Community

A volunteer with Firefighters for Healing holds a giant teddy bear.

Firefighters for Healing brings toys to distract patients during dressing changes, provides meals for families, temporary housing for out-of-towners or camp scholarships, demonstrating they understand what each family needs to survive the trauma.

Before Carlos Anguita moved to St. Louis Park in 2008, he had been a professional photographer in his native Puerto Rico for over 25 years. As photo editor of the San Juan Star, he photographed the likes of Madonna, Elton John, Jimmy Carter and the Dalai Lama.

Peter Hobart students Taylor and Cassidy Voigt brought their copy of St. Louis Park Magazine all the way to Belize last summer.

The Police Department started an initiative to meet with residents in all of the Park’s 35 neighborhoods over 18 months.

Dave Wilsey enjoys a moment of downtime in Oroquieta, Philippines, with his copy of St. Louis Park Magazine. Wilsey was in Oroquieta—in Misamis Occidental Province—working on the nomination of a biosphere reserve through the University of Minnesota.

The 2015 Picture the Park photo contest has come to a close and the results are in! Many thanks to our loyal readers who participate in the photo contest by submitting their beautiful snapshots of our community, and by voting online for the Reader's Choice award.

Aaron Janz toted St. Louis Park Magazine on a car-ferry trip this spring from Tarbert to Killimer in Ireland.

When Allied soldiers liberated concentration camps across Europe in the waning days of World War II, the photos of emaciated bodies and reports of horrifying conditions that ran in newspapers and magazines shocked readers around the world.

In May, St. Louis Park residents Laura Beddor and Troy A. Gourde brought their favorite community magazine with them on a trek in Parc National des Volcans, located on the border of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Benilde-St. Margaret’s School alumna Alexandra Young was a college student at the University of South Carolina when her sorority took part in a leadership academy program, and Young was inspired.

The St. Louis Park High School orchestra traveled to Paris, France, and brought along their favorite magazine for a nighttime river cruise under La Tour Eiffel.

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Saturday, August 10
[Arts & Performance], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink]
Celebrate Lake Street's immigrant and refugee owned restaurants with an evening of food, art, and fun!
Saturday, July 20
[Arts & Performance], [Fashion & Shopping], [For the Kids]
Inaugural Minnehaha Falls Art Fair launching July 20! 100+ artists, dog activities, family activities, food trucks and more!