Lois Berman and her son, Joshua Wert, in the living room of their former home, now an assisted living facility, in Minnetonka.

Owner of senior housing turns childhood home in Minnetonka into assisted-living facility

After his mother decided to move, the owner of English Rose renovated a midcentury showplace to welcome residents.

Looking for more entertaining space? Turn a closet into a home bar

November 23
Build a festive holiday bar with doors, drawers and shelves made to fit your space. Fill with vintage or new glassware, liquor and greenery to ring in
Adding shelving and drawer units gives little used space new life.

Home listings: What $270,000 buys you in the Twin Cities area

November 25
Hopkins
What you get for the money in Hopkins, Minneapolis and Circle Pines.
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The rule of thumb is over an eight-hour period, you’ll save 1% for every 1 degree you set the dial back.

5 ways to save on your heating bill this winter

Home heating costs are expected to be at their highest in more than a decade.
Home & Garden
December 2
Shakopee

Home listings: What $329,900 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Shakopee, St. Paul and Inver Grove Heights.
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December 2

Give the gift of preserving the garden harvest

Looking for a gift for that green thumb in your life? How about something that helps your favorite gardener enjoy the flavors of their garden well past the growing season.
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December 2
A rendering of the boutique condo building in which one of the units is currently listed, with more coming to the market in early 2023.

Luxe new condos near Walker Art Center are Minneapolis family's 'new legacy'

A two-story Italian Renaissance-style home in Lowry Hill was torn down to create a boutique building with skyline views.
Home & Garden
December 2
St. Paul architect's 'diamond in the rough' home shines after award-winning remodel

St. Paul architect's 'diamond in the rough' home shines after award-winning remodel

The work of Marcel Breuer provided inspiration for a 1910 Crocus Hill bungalow's top-to-bottom redo that won a Home of the Month.
Stage & Arts
December 1
A tour group made their way through the James J. Hill House in 2019. Things will get spookier there this holiday season, with an immersive “A Christ

Go from room to spooky room at 'A Christmas Carol' in James J. Hill House

Charles Dickens' classic will take over the historic St. Paul home for a roving play.
Beautiful Garden contest winners Jim and Sally Strand tend an Asian-inspired garden complete with 23 distinct planting areas in their Plymouth yard. T
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November 29
Minnesota Ornithologists' Union birding planner available for 2023

Minnesota Ornithologists' Union birding planner available for 2023

Profits help the MOU fund bird conservation and study.
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November 29
Bird-watchers from around the world come to Minnesota’s Sax-Zim Bog to see species like great gray owls.

Groundbreaking Minnesota birding book gets renewed look

The fifth edition of Kim Eckert's influential "A Birder's Guide to Minnesota" will be in stores soon.
Home & Garden
November 28
Custom North Loop condo with 'A-plus' skyline views lists for $685,000

Custom North Loop condo with 'A-plus' skyline views lists for $685,000

The Minneapolis condo in Rock Island Lofts features "oversized" spaces and a terrace overlooking the city.
Home & Garden
November 25
Kelly Klein

Renting and the law: How much should depreciation factor into carpet fees?

Landlords typically take depreciation into consideration when replacing carpet.
Home & Garden
November 25
Wall Control offers a modular, metal pegboard system made to hold everything from small kitchen tools to beefy pots and pans.

6 ways to create counter space where there is none

Pro organizers are here to help those lost spaces resurface.
Home & Garden
November 25
A hand crafted bench adds an element of grandeur to this home entry.

Adding a bench to your space

The do's and don'ts of incorporating that furniture piece that provides function and design.
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November 23
A holiday tablescape set by Amy Leyden of Kaleidoscope Table Settings.

Need help setting a festive table? Minneapolis entrepreneur has it covered

Hire out the fussing and spend time on your guests.
Home & Garden
November 22
Shop local craft fairs for handmade bars.

An eco-friendly guide to getting your bathroom ready for guests

Pick products that convey germ-free pampering, with an eye to avoiding single-use items.
Home & Garden
November 22
Pothos plants are classic choices for hanging decor and can be found at most nurseries.

5 best hanging plants to add to your home

Indoor plants are a top design trend, with experts recommending that you mix and match.
Home & Garden
November 22
A preserved passenger pigeon, held by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, in 2003/

Passenger pigeon extinction was fast-tracked

The birds, which once numbered in the billions, nested in Minnesota.
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November 22
Artist Leslie Hackett’s wreaths bridget he gap between contemporary and homey.

Whimsical and unique, these Minnesota-made wreaths capture the holiday spirit

Myrtle Sletta's designs offer a bit of nostalgia
Home & Garden
November 21
The six-bedroom, five-bedroom lakefront house in St. Michael spans more than 5,500 square feet.

Minnesota lakeshore home with 'off-grid zero energy cost' lists for $2.95 million

Homeowners combined solar and geothermal energy for their resort-style home in St. Michael.
Home & Garden
November 18
Columbia Heights

Home listings: What $199,900 buys you in the Twin Cities area

What you get for the money in Columbia Heights, St. Paul and River Falls Township.
Home & Garden
November 18

Midwest gardening

Melinda Myers has written more than 20 gardening books, including "The Midwest Gardener's Handbook" and "Small Space Gardening." She hosts the Great Courses' "How to…

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Coverage of the latest trends in beautiful Minnesota gardens and home decor.