May 2021

“When you look good, you feel good and do good, and your fashion and style speaks volumes before you even say any words.” —Nikki Steele, stylist

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May/June 2021 Maple Grove Magazine

Our Maple Grove Magazine team, including staff writers and Editorial Advisory Board members, are always on the lookout for what’s new in the community.

Third  Place Activities  & Events

Kayaking on Fish Lake, taken with an iPhone 10, placed third in the Activities & Events category of our annual Focus on Maple Grove photo contest.

Three new restaurants satisfy a range of palates.

Riviera Maya Cantina & Restaurant (opened October 2020)

Girl petting a bunny

During a year mostly spent at home, having a furry companion has become an even greater comfort for some pet owners. But in addition to time and care, dogs and cats can take up a lot of space. Looking for a smaller but no less companionable option?

Nikki Steele Style

With inclusivity as the forefront of her business, stylist and blogger Nikki Steele has a unique business motto—Be like a pineapple. Stand tall. Wear a crown, and be sweet on the inside.

May basket on doorstep

One of the most charming, if not endearing, childhood traditions has to be the creation and delivery of May baskets.

wearing sandals in the summer sun

‘Tis the season for sandals, flip-flops and barefoot walks along the shore—and paying closer attention to our feet.

MiniSota Play Cafe

Mandy Wroolie takes “play local” to a whole new level as owner of MiniSota Play Cafe, where kids can enjoy an indoor play “town,” which features Minnesota-related elements.

Stacey Potter

Stacey Potter has been writing stories since she was a child. In my 20s, I tried to submit articles to magazines, thinking that would land me a writing career, and then I’d have time to write the great American no

Eve Chase’s The Daughters of Foxcote Manor

At once a study of generational mother-daughter relationships and a tightly-knit family mystery, Eve Chase’s The Daughters of Foxcote Manor travels through time to ask how families are constructed, taken apart and rebuilt—and what it means to belong to one.

hanging planter with flowers

Getting out into nature has been difficult this past year. Give the gift of spring cheer to those who could use it the most—seniors. Whether it’s your parents, grandparents or great-grandparents, show love with the thriving gift of green.


With Mother’s and Father’s days bubbling up, why not make a trip to your local liquor store for some gifts?

storage trunk

Your college-age children have been away at college, and you’ve tidied up their rooms during their absence.