Arts & Culture

Fire on High

Elizabeth Acevedo returns after winning the 2018 National Book Award in this tale of Emoni Santiago, a 17-year-old single mother living with her abuela in Philadelphia, trying to survive her senior year.

Woodbury Leadership Academy

Woodbury Leadership Academy, a K–8 nonprofit charter school, is extending its perimeter by adding a second building that bridges with the original.

Spring Storm - Kent Nye

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest.

Cody Kupitz and Marie Brenden

Combining the love for innovative design with an admiration for fuzzy companions is luxury home remodeling company SpaceTurtle Construction.

Goodnight Beautiful

Newlyweds Annie Potter and Sam Statler have moved upstate from New York City to his sleepy hometown of Chestnut Hill to be closer to Sam’s elderly mother. Sam can’t believe his luck when he finds the perfect home office to rent for his psychology clinic.

front entryway

When you walk through your front door, try to visualize it as a guest coming through the door for the first time. What do you notice? A mistake we commonly see is that the foyer is disregarded, and it lacks artwork or interesting features.

Neowise Over Woodbury

Each month, we feature one of the photos from our 2020 Focus on Woodbury photo contest. This month, we asked hobby photographer Andrew O’Meara to tell us about Neowise Over Woodbury, which took third place in the Wildlife & Nature category.

Jennie and Mark Hargis with their children

For residents of Woodbury, the Hargis name should ring a bell. Bill Hargis served as Woodbury’s mayor for 17 years and many say he’s responsible for the growth of the city.

Rock U Music School owner Brian King

Founded on the notion of providing a space for students of all types to discover themselves, Rock U Music School owner Brian King says the school is not tailored to one type of person.

Crying in H Mart

Michelle Zauner grapples with this painful realization when her 56-year-old mother is diagnosed with cancer. Zauner’s memoir, which originated in a New York Times essay, delves into her complicated relationship with her mother and food.