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.  

"Time is Running Out," a painting by White Bear Lake Area High School student Lauren Martin

White Bear Lake Area High School student Lauren Martin created Time is Running Out in Shawn Gritzmacher’s art class.

The view from the stage of the Lakeshore Players Theatre.

The Lakeshore Players Theatre and the White Bear Center for the Arts received $116,915 in grants.

Two people paddle kayaks on White Bear Lake near the Manitou Island bridge.

Stephanie Herington’s A Summer Paddle took second place in our 2018 Lens on the Lake photo contest in the People & Families category.

Artist Frank Zeller paints a watercolor at the White Bear Center for the Arts

The White Bear Center for the Arts (WBCA) is a place where creatives can collide and share their artistic talents.

A painting of a black and red figure touching a plant before a blue, sunny sky.

Eric Hupahu Cikala Miller's work will stay in your mind long after you've seen it.

A bathroom remodeled by Bald Eagle Construction, voted Best Remodeler in the Best of White Bear Lake 2019 readers' choice survey.

Ryan Schuette, owner of Bald Eagle Construction, wants to make remodeling as efficient and painless as possible for his customers.

A kitchen designed by Christina Lynn Interiors, a finalist for Best Interior Designer in the Best of White Bear Lake 2019 readers' choice survey.

At Christina Lynn Interiors, owner and lead designer Christina Miller is here to make sure her clients get the home of their dreams.

A bottle of Tattersall Bootlegger, a spirit featuring distilled lime and lemon peels, sits next to "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.

Co-owner Nancy Thysell recommends Seven Sisters by Lucinda Riley (Atria Books, 2014). “I love historical fiction, and a friend introduced me to this series. The wealthy adoptive father of a family of sisters dies unexpectedly and leaves each daughter a clue about where she came from.

Leah Retamozo reads to a child at Bilingual Child Care & Education Center.

Leah Retamozo has been providing bilingual Spanish/English education in the Twin Cities metro area since 2010. We talk with Retamozo to learn more about her child care center.

Rudy’s Redeye Grill hosted a New Year’s celebration at White Bear Country Inn, with live music, dinner, dancing and the inaugural drop of the 7-foot-tall white bear, the beginning of a White Be