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August 2010

Features

Electric Avenue

Electric Avenue

A photographic trip through the Midway of the Minnesota State Fair.

Sun! Sip! Sup!

Sun! Sip! Sup!

Twenty-four great rooftops, patios, sidewalks, and lake spots to eat and drink outdoors in the Twin Cities.

Lawyer vs. Vatican

Lawyer vs. Vatican

St. Paul attorney Jeff Anderson is close to holding Rome—and the pope—directly accountable for covering up sexual abuse by Catholic priests.

Departments

Spin City

Editor's Letter: Spin City

Maybe we are more like Paris.

Fringe Family

Ripple Effect: Fringe Family

Joseph and Sara Scrimshaw, the unofficial First Couple of the Minnesota Fringe Festival, on freaks, JonBenét, and the devil inside

Full Circus

Ripple Effect: Full Circus

The circus saved Chimgee Haltarhuu. Now she’s using the circus to save others.

Pedal Pushers

True North: Pedal Pushers

Lanesboro, deep in southern Minnesota’s bluff country, may be the state’s most bike-friendly town. But the trails leading out are the real draw.

August 2010 Arts Calendar

Stepping Out: August 2010 Arts Calendar

7 Hot Picks, Curtain Call, and more of the best acts this month

2010 Minnesota International Center Gala

Scene: 2010 Minnesota International Center Gala

2010 Minnesota International Center Gala—Celebration of Malaysia, June 19

Penumbra Theatre's Jazz Jam, 2010

Scene: Penumbra Theatre's Jazz Jam, 2010

Penumbra Theatre brings the beat to its Summer Institute Scholarship Fund

2010 Gala In The Gardens

Scene: 2010 Gala In The Gardens

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum hosts 400 guests at its premier summer garden party.

MN Moments: Weight Problem

Some things are better left unguessed

Mail-Archived: August 2010 Letters to the Editor

Letters from readers regarding the last issues of Minnesota Monthly

A Fine Vintage

Expert: A Fine Vintage

Hayley Bush, the woman behind Lula, is not just a retailer—she’s a fashion historian

All Fired Up

Finds: All Fired Up

Good design belongs outdoors, too. Light up the charcoal and grill away in hot summer style. Here’s to good taste!

Fabulous Frocks

Muse: Fabulous Frocks

Delight in bright white—the un-color of the season. Inventive textures and inspired silhouettes make white anything but plain.

Steak-house Living on a Burger Budget

Omnivore: Steak-house Living on a Burger Budget

Suburban Sampler: Pittsburgh Blue

Eating History

Omnivore: Eating History

Minneapolis’s landmark Forum Cafeteria is back! It’s a magnificent eyeful and worth the trip downtown.

Comfortably Done

Omnivore: Comfortably Done

Raku in Edina corners the luxury sushi market

Hunger Driven

Quick Bite: Hunger Driven

The Magic Bus delivers a tasty, mobile menu

Easy Being Green

Shops: Easy Being Green

From eco-friendly mattresses to recycled-glass dishes, Moss Envy is all about loving Mother Earth in style

Think Pink

Wine: Think Pink

Make the most of your last fleeting summer days with the most amusing of all wines: rosé.

Special Advertising Sections

School Guide 2010

Minnesota Gaming Guide