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Lizzo

Illustration by Kate Worum

Lizzo came to Minneapolis as an indie rapper and left to become a world-conquering music star and personality. Her friends and collaborators tell the story of how Lizzo made her career and image here. (Apparently, at one point, Lizzo was... shy?!) Read more

Arts & Culture

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Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Experts weigh in on apples developed by the fruit-breeding program at the University of Minnesota. Spoiler alert: Honeycrisp isn't #1?! Read more

Eat & Drink

Kate DiCamillo

Photo by Melanie Dunea

Ahead of her new book, "Beverly, Right Here," children's lit superstar Kate DiCamillo speaks on long lake walks with her dog, minimum-wage publishing jobs, and how to not sell Girl Scout Cookies. Read more

Arts & Culture

Janet Jackson, Rhythm Nation

Illustration by Miles Donovan

Thirty years ago, Janet Jackson spent the winter in the Twin Cities, making snow angels in Edina and hanging out at Calhoun Square. The result of her artistic residency? One of the greatest pop albums ever recorded in Minnesota. Read more

Arts & Culture

J.S. Ondara

Photographs by Wale Agboola

J.S. Ondara moved from Nairobi to Minneapolis in search of a musical voice. Next stop: everywhere. Read more

Arts & Culture

Harry Singh

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

While you were Instagramming your mermaid toast, Caribbean food legend Harry Singh was rolling another perfect roti. Read more

Eat & Drink

League of Champions

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

We’re obsessed. You’re obsessed. It’s a hot damn hamburger bandwagon. Hop aboard! Read more

, Eat & Drink

Historic Calumet Inn in Pipestone, MN

Photographs by Caitlin Abrams

We sent Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl to spend a night at the Historic Calumet Inn, a spectacular hotel in Pipestone with a cursed history. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ready for a Minnesota that's hot, wet, and smells like cilantro? Here's what the future holds for our wild places–and your backyard. Read more

Arts & Culture

Otter Tail County

Illustrations by Brian Ajhar

Taking stock of a 40-year-old fish tale. Read more

Arts & Culture

Inside a chef's home

Photos by Eliesa Johnson

At work, these Twin Cities chefs have fully stocked kitchens that make the gourmands among us swoon, but what about when they're off the clock? Read more

, Home & Design

"Better Homes and Gardens" East Coast Editor Eddie Ross to sign books at the Galleria's Ampersand this Friday. Read more

Home & Design

Locally based Rehab Addict star Nicole Curtis makes reviving your home easier—one stud finder at a time. Read more

Home & Design

Wall art weavings by Mandi Smethells

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The ages-old knotting and weaving techniques are back—but with a new twist. Read more

Home & Design

Smoothhills Weaving founder creates woven art that adds dimension to walls and warms rooms with texture. Read more

Home & Design

AlwaysMod is the furniture maker's exclusive retailer in Minnesota. Read more

Home & Design

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Photographs by Wing Ta

Home & Design