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.

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

St. Louis Park Magazine takes a gondola ride! Ian Kees snapped this shot of his daughter Marin and friend Petra during a winter ski trip to Lutsen.

At the end of the 2014 high school hockey season, Benilde-St. Margaret’s School hockey players, coaches and parents gathered for a celebratory banquet. The boys were asked to bring their jerseys.

A grow-it-yourself mindset is blooming in St. Louis Park. Jim Vaughan, the city’s environmental coordinator, says the demand for community garden plots is surging. “There’s been a huge, huge interest the last five to 10 years.

Sharon Lehrman explored Jerusalem’s Western Wall, with St. Louis Park Magazine in hand, during a November trip to Israel, where she and her husband, Steve Ptaszek, celebrated their 10th wedding anniversary.

Last year, St. Louis Park Magazine held its second-ever readers’ choice survey, and we asked members of the community to tell us their favorites in 50 categories.

Click here to view photos by the talented Emily J. Davis from the 2015 Best of St. Louis Park celebration.

Choosing Categories

When a photographer becomes a parent, cameras take on a new level of importance. From quick candid shots on smartphones (which, these days, take high-quality snaps) to more formal portraits on digital cameras, photographs are perhaps the key way modern parents document their kids’ lives.


Tuesday, October 29
[Arts & Performance], [Benefits & Fundraisers], [Education & Community], [Food & Drink]
Join presenting sponsor, CircleRock, for an unforgettable evening of music in support of College Possible students.
Friday, December 20 to Sunday, December 22
[Arts & Performance]
The Nutcracker Ballet presented by Ashley Ballet Arts Academy