Lost Twin Cities: Rare today, row houses were once a common sight here

Lost Twin Cities: Rare today, row houses were once a common sight here

Most of them fell into disrepair and were demolished before their unique structure gained appreciation.

Got a 1905 chair from Minnesota State Capitol? Cass Gilbert Society wants to know

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Got a 1905 chair from Minnesota State Capitol? Cass Gilbert Society wants to know
Missing: 800 pieces of furniture from the Minnesota State Capitol. If you know where any of it is, the Cass Gilbert Society wants to hear from you.
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Farewell to the flower show: Five decades of downtown in bloom

April 22
Farewell to the flower show: Five decades of downtown in bloom
A Twin Cities rite of spring for more than five decades, the downtown department-store flower show passed into history this year. Here's a look back to celebrate its long-blooming run.
Home & Garden
April 27

Wet, cold weather likely cause of swallow deaths

Flying insects grounded, denying swallows their only food source
Home & Garden
April 25

New book -- Peterson Guide to Bird Sounds

The Peterson book on songs, well, not for me. Another book -- accounts of bird survival are much better.
Home & Garden
April 25

We're home. It just feels like someplace else

Climate -- we broke it, we own it
Home & Garden
April 25

Magic wand? I'd change the home inspection contingency form.

If I could wave a magic wand to make my job as a home inspector easier, I'd change the home inspection contingency form.
Home & Garden
April 24

Wedding dance

Gray Squirrels completing their courtship
Home & Garden
April 22

Indoors and out: Art in Bloom, gardening for pollinators, talk on modernist homes

Pollinator-friendly Healthy gardening is good for pollinators — and creates beautiful landscapes. Learn how to design and maintain diverse flowering and native plant beds at…
Home & Garden
April 22

100-year-old Minneapolis home gets high-tech makeover

The "net zero" house is among the 52 old and new urban residences rolling out the welcome mats for the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour.
Home & Garden
April 22

Sneak peek at 12 Twin Cities award-winning home designs

What's your vision of the perfect home? Here are 12 designs of distinction singled out by AIA Minnesota. Each will be featured in the coming year as a Home of the Month, but you can get a sneak peek at them now.
Beautiful Gardens
Special Project Beautiful Gardens
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There are some spectacular private gardens around the Twin Cities. We discover several each year in our Beautiful Gardens contest. From October to April, we'll bring you into one Beautiful Garden a month.
Home & Garden
April 22

Flower show themes over the years

Dayton's era1960: Spring Flower Show: Eight Gardens of the World (1st floor)1963: National Rose Show (eighth-floor auditorium)1964: Flower Festival, National Rose Show (fall)1965: English…
Home & Garden
April 21

627 months and counting

This is not cool
Home & Garden
April 21

Home plan: Mediterranean warmth

PLAN HOTW170013 Total finished sq. ft.: 3,937 Bed/bathrooms: 4/5 Stories: 2 Bonus space: 332 sq. ft. Garage bays: 3 Foundation: Basement, crawlspace, slab This Mediterranean-style…
Home & Garden
April 21

Renting and the Law: Tenant on the hook for full rent after roommate pays to break lease

Q: My landlord charged my ex-girlfriend a fee to be removed from our lease early, with five months remaining. Before she moved out, we were…
Home & Garden
April 20

Staging your home to sell: Experts share their best tips

A few well-chosen improvements go a long way toward appealing to today's buyers, and it doesn't mean spending a fortune.
Home & Garden
April 18

10 warblers to watch for in the Twin Cities during spring migration

Some two dozen kinds of these tiny birds in a dazzling rainbow of colors are heading through our area. But don't expect them to warble.
Home & Garden
April 18

Nesting and incubation demands differ for various waterfowl

Ducks nests are hidden, while geese nest in the open
Home & Garden
April 18

Airy, open design breathes fresh air into classic Minneapolis apartment building

Andrew Flesher knows Minneapolis' stately 510 Groveland building intimately.
Home & Garden
April 18

Four simple things for sellers to do before the home inspection

This is a home inspection checklist for sellers, to help make sure that the home inspection can be completed once, the first time, without any hitches.
Home & Garden
April 17

Suspect arrested in St. Paul shooting near State Capitol

The suspect, a St. Paul man, is being held in the Ramsey County jail on suspicion of aiding and abetting murder.
Home & Garden
April 17

Last call for Home of the Month event

What are you doing for happy hour tonight? Why not mingle over drinks and hors d'oeuvres — and learn about today's home design at "Your…
Home & Garden
April 17

Twin Cities architects share smart strategies for home design

Twin Cities architects will share smart design strategies at Home of the Month event, April 18.