Shopping & Style
Everything you need to know before brave the shops this holiday season.

Ali Shops
The general store for the Instagram generation launches online, with a North Loop storefront to follow.

The Feed
Meatballs will arrive right to your desk and more newsy bits from the food landscape.

Home & Design
Architect, clothing and textiles designer, furniture maker, professor. When you're a jack-of-all-trades, you need a home and studio that work as hard as you do.
By: Megan Kaplan

Ali Shops
Faribault apparel
Faribault Woolen Mill's iconic wool blankets are now available as capes and vests.

Ali Shops
MartinPatrick 3 women's
One step closer to Total Retail Domination: MartinPatrick 3 launches a women's gift department.

Arts & Nightlife
A new Walker exhibit turns a room with a view into a camera, and puts photography in a new light.
By: Stephanie Xenos

Arts Off The Cuff
Dustin Hoffman in The Graduate.
American cinema lost a good one in Mike Nichols. Remember him by watching the greatest thing he ever created.

JuiceBox
Here are all "The Nutcracker" productions being danced this season, served to you in one big bowl.

JuiceBox
By Chloe Bear Peterson, age four, who noted the set design was “pretty good.”
By: Irene Peterson

Dara
Minnesota is large, it contains multitudes. But nowhere will you find a grape salad.

Foodie File
Il Forno in Minneapolis
The historic Forum Cafeteria will come alive again in 2015.

Aisle File
Isabelle Armstrong 2015
Our favorite trend specialists and local wedding gurus were in New York City last month taking in all the hot happenings at Bridal Week.
By: The Wedding Guys

Arts & Nightlife
Cocktail Hour at the Guthrie
The Guthrie mixes up a classic cocktail for us.
By: William Randall Beard

Ali Shops
Happy Smile Good
A printing mistake turned into a brand that is now spreading its positive vibes around the Twin Cities.

DeRusha Eats
Photo by Eliesa Johnson
Jason hits Sea Change during the daytime and doesn't mind it one bit.

JuiceBox
The new Salt Cave therapy room in Kingfield was built with kids in mind.

Ali Shops
Merriment in Woodbury
New home store combines interior design services with impulse gifts and accessories.

Aisle File
Mira Zwillinger's creations come to Minnesota next month.

The Feed
A kid holding a donut at Hans' Bakery in Anoka | Photo by Eliesa Johnson
Hans' Bakery opens in Navarre, Dan Kelly's gets spiffed up, and Pizzeria Lola celebrates its anniversary.

Real Brides
Carly Reynolds and Chris Ferry engagement photo in Minneapolis | photo by Jonny Edwin
Carly asked her photographer, Jonny Edwin, for advice to help other couples prepare for engagement photos.

Shopping & Style
We’re ready to usher in the holiday season with a flash of opulence and a dash of Dr. Zhivago.

Ali Shops
L.L. Bean boots
Grab those Bean Boots fast—they aren't expected to remain in stock long at the new Mall of America store.

Dara
Minnesota's first distillery-based cocktail room is officially open for business.

Foodie File
victor's on water in Excelsior
Take a look at the menu and digs for Excelsior's new Italian eatery.

Aisle File
Reem Acra
Our favorite trend specialists and local wedding gurus were in New York City last month taking in all the hot happenings at Bridal Week.
By: The Wedding Guys

Arts & Nightlife
Schnapps.
The DNR recommends water, snacks, blankets, and a flashlight. Here’s what Minnesotans really need in their cars in case of emergency.

Eat & Drink
Cast & Cru
Another reason to head to the Old Log Theatre.

JuiceBox
American Swedish Institute Minneapolis Minnesota
On tap for Twin Cities families this weekend: Gingerbread crafts, a balloon bash, and Beethoven’s 6th Symphony.

Arts Off The Cuff
Garth Brooks performing at the Target Center in Minneapolis on November 6, 2014.
In which a skeptic comes to grips with feeling all the feels at a Garth Brooks show.