Defining a city by its food: 17 truly St. Paul dishes

Much poetry has been written as an ode to the city; the place where we were born and/or raised, that has shaped us. Poetry, pictures, paintings and films. We look for these things and...

Minnesota’s 10 Best Summer Break Activities

Summer break will soon be upon us - and instead of wasting your days stuck inside savoring the A/C, grab the local bull by the horns and enjoy some (one-or-all) of the...

Find balance after burnout with these 6 simple tricks

We’ve all experienced the burnout: Those moments, those days, and, yes, weeks where you’re both completely mentally and physically exhausted. I know the feeling well - where after coming home from work instead of focusing...

Cliff Mitchell, Vanity Lines, and New Hex Records

"Baby sometimes i don't understand you/But you're the abstract art in my modern museum/And baby sometimes we fall apart/But the ruins of my heart stand like the...
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...

Trauma and Light: Theater Mu and SteppingStone team up for “The Last Firefly”

The more we learn about how trauma affects children, both in the immediate and as they grow up and grow older, the more important it becomes to understand how to address this trauma; how...

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...