October 2018 White Bear Lake Magazine

In the annual Arts Issue we're chatting with two local artists that have gained international renown, plus much more!

In the spring of 1888, the White Bear Fire Department formally organized as three companies: the Engine Company, the Hose Company and the Hook and Ladder Company. Almost immediately, an engine house was constructed by local contractor William H.


Greg Knothe hasn’t always been a French-trained chef, but he’s always enjoyed making good food.  In 2004, after working as a machinist for many years, Knothe left the world of manufacturing to pursue


In White Bear Lake and other Minn. locations, the nonprofit MacPhail Center for Music offers music therapy to help people with autism and other diagnoses reach goals centered on bettering non-musical abilities.


Lauren Martin found her love for performing arts early in life. “My mom put me in dance class when I was two, and my love for the arts grew from there,” she says.


The Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop (MPWW) is helping inmates in prisons across Minnesota find their voices.


While many schools place a heavy emphasis on acquiring and teaching with the latest technology, Liberty Classical Academy, a private, multidenominational Christian PreK-12 school, prioritizes the a


Everyone deserves to feel well. Whether you’re suffering through a minor cold or a chronic illness, many different modalities of care are available.


Carol Jackson, manager of the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, offers a suggestion for a good read for adults.


Step into the lives and former hideouts of 1930s era gangsters who spent their days tucked away in cottages around White Bear and Bald Eagle Lakes through White Bear Lake Historical Society’s gangster tour.


For only a few short months in the land of 10,000 lakes, fall ushers in prime weather for pumpkin and apple picking, strolling through parks and festivals involving beer, harvests and mazes.


Fall isn’t simply a change in the weather. It brings a transformation in decor, activities and flavors.


A cafe that not only offers coffee, tea, vintage soda, panini and other treats, but welcomes all gam-ers to show up and have a good time is exactly what co-owners Michael Farmer and Craig Harding offer at The B