Arts

Fresh Ice

Greg Hagen has enjoyed taking photos as a creative outlet for a long time, but he recently began to delve deeper into the hobby. “Two years ago, I took a community-ed course on photography, and that pushed me forward quite a bit,” he says.

Rosie costume

From Mary Poppins to Rosie the Riveter, Woodbury local Elizabeth Kriel has designed, thrifted and found DIY Halloween costumes for her daughter Lilly for over five years now, all without touching a sewing machine.

Mackenzie Harding, Quaranteam

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Minnesota Macrame wall hanging

Hand-knotting works of art from the comfort of her own home is Woodbury resident and the creator behind Minnesota Macrame, Jennifer St. Cyr. As an ode to popular '70s design, St.

Rick Paukert, Capital Sons

Creating guitar-driven rock music with heart, soul and substance is Woodbury band Capital Sons. Established in 2005 by lead singer Karl Obermeyer, the band started as a way to channel a passion for crafting quality sounds.

The Pull of the Stars

In Emma Donoghue’s latest book, The Pull of the Stars, readers are immersed into the world of Dublin, Ireland during World War I, which was plagued by poverty and disease from the 1918 Spanish flu.

Submerged

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

illustration of children swinging

All around Woodbury, one can see statues of children dancing, playing and reading, dogs walking across a branch and even an eagle preparing to takeoff.

Beach Read

Despite the sunshine-evoking title, this contemporary romantic comedy is a fun read no matter the season. The story centers around romance writer January and literary fiction writer Augustus, who end up in beach cottages next door to each other in the same Michigan town.

Bald eagle takes off

Losing his camera’s lens cap in the process, Tom Hawkinson couldn’t dare miss a close up shot of America’s iconic bird, the bald eagle.

Child flipping on trampoline

“I think the power of photography is memory and emotion,” says Susan Jamison, who received first place for her submission titled Topsy Turvy Summer in the People & Families category for the 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

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