Jeff Strickler

Reporter | Features
Phone: 612-673-7392
Jeff Strickler works on the Variety staff, where he splits his time between reporting on a wide array of general-interest feature stories and serving as an assistant features editor.

Recent content from Jeff Strickler

2 Twin Cities illustrators draw attention to themselves

Artists Zander and Kevin Cannon (no relation) have parlayed their willingness to try just about anything into the picture of success.

Updated: June 19, 2013, - 11:54 AM

Minneapolis' Secret City to put late-night street art 'in a new light'

A neon cloud. A glowing Greenway. Ping-pong? Minneapolis will be lit up in the most peculiar of ways for Saturday’s Secret City.

Updated: June 17, 2013, - 03:24 PM

Are marathoners running into heart trouble?

Doctors now say marathoners might be putting their hearts at risk. But many long-distance athletes aren’t slowing down.

Updated: June 14, 2013, - 04:13 PM

June 6, 2013: Get to know the gorillas at Como Zoo

Meet the residents of Gorilla Forest:SchroederWeight: 525 pounds. Age: 27. Birthplace: San Diego.Although Schroeder tends to look as if...

Updated: June 06, 2013, - 02:11 PM

June 5, 2013: Como Zoo unveils new gorilla exhibit

With new digs and a new cast of characters, the primates at the Como Zoo are ready for prime time.

Updated: June 05, 2013, - 02:58 PM

Is it smart to play dumb on the job?

Intelligent people are saying “functional stupidity” makes the workplace more efficient. But other smart people say that isn’t necessarily a good thing.

Updated: May 31, 2013, - 07:36 PM

Meditation goes mainstream

With doctors prescribing it and scientists swearing by it, you clearly don’t need to be a monk to meditate. Enthusiasts have even given it a new name:"mindfulness."

Updated: May 29, 2013, - 06:08 PM

Minn. native's willingness to share trauma of plane crash inspires film

For 25 years, George Lamson Jr. kept his painful memories to himself. His willingness to finally share has led to a movie about people who have endured such rare experiences.

Updated: May 28, 2013, - 03:15 PM

Nothing nice about reaction to NYC's version of Nice Ride

While the Nice Ride bike-sharing program is beloved in the Twin Cities, the folks in New York City are not being very nice about the introduction of a similar system.

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 03:31 PM

No. 7: Zach Sobiech, whose song 'Clouds' touched millions around the world, dies

A terminally ill Minnesota teenager whose farewell song became a worldwide sensation died Monday morning.

Updated: May 21, 2013, - 09:06 AM

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