Best of Cities South 2024

Readers voted for their favorite people, places and services in the area. We’re celebrating the best that the south metro has to offer with our...
Cities South Magazine June/July 2024 Issue

Welcome to the June/July 2024 Issue

One summer in high school, I had a job working at a bagel shop, making sandwiches and specialty coffee drinks for customers who often came in with...
Home and garden inspiration abounds at Sailer’s Greenhouse in Prior Lake.

Mama Needs a Minute …

Our editor shares her favorite places to unwind and recharge. When I’ve hit my breaking point as a caregiver, this is where you’ll find me. Whether...
Spicy Pineapple Margarita

Summer Sippers Around Town

Find cool twists on classic drinks. The days are longer, and the temperatures are rising. It’s time to make the most of the season with cool drinks...
May 7 groundbreaking at the Eagan Art House.

Eagan Art House Breaks New Ground

Enjoy the same great arts programming in a larger, more accessible space. Since opening its doors in 1997, the Eagan Art House has served as a...
Dakotah Lindwurm wearing her third place medal at the Orlando, Florida U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

Runner Dakotah Lindwurm Sets Her Sights on the Summer Olympics

Former Eagan resident will represent the U.S. this August. “If you watched me literally crossing the finish line, I put my hands on my head and I...
Cities South April/May 2024 Issue

Welcome to the April/May 2024 Issue

Confession: I have been threatening to take a sledgehammer to our living room wall for years. When we moved into our house almost 12 years ago, we...
A selection of dog treats from the bakery case.

Three Dog Bakery Caters To Four-Legged Friends

An Apple Valley bakery serves up freshly made baked goods and other delights for your pup. Nicole Fandrich is describing one of her regular...
Kiger updated this bathroom by swapping outdated cabinet pulls for a modern design and changing the wall color to create the feeling of a bigger, brighter space.

KSK Designs Shares Small Ways To Make a Big Difference

Update your living space with small changes. Prior Lake designer/architect Kimberly Kiger has a knack for finding easy fixes without tearing...
Fuyei Xaykaothao in action at the 2023 CT Pickleball Minnesota Summer Send Off tournament.

Pickleball Takes Local Communities by Storm

With more outdoor courts and support from local entrepreneurs, pickleball is growing. Pickleball has been gaining traction at senior centers and...
Sweet Treasures Cupcakes

Sweet Treasures: A Story of Bitter and Sweet

Apple Valley baker and Food Network alum Ann Alaboud faced her cancer diagnosis—in and out of the kitchen. Apple Valley baker Ann Alaboud has a...
Prior Lake 2023

Editor Takes the Polar Plunge

Editor Liz Potasek tries a quick dip in a freezing lake. At age 22, Lakeville native Christopher Mosier was in great physical shape, training with...

Best of Cities South 2024

Readers voted for their favorite people, places and services in the area. We’re celebrating the best that the south metro has to offer with our...
Cities South Magazine June/July 2024 Issue

Welcome to the June/July 2024 Issue

One summer in high school, I had a job working at a bagel shop, making sandwiches and specialty coffee drinks for customers who often came in with...
Home and garden inspiration abounds at Sailer’s Greenhouse in Prior Lake.

Mama Needs a Minute …

Our editor shares her favorite places to unwind and recharge. When I’ve hit my breaking point as a caregiver, this is where you’ll find me. Whether...
Spicy Pineapple Margarita

Summer Sippers Around Town

Find cool twists on classic drinks. The days are longer, and the temperatures are rising. It’s time to make the most of the season with cool drinks...
May 7 groundbreaking at the Eagan Art House.

Eagan Art House Breaks New Ground

Enjoy the same great arts programming in a larger, more accessible space. Since opening its doors in 1997, the Eagan Art House has served as a...
Dakotah Lindwurm wearing her third place medal at the Orlando, Florida U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials.

Runner Dakotah Lindwurm Sets Her Sights on the Summer Olympics

Former Eagan resident will represent the U.S. this August. “If you watched me literally crossing the finish line, I put my hands on my head and I...
Cities South April/May 2024 Issue

Welcome to the April/May 2024 Issue

Confession: I have been threatening to take a sledgehammer to our living room wall for years. When we moved into our house almost 12 years ago, we...
A selection of dog treats from the bakery case.

Three Dog Bakery Caters To Four-Legged Friends

An Apple Valley bakery serves up freshly made baked goods and other delights for your pup. Nicole Fandrich is describing one of her regular...
Kiger updated this bathroom by swapping outdated cabinet pulls for a modern design and changing the wall color to create the feeling of a bigger, brighter space.

KSK Designs Shares Small Ways To Make a Big Difference

Update your living space with small changes. Prior Lake designer/architect Kimberly Kiger has a knack for finding easy fixes without tearing...
Fuyei Xaykaothao in action at the 2023 CT Pickleball Minnesota Summer Send Off tournament.

Pickleball Takes Local Communities by Storm

With more outdoor courts and support from local entrepreneurs, pickleball is growing. Pickleball has been gaining traction at senior centers and...
Sweet Treasures Cupcakes

Sweet Treasures: A Story of Bitter and Sweet

Apple Valley baker and Food Network alum Ann Alaboud faced her cancer diagnosis—in and out of the kitchen. Apple Valley baker Ann Alaboud has a...
Prior Lake 2023

Editor Takes the Polar Plunge

Editor Liz Potasek tries a quick dip in a freezing lake. At age 22, Lakeville native Christopher Mosier was in great physical shape, training with...
A New Leash on Life

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Meet a rescue dog who is up for fresh experiences. Duke Silver is a dog that loves adventure. After being adopted by Mary Mittelstaedt in 2020 from...

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Best of Cities South 2024

Best of Cities South 2024

Readers voted for their favorite people, places and services in the area. We’re celebrating the best that the south metro has to offer with our first annual Best of Cities South readers’ survey. In...

Welcome to the June/July 2024 Issue

Welcome to the June/July 2024 Issue

One summer in high school, I had a job working at a bagel shop, making sandwiches and specialty coffee drinks for customers who often came in with strong opinions as they constructed their ideal...

Father Figures

Father Figures

We Came, We Saw, We Left: A Family Gap Year by Charles Wheelan The Wheelan family decides to take a year away from their busy lives to travel the world, resulting in this fun memoir full of...

Mama Needs a Minute …

Mama Needs a Minute …

Our editor shares her favorite places to unwind and recharge. When I’ve hit my breaking point as a caregiver, this is where you’ll find me. Whether I’m lucky enough to get an afternoon alone, a...

Caponi Art Park Unveils New Art Experience

Caponi Art Park Unveils New Art Experience

Marlena Myles’s augmented reality installation creates a new way to experience Caponi Art Park in Eagan. Art lovers who visit Caponi Art Park this summer will find a new art experience on the...

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