Madison Bloomquist

Madison is Assistant Editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Kick off the year by updating your workout gear—for fashion and function. more

Dec 28, 2017 9:00 AM Shop & Style

The best of post-holiday boutique sales in the Twin Cities. It’s time to buy what you really want. more

Dec 21, 2017 1:44 PM Swag

Holiday decor at Wanderlust Vintage

Photo courtesy of Wanderlust Vintage

Vintage pros offer tips and tricks for decorating with nostalgic goods. more

Dec 4, 2017 11:27 AM Swag

How the Grinch Stole Christmas at the Children's Theatre Company

Photo courtesy of the Children's Theatre Company

A by-age guide to fam-friendly picks from the local theater scene. more

Nov 29, 2017 3:50 PM The Fam

Shop local, even while shopping online. more

Nov 27, 2017 12:14 AM Swag

The Bridal Cabin

Photo by Kristen Dyer Photography

A new venue combines dreamy nature with rustic chic. more

Nov 20, 2017 12:07 PM Aisle File

Your guide to Thanksgiving weekend boutique shopping in the Twin Cities. more

Nov 16, 2017 10:11 PM Swag

Calm is the new crazy as many retailers back off on the post-turkey overnight shopping. But if you still want to, there's fun and deals to be had around the clock. more

Nov 16, 2017 7:38 PM Swag

The locally written children’s book set in the mountains of Norway may be what we all need in troubling times. more

Nov 14, 2017 3:23 PM The Fam

Now you, too, can own the Brontosaurus sweatshirt that caused an Internet sensation. more

Nov 6, 2017 5:35 PM Swag

Northern Grade Minneapolis 2013

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

From weekend pop-ups to winter farmers markets, find all the cool places to shop local this season. more

Nov 6, 2017 7:38 AM Swag

The wedding community gives back. more

Nov 1, 2017 3:12 PM Aisle File

These furry guys make the ultimate store greeters. more

Oct 26, 2017 8:35 AM , Shop & Style

Where Are All the Minnesotans?

Photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society Press

Yes, winter is coming. Local author Karlyn Coleman is here to remind us how to embrace it. more

Oct 18, 2017 11:30 AM The Fam


Photo by Kendra Oxendale

Each year, The Fairy Godmother Project throws a military couple their dream wedding—and they’re taking submissions now. more

Oct 12, 2017 7:00 AM Aisle File

Speaking of Home installation

Photographs by Peter Von DeLinde | Courtesy of Nancy Ann Coyne

What does "home" mean to 58 immigrants and refugees? Check the St. Paul skyways. more

Oct 10, 2017 2:34 PM Arts & Culture


Larry A. Falke

The discounted denim shop will be the second of its kind in Minnesota. more

Oct 6, 2017 1:12 PM Swag

Creep Twins from the Haunted Basement

Photo by Ashley Berry Photography, courtesy of the Haunted Basement

After a decade with The Soap Factory, the chilling attraction moves to a new Northeast location. more

Oct 6, 2017 12:46 PM Arts & Culture

It’s like shopping in your cool best friend’s closet - while helping the environment. more

Oct 2, 2017 10:25 PM Swag

Sever's Fall Festival

Photo courtesy of Sever's Fall Festival

From apple orchards and pumpkin patches to the Extreme Corn Pit, the Twin Cities has tons of options for family fun. more

Sep 28, 2017 10:45 AM The Fam