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Some Minnesota parents are fighting the pressure to overbook their kids and opting for the laid-back summers of yesteryear.
Dessa released one of the best local albums of 2018.
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The 10 best Minnesota albums of 2018 (so far)

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There is a lot to love about local music right now.
Lincoln Square: Historically a German area, Lincoln Square on the North Side sports European flair, sausage shops and, of course, plenty of beer.
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Go around the world in these 5 Chicago neighborhoods

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The Windy City claims many neighborhoods with distinctive worldly flair. Here are our favorite five.
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Boom in TV animation turns up the volume on voice talent

June 21
Actors behind the growing number of animated characters on TV are finally getting their due.
Jennifer Ally Kern is the creator of Thriviesta, which addresses the “loneliness epidemic” that social scientists warn is chipping away at the emo
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Rosenblum: Minneapolis gala tackles 'loneliness epidemic'

June 21
Thriviesta's interactive games, led by professional coaches and trainers, aim to bring people together "in a way that is fun and playful."
Must the firework be purchased in another state, or through nefarious means? It is not legal.
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Lileks: A handy guide to legal vs. illegal fireworks

June 22
Hint: If it's fun, it's illegal.
Deviled eggs are a longtime party favorite.
Variety

Want a crowd-pleaser at a picnic? Make everyone's favorite, deviled eggs

June 22
There's a good reason this classic dish has been a favorite for more than a century. It's good.
Variety

Midwest Traveler: St. Louis' Gateway Arch is newly revitalized

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The St. Louis landmark prepares for a new museum and July festivities.
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