Christy DeSmith

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Christy DeSmith has a background in magazines. Before joining the Star Tribune, she was an editor at The Rake, Mpls.St.Paul and Boston magazines. She also has a career as a freelance writer, specializing in art, design, lifestyle and travel. Her work has appeared in American Craft, Boston Globe and Delta Sky, among many other publications.

Recent content from Christy DeSmith

Other museum gems

Here are some other art museums worth checking out.

Updated: April 28, 2012, - 09:08 PM

Bakken will shock and surprise

One of those sprawling mansions on Lake Calhoun has a surprise in store -- a treasure trove of delights for budding scientists and history-lovers alike.

Updated: April 28, 2012, - 09:08 PM

Nation's museums take their lead from a Minnesotan

When the American Association of Museums (AAM) convenes here for its four-day annual expo, a Minnesotan will be at the helm: Ford W. Bell.

Updated: April 28, 2012, - 09:07 PM

Work: Like riding a bicycle

His job combines Web skills and bikes.

Updated: March 08, 2012, - 08:09 AM

The intruder in my home

Now that violent crime has fallen, could we focus on lesser incidents that are still quite a fright?

Updated: January 12, 2012, - 07:47 PM

From art house to dog house

Twin Cities fine artists are turning to pet portraiture, finding artistic fulfillment and financial success.

Updated: January 04, 2012, - 09:23 AM

Hanging on to the past

These Twin Cities shopkeepers are sticking with what they know: technologies and products from decades ago -- watches, film processing and typewriters.

Updated: October 25, 2011, - 10:22 AM

Young triathletes aim high

The north Minneapolis team V3 and its young members are winning triathlons all over the country.

Updated: September 10, 2011, - 10:34 PM

State Fair 2011: Cliches vs. treasures

A cynic's guide to unironic enjoyment of the Minnesota State Fair.

Updated: August 25, 2011, - 02:52 AM

Riding in tandem with God

Some Twin Cities churches are actively promoting bicycling this summer, whether it's a blessing or just a ride.

Updated: August 21, 2011, - 03:23 PM

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