June 24, 2020
Kristin Wornson sees her pendants, made from glass and pressed plants, as tiny canvases.

Minnesota maker's jewelry inspired by wild places close to home

Her jewelry is inspired by wild places close to home.
June 23, 2020
Minneapolis summer style alert: citrus hues and big flowers

Minneapolis summer style alert: citrus hues and big flowers

Celebrate the hot summer sun and match its intensity by wearing exaggerated florals and luscious citrus tones. Bright and bold, this modern palette will brighten…
June 23, 2020
Cake Plus-Size Resale in Minneapolis.

This Minneapolis resale shop specializes in plus sizes for all genders

A boutique that brings style in more shapes and sizes.
Home & Garden
April 12, 2020
The Edina Art Fair is being delayed until late summer.

Edina Art Fair postponed for more than 2 months

The event typically draws hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
March 30, 2020

Vintage lovers can find changing treasures at Heritage Estate Jewelry at MOA

What you’ll find: One of the fabulous things about this shop at Mall of America is that every couple of months it’s an entirely…
March 27, 2020

These styles have us in the mood for spring

This season's looks have the feel of new beginnings.
March 27, 2020
Zelda Curti and Susan Griak lead twin lives with matching sons, dogs, ages, life phases.

Twin Cities friends confront aging with a face serum — and the f-bomb

Friends confront aging stereotypes with their face serum.
March 19, 2020
Mike Stevenson flipped his barber shop sign to closed after learning state regulators had clarified that hair and nail salons, spas and other similar

Beyond salons and spas, Minnesota orders many more services to cease operations

Tanning, tattoo and other body art, massage and similar body work also must halt.
March 13, 2020
Front: Jennifer Lang, Laura and Mira Swartz. Back: Kobby Appiah and Kris Swarthout.

An inclusive body of fashion

The seventh annual Ready or Hot fashion show featured Twin Cities fashion trendsetters and retailers showcasing their latest looks. The event, a benefit for Planned…
February 28, 2020
Tom and Cathy Hahn with Zeke.

Animal Humane Society's Whisker Whirl gala puts pups first

The annual Whisker Whirl gala drew dogs and their humans to the Minneapolis Convention Center to celebrate the Animal Humane Society. Two-legged guests were treated…
February 21, 2020
Emily Hedquist, Jim and Connie Schug and Anna Clayton.

Taste of the Valley in Stillwater raises funds for the Valley Friendship Club

Set in the historic Water Street Inn on the banks of the St. Croix River in Stillwater, the annual Taste of the Valley offered food…
February 7, 2020
DeAnn Motter and Char Christensen.

Wishes & More gala: Changing children's lives

The annual Wishes & More gala at Marriott City Center, dubbed “The ’20s Roar Again,” featured swanky dress and decor as well as a “Fancy…
January 31, 2020
Maleah Gilles and Heather Murray with Goldy Gopher.

Diamond Awards celebrates Minnesota Twins and philanthropy

The 15th annual Diamond Awards, held at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel — The Depot, was a celebration of baseball and philanthropy. Several Twins baseball players…
January 24, 2020
Junauld Braddock-Presley, Nancy Williams, Russell Knighton and Dick Mangram.

30th annual MLK Holiday Breakfast raises funds for college scholarships

For its 30th annual celebration, the MLK Holiday Breakfast filled the Armory in Minneapolis to honor the life and legacy of slain civil rights activist…
January 10, 2020
Paola, Lucia and Jorge Gonzalez.

Hopkins-based Stages Theatre celebrates with annual Snowball fundraiser

The Snowball, a family-friendly fundraiser for Stages Theatre Company, was an afternoon of all-out fun, including a production of "Elf the Musical, Jr." as well…
January 3, 2020
Minnesota sports mascots with Shaliciah Jones.

Minnesota Sports Awards ceremony supports United Heroes League

The Minnesota Sports Awards ceremony celebrated the best moments in the state's sports scene. Hosted by Sports Minneapolis, the evening at the Depot included numerous…
December 14, 2019
Marylynn Shapiro and Katie Mitchell.

Scene + Heard: Fundraising is in fashion at Northern Vogue

Northern Vogue is a semiannual fundraiser highlighting the Minnesota fashion industry. Dressed to the nines, attendees descended on the W Minneapolis for music, dinner and…
Stage & Arts
December 8, 2019
Sarah Agaton Howes creates “Ojibwe contemporary art for all.”

From blankets to phone cases, this Minnesota designer creates 'Ojibwe contemporary art for all'

There’s often a strawberry in the striking floral designs that Sarah Agaton Howes creates. For the Anishinaabe entrepreneur, teacher and community organizer, the little red…
November 27, 2019
Julie Steller now has 14 people who sew for Steller’s Handcrafted Goods. See their work at

Upcycling vintage Scandinavian sweaters is this Minnesota company's specialty

If you love upcycling, Scandinavian chic, women-run businesses and staying warm in winter, you’re going to love Steller Handcrafted Goods. Founded in 2009 after…
November 9, 2019
Jenny Kisner (Rikki), Jessica & Aaron Raatz (Roku & Roo)

Scene+Heard: Supersized fun at Ronald McDonald House gala

The 2019 Ronald McDonald House gala was a celebration of 40 years of hope and family. Guests at the Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, the Depot were…