Sheldon and Mary Smith moved from Pike, New York to Eden Prairie in 1857 when they were just 26 and 22 years old. The young couple lived in a small cabin by Duck Lake in their early years in Minnesota and moved into a beautiful red brick five-bedroom home in the early 1870s, which was built by Sheldon himself.
Eden Prairie. Your hometown. Your house. A cabin. A college dorm home-away-from-home. Millennials may call both our empty nests and their own apartments “home.” We had fun brainstorming ideas for this home issue. Dream kitchens, organized garages, historical homes, color trends, and landscaping. To add heart, we included a story about rescuing animals who’ve been … Continued
1-3. The Loft launched its inaugural WordPlay book festival celebrating writers and readers. Track loft.org/wordplay for their celebrity authors lineup. May 11-12. 4-5. Visitors to the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's "Passport to Spring" took a break from winter to enjoy blooms in the Great Hall. 6. Eden Prairie's Mr. Bubble company presented $12,000 to children at a Minneapolis Ronald McDonald House.
Eden Prairie consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in America. With its excellent public schools, residential neighborhoods and thousands of acres of land for parks and open spaces, Eden Prairie offers residents a high quality of life. But is it a good place to be a pet?
With spring upon us, you aren’t alone if you’re in the mood for something fresh. Because our surroundings affect our mood, now may be the perfect time to dive into some well-deserved updates. We reached out to four local industry experts to talk trends for kitchens, living rooms, entertainment, and garages.
Eden Prairie Ice Show, March 22-24 Take in local skaters’ “Get the Party Started” performance. Tickets are available in advance at the Community Center or at the door. Adults: $8, kids $6, free for kids two and under. Presented by the Eden Prairie Figure Skating Club. Visit the calendar page at edenprairie.org Eden Prairie Players’ Bus … Continued
Letting nature nurture us is a gardening trend recognized by Monrovia, one of the country’s premier growers. With the promise of spring approaching, Minnesotans look forward to seeing green trees and blossoms begin a new season of growth and beauty. Make plans now to surround yourself with nature and lend it a helping hand, too.
The Twin Cities area is home to more world-class theater seats per capita than any U.S. city outside of New York City. Our local music scene is incredible - on almost any night of the week you can enjoy classical, hip-hop, jazz or a multitude of other music genres. Many fabulous art museums call our cities home. We Minnesotans are lucky…
The acronym PiM is an open door for curiosity. It’s pronounced “Pim.” The “Performing Institute of Minnesota Arts High School” sounds a bit old-fashioned and doesn’t quite fit. The modern arts-focused charter school is authorized by the University of St. Thomas and is located on Flying Cloud Drive right here in Eden Prairie, found within the former walls of Eagle…