The votes are in and counted, and it’s time for the big reveal. As we raise the curtain on this issue, we can hardly contain our excitement. Come along; and read along as we present readers’ favorites for the Best of 2019.

This issue serves up ways to get out and about in Maple Grove. Visit history. View art. Volunteer. Or take a day trip to some of the area’s best venues and vistas.

If you need more reasons to admire women, keep reading. Inspiring. Creative. Artistic. Caring. Local women shine throughout our pages.

It’s not too early to get those punch lists going. What are your must dos for the season?  And don’t forget to keep your pets up to snuff and looking sharp!