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Serving up a fresh option

Serving up a fresh option

Carolyn Guddal and Ivy Kaplan

October 2, 2013


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While malt shops and ice cream parlors may have been all-the-rage in the 1950s, today a new iced treat is spreading across the nation: frozen yogurt. Within the past few months, a new frozen yogurt shop has opened in St. Louis Park. Park Yogurt, located across from the high school stadium, opened...

MGMT releases new album

MGMT releases new album

Isaac Greenwood

September 18, 2013


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In the wake of the summer of Daft Punk and psychedelic grooves, American band “MGMT” has released an album to keep the dance floor beats alive. “MGMT” is the group’s self-titled album, the third collection to have been released since 2007 . Their first, “Oracular Spectacular,” was crit...

Revisiting the past

Revisiting the past

September 11, 2013


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Although some may conjure images of Italian painters and sculptors when they think of the 15th century, the annual Renaissance Festival has added activities such as cupcake battles and interactive mermaids to change this popular belief. Cassandra Beckmann, marketing representative for the fair, said...

The Cuckoo’s Calling: a new genre from a familiar face

Natalie Vig

September 2, 2013


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In the glamourous world of London’s famous model Lula Landry, everything must be questioned. The Cuckoo’s Calling, written by J.K. Rowling under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, explores the suicide of Lula Landry through the eyes of an impoverished private detective hoping to save his career by ...

Middle Eastern restaurant brings flair to local cuisine

Middle Eastern restaurant brings flair to local cuisine

Sarah Brandt and Willy Morrow

June 8, 2013


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After more than four months of displaying nothing more than a “coming soon” sign, Ariana Kabob and Gyro Bistro recently opened its doors to local residents looking to savor ethnic flavors. Located in the Westwood Shopping Center at the corner of Cedar Lake Road and Louisiana Avenue, Ariana Kabob...

Ariana’s Bistro Review

Josh Scal and Isaac Greenwood

May 23, 2013


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Ariana's Bistro Review

Movie Review: 42, The True Story of an American Legend

Movie Review: 42, The True Story of an American Legend

Artis Curiskis and Josh Scal, Staff Writers

April 16, 2013


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Sitting in an integrated movie theater, laughing at the bigoted racists and cheering with Jackie Robinson really captures how far America has come since that time. Jackie Robinson, the protagonist of the movie, was the first african-american baseball player to penetrate the segregated major leagues ...

Fighting hunger, one bowl at a time

Suh Koller, Staff Writer

March 9, 2013


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Students help out local food shelf by donating pottery bowls.   In an attempt to battle against hunger, St. Louis Park’s Emergency Program (STEP) hosted its 13th Annual Empty Bowls event March 7, while Park students aided the cause by donating pottery bowls. Empty Bowls helps raise money an...

Restaurant Review- Aji: Contemporary Japanese

Restaurant Review- Aji: Contemporary Japanese

Isaac Greenwood and Josh Scal, Staff Writer

March 9, 2013


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Asian cuisine restaurant fails to impress   Recently opened on Main St. in downtown Hopkins, Aji restaurant serves up Japanese cuisine in a modern, sophisticated venue. Only a ten minute drive from Park high school, Aji serves some decent options—if you’re willing to pay the price. Upon entering...

Ice fishing reels in interest

Ice fishing reels in interest

Isaac Greenwood, Student Life Editor

February 1, 2013


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Cold weather offers new outdoor activities Despite spending hours waiting in subzero temperatures on Lake Calhoun, junior Sam Larson said he finds a sense of enjoyment and accomplishment in catching fish under the frozen surface. Ice fishing is an activity where residents drill holes in the i...

KDWB rings in the holiday season

Gabe Bichinho, Staff Writer

December 5, 2012


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Annual holiday concert attracts popular artists, teens from around the metro While many big name artists often skip the Twin Cities when going on tour, every December there is a chance to take advantage of a concert where one can see many at the same time. Every winter, local pop music radio station,...

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