Health & Wellness

A graphic showing ways to support your community during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

As concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, spread across the globe, community members right here in City Lakes are stepping up.

Everyone is a winner at the Cody's Dash 5K as families raise funds for GiGi's Playhouse.

After Amy Jackson’s son Cody was born in 2011 with Down syndrome, she started looking for resources.

St. Louis Park residents Michael and Maria Stotesbery.

St. Louis Park residents Michael and Maria Stotesbery hiked from Echo Canyon in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area to the summit of Camelback Mountain with their favorite community magazine in tow.

In his latest book, Michael Pollan, author of the New York Times bestseller The Omnivore’s Dilemma, moves on to cooking. Cooked takes on the four elements–earth, air, fire and water–and translates them into elemental methods.

Nastassja Matus is a young champion chess player with the School Chess Association.

Lawrence Lampert, known as the godfather of Minnesota chess and the founder of the School Chess Association, took pride in developing kid-friendly chess play and instruction.

 Kara Fahey (seated) and Delana Brinkman use the new video conference technology to Skype with Diane Kuznia at Park Nicollet.

Imagine: You’re a 13-year-old middle school student. You often feel bogged down by homework assignments and maybe you’re busy with sports or music, too.

Francis Spufford’s novel Red Plenty is about dream and reality in the Soviet Union of the late 1950s; Communism had turned a peasant nation into an industrialized superpower which lacked political freedom but had won World War II and seemed destined for prosperity.

Keep your backyard safe for your furry family members this gardening season. We turned to Lisa Lindesmith, veterinarian and co-founder of All Paws Animal Hospital, for advice on managing trouble spots.

Offer a helping hand this summer by giving back to the outdoor areas that make The Park a great place to call home.

Check out the great snaps from this year's event, courtey of staff photographer Tate Carlson.

With patio season just around the corner, it may be time to update those wicker tables and chairs. According to Steve Maloney, co-owner of Woody’s Furniture, rattan is the material for outdoor furniture this season.