Arts & Culture

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.

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.

Young girl reading in a library

Established in 1998, the National Education Association (NEA) celebrates Read Across America Day on March 2, designed to help motivate kids to read, promote the joys of reading to students of all ages, and make all children feel valued and welco

New furniture and custom built-ins in the living room

Though Steve and Lisa P.’s beautiful Lake Elmo home was once home to their family of four, their two adult children are now on their own—leaving these empty-nesters with the time and energy to remodel parts of their home.

Sundance Apartments

Amenities abound, special activities and events, open pet policies—those are just some of the offerings luxury apartments are making now-a-days.

Katie Hockert, founder Walter Dobgima, and Ivy Miller

Following the harrowing death of George Floyd came a wave of grief, devastation and heartache. For Woodbury resident Walter Dobgima, it was hard to sleep.

Olivia Rodgers

Thirteen-year-old Olivia Rodgers has always dreamt of being an author, journalist or writer. But little did she know that day would be today, as she joins the Scholastic team as a “kid reporter.”

Illustration of family at home

A home serves as a great vehicle for building equity. Though you do not need to own your home to have a good home, establishing roots for your family and for your memory as you grow older is important.

Houseplants For All

Have you been interested in adding more greenery into your home? Or if you’re like me, you haven’t been very successful at helping your house plants thrive, so you’re looking for some quick tips on how to keep them alive? I have just the book to help you out.

illustration of author William A. Kriva

With many unanticipated changes, it’s hard to not lose hope in tough times. That’s why Stuck, a new novel from William A. Kriva, DC, is meant to give hope and lift the spirit.

We’re hanging out at home a lot more these days, so why not put that extra time to good use! There are likely lots of projects you’ve been wanting to do, lots of Pinterest board ideas and Instagram posts you’ve been meaning to try but have always just been too darn busy.

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