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.

Muslim faith - Wasoon Khan

WOODBURY COMMUNITY MEMBERS of Muslim faith have gathered at the Eastern Twin Cities Islamic Center (ETCIC) for daily prayer, worship, gatherings and more, including the annual celebration of Ramadan, since its inception in 2004. However, this year’s celebration looks a little different.

There is a lot of medical evidence today showing damage to a dog’s neck from a collar—which is important for carrying identification. But a harness is much more appropriate for attaching a leash to—it allows you to snap a leash on the back or at the chest area. There is also a head harness.

Poetry has been my favorite genre of literature

Poetry has always been my favorite genre because of its ability to take memoir and literature and shake them until just their barest beauty remain. Whole lifetimes can be condensed into a few short lines of carefully chosen words.

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.

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