Connor McCarthy and his dog, Bentley.

'Fur-ternity leave' for new pet parents offered at Minneapolis company

Move over, maternity leave. Time off to care for your dog is the latest workplace benefit to generate buzz.
July 14, 1968 Aretha Franklin - Audiences go wild Aretha Franklin, lady soul, talked quietly and hoarsely into the phone from her 12-room colonial hom
Variety

Aretha Franklin didn't get total respect in first Minneapolis concert in 1968

August 20
While famed columnist Molly Ivins praised the Queen of Soul, the Minneapolis Star critic got tired of delays and left early.
Hip-hop hitmaker Travis Scott coming to Target Center in December
Music

Hip-hop hitmaker Travis Scott coming to Target Center in December

August 20
Tickets will go on sale Friday for the rapper with the nation's No. 1 album, "Astroworld."
Milo Thompson held tight to the zip line while his friend sprayed him with a hose at the adventure playground at Leonardo's Basement.
Variety

New kids' playground in Minneapolis boasts power tools, saws, old rusty Honda

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At this "adventure playground," some parents see danger. Kids just see fun.
Dan Chouinard, Prudence Johnson, Bradley Greenwald and Diana Grasselli toast Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday in “Dear Lenny.”
Stage & Arts

Review: 100 years after his birth, Bernstein's music endures, and Open Eye show reveals why

11:09am
The composer's letters and songs fit together in a revue that pays tribute to Bernstein's enduring legacy.
Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka
Eat & Drink

Copper Hen owners plan 2 eateries in downtown Mpls., Minnetonka

August 20
The couple behind a popular Eat Street restaurant are gearing up to launch the Copper Cow and Gray Fox Coffee & Wine Bar.
Kim Kivens in the Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company’s “What I Thought I Knew.”
Stage & Arts

Pregnancy rocks a middle-aged woman's world in Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company show

August 20
The one-person show is performed with immediacy, power and occasional humor.
Music

An extended goodbye in Johannesburg as the trip wraps up with an emotional finale

August 20
Powerful lessons learned, the musicians look back and look forward. But next stop: home.
Variety

Share your best Minnesota State Fair photos to Instagram, get featured in Star Tribune

11:56am
Before you eat that Pronto Pup, make sure to snap an Instagram.
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