Notes from the State Fair, 2014.1. Saw a lady carrying a yardstick. This used to be much more common. You...
Updated: August 29, 2014, - 12:20 AM
The Minnesota State Fair is packed with art - but how much of it is actually Fine?
Updated: August 28, 2014, - 06:01 AM
Nothing like the sound of old tractors on Machinery Hill at the Minnesota State Fair.
Updated: August 27, 2014, - 05:44 AM
James Lileks is virtually living at the Minnesota State Fair this week.
Updated: August 25, 2014, - 09:53 AM
Anyone really miss Heritage Village? The old-timey attraction that looked like they bought it from a Brazilian slum that went...
Updated: August 23, 2014, - 03:41 PM
A new Fair entrance and shopping plaza have replaced Heritage Square. Was it a good swap?
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 03:48 PM
When you look at pictures of the Minnesota State Fair 100 years ago, one thing stands out: Everyone’s wearing about...
Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:10 AM
Many middle-aged Minnesotans remember the first time the 1,000-foot-tall robot turned his head and spoke. Your parents had taken you...
Updated: August 16, 2014, - 04:38 PM
Outside magazine named Duluth the best city in the country. Minneapolis was #3. This has to stop. Now.It’s nice that...
Updated: August 16, 2014, - 04:35 PM