You’re Invited to Our Exclusive Wedding Event

Calling all brides, grooms, wedding photographers and vendors—submit your photo galleries for consideration. We are featuring expertly curated local...
Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s celebrate the businesses and individuals who serve our communities so well. Life brings so many moments of celebration. A trip around the sun,...
White Bear Lake July/August 2024

Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Welcome to our annual Best of White Bear Lake issue! This issue is a favorite of our staff each year, as we reflect on the outstanding people and...
White Bear Lake Picnic

A Guide to the No-Prep Picnic

Set out on your summer adventures with local grab-and-go provisions. Patio season may be in full swing—but so is picnic season! There’s something...
White Bear Lake Magazine May/June 2024

Welcome to the May/June 2024 Issue

A few years ago, in a moment of fascination and a bit of boredom, I flipped on the TV show Tidying up with Marie Kondo. It was well past the show’s...
Mother's Day Brunch Cocktails

Best Brunch Cocktails for Mother’s Day

Add some sparkle to your Mother’s Day brunch with a collection of crowd-pleasing Mimosas and Bellinis. On Mother’s Day, many families around White...
Romina Montanari Making Pasta

Italy With Romina Brings Conviviality to the Table

Romina Montanari creates authentic Italian experiences in local kitchens. Romina Montanari is a passionate teacher of Italian food traditions. Her...

Meet Your Best of White Bear Lake 2024 Finalists

Over the course of January, we invited readers to vote for the very best the White Bear Lake area has to offer. The reader poll is closed and the...
White Bear Lake Magazine March/April 2024

Welcome to the March/April 2024 Issue

In this day and age, there are many who wonder whether something’s been lost. Towns aren’t as safe anymore. Neighbors aren’t as helpful as they used...
The Property: The lot sits adjacent to a conservation area with a wetland, offering endless sightings of birds and critters enjoying the serenity alongside their new neighbors. The location inspired an earthy palette inside and outside the home with a focus on green, blue and white, and an emphasis on traditional wood features. Photos: Jill Hamilton

Couple Creates Their Forever Home in North Oaks

From city streets to a wooded retreat. We all dream of what life might look like when retirement comes—a vacation across the globe, a sparkling new...
Rippling waves on a lake.

How H2O for Life Tackles the Global Water Crisis

At H2O for Life, taking on the global water crisis means empowering students to become changemakers. For students in White Bear Lake, the...
Tyler and Michelle Conrad’s daughters, Matissa (15), Tahari (13) and Matinly (8), look into the sweet-filled display case at GoodThings Cafe.

GoodThings Café Continues the Grandma’s Bakery Legacy

A family-owned retailer celebrates 50 years with the opening of a new café. Much has changed over the past 50 years, both near and far. But in White...

You’re Invited to Our Exclusive Wedding Event

Calling all brides, grooms, wedding photographers and vendors—submit your photo galleries for consideration. We are featuring expertly curated local...
Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s celebrate the businesses and individuals who serve our communities so well. Life brings so many moments of celebration. A trip around the sun,...
White Bear Lake July/August 2024

Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Welcome to our annual Best of White Bear Lake issue! This issue is a favorite of our staff each year, as we reflect on the outstanding people and...
White Bear Lake Picnic

A Guide to the No-Prep Picnic

Set out on your summer adventures with local grab-and-go provisions. Patio season may be in full swing—but so is picnic season! There’s something...
White Bear Lake Magazine May/June 2024

Welcome to the May/June 2024 Issue

A few years ago, in a moment of fascination and a bit of boredom, I flipped on the TV show Tidying up with Marie Kondo. It was well past the show’s...
Mother's Day Brunch Cocktails

Best Brunch Cocktails for Mother’s Day

Add some sparkle to your Mother’s Day brunch with a collection of crowd-pleasing Mimosas and Bellinis. On Mother’s Day, many families around White...
Romina Montanari Making Pasta

Italy With Romina Brings Conviviality to the Table

Romina Montanari creates authentic Italian experiences in local kitchens. Romina Montanari is a passionate teacher of Italian food traditions. Her...

Meet Your Best of White Bear Lake 2024 Finalists

Over the course of January, we invited readers to vote for the very best the White Bear Lake area has to offer. The reader poll is closed and the...
White Bear Lake Magazine March/April 2024

Welcome to the March/April 2024 Issue

In this day and age, there are many who wonder whether something’s been lost. Towns aren’t as safe anymore. Neighbors aren’t as helpful as they used...
The Property: The lot sits adjacent to a conservation area with a wetland, offering endless sightings of birds and critters enjoying the serenity alongside their new neighbors. The location inspired an earthy palette inside and outside the home with a focus on green, blue and white, and an emphasis on traditional wood features. Photos: Jill Hamilton

Couple Creates Their Forever Home in North Oaks

From city streets to a wooded retreat. We all dream of what life might look like when retirement comes—a vacation across the globe, a sparkling new...
Rippling waves on a lake.

How H2O for Life Tackles the Global Water Crisis

At H2O for Life, taking on the global water crisis means empowering students to become changemakers. For students in White Bear Lake, the...
Tyler and Michelle Conrad’s daughters, Matissa (15), Tahari (13) and Matinly (8), look into the sweet-filled display case at GoodThings Cafe.

GoodThings Café Continues the Grandma’s Bakery Legacy

A family-owned retailer celebrates 50 years with the opening of a new café. Much has changed over the past 50 years, both near and far. But in White...

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Wave of Change

Wave of Change

Wave of Change, a fiber sculpture created by artist Barbara Riegel Bend, seems to be in motion, turning stiff metal zippers and fabric into...

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You’re Invited to Our Exclusive Wedding Event

You’re Invited to Our Exclusive Wedding Event

Calling all brides, grooms, wedding photographers and vendors—submit your photo galleries for consideration. We are featuring expertly curated local weddings in our suite of Community Lifestyle...

Let’s Celebrate the Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s Celebrate the Best of White Bear Lake 2024

Let’s celebrate the businesses and individuals who serve our communities so well. Life brings so many moments of celebration. A trip around the sun, a new life, a union—each moment defined by the...

Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Welcome to the July/August 2024 Issue

Welcome to our annual Best of White Bear Lake issue! This issue is a favorite of our staff each year, as we reflect on the outstanding people and businesses that have filled our pages and look ahead...

The Summer of Saying “Yes!”

The Summer of Saying “Yes!”

When I was in school, I made a goal for myself to say “yes” more. It was a decision inspired by the 2008 rom-com Yes Man, starring Jim Carrey; Carrey plays a man stuck in a negative pattern who...

Cactus Boxes Reflects the Beauty of Nature

Cactus Boxes Reflects the Beauty of Nature

TJ Moran crafts cactus boxes that mirror the natural world. There’s nothing prickly about TJ Moran. From his White Bear Lake home and garden, Moran creates spellbinding and unique containers for...

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