Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Readers, I am so excited to welcome you to the pages of our Best of Maple Grove 2024 issue. It is a pleasure to edit the pages of this long-standing magazine, and I thank you for creating such a lovely community to live, work and play in. Since I have stepped into the...
West Metro Cocktail Party

West Metro Cocktail Party

We’ve gathered a group of striking cocktails from across the West Metro. These cocktails aren’t wallflowers; they’re conversation starters. You know, the kind of drinks that garner a second glance at the menu or spark the question, “Which one is that?” as they travel...
Super Summer Celebrations in Maple Grove

Super Summer Celebrations in Maple Grove

Add these local festivals to your bucket-list. There’s nothing better than a summertime festival. Come out, meet new members of the community and enjoy entertainment for all ages in the Maple Grove area: Maple Grove Days, July 10–14, will include a variety of...
The Five Best Summer Fashion Trends

The Five Best Summer Fashion Trends

Slay the summer style game with these fabulous trends. Which will you be rocking this month? Structured Chic: Polished yet breezy, structured styles are a hot ticket this summer. The combination of a lightweight linen vest and shorts is perfect for a sophisticated...
New Maple Grove Community Center Breaks Ground

New Maple Grove Community Center Breaks Ground

Community centers can often be referred to as the heartbeat of a community. The City of Maple Grove recognizes its value, and this July will break ground on the first phase of a multimillion-dollar renovation and expansion project on the Maple Grove Community Center....
Maple Grove Sparkles

Maple Grove Sparkles

“The goal was to take a single photo without any photoshopping or manipulation. This time-lapse photo was taken in total darkness. With the camera on a tripod and myself dressed in black, I ran in front of the camera and completed a series of covering and uncovering...
“His Majesty’s Dragon”

“His Majesty’s Dragon”

Have you ever had an opportunity that calls you to quickly change careers? That happens in His Majesty’s Dragon by Naomi Novik, an alternative history novel set in the Napoleonic era when captain Will Laurence and his crew of the H.M.S. Reliant capture a French...
Pour the Best This Summer

Pour the Best This Summer

What’s the best way to beat the heat? Sometimes, it comes by way of tart meets fruity, a pinky batch beverage or a lemonade (adult style) to punch up your taste buds. Our friends at Lunds & Byerlys weigh in with some of their favorite ideas. Limeade Kombucha...

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