October 2019

October is one of our favorite times to visit beautiful (and festive) abodes in Woodbury. That’s what our fall homes edition is all about.

Shriners Healthcare for Children broke ground in July for its new clinic in Woodbury, as the group moves toward outpatient care instead of inpatient. The project, a two-story, 42,000-square-foot building, is located south of Interstate 94 and east of Radio Drive. 

A green fog rests in the middle of a pink flower.

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2018 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Various items from United Noodles in Woodbury

Eric Fung's lap cheong fried rice is a classic no-recipe recipe—a dish with just a few ingredients that you make the way you want.

Various items from United Noodles in Woodbury

Inside United Noodles, Woodbury’s newest culinary gem.

Various home renovation plans and tools like you might find at the Woodbury Home Improvement and Design Expo

Join the Woodbury community and gather with over 150 vendors at this year’s Woodbury Home Improvement and Design Expo.

The Lazer family, recipients of gifts from nonprofit Best Christmas Ever

Nonprofit Best Christmas Ever is hoping to give more than 150 families this holiday season an unforgettable holiday.

Shannon Knutson and Brittany Meidinger, the owners of local interior design firm Twigg + Lu.

Meet Twigg + Lu, a women-owned Woodbury business making design dreams come true.

John Soma's Halloween yard display, featuring a graveyard, inflatable Stay Pufy Marshmallow Man and more.

It’s John Soma’s sixth year as the Halloween Dad in Woodbury, and his displays have spirit to share.

Some of the art featured at the Amble family art show benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Woodbury's Amble family has been making art in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Association for 10 years.

Three memebers of the Twin Cities chapter of the COO Forum - Garrett Werner, Mary Bartlett and Margaret Ricci

The Twin Cities chapter of the COO Forum held its first meeting this summer, and at least 25 local business leaders have expressed interest.

Children sing during the Ashland Productions performance of "James and the Giant Peach"

This year marks the 20th season that Ashland Productions has brought high-quality, family-friendly theater to the east metro community and beyond—and the organization is only growing.

The first Woodbury Lions pancake breakfast in 1972.

When a group has been around for a half-century, it might be easy to take it for granted. But the Woodbury Lions Club has stayed relevant and important to the community's well-being by continually coming up with new projects that address current needs.

Jewelry from Candidly K Handmade

It all began with a lot of frustration, a little metal washer, and the desire to enact change, show strength, and spread hope for those struggling with being different and living in our country during a difficult political time.

The remodeled basement of Mary Dutra's Woodbury home.

A cramped basement gets a contemporary, light facelift.

A dog in obedience classes sits and holds their leash in their mouth.

Basic obedience training for dogs is like school for human children.

An elderly woman looks out a window.

Our Woodbury Senior Living columnist shares some wisdom from a local elder.

A group of people look at their phones, planning their weekly fitness routines.

How to build consistency into your wellness habits.

"Dumplin'" by Julie Murphy

Now a hit Netflix film, "Dumplin" is a YA delight worth reading.

A variety of Halloween drinks and decor ideas

Spook up your Halloween party with these drink decor ideas.

A spilled bottle of cinnamon.

Lunds & Byerlys FoodE Expert Amy Goetz dishes on the secrets of the spice rack.

Woodbury author Matt Schafer, who wrote "The Triggerman"

Matt Schafer's "The Triggerman" is a suspense-filled novel that follows the escape of a cop-turned-assassin.