Diversity on City Councils

, October 28, 2014 | Posted in Scott Neal

There was a provocative article in the Star Tribune last week written by Emma Nelson entitled “Twin Cities suburbs diversify; City Councils remain white“.  The subheading of the article – “Leadership in metro cities doesn’t mirror diversity’ – is even …
Read More

Channeling Crocodile Dundee

, October 27, 2014 | Posted in Boards & Commissions Blog

By Connie Carrino, Wooddale/Valley View Small Area Plan Team member When the legendary movie character, Mick “Crocodile” Dundee, needed to learn more about his outback territory—his neighborhood—he went on a “walkabout” through the Australian terrain. On Sat. Oct. 11, about …
Read More

Pick up a Paddle and Play Pickleball!

, October 24, 2014 | Posted in Park and Recreation

Have you ever tried playing Pickelball? No, you do not eat pickles nor is the ball shaped like a pickle, but the game is the fastest growing sport around. We had a solid group of players at Garden Park this …
Read More

Anticipating the Darkness

, October 23, 2014 | Posted in Edina Liquor

By Dave Foley, Assistant Manager of Edina Liquor – Southdale Late October is always a fun time of year for craft beer lovers. There are many different seasonal and limited release beers to keep everyone satisfied. The most anticipated limited …
Read More

Assumptions Matter

, October 23, 2014 | Posted in Scott Neal

There is a struggle going right now in the Twin Cities between the five suburban counties, including their cities, and the Metropolitan Council over the future of the region.  That struggle is most evident in the rhetoric around the Metropolitan …
Read More

Fire Safety on Halloween

, October 21, 2014 | Posted in EFD Pulse Blog

It’s easy to forget about the potential of a fire during the middle of a fun costume party or while handing out candy to the kids while the carved pumpkins flicker away, but according to the National Fire Prevention Association, …
Read More

Vote 2014

, October 21, 2014 | Posted in Scott Neal

If you’re looking for Edina election information, look here first: http://edinamn.gov/index.php?section=administration_electioninformation It tells you everything you need to know, except who to vote for.  

Practice Safe Cooking

, October 17, 2014 | Posted in EFD Pulse Blog

The holidays are fast approaching and that means a lot of cooking for family gatherings. But before you light the burner or preheat the oven, remind yourself that the kitchen is where most fires in the home start. Remember the …
Read More

Home Is Where The Mall Is?

, October 15, 2014 | Posted in Scott Neal

Now here’s a sentence I don’t get to say/write very often:  There was a good article about Edina in Monday’s Wall Street Journal entitled Home Is Where The Mall Is.  I’ve linked to it, but unless you’re a subscriber to …
Read More

Futuristic Play Spaces

, October 14, 2014 | Posted in Park and Recreation

Recently, I attended a session about defining a shared vision for Edina’s future. Since then I’ve been thinking about what spaces for “play” might look like in 20 or 30 years. Here are my visions and thoughts. Imagine a space …
Read More

  • Subscribe via email:

    Enter your email address to subscribe to the City of Edina blogs and receive notifications of new posts by email.

  • City Blogs:

    13 posts 332 posts 69 posts 55 posts 121 posts 26 posts
© 2014 City Of Edina, Minnesota