July 2015 Saint Louis Park Magazine

In the July issue catch up with musical extraordinaire Mari Harris as she talks singing, acting and talent, find out how a frozen treats manufacturer is promoting good deeds and get to know a local 12-year-old who is conquering the dance floor, stage and screen.

Minnesota squirrels might just be the friendliest around, but snapping an interesting photo of one of these ubiquitous furballs is tricky. Not so tricky, though, for Amy Mitchell, who captured this shot of a red squirrel.

 

When you put together local beer, juicy burgers and a perfect summer night, you can’t help but fall back in love with this Minnesota season.

 

More than 350 community members gathered in March for the St. Louis Park-based Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School annual benefit at Beth El Synagogue.

 

Reach for Resources, a Hopkins-based nonprofit that helps Twin Cities individuals of all abilities live a full life, hosted a dance for members and friends in May at St. Louis Park High School.

 

What could be more charming than neighbors coming together each July to celebrate their community’s history?

 

Erik Brust, Jamie Marshall and Connor Wray are roommates and recent college graduates who like to stay up late playing bridge.

 

Summer is in the air. The birds are singing, the sun is shining and the gardens are beckoning. The warming temperatures are call-time to grab a spade and get down in the dirt. St.

 

Dora Dolphin was meant to be a star. Besides the fact that her lovely name is perfect for opening movie credits, performing is in her genes.

 

St. Louis Park resident Mark Toretsky began his journey with Parkinson’s disease on February 12, 2010. On that day, Dr.

 

When people ask the question, “What do you do for a living?” most of us answer it with a few short words—usually including a company name and a job title. But for St. Louis Park’s Mari Harris, the answer is a little bit longer.

 

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 Livability.com’s 2015 ranking of best places to live in the United States.

 

Most of us will experience some kind of chronic pain or injury during our lifetime, and a new St. Louis Park wellness center is bringing together the benefits of physical therapy, massage and chiropractic medicine, all under one roof.

 

The Fourth of July holiday is a lot of fun for humans, but dogs don’t always feel the same way. My dog Roxy is terrified of fireworks, and often won’t leave the house for several hours after she hears one.

 

In December 2013, the Golden Valley Phoenix Soccer Club and St. Louis Park Soccer Association merged to create a youth soccer club, Park Valley United FC, with innovative programming and plenty of league opportunities.