A window into poetry - Naomi Cohn talks about the power of poetry in working with older adults.

A window into poetry

    Naomi Cohn sometimes uses tiny windows to help her poetry students choose what to write about. Her tool is a simple piece of paper with a hole cut out of it that students look through to narrow their … more

Poetry Palooza VII: Announcing the winners of the Bugle’s seventh annual poetry contest

  Como Park writer Joel Van Valin’s poem “Fairy Tale” is the winning entry of the 2017 Park Bugle poetry contest. Our judge, poet John Krumberger of Prospect Park, chose a first-, second- and third-place poem and two honorable mentions … more

Want to write a poem?

Here’s your prompt: A Sidewalk Poetry discovery walk Naomi Cohn’s poem about memory is stamped into a sidewalk on Carter Avenue just south of Keston Street in St. Anthony Park. That poem, “Dementia,” was placed there in 2008 as part … more

St. Anthony Park residents: help clean Kasota Ponds April 8

                        Get outside, meet your neighbors, and help with the annual cleanup Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to noon. To protect St. Anthony Park’s Kasota Ponds, volunteers gather each … more

Scandinavian Trio, Daedalus String Quartet in Family Concert lineup

The Schubert Club’s Music in the Park Family Concerts series will host performances March 24 and April 21. The Family Concerts are held at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 2136 Carter Ave., and include two performances each night at 6 p.m. … more

Local filmmaker’s documentary on Carolina Chocolate Drops debuts April 13

St. Anthony Park filmmaker John Whitehead’s documentary on the African-American string band, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, will be shown at a free pre-release screening on Thursday, April 13, 7-9 p.m. at the Heights Theater, 3951 N.E. Central Ave., Columbia Heights. … more

‘Welcoming the stranger’

Joanne Karvonen has a list three pages long of all the refugee families St. Anthony Park Lutheran Church has worked with over the last 39 years. She runs her finger down each page: Laos, Vietnam, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Hungary, Somalia, Haiti, … more

Patients take the lead in Como Clinic Health Club

Three nights after Donald Trump took the oath of office as the 45th president of the United States, nearly 50 people gathered in a conference room on the second floor of HealthPartners Como Clinic to attend a workshop on finding … more

One person’s healthy food is not another person’s healthy food

When it comes to good food, Prof. Mindy Kurzer is the expert. Director of the Healthy Food, Healthy Lives Institute on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota, Kurzer oversees an interdisciplinary research group dedicated to bringing together … more

Mission trip to Biloxi gave volunteers ‘more than we gave’

How do you combine a service project, an educational trip and a life-changing experience into one event? Go to the Back Bay Mission in Biloxi, Miss., which is just what 10 members and the Rev. Victoria Wilgocki of St. Anthony … more