How Eric Dayton convinced Minnesotans — and rest of country — to embrace the 'North'

How Eric Dayton convinced Minnesotans — and rest of country — to embrace the 'North'

Eric Dayton wants all Minnesotans to take pride in our state's true North spirit

Twin Cities bars offer updates on aquavit, bringing this traditional liquor into trend territory

December 7
Twin Cities bars offer updates on aquavit, bringing this traditional liquor into trend territory

Mpls. woman struggling with infertility launches a social network for people who 'get it'

December 7
Mpls. woman struggling with infertility launches a social network for people who 'get it'
It's "Tinder meets AA" for people trying to conceive.
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December 7

Massive toy store in tiny Minnesota town beckons nostalgia seekers from around the state

LARK Toys in Kellogg, Minn., offers thousands of nostalgic toys in a Santa's workshop setting.
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December 7

What you should bring as the perfect hostess gift this holiday season

A host of giving options
Home & Garden
December 7

Minnesotans covet fireplaces, and these styles and tech options are hot right now

Minnesotans love a cozy glow, and these styles and tech options are hot right now.
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December 7

This woman is in charge of seeing Minnesota's future — and she's optimistic

Minnesota State Demographer Susan Brower tracks who we are and who we'll be in the future.
Eat & Drink
December 6

5 great wines to bring your host or hostess this holiday season (including one from Minnesota)

Find the perfect pairing
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December 6

For 100 years, public sauna has drawn Minnesotans to Ely — birthday suits optional

One of the oldest public saunas in the state boasts hot steam, cold showers and good conversation.
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October 11

Freeform floral design

The new centerpiece: Freeform floral design. Photographed in the Star Tribune studio on Thursday, August 17, 2017
Home & Garden
October 11

Tile as art for all

Mercedes Austin's Mercury Mosaics does handmade work for homeowners.
Magazine
October 11

Minneapolis park system is best in nation

For 5 years running, Minneapolis park system has been rated #1 in the Nation by The Trust For Public Land. St. Paul was #2 this year.
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October 11

Archbishop Bernard Hebda has embraced Minnesota — and his flock

Archbishop Bernard Hebda never expected to land in the Twin Cities, but he embraced Minnesota life.
Stage & Arts
October 11

From Goodwill to Home Depot: Where the Guthrie Theater gets its props

This is the time of the year when Rebecca Jo Malmstrom starts shopping for Christmas dinner.
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October 10

A negative-decibel chamber, the 'quietest place on Earth,' is in south Minneapolis

A lab dubbed the "quietest place on Earth" finds a purpose beyond testing products: healing humans.
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October 10

Find your perfect escape this fall and winter with 7 great travel destinations

Fall’s an easy sell. Once it rolls out those showy colors, people think nothing of traveling miles to watch it unfold. Winter, though, is a…
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October 10

Weird hotel habits, from the housekeepers who've seen it all

Cleaning up after other people means seeing some pretty weird things. A group of housekeepers gathered their collective advice on what we should and shouldn’t…
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October 10

What's the rush? MSP Airport offers many reasons to linger

We’ve all experienced the maddening roller coaster that is airport security. One day, you speed through the screening machines in 15 minutes flat. The next,…
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October 10

Autumn in my heart: An essay by Kao Kalia Yang

Iremember my first autumn in Minnesota. I was six and a half. We lived in the McDonough housing project in St. Paul. Between our houses,…
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October 10

5 Minnesota businesses at cutting edge of making products people want, for a good cause.

These Twin Cities businesses are turning profit into community.
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October 10

Minnesota Maker: Talin Spring sees beauty far and wide

Designer Talin Spring loves to be surrounded by beautiful objects. “I’m not for the minimalist way of life,” laughs the Minneapolis-based accessories designer. Her studio…
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October 10

Sweetland Orchard's oh, so refreshing ciders

Gretchen Perbix strolls among the 2,000 trees in the rambling orchard that she and her husband, Mike, purchased seven years ago. She rattles off the…
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October 10

Throwback: Gladstone Garden, 1930s Minneapolis

These elegant swells are enjoying a tipple at “Upper Nicollet’s Oldest Cafe,” as the inside of the matchbook says. “Known far and wide as the…
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