Beyond good grades and a long list of extracurricular activities, colleges are looking for well-rounded students with a commitment to academics and personal development. more

Oct 4, 2016 10:54 AM General Interest

Two boutique hotels opening this fall in Minneapolis put a cool new spin on staycationing. more

Sep 29, 2016 4:16 PM Arts & Culture

The coolest start-to-finish video of the Vikings’ new home we’ve seen. more

Sep 29, 2016 1:20 PM Arts & Culture

As the Ryder Cup trash talk ramps up, we took a look at what it’s like to be a player in the middle of it all. more

Sep 29, 2016 12:18 PM Arts & Culture

Michael Phelps golfing

Photo courtesy of Michael Phelps Foundation

On the eve of the Ryder Cup Celebrity Match, the greatest Olympian ever dishes about the most nervous he’s ever been on the golf course, why naming his son Boomer foretells his PGA greatness, and how #PhelpsFace could be the key to U.S. victory. more

Sep 27, 2016 10:00 AM Arts & Culture

Todd Walker illustration

Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Sep 15, 2016 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Didn't score tix, but still want to get in on all the festivities surrounding the 2016 Ryder Cup? Here's how. more

Sep 14, 2016 12:39 PM General Interest

Books Matter

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

Milkweed Editions is bucking the online trend and opening a brick-and-mortar bookstore. more

Aug 29, 2016 10:21 AM Arts & Culture

In 2014, 77 percent of all Master's Degrees awarded in Minnesota were in Health Sciences, Education, or Business. Minnesotans looking to continue their education in one of these high-growth, high-demand fields have an abundance of options. more

Aug 15, 2016 10:11 AM General Interest


Illustration by Randall Nelson

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Aug 14, 2016 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

On August 25, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the act that established the National Park Service. Fast-forward 100 years and more than 400 national parks, and here are Minnesota’s pieces of the NPS pie. more

Aug 3, 2016 11:06 AM Arts & Culture

Downtown Minneapolis’s Hotel Ivy just completed a renovation of its penthouse suite, which got us thinking, what if suite guests revel a little too hard? more

Aug 1, 2016 9:19 AM Arts & Culture

The Bachelor Farmer and Marvel Bar’s annual Swedish festival says goodbye. more

Jul 29, 2016 9:33 AM Arts & Culture

Arnie, french bulldog Age: 2

Photo by Leslie Plesser

Meet this year's fur-cutest winners of our Top Dogs photo contest. more

Jul 28, 2016 11:21 AM , General Interest

The U.S. Women’s National Team’s Maya Moore dunks against Angola during a preliminary round of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Photograph by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Conversations with Maya Moore, Chuck Aoki, Alise Post, and seven other local athletes going for gold in Rio. more

Jul 21, 2016 9:59 AM General Interest

Entertainment reporter Todd Walker gives the scoop on the social scene in the Twin Cities. more

Jul 17, 2016 12:00 AM Arts & Culture

Find the best vintage arcade games at Uptown's new game bar that are worth your quarter. more

Jul 11, 2016 12:00 AM The Morning After

The sillier the better is our motto when it comes to summer festivals. Here are the best fests in small towns or semi-cities. more

Jul 5, 2016 4:33 PM Arts & Culture

Chanhassen's Fourth of July celebration

Photo credit: Your Story Photography

These eight communities showcase exceptional Twin Cities metro living. Let this be your guide to home sweet home. more

Jun 30, 2016 12:22 PM , Newcomer's Guide

When U.S. Bank Stadium officially opens later this month, so does the new mixed-use lifestyle and business district surrounding it. Here’s a look at what East Town is poised to become. more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 AM General Interest

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