Twelve months, 12 issues, hundreds of stories about the people, places and events that make Woodbury such a special community. As we look back on 2019, we're reflecting on the stories you—our readers—loved most this year. These were the top 10 most-read stories on woodburymag.com last year—revisit them (or catch up on what you missed) and be sure to share your favorites on social media!
- Behind the Scenes with Woodbury's 'Halloween Dad,' Owner of the Scariest Lawn in Town
This was John Soma’s sixth year as the Halloween Dad in Woodbury, and his displays have spirit to share.
- Meet the Decorative Duo Behind Local Interior Design Firm Twigg + Lu
Meet Twigg + Lu, a women-owned Woodbury business making design dreams come true.
- Meet Woodbury's New Mayor, Anne Burt
Before taking on the mantle of mayor, Anne Burt was a Woodbury resident for 14 years, as well as a parent, volunteer, coach and city commissioner.
- Try This Trio of Asian-inspired Restaurants in Woodbury
If a spring break trip isn’t in the cards for your family, travel via your plate.
- The Best Outdoor Dining in Woodbury
With a wide range of outdoor patios throughout Woodbury—from bars and grills to bakeries, cafés and restaurants—there’s no reason to dine indoors during summer.
- 'There Aren't Many 70-Year-Old Goaltenders:' Meet the State of Hockey's Elder Statesman
Longtime Woodbury resident Kim Newman undoubtedly qualifies as one of the oldest goaltenders in the State of Hockey.
- Woodbury Doctor Hopes to End Stigma of Talking About Women's Pelvic Health
Growing up in Woodbury, Emily Myer, MD, knew she wanted a career helping others. She’s doing just that as an expert in women’s pelvic health.
- Meet Spencer Venancio, the 14-Year-Old Chef Who Cooks at the Best Restaurants in Minneapolis
Meet Spencer Venancio, a young Woodbury resident who’s not waiting for adulthood—or even high school—to pursue his culinary dreams.
- John and Krissy Pohl: The Most Minnesotan Love Story
John and Krissy Pohl are bona fide royalty on the ice, and for more than 10 years, they’ve called Woodbury home.
- Inside Barnes & Noble's New 'Prototype Store' in Woodbury
This spring, the bookselling giant moved its Woodbury location from the original Woodbury Village spot to a new store at CityPlace with a much smaller footprint.