Arts & Culture

For many St. Louis Park residents, seeing a photo of the Cooper Theater is bittersweet. There are many fond memories, but sadness that this distinctive landmark is gone.

Erica Gibbons, a local National Night Out organizer, puts it simply: “National Night Out is a way for a pretty large neighborhood to get together and get to know each other.” The idea is to set aside one day where people can step away from their busy schedules and reconnect.Gibbons specifically o

In a few short weeks, Luna Gebriel, 18, will be heading off to St. Cloud State. A graduate of the St.

Slip on those sneakers, pop in those teeth and drop the cane, because the 10th annual Geezer Chase is just around the corner. The St. Louis Park High School cross-country team fundraiser is a 2-mile race beginning at Louisiana Oaks Park. Who is considered a geezer?

Luke Von Eschen, senior, St. Louis Park High SchoolViewfinder: St. Louis Park High School soccer captain, International Baccalaureate diploma candidate, lifeguard at St.

Snapchat is just one of the many ways today’s teenagers use social media to stay in touch, taking quick photos of themselves on their cell phones to send to a friend; after 10 seconds, the photo disappears.

St. Louis Park's finest turned out in droves to celebrate the unveiling of the first-ever Best of St. Louis Park readers' choice survey.

The Okee Dokee Brothers are actually childhood friends Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing.In February, they won a Grammy for Best Children’s Album of the Year for Can You Canoe? The CD is based on a real-life Mississippi adventure.

This is a call to great gardeners: The deadline for the Evergreen Award is fast approaching. Is your garden ready to be nominated?Since 1990, the Park has recognized great gardens with this annual award.

For me, a beach read must be quick, light and funny.  Sophie Kinsella’s I’ve Got Your Number fits each of these categories perfectly.  I read this book on an up-north vacation with my in-laws, and the family wondered what had me giggling the entire weekend.