Arts & Culture

In July, attendees at Woodbury Parks & Recreation’s Half-Pint Safety Camp got to learn about first responders, climb into cool vehicles like fire trucks, and more.

A glimpse at before (left) and after (right).

Think twice before you put that wooden chest of drawers in the garage sale pile. With a coat or two of one-step paint, that piece of furniture can be refurbished for either traditional or contemporary design.

Chip and Amy Scoggins at home with their children: Megan , Joe and Spencer and dog Rosie.

It seems a sportswriter’s best stories often have little to do with sports. The Super Bowl, World Series and Stanley Cup championship get fans excited and lead to the bar banter we’ve all come to know (and sometimes love), but often being a sportswriter is about a different kind of story.

Realtor Kim Ziton, left, and the Shilling family.

When the city of Woodbury was incorporated in 1967, it was a rural township. For those earlier residents who remember acres of farmland and stretches of empty road, it would have been impossible to imagine the progressive community that Woodbury is today.

Woodbury hip hop artist and entrepreneur Ryan Daniel.

Ryan Daniel chooses his words carefully. He’s thoughtful, articulate, and deliberate in a way that makes you feel as if he’s searching for an absolute truth.

Peace of Mind Early Education Center has offered care and instruction to Woodbury’s infants and children for 20 years.

The Woodbury Community Foundation celebrates its 10th anniversary with a spring gala offering more than the typical dinner and auction.

When organizers launched the Woodbury Community Expo in 2010, they weren’t quite sure what to expect.

Cathy Nickelson and Johannes (Yo) Louwers don’t use paint, brushes and canvas. But they are artists who create beautiful—albeit impermanent—works of art.

At first glance, it might appear that Mark Crea, executive director and CEO of Feed My Starving Children, and Minnesota Timberwolves president Chris Wright have nothing in common.

Let me hear you CHEER! For a sport that was once, well, relegated to the sidelines, cheerleading has seen a major growth spurt over the last 10 years in Woodbury.

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