The Parkway Theater in Minneapolis remains shuttered as federal relief has been delayed and state aid is still being negotiated.

Delay in federal relief 'grows more dire' for Minnesota entertainment venues

Not a dime of the $16 billion passed by Congress in December has reached the state.
A boat navigates the waters of Namakan Lake near Kettle Falls in Voyageurs National Park.
Travel

Don't have a reservation at the lake this summer? Here are your options

June 11
Here's what you can do to still enjoy Minnesota this summer.
Stacey Abrams at home in Atlanta.
Books

Stacey Abrams says she writes 'because I need to'

June 14
"While Justice Sleeps" is the first novel published under her name.
Vocalist Julius Collins embraced Lisa Franze, widow of co-founder Billy Franze, during Dr. Mambo Combo’s first set at Hook & Ladder Sunday night.
Music

Minneapolis music vets Mambo's Combo return to stage with 'sadness and stress'

June 14
The live music vets were back on stage, but without their longtime guitarist, lost during the pandemic.
Dessertopia’s bakery case is anchored by cupcakes.
don’t miss

Cupcakes and cannoli at Richfield's newest bakery at the Hub

7:57am
Baker Ebony Turner is focusing on sweets at her just-opened Dessertopia.
A male hooded merganser adopted a female mallard and keeps all male mallards away.
Home & Garden

What's up with merganser-mallard pair?

8:06am
Merganser and mallard make an unlikely pair.
Madeline Brewer, left, and Elisabeth Moss in “The Handmaid’s Tale.”
Variety

Elisabeth Moss picks up a new gig: directing

7:48am
Star, executive producer of "Handmaid's Tale" makes her debut as a director.
Music

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra offers a fitting finale to a season like no other

June 14
REVIEW: Classical and contemporary shared the last online-only program.
Taste

Fresh air! Sunshine! Strawberries! 23 U-pick berry farms near the Twin Cities

June 14
Minnesota and western Wisconsin U-pick farms are opening their gates.