Arts & Culture

The Pull of the Stars

In Emma Donoghue’s latest book, The Pull of the Stars, readers are immersed into the world of Dublin, Ireland during World War I, which was plagued by poverty and disease from the 1918 Spanish flu.

fireplace feature wall

We all have themlarge, blank walls in the living room, behind the bed or in the basement.

Submerged

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

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.

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