May 2017 Woodbury Magazine

In the May issue get to know Anne Lynch, host of the new online shopping service TheShops.TV

Hadley Burger has lived in Woodbury all of her life—all 11 years. The Liberty Ridge Elementary School fifth grader loves taking pictures of nature, and this photo is an excellent example of her talent.


Since it joined the Woodbury community in 2003, Bonfire Wood Fire Cooking has been a family gathering favorite. Their emphasis on casual dining and quality food and service has not gone unnoticed by the clientele that keeps coming back for more.


The Starlight Cinema movie night was an idea that came from the mind of Amanda Roseth two summers ago, after putting a projector and movie screen up for people in her Woodbury neighborhood. “I guess that was kind of the start of everything,” Roseth says.


For Woodbury resident Justin Rumley and many other competitive cyclists, cycling and coffee are a natural match. Bike racers around the world have come to rely on the caffinated brew for an instant mental and physical boost on race day, and when training.


As any owner can tell you, successfully running a small business isn’t easy.


looking in, carol jean felth seems to be the quintessential minnesota mom. Decked out in her U of M hoodie and Woodbury Royals beanie, she happily spends her nights and weekends cheering at soccer games and helping with math homework.


In Woodbury’s ever-growing community, health care providers continue to pop up to meet the demand for clinics and offices on the east side of the Twin Cities. Here are some new places in town.


Kathryn Correia, president and CEO of HealthEast since 2012, oversees 7,500 employees at four hospitals and 14 primary care clinics.


In this digital age, it seems the place we love to shop the most is on the couch. From online catalogs to marketplaces and pantry sites like Amazon, many brick-and-mortar stores have seen huge migrations to their online platforms.


Owners Ken Burkhardt and Andrew Mikkelson created Homestead Remodeling in November 2011 with a clear idea of what they wanted to do.


Jennifer Wenshau is enjoying her role as the new membership and marketing director at the Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, helping to expand the fast-growing chamber, now ranked the ninth largest in Minnesota.


With the recent opening of two new hotels—La Quinta Inn & Suites and Residence Inn by Marriott—plus the announcement of a Courtyard by Marriott coming to town, Woodbury will soon have more than 1,000 hotel rooms. Here’s a guide to the city’s nine hotels.


Radiance MedSpa has moved from Woodbury Lakes Shopping Center to a new location, the former Central Pediatrics building on the west side of Woodbury.


Woodbury is now the ninth largest city in Minnesota, since becoming a city in 1967.­ Take a look at our growth over the past 50 years, as well as future projections.





While most 15-year-olds are playing video games or streaming Netflix, Oisin Wachholz has found a creative passion: digital art. “I was on the internet and I saw paintings and drawings,” Wachholz says.


Since opening in June 2015, the splash pad at Bielenberg Sports Center (BSC) has been a popular outing for many local families.