Arts & Culture

Adorned Homes

A White Bear Lake boutique interior design company is taking a new approach to full-service home offerings. The passion project of longtime area resident Katie Kurtz, Adorned Homes encompasses all things real estate, remodeling and furnishings.

Hopeful covid sign hanging in window

It has been a year since the COVID-19 pandemic upended all of our lives. The unanticipated lifestyle changes took a toll on all of us; however, people didn’t lose all hope. 

The first things you notice when you step foot in the newly built modern Scandinavian-style home uniquely nestled into the established neighborhood in Mahtomedi, are the open-concept floor plan, the light and bright rooms, the quality finishes and efficient use

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.

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