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August 2009


Inn Style

Inn Style

Your guide to the ultimate river journey, plus 10 great Minnesota B&Bs for can't-miss getaways

Empire of the Sons

Empire of the Sons

Banker and Twins owner Carl Pohlad spent a lifetime doing deals—transactions that made him one of the richest men in America. Yet his most ambitious plan may have been his most personal one:...


The Agenda

Stepping Out: The Agenda

Theater, concerts, exhibits & more—your best bets for August

August 2009 Party Pics

Scene: August 2009 Party Pics

The American Cancer Society Hope Lodge's annual Hope Grows Gala and Penumbra Theatre's 15th Anniversary Jazz Jam

Animation Domination

Arts: Animation Domination

The cartoon kings of Puny Entertainment

Night Lights

Elizabeth's Picks: Night Lights

Decorative lanterns illuminate outdoor spaces stylishly and safely. Bring them indoors to add rustic flair to any room.

August 2009 Style File

Retail News: August 2009 Style File

Marimekkp wallpaper, Fringe & more

The Great Cover-Up

The Look: The Great Cover-Up

Arborio Rice Croquettes

Twin Cities Taste: Arborio Rice Croquettes

Summertime at downtown Minneapolis’s Spoonriver means one thing: veggies, and lots of them.

Trattoria Tosca

Twin Cities Taste: Trattoria Tosca

Should the Linden Hills hot spot be your special-occasion restaurant? How lucky do you feel?

Drink This: Sauvignon Blanc

Twin Cities Taste: Drink This: Sauvignon Blanc

Whether it’s Wednesday night or a special occasion, we have the perfect bottle for you

Dear Paul

Talk: Dear Paul

Expert answers to your most pressing questions

MNMO Recommends

Talk: MNMO Recommends

Lake Elmo, Purple Rain, Fringe Benefits and more

Sour Grapes

Talk: Sour Grapes

What Tom Petters’s wine collection reveals

Geri Wolf

My Favorite Things: Geri Wolf

My favorite things

Oscar & Belle

Now Open: Oscar & Belle

If you’re looking for bedazzled onesies, Oscar & Belle is not the place for you.

Burger Madness 2009

Quick Bite: Burger Madness 2009

Rating the new crop of burger joints


Quick Bite: Risotto

Lyn-Lake’s newest restaurant knows Sicilian

Soleil Brule

Scouting: Soleil Brule

Before you commission another ho-hum gingham throw pillow, take a trip to Soleil Brule.

Sue Z. Says

Sue Z: Sue Z. Says

It’s never too early or late to pack in seasonal treats.


Foreword: Adventureland

Not everybody has it so good