Selection from a Dan Lacey painting of the memento-covered fence outside Prince’s Paisley Park.

Prince: 5 years after his death, how the Purple One lives on

His overstuffed vault continues to yield treasures. His superfans keep his legacy alive. And critic Jon Bream reflects on how his own opinion has changed over the years.
An Embers sign in 1978 boasted early morning specials.
Eat & Drink

Remember the Embers? A look back at the local chain's start – and recent ending

April 16
After an influential 65-year run, Minnesota's longest-running homegrown restaurant chain has served its last Emberger Royal.
Explore our 2021 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide
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Explore our 2021 Minnesota Summer Camp Guide

April 16
It's not too early to get summer camp plans in place. Check out the ideas in our interactive guide, sorting by age, activity, location and price.
Shoppers entered a Uniqlo store in lower Manhattan on April 13, 2021. Retail sailes surged in March.
Variety

Will Minnesotans 'revenge shop' to get back at COVID?

April 16
After a year at home, vaccines and anticipated outings bring shoppers back to the stores.
Architect Ali Awad designed this lake home for his family in Burnsville. The three-level home includes a room with a garage door that opens to the lak
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New lake house in Burnsville is home and cabin in one

April 16
Architect's new house, on "unbuildable" lot in Burnsville, doubles as his family's lake retreat.
Twin Cities artist Brandon Ward (@Montbland) has a traditional painting background, but switched completely to NFT production last September. “Vulca
Variety

Some Twin Cities artists are trying to cash in on the NFT bubble

April 16
Some Twin Cities artists are trying to cash in on these unique digital artworks, while curators watch skeptically.
Local

Mankato native is first female audio engineer nominated for ACM Awards

April 17
Nomination caps several years working with acts as Chris Stapleton, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile and the late John Prine.
TV & Media

Comic Eddie Griffin addresses Floyd, Wright deaths in packed Mpls. show

April 17
More than 250 attended his Friday night performance at the Lumber Exchange.