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Arts + Entertainment
The ridiculous, amazing story of a daddy, a blogger, a book deal, and what it means to be a man.
Jason Good
Slideshow
Five Father's Day haikus, from the desks of our editors.
Father's Day Haiku
Home + Decor
You could head into the season without prepping your yard. But where's the pride in that?
Home + Decor
Time to clean house and get rid of the clutter. We've got the resources and guidance you need.
Home + Decor
Hit the trails, bike lanes, lake rides, wherever you like to ride—just as soon as you take care of a few things.
Photo by Steve Henke
Home + Decor
Time to get your hands dirty.
Gardening
Home + Decor
Editor-tested car washes for the ultimate in neighbor jealousy.
car wash
Slideshow
We asked to see your rattiest Barbies. It's not so pretty in pink. But it's adorable.
Slideshow
In honor of our fiftieth day below zero, a look back at winter through the sad, aghast eyes of our children.
Arts + Entertainment
Bob Medcraft grows a children’s entertainment empire from St. Paul.
Bob Medcraft
Arts + Entertainment
Eighty-six reasons the Twin Cities is a great place to be a kid (and a pretty cool place to be a mom, dad, grandparent, and anyone else who needs to occupy a kid for a few hours, too).
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Photo by Eliesa Johnson
Slideshow
If kids can handle their dogs, shouldn't they be able to handle their homework? (Or did the dog eat it...?)
Arts + Entertainment
Music, movies, and books that won’t make you want to light yourself on fire.
by Erin Kincheloe, Hayley Schnell, and Stephani Bloomquist
Kids holding books at the Walker Art Center / photo by Eliesa Johnson
Slideshow
Check out all the Koo Koo Kangaroo-fueled action that was JuiceBox Jam 2014 at the Mall of America.
Koo Koo Kanga Roo
Slideshow
For safety or for schadenfruede? Either way it's funny.
Health + Beauty
Twin Cities pediatricians share 11 smart questions to ask when seeking exceptional pediatric care.
baby dressed as a doctor playing with a teddy bear
Slideshow
Nothing warms the cockles of JuiceBox’s heart more than this terrifying holiday tradition.
Arts + Entertainment
How to ring in the holidays in lieu of an illuminated parade? Twin Cities notables speculate—and Mpls.St.Paul Magazine's own Burt Cohen illustrates.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Burt Cohen & Holidazzle
Shopping + Style
If you’re looking for winter wonder, you can find it in this beautiful children’s book by a husband-and-wife team.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
Christmas book
Slideshow
See our photos from We Day Minnesota 2013.
by Mpls.St.Paul Editors
We Day Minnesota 2013
Arts + Entertainment
The message from We Day Minnesota was simple: you're never too young to change the world.
by Hayley Schnell
The Jonas Brothers / We Day Minnesota 2013
Arts + Entertainment
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips, proves there’s no reason to wait to make a difference in the world.
We Day Minnesota co-chair, Hutton Phillips
Arts + Entertainment
Activist Spencer West urges action over struggle at Minnesota’s first We Day.
Spencer West We Day Minnesota
Slideshow
Stephanie March loves a good road trip, especially when there’s a farm and some flat pie at the end of it.
Slideshow
Whoa, momma! Wholesome organic baby food is made right here, and by woman-owned companies. Open wide, here comes convenience.