lighting, window fashions, accessories and more. From traditional to modern, you will find your style at Yetzer’s Waconia showroom.

Lifestyle Letter

As summer winds down, the wonderful season of fall is upon us. The changing of colors in Minnesota is always a spectacular experience. We hope our readers enjoyed a safe and happy summer.  In September we band together behind our Vikings in their quest for a successful season. NFL Sundays are always memorable and a … Continued

Honoring Our Women of Substance and Men to Know

On July 23, we gathered at Flying Dutchman Distillery to honor our “Women of Substance,” Lisa Toomey, Katie Castro, Vicki Bomben and Kathie Case, along with our “Men to Know,” Gary Stevens, Ted Muller, Bill Ballantyne and PG Narayanan. Thank you to our sponsors, Keller Williams Elite, The Flying Dutchman Spirits, Eden Prairie Community Foundation … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

Eden Prairie Historical Society President Receives Heritage Preservation Award This summer, Kathie Case, president of the Eden Prairie Historical Society, was presented with the 2019 Eden Prairie Heritage Preservation Award for her efforts to preserve Eden Prairie’s heritage. Among many noteworthy initiatives, Kathie has led the restoration and programming efforts at the historic Cummins-Phipps-Grill House, researched historic photos … Continued