September 2016 Woodbury Magazine

In the September issue get the best tips on how to keep your pet happy and healthy with help from Woodbury experts.

The annual East Ridge High School Raptors versus Woodbury High School Royals football game traditionally draws a huge crowd to cheer on the crosstown rivals. It’s a much-anticipated event in Woodbury, alternating between the two high school’s home fields.


In honor of the Minnesota Vikings kicking off their brand-new season and stadium, gather with your football-loving friends and family and go restaurant hoppin’ around Woodbury before the big game to try the best purple foods, drinks and spreads.


Woodbury Lakes’ annual summer concert series brought excellent musical entertainment to shoppers of all ages.


Woodbury Lakes’ annual summer concert series brought excellent musical entertainment to shoppers of all ages.


Paws Unleashed, which opened in July, is a new place to take your dog or puppy for a premier doggy day care or overnight boarding experience, or a one-on-one training program.


After being diagnosed with breast cancer last year, Gretchen DeSutter was struggling with exhaustion caused by her chemotherapy. As a mother of four, she had plenty on her plate and couldn’t begin to think about finding the energy to work out again.


Most of the time, we don’t head to the doctor until something is wrong. We get a cold, a fever or an injury. At EveresT Men’s Health in Woodbury, the team is trying to switch that thinking, with a focus on preventative care.


At the height of the Great Recession, Rick Barstow was selling boats for Marine Max in Oakdale. “Not the greatest time to be selling boats,” he admits. But he loved his job and he did it well, with loyal and happy customers.


It’s easy, living amid the affluence of Woodbury, to forget that there are many people in our community who lack access to basic needs including food and clothing. Members of Woodbury Lutheran Church, home to the Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf, recognized this firsthand.


Local artist and muralist Amy Sachse is developing her name as a go-to artist for custom work on everything from restaurant walls to wedding gifts.


With more than 60,000 books from almost every genre, The Book Corner provides customers with books and audiobooks that they cannot find at larger bookstores.


Kenya Skytte of Woodbury caught up on the local news with Woodbury Magazine while on a trip to London, England.


What started as a small gathering of a few artists around the St. Croix Valley, Afton Art in the Park has become an annual tradition for many people around this community.


Last spring, a local community initiative was launched: Woodbury THRIVES.


Sue Chenard’s mother, Lois Andrashko, was diagnosed last September with a vascular disease in the brain which caused dementia and polyneuropathy, an inability to move properly.


The Many special kinds of trucks around Woodbury Become a playground for Kids in Central Park’s east parking lot. A fire truck, dump truck, bulldozer, snowplow, ice cream truck and many more fun vehicles will be on hand for kids to climb on and test their horns.


The Double Dog Dare Challenge is a fundraiser benefitting the Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America, where participants raise $1,000 for the opportunity to rappel down the 23-story U.S. Bank Plaza in downtown Minneapolis.