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

Hotties with Hearts

Ryan Hoag is beautiful, and he knows it. "He never met a mirror he didn't like," joked his handler, Minnesota Vikings community relations director Brad Madson.

Updated: November 01, 2008, - 05:35 PM

How easy is it to spend $75,000 at Neiman Marcus?

We tried it, and it's not as easy as you might think.

Updated: October 26, 2008, - 06:49 PM

Monster bash

With so much blood and gore, it's hard to navigate a zombie party unscathed.

Updated: October 24, 2008, - 02:52 PM

How easy is it to spend $75,000 at Neiman Marcus?

The mission: Drop $75,000 at Neiman Marcus in downtown Minneapolis, just like the RNC did for vice-presidential hopeful Sarah Palin.

Updated: October 24, 2008, - 10:33 AM

A toast to Harlem

The result may have been $100,000 in funds raised, but the evening was all about the clothes.

Updated: October 10, 2008, - 03:32 PM

Mimosas and the Met: From stage to screen

Oscar Wilde didn't hold anything back when he wrote "Salome." Based loosely on the biblical killing of John the Baptist,...

Updated: October 09, 2008, - 04:01 PM

Pretty Young Philanthropists

The sleek new W Hotel at the Foshay Tower was the setting for last Saturday's mixer by the LEAD Project, a group of moneyed young professionals who fundraise for various local causes.

Updated: October 04, 2008, - 02:40 PM

Face time: Well played

Minnesotans don't dress up anymore -- not even for the theater.

Updated: September 28, 2008, - 12:28 AM

This road trip gets lost along the way

Solemn commentary on war or lighthearted road movie? "The Lucky Ones" can't decide.

Updated: September 25, 2008, - 06:01 PM

At the Hotel Minneapolis: Time Machine

A tuxedo-clad man handed a pocket mirror to everyone who walked into the Hotel Minneapolis on Sept. 12. The horror!

Updated: September 22, 2008, - 10:43 AM

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