Check out the results of our first-ever readers' choice survey in the July 2013 issue. You'll also sample some of our favorite fish dishes and look inside local consignment and antique shops.

Learn how water features can transform your busy backyard into a peaceful oasis, plus take a look inside the history of the White Bear Lake and Mahtomedi Fire Departments. We round up the best pizzas in town and learn about Just Two Bikes, Jim Muellner's successful cycling business.

Gardening | Golf | Life Around the Lake

Coming into Focus | Park it Here

Shadow Boxing | Thinking 'Over the Box'

Pampered Without the Price | Sip and Savor