Health & Wellness

With canine companions becoming an ever more important part of people’s lives, doggie daycares are a growing enterprise. We spoke with the owners of three local doggie daycares and learned about what makes their dog and human customers love them.

For local snowboarder Joe Sexton the transition from professional athlete to entrepreneur was a natural evolution.

Joanne Christ of the Black Forest Inn helped us out with the story behind the restaurant’s beer garden patio, added over a decade after the restaurant’s purchase. (Read more about The Black Forest Inn on page 30).

Like many of the restaurants on Eat Street in Minneapolis and in the City South area, the Black Forest Inn began with a couple of immigrants.

The Blessing of the Animals dates back to St. Francis of Assisi, who is known as the patron saint of animals and is still celebrated by many churches today.

With Halloween just around the corner, Sugar Sugar is a must-stop for unique and festive candies.

Neighborhood Roots is the organization that runs the Kingfield, Fulton, and Nokomis farmers markets.

Colin Snow, owner of Natural Step School of Tai Chi for Health and Well-Being in Bryn Mawr Village, has practiced and taught tai chi for over 35 years.

Janice Sawinski has worked with people of all ages—6 to 80—diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as some not diagnosed, to figure out the best methods and tools they can use to thrive.

Anyone who has used a neti pot to relieve cold symptoms knows how effective simple salt water can be at clearing stuffy noses and sinus pressure.