August 2014

From JuiceBox comes a new book club specifically for hip, smart, Twin Cities moms of all ages. And you get to meet the books' authors, too. more

Oct 6, 2014 5:20 PM The Fam


Photo from MN Renaissance Festival Facebook page

Five swell bets for kid-friendly fun this Labor Day weekend. Mermaids, flying pups, and time machines await. more

Aug 29, 2014 10:17 AM The Fam


Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Mike McQuarry moved from Portland to Waseca, Minnesota, and now he's opening the first farm brewery taproom. more

Aug 27, 2014 1:08 PM Foodie

Chef Landon Schoenefeld is opening a new restaurant in Kingfield. more

Aug 25, 2014 11:25 AM Foodie

Steph March does the State Fair and shares news of openings: The Workshop and Third Bird. more

Aug 22, 2014 10:58 AM Foodie


courtesy MN State Fair

After your Giant Slide ride, what will you do that's new for kids this year at the Minnesota State Fair? more

Aug 20, 2014 1:20 PM The Fam


Cascade Bay

Here are your last chances for family poolside before summer runs dry. more

Aug 20, 2014 10:26 AM The Fam



Atmosphere's new video has Slug repping his ’hood with hardcore dad swagger. more

Aug 19, 2014 3:28 PM The Fam


Photos by Drew Wood

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl explores the Minnesota State Fair's new West End Market, which includes LuLu's, The Blue Barn, and a frozen-foam blueberry Grainbelt beer. more

Aug 19, 2014 3:03 PM Foodie


Photo from Oh Baby! Facebook page

Three years after closing its Wayzata store, Oh Baby! and its whimsical, handcrafted duds return to the lakefront shopping district. more

Aug 19, 2014 2:24 PM The Fam

Changes are afoot at Sushi Fix, including expansion and a full sake bar. more

Aug 18, 2014 11:43 PM Foodie

The Twin Cities most exclusive independent shoe store has a new space at Galleria befitting its sophisticated mix. more

Aug 18, 2014 12:37 AM Ali Shops


Photo courtesy MN State Fair

How does one prepare for the coming Great Minnesota Get Together? Stretch and plan, plan and stretch. more

Aug 15, 2014 12:18 PM Foodie

Months after closing OPM boutique, retailer Susan Sun is popping up in Edina. Same cool clothes; new name. more

Aug 14, 2014 2:43 PM Ali Shops

Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl says don’t freak out about ebola, instead worry about antibiotic resistant diseases born in your chicken’s poop. more

Aug 14, 2014 10:54 AM Foodie

Union's main level dining space, known as The Workshop, opens next week. more

Aug 12, 2014 1:24 PM Foodie

Everything you need to know about the new Twin Cities Premium Outlets opening Aug. 14 in Eagan, Minn. more

Aug 11, 2014 12:45 PM Ali Shops


Photo by Katherine Harris

Inspired and downright approachable? Piccolo balances both without breaking a sweat. more

Aug 11, 2014 12:57 AM Eat & Drink


Photo by Katherine Harris

You're mad for the servers' sakes. But what about the line cooks? The expos? The bar backs? more

Aug 8, 2014 2:22 PM Foodie

Canadian outerwear brand Arc'teryx will open its second U.S. store in Minneapolis. more

Aug 6, 2014 10:55 AM Ali Shops