“If you had told me 10 years ago that I would become a chicken lady with a 3,000-square-foot garden, I would have told you [that] you were crazy,” Emily Bretzel says. “When we bought our house, we were simply looking for a beautiful outdoor space.
Arts & Culture
Dave Abbott and his team at Abbott Paint & Carpet fill us in on decorating trends just in time to start preparing the nest for winter.
The Lakeshore Players Theatre has a new home, the Hanifl Performing Arts Center. Since its beginning in 1953, it has been based in two different churches. Now for the first time, the White Bear Lake-based theatre has a performance space to call its own.
Each August, we highlight outstanding rising seniors from area schools and talk with them about their inspirations, challenges, passions and hopes for the future.
Are you wanting to tap into your creative side? Maybe you loved art class in school, but haven’t picked up a paint brush since? White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) offers a variety of accessible courses for a wide variety of ages, skill levels and interest.
Have a kid interested in an artistic spin on photography? The White Bear Center for the Arts’ H’art of Photography class provides an opportunity to do just that.
A photograph can hold a thousand words and can capture images that we might not normally see. Photos can bring us to tears or brighten our darkest moments. They can change our moods and inspire us to be better. The photography of Alyssa Boldischar does all this and more.
When he lists his favorite singers, White Bear Lake-based vocalist and entertainment entrepreneur Gary LaRue always puts Las Vegas icon Wayne Newton at the top.
The White Bear Lake area is full of beautiful landscapes and businesses we have all come to love. Tally’s Dockside, Lila & Claudine’s and Cup and Cone play a large part in our lives, and Nino Nardecchia works tirelessly to capture those aspects of White Bear Lake on his notecards.