The 2015 Picture the Park photo contest has come to a close and the results are in! Many thanks to our loyal readers who participate in the photo contest by submitting their beautiful snapshots of our community, and by voting online for the Reader's Choice award.

Aaron Janz toted St. Louis Park Magazine on a car-ferry trip this spring from Tarbert to Killimer in Ireland.

When Allied soldiers liberated concentration camps across Europe in the waning days of World War II, the photos of emaciated bodies and reports of horrifying conditions that ran in newspapers and magazines shocked readers around the world.

In May, St. Louis Park residents Laura Beddor and Troy A. Gourde brought their favorite community magazine with them on a trek in Parc National des Volcans, located on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School alumna Alexandra Young was a college student at the University of South Carolina when her sorority took part in a leadership academy program, and Young was inspired.

The St. Louis Park High School orchestra traveled to Paris, France, and brought along their favorite magazine for a nighttime river cruise under La Tour Eiffel.

If you think St. Louis Park is one of the country’s best places to live, you’re not alone.

Our lovable city took the 27th spot in’s 2015 ranking of best places to live in the United States.

St. Louis Park Magazine takes a gondola ride! Ian Kees snapped this shot of his daughter Marin and friend Petra during a winter ski trip to Lutsen.

At the end of the 2014 high school hockey season, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School hockey players, coaches and parents gathered for a celebratory banquet. The boys were asked to bring their jerseys.

A grow-it-yourself mindset is blooming in St. Louis Park. Jim Vaughan, the city’s environmental coordinator, says the demand for community garden plots is surging. “There’s been a huge, huge interest the last five to 10 years.


Friday, April 10
[Arts & Performance]
Curated and hosted by Nooky Jones, Soul of the Twin Cities delivers an exclusive performance featuring artists who embody the lineage and legacy of Twin Cities funk, R&B, and soul, as well as the musicians who are currently crafting the future of the Minneapolis sound.
Saturday, February 29
[Arts & Performance]
TaikoArts Midwest proposes a simple, ground-breaking idea: bring the best North American and Japanese female taiko artists together for a two-week artist residency to collaborate and create a one-of-a-kind performance