December 2017 Woodbury Magazine

In the December issue we've rounded up a red and green gift guide and we're checking in with a local pet groomer on holiday looks for your pooch!

’Tis the season for extended family gatherings. Along with the snow and ice, December brings lots of family and friends to town for the holidays. Perhaps you’re playing host or hostess yourself later this month.


Wooodbury Community Theatre’s A Christmas Story - The Musical opens on The Loft Stage this month.


You may have seen photos of these adorable pups on your Facebook feed that just melt your heart. Social media is one of the ways Coco’s Heart Dog Rescue helps rescue thousands of dogs through its volunteer foster program, saving animals and giving local families an opportunity to serve.


While the palette of holiday spirit runs the spectrum, hues of red and green are unmistakable in seasonal charm.


Now that we’ve reached the cold months, many of us will break out thick socks and boots.


The holidays bring lots of special sights and sounds, but it’s the season’s distinct flavors—spicy gingerbread, creamy eggnog, crisp peppermint—that make this time of year so delicious.


Carter Bannwarth is a freshman at East Ridge High School with an uncommon extracurricular life.


The Christian Cupboard Emergency Food Shelf (CCEFS) has faithfully served the local community for nearly as long as Woodbury has been around.


Woodbury Lakes is rewarding loyal customers with the introduction of an innovative new rewards program, Ramco Rewards.


A new partnership brings playful to a new level. The Madison Claire Foundation, along with Maplewood Mall, will construct the first indoor inclusive playground at the mall.


Alsace, France, is one of the most idyllic wine regions in the world. Some of the world’s best white wines are produced in Alsace. After learning more about the area and the fine wines the region produces, you’ll always have Alsace on your shopping list.


FlyBuy is a Seattle-based startup offering a better way to do takeout.


Want to treat your pet to a holiday makeover?


The Woodbury Community Foundation’s team has welcomed Lori Nelson as its first full-time executive director, allowing her to give back to her community.