Health & Wellness

When Aurora Whittet’s mom was diagnosed with cancer, the disease hit home for her. When Whittet’s friend Tyson was diagnosed with cancer, it hit home for her and her two young boys.

Connect the Parks is a 10-year, 32-mile project that is three years and six miles in the making. St. Louis Park transportation engineer Chris Iverson says that there are four to five additional miles planned for this coming year alone.

The Minnesota Yarn Shop Hop has been a spring ritual for yarn lovers for over a decade. Again in 2017, knitting and crochet enthusiasts will travel to yarn stores across the metro, collecting unique yarns and patterns and raising funds to support area food shelves.

Wayne McChesney says there are few things that still surprise him about landscaping; after over three decades in the business, he has pretty much seen it all.

As spring (finally) makes its way to Minnesota, more and more people start paying attention to the appearance of their lawns, dragging out lawnmowers and shears that have idled in the garage all winter. But when it comes to fertilizing, don’t get too carried away. The City of St.

Cardiff D. Hall’s life changed without warning. One day, he went to work as usual in the morning, but by afternoon he no longer had a job. “That’s an event I didn’t plan for, didn’t know it was coming,” he remembers.

With gourmet appetizers, handcrafted cocktails and a wide array of games, Punch Bowl Social has gained a name for itself across the country as an “eatertainment” hub.

Every spring, when the nights are still below freezing but the days are above 40 degrees, the sap in maple trees begins running, and Westwood Hills offers maple syrup classes to preschool kids, scouts, birthday parties, schools and the public.

Arbor Day isn’t until the end of April, but St. Louis Park residents who want to ring in spring by planting trees on their property are in luck. The city’s annual tree sale is back for the ninth year.

During World War II, the Nazis sent more than 15,000 children to Terezin, a concentration camp on the outskirts of Prague. Fewer than a hundred survived.