Giving up alcohol for Dry January? How to change your habits to change your life

Giving up alcohol for Dry January? How to change your habits to change your life

The pandemic altered many routines, leaving space to create new habits.
Kacey Musgraves is calling her tour “Star-Crossed: Unveiled,” opening Wednesday at Xcel Energy Center.
Music

Kacey Musgraves is happy to take her sad divorce record on the road, starting in St. Paul

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The Texan country-turned-pop singer said she's "comfortable sharing the pain" on her latest album, "Star-Crossed."
Scott Shive, left, with husband Marc Roland, held up a cell phone photo of their impromptu wedding in Lexington, Ky. On that day in June 26, 2015, a d
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Yuen: How I learned to be an ally

January 14
Someone showed me a kindness nearly two decades ago, when I needed it most. All these years, I had never let him know how much that single display of decency stuck with me. It was time to fix that.
Destination Kohler’s American Club hotel features the Greenhouse, a gorgeous conservatory with stained windows overlooking one of many gardens.
Travel

Wisconsin golf and spa resort Destination Kohler offers a luxurious getaway

January 14
Relax and recreate at Wisconsin's Destination Kohler, an elegant paean to the past.
Xavier Foley
Music

SPCO sounds a powerful plea for justice by bassist/ composer Xavier Foley

January 15
Review: Bassist-composer Xavier Foley is the center of a strong program that also includes Beethoven's "Kreutzer."
Neighborhood kids played on top of dirt pile at the Old Highland Peace Garden in August as their parents picked weeds and barbecued nearby.
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North Minneapolis garden — and its army of volunteers — grew organically

January 14
A community created to help feed those in need has become a memorial and a hub for free concerts, classes and plays.
Slight changes to Pillsbury Hall’s exterior include a new accessible, ground-level main entrance (through the four small arches) and plaza. The orig

At the University of Minnesota's Pillsbury Hall, everything old is new again

January 14
One of the oldest buildings on campus was remade into the home of the university's English department.
Books

Debut novel by Minnesota writer Sequoia Nagamatsu offers wonder and hope in the face of grief

January 14
Sequoia Nagamatsu's debut novel, "How High We Go in the Dark," blends speculative and literary fiction to offer a bleak yet hopeful glimpse of humanity's potential futures.
TV & Media

Review: 'Peacemaker' TV series does justice to the DC Comics franchise

January 13
John Cena reprises his role as the muscle-headed hero.