Ever heard of “glossophobia”? It’s the fancy name for a pretty common condition: the fear of public speaking.

When Karin B. Miller’s husband Thom was diagnosed with cancer in October 1997 at age 34, Miller found comfort writing poetry—which had always been one of her favorite forms of expression—to cope with the fear and stress.

Here's our handy guide to our Best of 2015 readers' choice surveys. Feel free to contact us with any further questions.

Why do I have to vote in so many categories?

Thanks to all who voted for the 2015 Best of St. Louis Park! Tickets for our awards event go on sale December 10.

The entries have been submitted—now it’s time for readers to cast their votes for their favorite photos in our second annual Picture the Park photo contest.

Located in the Mill District of downtown Minneapolis, Tiger Oak Media publishes more than 30 regional print magazines, with corresponding digital media, including digital editions, e-newsletters and sophisticated websites.

There’s nothing quite so beautiful as watching a community work together to create something lasting, and that’s exactly what the people of St. Louis Park are doing with the “100 Hands” Community Mosaic project.

Working hard in school isn’t always easy, but Joshua Anderson, a senior at St. Louis Park High school, persisted— and it paid off.  As a reward for all of his hard work, he received this year's William F.

 An approaching storm was the inspiration for this shot by St. Louis Park photographer Jeff Liss.

Photography is more than just a hobby for Jeff Liss; he considers it his passion. This St. Louis Park resident, who studied mass communication in college, has been taking pictures since 1972, and is never without a camera.

It’s time once again for local photography enthusiasts to focus on their chance to see their pictures of our community in an upcoming issue of St. Louis Park Magazine.


Saturday, February 22
[Arts & Performance]
Join One Voice in honoring the life and work of gay, African American civil rights activist Bayard Rustin with The Man Behind the Dream.
Thursday, March 5
[Food & Drink]
Led by Giulia's Executive Chef, you will discover the secret and art to pasta making. From mixing the ingredients to kneading and cutting the dough, you will learn every step of making pasta all by yourself.