July/August 2020

Welcome to our special Best Of Maple Grove edition of Maple Grove Magazine! We hope you enjoy reading about all of the amazing people, places and things that your community has to offer.

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Korean short ribs made by YouTube chef Dan Greer

@cookingwithdfg's posts offer 12 months of meals.

An egret on a crock at Central Park in Maple Grove.

Rod Smoliak's "Taking a Bow at Central Park" placed first in the wildlife/nature category of our Focus on Maple Grove photo contest.

A room designed by Shelly's Interior Concepts

Shelly's Interior Concepts works with clients and their budgets to create the homes of their dreams.

Three people at a sleepover.

Maple Grove resident Melissa Swoverland and her daughter Madi have hosted sleepovers for three years benefiting Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners.

A person places pieces in a puzzle.

Since 1997, The Woods gift shop has filled shoppers’ bags with handcrafted gifts and home décor from a mixture of local and national merchants and artists.

Models on the runway at a fashion show

The Do Good, Feel Good, Look Good fashion show fundraiser was called off due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Osseo Area Schools superintendent Cory McIntyre

Cory McIntyre, who just completed his first year as superintendent of Osseo Area Schools, shares some insights.

Stuntman Mike

If you haven't "met" him already, Stuntman Mike (@stuntman.mikey) is the perfect pooch to follow on Instagram.

A golden retriever puppy

Mary R. Burch, Ph. D., certified animal behaviorist and family dog director at the American Kennel Club, shares what to consider when choosing a name for your new canine friend.

Shrimp tacos from Malone's Bar & Grill

We took a look at what people are saying on Facebook about some of this year’s finalists and winners in the Food and Dining category.

A room at Maple Grove Hospital

Maple Grove Hospital celebrates 10 years of serving the community.

Spiced sparkler rum cocktail

Take the easy route with a spicy, sweet cocktail that’s simple to mix.

The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear

Check out two favorite books for a rainy day of classic reading.

A girl shops for back to school supplies.

Add back-to-school shopping hacks to your list.

A pair of white headphones sit on a computer keyboard.

Let’s round up some favorite podcasts for inspired listening.

Blue flowers on a white background

If you want to create the best Fourth of July show in your garden, consider these design tips.

A graphic announcing the Maple Grove Magazine Best of Maple Grove 2020.

Presenting your picks for community favorites serving Maple Grove.