Eat & Drink
September 11
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

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
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
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

Ask Amy: Enabling mom creates extreme family imbalance

Dear Amy: My mother-in-law's older son, "Adam" was a "wanted" child. A few years later, my husband, "Bill," came along.In the more than 20…
Variety
September 11
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
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
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
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
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
“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

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…
Variety
September 10
FILE - This Friday, March 21, 2014, file photo, shows a Wendy's restaurant in Providence, R.I.

Wendy's relaunches breakfast, plans to hire 20,000 in US

Wendy's said Monday it's relaunching breakfast across the U.S. next year, the latest fast-food chain to amp up its offerings as more consumers eat out in the morning.
Stage & Arts
September 10
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.
Variety
September 10
Goats cleared overgrowth at a wastewater treatment facility in Massachusetts. The animals are increasingly used to help with landscaping in an eco-fri

Consider the goat: They're not just garbage eaters

The goat-grazing business is good for the environment.
Home & Garden
September 10

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
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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.
Variety
September 10

Hax: Bully from the past now reaches out

Adapted from a recent online discussion.Dear Carolyn: Today is my birthday and I'm getting some nice messages on Facebook.A woman I went to school with…
September 10

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

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."
Movies