February 2017 Woodbury Magazine

In the February issue Cravings creates unforgettable wine and food pairings just in time for Valentine's Day.

The Buschbach family of Woodbury is represented in this delightful snow family which was created in their backyard. “I took this photo after my son and husband built the great representation of our family,” says Heidi Buschbach. “They even used the correct winter gear for each of us!


As it turns out, there’s no need to be a wine connoisseur to impress your valentine this month.


Another new option has opened on the growing Woodbury restaurant scene: Piada Italian Street Food. The fast casual restaurant in CityPlace offers a fresh spin on Italian dining.


The author grew up playing hockey with the Woodbury Area Hockey Club, was a member of the Hill-Murray Pioneers girls hockey team and went on to play collegiate hockey at Providence College in Rhode Island.


Like many Woodbury families, Juli Servatius and her husband were at a bit of a loss when they became empty nesters with their kids off at school. “Was I going to go back to work full-time,” Servatius says, “or do something different?”


When the television show "America Ninja Warrior" debuted in 2009, with athletes speeding through incredibly difficult and complex obstacles, the nation was hooked.


The Gaming Goat is focused on spreading the love of gaming,” says owner Andy Sherrill, who opened his shop in the Seasons Market Shopping Center in October.


In Woodbury’s young existence, any organization that has been around for more than 20 years is considered an institution.


A line of fresh and colorful preppy clothing and accessories has been gaining popularity around town with local students. Behind this new venture is a Woodbury brother and sister team.


The Bhatia family’s European vacation: With the Eiffel Tower in Paris (right) in the back drop, sisters Suparna and Sahana with their mom, Varsha Bhatia.

In front of Kensington Palace (London), sisters Suparna and Sahana.


Juut SalonSpa is excited about their new Woodbury location. Previously housed on the second floor of Kowalski’s Market, Juut has moved to Woodbury Lakes along with a brand-new retail space for Aveda products.


Barnes & Noble in Woodbury offers many romance and relationship books. Here are two recommendations this Valentine’s season.


February is I Love to Read Month, and Ann and Clara Radke are doing their part by delivering books to children who don’t have access to them.


Fran Kill catches up on local news at an overlook in the Kings Canyon part of Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park in California’s southern Sierra Nevada mountains.


This past summer, Angelina’s Kitchen owner Angela Verrastro made the decision to acquire the space adjacent to the restaurant.


The local community initiative, Woodbury Thrives, has a goal to improve the health of residents. Woodbury Magazine talked with local resident Simi Patnaik, new project manager, to learn more about her and Woodbury Thrives.


Looking for an alternative to that box of chocolates for your valentine? Look no further than Patina, which offers many great ideas for gifts for your loved one. Here are some of our favorites:


As just the third basketball coach in Woodbury High School (WHS) history, Kent Getzlaff takes great pride in his occupation and also in his community.