Arts & Culture

Broken Class

Each month, we feature a photo from our Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked Laila Masoud to tell us about Broken Class, which took third place in our City Landmarks category in 2020.

annual Woodbury Days celebration

After a year and a half of pandemonium, the city of Woodbury is ready to celebrate the community.

Cynthia Maldonado, Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School principal.

“In this moment in the world, where we try to understand people, it’s really nice to try to bridge this world by learning someone else’s language,” Cynthia Maldonado, principal of Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School, says.

Jacquelyn Bock

The Annual Community Awards Gala, first held by the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce in 2012, recognizes the individuals and nonprofits in the community that make Woodbury a great place to live, work and play.

Solo by Kwame Alexander

Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator and Newbery medal-winning author. In his New York Times bestseller novel Solo, he writes of love, loss and the depth of family ties.

Shay and Layla

Stratus, Cirrus, Cirrocumulus. There are many types of clouds, but for local author Christina Brandt, cloud gazing is more creative than their scientific terms.

Vali-Hi Drive-In

Vali-Hi Drive-In, the last operating drive-in around the Twin Cities, brings ‘60s neon vibes with a side of popcorn and summer breeze.

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.

painted brick on exterior of house

At this stage of the pandemic, a fair amount of homeowners have given the interiors of their homes a glow-up, a redo, a transformation—call it what you will. But all that efforts begs the question—now what?

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.

Puppy Love!

Since spring 2020, animal shelters have seen an influx in adoptions. Families across America were getting new furry family members, many being puppies.

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