Eat & Drink
September 11, 2019
Green + the Grain's Cowboy salad can also be made as a wrap.

Popular local salad chain Green + the Grain coming to St. Paul this year

More leafy lunch options will arrive later this year.
Variety
September 11, 2019

Ex-etiquette: Should the ex wait outside?

Q: Should my wife’s ex-husband be welcomed in my home as if it were his? I think when he picks up his son he can…
Stage & Arts
September 11, 2019
Cheryl Willis, Janis Hardy, Maria Asp and Barbra Berlovitz play women gathering for a free-associative chat in “Escaped Alone.”

What's it like to die? Frank Theatre stages two Caryl Churchill one-acts

Frank Theatre stages two Caryl Churchill one-acts that wrestle with the grim oblivion that awaits us all.
TV & Media
September 11, 2019
Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth in “Men in Black: International.”

Nielsen ratings: NFL season starts with a bang

Here are the top 20 broadcast TV shows for the week of Sept. 2-8 (Monday to Sunday), based on the number of viewers, according to…
Variety
September 11, 2019
From left, chefs Alex Roberts, Paul Berglund, Ann Kim, Tim McKee, Isaac Becker, Gavin Kaysen and Blake Meier will be part of Taste's birthday dinner.

A celebration dinner fit for a 50th birthday for the Taste section

Tickets go on sale Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. through the American Swedish Institute.
Variety
September 11, 2019
Items ready for a garage Sale or to be given to charity

Boomers, you can let go of those high school trophies — how to declutter

There is a way for pack rats to get rid of keepsakes and still feel as if they've kept them. (Hint: It involves a camera.)
Eat & Drink
September 11, 2019
Ann Kim's new Uptown restaurant has a name — and a basement bar

Ann Kim's new Uptown restaurant has a name — and a basement bar

Sooki & Mimi is targeting a March 2020 opening.
Music
September 10, 2019
Iron Maiden's fans fed off the energy of the band during the Aug. 26, 2019 concert at the Xcel Energy Center.

Xcel concert fans will soon face tighter limits on bags

The limits on the size and composition of bags take effect Oct. 15 and follow what the NHL team put in place in September 2018.
Prince
September 10, 2019
Deluxe reissue of Prince's '1999' is set for Nov. 29 with three dozen new tracks

Deluxe reissue of Prince's '1999' is set for Nov. 29 with three dozen new tracks

It will include 23 previously unreleased studio tracks plus a concert album and DVD from the 1999 Tour.
TV & Media
September 10, 2019
“Archibald’s Next Big Thing”

Neal Justin's TV picks for Sept. 11 – '9/11: Inside Air Force One,' 'In the Shadow of the Towers,' 'Archibald's Next Big Thing'

Flight plan Because “9/11: Inside Air Force One” was made with the cooperation of George W. Bush and the Secret Service, you might think…
Books
September 10, 2019

New York Times bestsellers

FICTION 1. Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delia Owens. (Putnam) In a quiet town on the North Carolina coast in 1969, a young woman…
Stage & Arts
September 10, 2019
A friar (Neal Beckman, in black) attempts to wed Hero (Samantha Fairchild) and Claudio (Jacob Hooper). It doesn’t go well.

Double the sets, double the lines: Minneapolis theater puts on two classic plays at once

Witty music and a breezy setting update Shakespeare's classic rom-com.
Home & Garden
September 10, 2019

Magnificent urns are in Sevres style, but most Sevres marks are fake

Q: My sister and I acquired a pair of Sevres urns that were once the property of a Duluth museum. The urns are stamped "Sevres…
Home & Garden
September 10, 2019
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Caption: A male goldfinch closes in on a seed feast.

Autumn prairies are heaven for goldfinches

These cheerful little finches spend their days chattering and plucking seeds from all those waving flower heads.
September 10, 2019

Ex-etiquette: Let propriety guide meetings with ex

Q: Is it appropriate for my husband to meet privately with his ex-wife, regardless of whether it is about the children? Should this bother me?…
Stage & Arts
September 10, 2019

Artistry's 'Our Town' nods to the weirdness afoot

A revival of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" shows that it's a carpe diem ancestor to the Netflix series "Stranger Things."
Music
September 10, 2019
Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy confirm 2020 big gig at Target Field

Green Day, Weezer, Fall Out Boy confirm 2020 big gig at Target Field

The Aug. 11 date on the Hella Mega Tour could make up for the lack of a concert this summer at the Twins' ballpark.
Variety
September 10, 2019
Jay Leno has teamed with the pharmaceutical company Amgen to create a website, Cholesterol 911, that educates Americans about preventing and treating

For Jay Leno, health is no laughing matter

Suffering from high cholesterol, he's warning about its dangers.
Variety
September 9, 2019
An artist’s rendition of new gallery space envisioned by the Minnesota Museum of American Art in the Cass Gilbert-designed arcade of the Endicott Bu

Minnesota Museum of American Art gets $1.5M grant for St. Paul expansion

It is among six Knight grants meant to energize downtown St. Paul.
Celebrities
September 9, 2019
Camille Williams and Cory Hepola Podcast creators
“We’ll share stories and get personal in our own lives.”

C.J.: Married former TV co-anchors are starting a parenting podcast for WCCO-AM

Camille Williams and Cory Hepola shouldn’t have any problems coming up with material for their new podcast, “Hey, They Grow Up…
Movies