Target Field Squirrel

Photograph by Brace Hemmelgarn

Is #TFSquirrel the next #MPRRacoon? Read more

Arts & Culture

Minnesota State Fair

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

More than 2 million ticket buyers entered the fairgrounds in 2018. The spectrum of Minnesotans that visit the Fair raises the question: Who doesn't go? Read more

Arts & Culture

Minneapolis Police Department Mounted Patrol

Photographs by Simone Lueck

Meet the horses (and officers) behind the Minneapolis Police Department's mounted patrol. Read more

Arts & Culture

Ashley Mary's Stay or Sell mural

Ashley Mary

Premiering this month, the Twin Cities’ own HGTV show highlights local makers, artists, and craftspeople. Read more

Home & Design


Photo by Caitlin Abrams

The State Fair is on an attendance tear, topping 2 million in 2018. But when does the line for Pronto Pups become a public menace? Read more

Arts & Culture

Brian Oake

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

Without explanation, the radio station announced that Oake was no longer working there. Now a petition has started to bring him back on the air. Read more

Arts & Culture

Lyz Lenz

Photo by Matthew Hintz

How does an evangelical get a heretical rep, while growing closer to God? Lyz Lenz isn’t sure—but she just wrote a book about it. Read more

Arts & Culture

Paul Bunyan Statue at the Minnesota State Fair

Courtesy of the State of Minnesota Surplus Services

There's an auction going on for the giant Paul Bunyan figure that lives inside the State Fair's Eco Experience building that's just begging to be sold. Read more

Arts & Culture

The Raptor Center

Courtesy of the Raptor Center

Journey to the Raptor Center: How the majestic birds are rescued, rehabilitated and released. Read more

Arts & Culture

Downtown Minneapolis Street Art Festival

Courtesy of the Downtown Minneapolis Street Art Festival

Support local artists at the city's first annual street art festival this week on Nicollet. Read more

Arts & Culture

The Granada Theater

Rendering courtesy of the Granada Theater

The historic, Spanish-inspired venue in Uptown will reopen its doors this fall under new ownership. Read more

Arts & Culture

Spy Camp

Illustration By Eduardo Fuentes

For generations, Minnesota kids have flocked to Concordia Language Villages, a summer camp near Bemidji to learn French, German, or Norwegian. The newest campers? Military linguists in the U.S. Armed Forces. Read more

Arts & Culture

Twin Cities Vintage Shops

Photographs by Bergen Flom

The Twin Cities can be a rabbit hole of thrifted finds. Here are four vintage shops to expand your wardrobe. Read more

Shop & Style

Pinewood Weddings + Events in Cambridge opens at the end of August for its first wedding.

Kate Becker Photography

Tony and Kate Becker’s modern, Northwoods venue, will host its first wedding this month. Read more


Turtleman Triatholon

Photo by Per Breiehagen/getty images

Minnesota's long, storied triathlon tradition now includes a yoga-and-meditation tri. Read more

Health & Fitness

On Style

Photo courtesy of Rizzoli USA

The Twin Cities designer is the only Midwest name in Carl Dellatore’s On Style, out this fall. Read more

Home & Design

The Fillmore Minneapolis

Rendering courtesy of The Fillmore

Named after the legendary San Francisco music venue, Live Nation’s Fillmore Minneapolis is opening this February. Read more

Arts & Culture

Gary Clark Jr. was the icing, but Festival Field is the cake. Read more

The Morning After

Lizz Winstead

Photo by Mindy Tucker

The comedian and The Daily Show co-creator on reproductive rights, how her Minnesota childhood shaped her career, and the unsung heroes of the State Fair. Read more

Arts & Culture

Familia Skateshop

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

From classic skate shops to the X Games, skateboarding culture has a home in the Twin Cities. Read more

Arts & Culture