Lifestyle Letter

As we welcome you to our June Men’s Issue we wanted to take a moment to thank our readers for your wonderful and inspiring comments about our May “Women of Substance” feature. It is our honor to recognize true contributors to Eden Prairie. To Jan Carlson, Renee Jacobus, Marcia Levoir, Hanadi Chehabeddine, Nancy Tyra-Lukens. Mary Mackmiller and Kay Nordbye thank…

EP Gives 2017

Ep Gives 2017 was a smashing success. The night was full of stunning food, heartwarming speeches, and a rocking band. A live auction also took place to raise money for the Eden Prairie Community Foundation. Photography by Maire McMahon.

June 2017 Around Town

A delightful musical adaption of one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fables is a quackingly good time. Enjoy a new take on the classic ugly duckling story with Eden Prairie Players' Honk! The Eden Prairie Community Band provides instrumentals as the pit orchestra. Since it first hatched in 1993, Stiles & Drewe's musical, Honk!, has winged its way around…

Men’s Skin Care: What You Need to Know

From a dermatologist’s perspective, absolutely men need to worry about their skin! Men have all the same skin problems as women – acne, dry skin, sun damage, aging, etc. The problem though, is that many men have been raised believing that only women “cared for their skin”. Products were marketed to women for women; packaging has been very feminine and…

Meat Smoking

How many of you have started a hobby that initially only required a minimal financial investment, only to see it slowly eat away at your retirement portfolio? That special golf club, the first of many, to add to your bag? The newest camera with the most features, many of which you may never use? Well, if your New Year’s resolution…


“Come on, Jay. Don’t embarrass yourself.” As if on a continuous loop, this thought kept running through my mind as I timidly lined up my tee shot on the first hole at the recently remodeled Olympic Hills Golf Club on an early-spring Friday morning.

Minnesota Monarchs

Did you know that Minnesota’s state butterfly is the Monarch? The Monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus), also known as the milkweed butterfly, was adopted as the state’s official butterfly in 2000. Because of its size and colorful markings, it is hard to miss in backyards, parks, and rural areas.

Gifts to Buy the Men in Your Life

If a quality timepiece is the object of your desire, see these classics and more at Continental Diamond, 1600 Utica Ave S, St Louis Park.

Through Minnesota’s The Oregon Trail to Nintendo’s Mario

The inception of video games is not so much debated as it is dynamic - up for discussion. Business Insider cites 1962’s Spacewar!, the specialized combat game, while steps back to 1889 when a small Japanese company called Nintendo began to produce playing cards. In 1950, both Claude Shannon and Alan Turing created computerized chess programs; in 1961, the…

Choose Your Brew

Mix-and-Match the Perfect Six Pack for Summer