Arts & Culture

Day at the Beach (Memorial Beach in Winter)

On a sunny winter day, Lauren Meyer, who placed first in our 2020 Lens on the Lake Photo Contest, snapped her winning photo. We spoke with Meyer about Day at the Beach (Memorial Beach in Winter), to find out what inspired her to get this shot.  

Michelle Bruhn in her garden next to leafy greens

Growing up, Michelle Bruhn was in a family of green thumbs; gardening was second nature.

Allan Evans

While writing at his kitchen table in his previous home in Woodbury, Allan Evans heard a slooooow creak of a cabinet door behind him. Leary, but undaunted, he continued to type away.

Luutsön band members

When asked how it feels to be making music with his fellow bandmates, Seth Bostrom says it’s one of his favorite things to do. “Creating music with each other is such a unique experience," he says.

leafy greens container garden

Growing salad greens in a container is an easy and fast way to jumpstart your gardening, and when the weather warms, you can move the container right outside—a la deck-side salad service.

We’re relegated to staying home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time indoors to good use?

When downtown White Bear Lake faced the brunt of the pandemic in early spring, ReGrow White Bear Lake stepped up to the plate to help the many shops, eateries and businesses that help make the area such a g

Putting the fun in fundraising, White Bear Lake’s BEAR’ly Open event does so in true Minnesota fashion as an official Winter Carnival event.

Taking old furniture pieces and transforming them back into timeless pieces, with lots of care and hard work, is the mission of The Artisans Markets Minnesota collective.

A handmade sign from Create Space To Go

Create Space makes national TV with an appearance on Good Morning America.

Lewis Clark Herington VI on the ice on White Bear Lake.

A distinguished dog surveys icy terrain in this Lens on the Lake winner.

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