August 2014

In the August issue of Woodbury Magazine you'll find tips to help you choose the perfect pair of frames, meet this year's stand-out Prep Elite students and read up on the best festival treats to try before you head to Woodbury Days!

Golfers teed off June 9 at Prestwick Golf Club for the annual Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament which raises scholarship funds for local high school seniors.


“Totally ‘80s” was the theme for Woodbury High School’s annual cabaret, featuring students from the school’s choir program.


In honor of Woodbury Magazine’s 10th anniversary, we’ve created a word search featuring some of the people and places that have played a part in our city’s heritage and growth. Get out your pen and try your skills at finding these words:


No one knows how to rock summer like a Minnesotan; the precious season is one long party in our state. We live it up at outdoor fairs, a jubilant expression of civic pride and community connection.


Fans of Angelina’s Kitchen, Woodbury’s popular Italian bistro and wine bar, can now indulge in offerings at the restaurant’s new coffee and ice cream shop in Central Park.


The smell of a new box of Crayolas and the sound of a school bus pulling up to the curb in the early hours: These are the makings of a new school year.


Every year, Woodbury Magazine celebrates a few of our accomplished highschool students in these pages: kids who have excelled at their schoolwork, in the arts and on the playing field.


As any good glasses wearer knows, choosing a pair of frames isn’t as easy as walking in the door and grabbing something off the shelf.

From left: Miss Woodbury Princess Megan Wolf, Little Miss Woodbury Princess Sammy Ogle, Miss Woodbury Lynnae Boe, Little Miss Woodbury Isabelle Fournier, Woodbury Senior Queen Karen Malone, Little Miss Woodbury Princess Faith Fogarty and Miss Woodbury Princess Maureen Oien.

It’s hard to imagine a royal family resides in a community like Woodbury, but alas it’s true.

Woodbury Magazine August 2004

In August 2004, the first issue of Woodbury Magazine arrived in local homes.


Imagine yourself on a September afternoon, sitting up in the stands at a University of Minnesota Gophers’ football game. Smell the popcorn and the hot dogs, feel the late-summer sun on your face.


Stepping Stones Early Learning Center is taking nutrition and healthy development to a new level by bringing local, farm-fresh fruits and veggies straight to their students.


Take in Woodbury’s beautiful trails and breathtaking scenery while working up a sweat at the 33rd annual Woodbury Country Mile, which features four races starting at a new and exciting location: Bielenberg Sports Center.


For 35 years, Woodbury Days has hosted a weekend of fun-filled activities, and this year will be no different. Between August 22 and 24, Ojibway Park will once again be a destination for people of all ages.


Picture this: You could be a winner in the 16th annual Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Eric Morley of Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More in City Centre East.

Eric Morley spent 25 years in retail and logistics at Best Buy before making the leap to small business owner. “I wanted something completely different,” he says.