Meet the winners of the 2020 Focus on Maple Grove photo contest!
Kaitlyn Walters has been part of the community since the age of 6. Recently married, she and her husband chose to stay close to home. When asked what she likes about Maple Grove, Walters explains the way she’s watched the community grow. “When I was a kid, it was a lot smaller,” she says.
Last November, Maple Grove Magazine featured local book club, Read Winers.
Last November, Maple Grove Magazine featured local book club Read Winers. This month, they invite readers to participate online in their latest book discussion of the novel A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
Humayun’s Tomb in Delhi, the inspiration for the Taj Mahal, was the backdrop of this vacation shot with sisters Sarah and Katie Masich. They moved to Maple Grove only recently, but wouldn’t leave the country without a piece of home.
FOOD & RESTAURANTS
Pittsburgh Blue Steakhouse
Redstone American Grill
The Lookout Bar and Grill
For Chris Spah, daily work turned into a hobby. As a graphic designer, he is always using photos for the websites he creates. “I always need more photos than what is given to me, so I started [photography] in my free time and it turned into another type of art,” Spah says.
Sitting down for a conversation with WWII decorated war veteran Joe Kovar quickly becomes a lesson in world history. Kovar, a 1943 graduate of Anoka High School, joined the Army shortly after graduation and traveled to Georgia to receive infantry basic training.
“I always look for things,” Samantha Eyre explains of her photographic eye. “I don’t always have my camera, but I like to look for things everywhere I go.”