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

Go ahead, color me hungry

The key to losing weight might be as simple as mixing and matching the colors of your food and plates.

Updated: December 21, 2012, - 02:56 PM

Obituary: Peter Herbert was a busy volunteer, instant best friend

Trish Herbert knew that her husband, Peter, had befriended a lot of people, but she never realized how many until his death. "The UPS man got really sad when I told him," she said. "That's when I realized that I didn't know" how vast his social circle was.

Updated: December 18, 2012, - 08:59 PM

Stop the (holiday) music

There's a science to annoying us with those familiar holiday tunes. It's the repetition that has some people feeling bah-humbug.

Updated: December 12, 2012, - 03:36 PM

Is love simply a matter of common scents?

Forget the old saying that "a way to a man's heart is through his stomach." These days, the path goes through his nose.

Updated: December 12, 2012, - 03:18 PM

Some assembly required for these bikes

Needing volunteer labor to put together bikes for kids before the holidays, a charity holds a fastest wrench contest.

Updated: December 09, 2012, - 10:20 PM

Working hard at cyber shopping

Browse away: More companies are allowing employees to sneak in a little online shopping.

Updated: November 29, 2012, - 08:47 AM

Do it yourself, doggone it!

If the words "self-service dog wash" prompt a double take, you're not alone. But such shops have sprung up all over the Twin Cities and state.

Updated: November 27, 2012, - 10:39 AM

Say goodnight to boredom of 'Goodnight Moon'

The classic children's book now has an app.

Updated: November 26, 2012, - 02:37 PM

MOA is planning a really cool exhibit

The Mall of America is building an ice castle. It will require lots and lots of ice, enough to cover an acre and rise as high as 40 feet.

Updated: November 21, 2012, - 03:23 PM

Long holiday season a gift or lump of coal?

An early Thanksgiving means we're going to have an extra-long holiday season. Is this something to rejoice about? Or dread?

Updated: November 20, 2012, - 08:30 AM

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