Arts & Culture

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.

The votes have been tallied and the top three finalists for each category have been announced.

Woodbury has a band superstar.

Her outlook is unconventional. Her personality is lovable. Her hair is iconic.

Many of us have noticed this quaint red barn on the northwest corner of Valley Creek Road and Manning Avenue, a nod to Woodbury’s farming heritage. “I’ve seen it many times while driving down Valley Creek Road and always wanted to photograph it,” Shannon Rode says.

February is I Love to Read Month, and we’ve put together a list of the best books to help you celebrate.

How much do you know about your local public safety department? You may not know that the Woodbury public safety department is quite unique in its organization.

The Merrill Community Arts Center is celebrating theater adapted from original written works with this season’s theme, “A Season of Stories: From Page to Stage.” What better way to celebrate than with one of Woodbury’s own?

If you’re a parent, releasing your baby to preschool is a milestone that comes with angst and tears—mostly on the part of the parent. As a mom of 3- and 5-year-old boys, I know this better than anyone.

When Donna Lloyd starting snapping pictures in 2009, she had no idea it would lead to her becoming a published author.

For the Friedman family of Woodbury, traditional schooling has never been a good fit. Lynn Friedman homeschooled her kids when they were younger, and tried putting them in public school for about five years before deciding it wasn’t working. The schedule just didn’t fit her family’s needs.