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Ranelle Kirchner as a chef in the kitchens of Avignon, France

Stars in My Eyes: A Minnesota Chef in Avignon, France

I remember the day so vividly: Waking up to the golden statue of the Virgin Mary overlooking my window - she stood proud, unadulterated, and poised at the top of a palace...

Remedies for your spring allergies

Spring weather will get here eventually (though at this point I’m still relatively skeptical). With the joys of spring, however, come seasonal allergies as well. We have such a small window of lovely weather here...

Minnesota’s 2019 James Beard Award Nominees

It's that time of the year again: The James Beard Award Foundation officially announced this morning the 2019 list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalist nominees. There are, of course, a good amount of...
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Get over the cold and snow with Shy FX’s “Rudeboy Lovesong” featuring Cara Delevigne

Shy FX, the London-based DJ and producer, has just released his latest song and video, titled, “Rudeboy Lovesong” to help us get over our cabin fever here in Minnesota. It's a dystopian visual aesthetic, offering...
Art is meant to be free. These museums make it so.

Free museums & art attractions in the Twin Cities

There's plenty to do and see in Minneapolis and St. Paul, especially when it comes to museums. But an admission ticket to a local museum can get pricey, especially when you've got the whole...
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Wild Belle mixes old world and new with their latest “Have You Both”

The music video originally found success during the advent of MTV. It then faded a bit from cultural consciousness as people stopped watching MTV for music. But the medium has made a comeback, and...
KFC is making home goods (again, for some reason) with new gravy-scented candles

KFC is making home goods (again, for some reason) with new gravy-scented candles

We don't know how you feel about the cold - maybe you love it, maybe you hate it, maybe you've already left for Mexico, maybe you just want to stop hearing about it. Everyone...
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That’s all for humans: Google’s DeepMind AI is crushing pro gamers

Humans had a good run as caretakers of the planet (for better, or, as many would argue, for worse), but our time is slowly drawing to a close: This week, humanity took one step...
Visit Breathtaking Ice Castles in Excelsior

Visit Breathtaking Ice Castles in Excelsior

With bone-chilling temps in the forecast for the foreseeable future, it’s hard to believe only a few weeks ago the Ice Castles in Excelsior were in jeopardy. Before we plunged into polar vortex-like temps,...
Puppies make everything okay. Including winter.

Twin Cities events for the dog lovers — And yes, you’ll get to pet...

You know what will help you get through the long, bitter cold winter? Puppies. Honestly, I’d say any time of the year is definitely the proper time for a fluffy, squishable puppy. But if you’re...