Mike Justak has had Parkinson’s disease for 14 years. One night when he was having trouble sleeping, he came upon a synchronized Christmas light show, which sparked the idea for PD Shimmers.
For Hollie Nielson, part of her drive to get outside comes from her photography hobby. Her photo, “Bumblebee in Plymouth,” speaks to the exquisite nature of the great outdoors, and how quietly the simple act of getting into our own backyards can capture an entire season.
Emily Bretzel in front of the Spirit of New Zealand, harbored in Dunedin.
Plymouth celebrates its 27th annual Fire and Ice Festival this year from 3 to 7 p.m. February 6 at Parkers Lake Park. The community-sponsored event features a number of events, including recycling bin races, a youth ice fishing contest, the beloved goofy hat contest, hayrides and much more.
(Above) Minnesota to Scandinavia
Michael and Ella Gerbuz at Stockholm Public Library—with Plymouth Magazine, of course!
(Below) Bienvenidos, Plymouth Mag
FOOD & RESTAURANTS
Jake's City Grille
The Sunshine Factory Bar & Grill
We’ve seen Peg Brantman’s work among the finalists at Picture Plymouth before—it’s clear she has a natural eye. But overall excellence in the annual Picture Plymouth photo contest is a prize, even for an accomplished artist such as Brantman.
The photo, titled “Do You Want To Build a Snowman?” after the Disney movie’s popular song, was a finalist in the 2014 Picture Plymouth photo contest. See winners from this year’s contest on this page beginning next month.
Plymouth Magazine got to share sakura (cherry blossom season) with Mark and Melody Baker of Plymouth (far right) with their exchange student, Fumiko (second from left), and her family on Japan’s Izu Peninsula.
The 2015 Picture Plymouth photo contest has come to a close and the results are in! Many thanks to our loyal readers who participate in the photo contest by submitting their beautiful snapshots of our community, and by voting online for the Reader's Choice award.