Arts & Culture

Can gardening be any greener? Find out with Alice Bowe’s book, a resource about green gardening practices. Bowe offers ideas for gardening sustainably—from simple tips to intensive makeovers, including alternatives to power tools, information on rain harvesting and more.

Light is a subject on the minds of many Minnesotans come March. We know the worst of winter is behind us, but spring’s freshness is still a wait away. Two St. Louis Park business owners offer tips on brightening your home to add beauty until the sun is back with us again, and well beyond.

For a decade Golden Valley was home to the Art Outlet, located on Highway 394, and featuring artwork in a variety of styles and sizes. Although it closed in 2009, it has recently found a new home, this time in downtown Minneapolis.

When St. Louis Park resident Jenny Kisner was a little girl, she was into floor plans — designing them, drawing them, making notes and changes on existing ones —so much that her mom even bought her a stack of floor plan books for Christmas one year.

When St. Louis Park high school senior Emily Doss first told her parents, Robb and Sue, that she wanted to study abroad her junior year, their response, says Emily, was short of enthusiastic. “They didn’t want me going away, and they really didn’t want me to go to Cape Town,” she says.

This fall, four St. Louis Park students—Kathryn Marusich of Benilde-St. Margaret’s School, and Elise Bargman, Aaron Councilman and Ilana Weinstein of St. Louis Park High School— were named National Merit semifinalists.

The Princess Bride

S. Morgenstern’s classic tale abridged by William Goldman

The new year arrives with new leadership in the St. Louis Park Police Department.

What do a popcorn kernel, a cheese grater, and a potato have in common? They have all made an appearance on local artist Brock Davis’s Instagram page.

Are you uncomfortable in a group setting? Feel awkward at the office? Want to come out of your shell? These are some of the reasons people give for wanting to take an acting class at St. Louis Park’s Harmony Theatre Co. and School, says improv instructor Matt Saxe.