Christy DeSmith

Special sections editor | Niche Products
Christy DeSmith edits the Star Tribune’s weekly Outdoors Weekend section and its annual Best of MN publication. She previously worked as a magazine editor and writer specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

Join us: Talking Twins baseball today at noon #StribHQ event

Twins president Dave St. Peter and Star Tribune journalists will talk baseball and make predictions for the season at the Star Tribune's new headquarters. (Plus: Natedogs and free Killebrew root beer floats.)

Updated: April 10, 2015, - 11:36 AM

Twins 2015 season: Pick your player to watch

The Minnesota Twins host their 2015 home opener on Monday, April 13. Tell us which player you'll be watching and...

Updated: April 08, 2015, - 09:02 AM

Upholstery, hardwood, rugs: Don't throw it, fix it!

1. FRESH UPHOLSTERYMyth: Reupholstering is only for fancy antique chairs. Truth: Valuable antiques and family heirlooms are always great...

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:52 AM

Modern furniture from Minnesota

If you’re shopping for furniture, check out these small companies — the state’s newest purveyors of a modern design...

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:51 AM

A winter survival guide for your house

How to get through this winter without burst pipes, broken furnaces, heat loss and other problems that can plague the Minnesota homeowner.

Updated: March 30, 2015, - 10:47 AM

Winter at Split Rock Lighthouse

A medley of icy scenes from the rocky beach at Split Rock Lighthouse State Park.

Updated: December 26, 2014, - 09:49 AM

Cryptic Critters: Impressive examples of camouflage in Minnesota

Look closely. These animals are wearing perfect camouflage for their Minnesota surroundings.

Updated: December 18, 2014, - 12:59 PM

Outdoor fitness options for hardy Minnesotans

Studies show outdoor exercise is one of the best ways to treat seasonal affective disorder, aka the “winter blues.”

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 09:08 PM

Outdoor fitness options for hardy Minnesotans

Outdoor exercise is one of the best ways to treat seasonal affective disorder, aka the “winter blues.”

Updated: December 11, 2014, - 05:45 PM

Yurts arrive in Minnesota State Parks

Ultra-cool yurts have arrived at some Minnesota State Parks. Reservations available soon.

Updated: November 27, 2014, - 04:52 PM

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