September 2015 St. Louis Park Magazine

In the September issue two SLP native Holocuast survivors share their stories, local experts give tips for film fest fashion and Bean + Ro boutique debuts a new name and a new vibe.

We never know what wondrous things will come across the threshold of the St. Louis Park Historical Society, and these photos are excellent examples. In the photo above, say hello to Dorothy Strate, a member of the St.

 

Superfoods: Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.

 

The city’s favorite summer festival got underway in late June with food, music, kids’ activities and a parade.

 

The Loop, a popular restaurant in downtown Minneapolis, opened its new location at the Shops at West End in May. The self-proclaimed “fun, fresh and local” eatery was looking to expand its reach and found the perfect home in St.

 

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.

 

Ready for the biggest fashion event in the metro this fall? Look no further than St. Louis Park’s Shops at West End, which play host to the sixth annual Twin Cities Film Festival next month.

 

Katherine Ferrand’s father was a small-town doctor. Thanks to his inspiration, she’s always had an interest in helping people. So three years ago, when a friend encouraged her to volunteer with the Park Nicollet hospice program, based in St.

 

Nestled in a little white house on Excelsior Boulevard, Bean + Ro boutique is taking customized gift-giving to a new level.

 

Sabes Jewish Community Center chief communications officer Soni Cohen has a question for you: When is a fitness center more than a fitness center? Step into Sabes JCC any day of the week, and you’ll have an answer.

 

The September 14 deadline is quickly approaching for the city of St. Louis Park’s 2016 arts and culture grants.

 

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.

 

This spring, Becky Bakken was named the new president and CEO of Discover St. Louis Park, an organization that helps promote the city to visitors.

 

The Park Nicollet health campus in St. Louis Park is undergoing several large-scale renovations that began with groundbreaking in May and are expected to continue for the next four years.

 

Learning doesn’t have to be a drag. According to St. Louis Park residents Lindsay and Anthony Lane, education can be exciting and colorful—and can stay on your arm for days.