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

Fans eat up the idea of a vegan butcher shop

The creators of a fast-selling line of vegetarian meats are preparing to open a store in Minneapolis.

Updated: December 03, 2014, - 01:36 PM

Black Friday goes artsy at MIA's anti-shopping event

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts draws a crowd for an early morning anti-shopping event.

Updated: December 01, 2014, - 09:13 AM

Marriage proposal was a real puzzler for Twin Cities crossword fan

What’s a 15-letter term for proposal? For a Twin Cities couple, it’s “crossword puzzle.”

Updated: November 19, 2014, - 06:04 PM

Winter's early arrival puts a chill on home chores

Winter’s surprise arrival caught many of us with a “to do” list that wasn’t quite “done.” But there are very good reasons to tackle some chores, no matter how unsavory the thought of battling the cold, snow and ice might be.

Updated: November 12, 2014, - 03:27 PM

Deflating the myths about pumping up

Strength training has built up a strong set of preconceptions. They include:It will make you bulk up.False. In fact, it’s...

Updated: November 09, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Twin Cities man trades commodities work for healing arts

After three decades of high-pressure deal making, a futures trader gave up million-dollar deals to soothe people who are in pain.

Updated: October 23, 2014, - 08:18 PM

Peak performances: Skier tests sanity as well as ability

An elite Minnesota skier, now featured in an adventure film, tackles some of the most difficult mountains in the world.

Updated: October 22, 2014, - 03:43 PM

There's something fishy about these jack-o-lanterns

Mall of America aquarium’s divers are taking a deep-water interest in carving pumpkins.

Updated: October 15, 2014, - 05:36 PM

Organist plays with chutzpah

Since 1969, an Edina church has been singing to a Jewish organist. She stumbled into the unlikely profession, and discovered a passion for the music and the congregation.

Updated: October 13, 2014, - 08:47 AM

Como Zoo primates go ape over harp music

A volunteer harpist has found an appreciative audience among the gorillas, orangutans and monkeys at the Como Park Zoo.

Updated: September 10, 2014, - 08:00 AM

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