Arts & Culture

The Okee Dokee Brothers are actually childhood friends Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing.In February, they won a Grammy for Best Children’s Album of the Year for Can You Canoe? The CD is based on a real-life Mississippi adventure.

This is a call to great gardeners: The deadline for the Evergreen Award is fast approaching. Is your garden ready to be nominated?Since 1990, the Park has recognized great gardens with this annual award.

For me, a beach read must be quick, light and funny.  Sophie Kinsella’s I’ve Got Your Number fits each of these categories perfectly.  I read this book on an up-north vacation with my in-laws, and the family wondered what had me giggling the entire weekend.

Jim Lombardi, recreation supervisor for the City of St. Louis Park, might as well be the Bud Selig of St. Louis Park softball. Sure, it’s not the MLB, but softball in the Park has been a beloved tradition for close to 50 years.

It’s our pleasure to introduce the finalists in our first-ever “Best of St. Louis Park” readers’ choice poll.  Earlier this year, we asked for your favorites in 30 categories and the time has come to reveal the results—we think you’ll like what you see.