St. Louis Park is a city in Hennepin County, Minnesota and a first-ring suburb of Minneapolis. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 44,126. St. Louis Park is the birthplace and childhood home of movie directors Joel and Ethan Coen. Other notable former residents of St. Louis Park include New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, author/satirist Al Franken, songwriter Dan Israel, songwriter Peter Himmelman, guitarist Sharon Isbin, and writer Pete Hautman.
The Pavek Museum of Broadcasting, which has a major collection of antique radio and television equipment, is also in the city. Items range from radios produced by local manufacturers to the Vitaphone system used to cut discs carrying audio for the first "talkie," The Jazz Singer.Web Sites and Links
A.C.E.S. SimulationsOffers full motion F/A-18 flight simulators. Screen shots, gift certificate order form, location, directions and map.
Avalon PhotographyWedding, portrait and pet, and event photographers. Biography, contact information.
City of St. Louis ParkOfficial web site of city government. Includes information on local government, job openings with the city, demographics, history, residents' guide to important ordinances and services, maps. Heavy use of frames.
EvilHill ProductionsHaunted house with more than a dozen rooms, and real actors. Dungeons open in the second half of October. Wheelchair-accessible.
One Night with ElvisElvis impersonator Everett "Howie" Atherton is available for shows or private parties in the Twin Cities area or western Wisconsin. Biography, schedule.
St. Louis Park, MN Soccer AssociationCompetitive (traveling) and recreational (in-house) teams for youth. Member of Minnesota Youth Soccer Association (MYSA).
Warrior's Cove Martial Arts CentersBelieves in cross-training and offers classes for all ages in judo, kickboxing, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, hapkido, aikido, tai chi chuan. Locations in Eagan and St. Louis Park. Description of their philosophy, courses offered, testimonials.