November 6, 2020

Museums face calls to better represent people of color

As young as 5 years old, La Tanya Autry loved visiting local museums like the Detroit Institute of Art with her mom. She relished the shows, dances and plays she saw there. But as she walked through their halls, she felt a disconnect.
November 5, 2020

The Latest: Australia court upholds state's border closure

Australia's highest court on Friday upheld a state's border closure and dismissed billionaire businessman Clive Palmer's argument that the pandemic measure was unconstitutional.
October 30, 2020
Crocs has been gaining ground for the past five years, but it has had a banner 2020.

Why Crocs are the hottest shoes of 2020

As overall shoe sales drop, casual footwear is booming.
September 24, 2020
Low-maintenance hair routines have been trending, in part fueling the natural hair movement and inspiring hashtags such as #QuarantineCurls.

Less is more when it comes to pandemic beauty routines

Scaled-back pandemic beauty habits are better for your skin, hair and nails, experts say.
September 18, 2020
Shadow Play

Fall fashion in the land of sky blue waters

When fall comes to Lake Minnetonka, we look forward to every warm lakeside day. Docks are still in and boats are moored ready for crisp…
September 17, 2020
Angie Sandifer in her St. Paul studio.

St. Paul milliner will design the hat of your dreams

Angie's Hats creates made-to-order hats for parties or everyday wear.
September 17, 2020
From lighting to felting, Kristen Treuting likes to experiment with her favorite medium, gourds.

Minneapolis artist uses gourds as her canvas

Kristen Treuting creates figurative sculptures and vessels from these hard-shelled ornamental fruits.
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…