Health & Wellness

The city of Plymouth has a history of staying in tune with what families want, and when it comes to New Year’s, the people have spoken, asking for a fun family celebration before Time Square’s ball drops each December 31.

It’s hard to find a more hockey-centered family than the Pitlicks. From Mom and Dad to sons Rem and Rhett, every one of the Pitlicks makes hockey a priority.

Like most kids, Wayzata High School graduate Annika Halverson started playing sports as a kid. She tried out swimming, gymnastics, soccer—pretty much everything. And like many, she didn’t find her calling until her middle school years.

For years, watching a movie while on holiday vacation has been a popular family event.

On May 28, hundreds gathered at TCF Stadium to raise funds for the Plymouth-based nonprofit, Bolder Options. Michelle Tafoya was keynote speaker, and NFL personalities past and present assisted in raising money to help Darrell Thompson’s mentoring program.

As we honor the hundreds of thousands of men and women who have served our country in the armed forces on Veteran’s Day, Plymouth has a special space where local vets can be honored. In June, the city dedicated the Plymouth Veterans Memorial, located near the Hilde Performance Center.

Mental illness can be sticky. It’s hard to talk about, even as adults, but it’s prevalent and important to embrace awareness for the sake of those who suffer—which in America is as many as one in every five people, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

In September, Lindsay Vana correctly guessed Lucky’s 13 Pub as the location of our Where Are We photo contest. Congrats, and thanks, all, for playing! Do you know where this month’s photo was taken?

The practice and doctors who were voted Plymouth’s best dermatology clinic in 2015 have a little more elbow room in their new location.

Golden Valley-based PRISM celebrated 45 years of fighting hunger and homelessness in the Twin Cities with its second-ever Taste of the ’Burbs silent auction and gala May 28 at The Metropolitan.