Elite runners took off from the start line of the Twin Cities Marathon on Oct. 2, 2022, in Minneapolis.

What's it like to be an elite runner at the Twin Cities Marathon? A pro competitor answers our 26 questions.

We talked with professional runner Brittany Charboneau.
Penny the labrador retriever picked up and held a roll of tape as handler Rachel Maino waited during the first session of “Camera Ready: Green Room�
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Is your dog cute enough for showbiz? Inside an acting class for canines.

Minneapolis class teaches pooches how to pose for the camera.
According to the latest surveys, our coffee scene doesn’t garner much respect from outsiders.

Lileks: Our coffee may be weak, but ... OK, there is no but

September 28
Worse than New Jersey?
At Herbst, chef Eric Simpson prepares the pork chop with marinated clams.
Eat & Drink

Review: St. Paul's Herbst veers from New American classics, and it pays off

September 28
Chef Eric Simpson is inspired by the farm stands that supply the St. Paul restaurant.
Steven Tyler of Aerosmith performs onstage at the Wells Fargo Center on Sept. 2 in Philadelphia.

Aerosmith postpones St. Paul concert and other fall farewell dates due to vocal injury

Makeup dates are planned for the band's Peace Out Tour with openers the Black Crowes.
Louise Erdrich at her bookstore, Birchbark Books, in Minneapolis, May 5, 2016.

If Sinclair Lewis isn't the best Minnesota author, who is?

September 25
Inspired by a new list, we're curious about your favorites. Louise Erdrich? Kate DiCamillo? Marcie Rendon?
Lea Thompson, left, and Stacey Farber solve cases as a mother and daughter team in “The Spencer Sisters.”
TV & Media

5 TV shows to watch: 'The Spencer Sisters' gives Minnesotan Lea Thompson juiciest role in years

September 29
What TV critic Neal Justin is watching this week.
Home & Garden

Contemporary Home of the Month in Sunfish Lake makes most of wooded site

September 29
Architects let the site "direct the design" of a Home of the Month winner in Dakota County.

Minnesota woman's 'incredible' recovery from crash injuries takes her to Ironman championships

September 28
A bus accident nearly killed Maggie Swanson; in two weeks, the Minnesotan will compete in the Ironman championships.


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