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August 2012


Ring of Fire

Ring of Fire

How a “band of misfits” turned Hell’s Kitchen into one of the nation’s most successful restaurants

Breakthrough Medicine

Breakthrough Medicine

Fighting cancer, developing drugs, transplanting hands, treating aneurysms: it's all in a day's work for these pioneering Minnesota doctors and researchers.


Do You Solemnly Swear?

Editor's Letter: Do You Solemnly Swear?

Skyway to Hell

Ripple Effect: Skyway to Hell

Have 50 years behind glass left Minneapolis high and dry?

Wedding Belles

Trending: Wedding Belles

Joy Teiken, designer and proprietress of the Joynöelle atelier, is now offering her smashing pieces at a deep discount

When in Rome

Trending: When in Rome

Take a cue and do as the Romans do—get away for the month of August. Or just dress for it.

Om, Baby!

Wellness: Om, Baby!

Kids just wanna do yoga. And now there’s just the instruction for them.

Life Style: Intelligent Scents

Patricia Ronning gives us some insight into her process of creating a perfume.

Easy Like Summer Mornings

Life Style: Easy Like Summer Mornings

My key to glam summer style is to take it easy—on the look...and on the wallet.

Emerald City

True North: Emerald City

Follow the yellow brick road to Grand Rapids, the quintessential northern Minnesota town

A Better Brasserie

Taste: A Better Brasserie

Harriet Brasserie lives up to the expectations of a can’t-lose location

Dinner and a Show

Taste: Dinner and a Show

Dinner and a show at Rodizio Grill, the new Brazilian steakhouse in the Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove

The Sweet Lucy

Taste: The Sweet Lucy

Summer’s coolest ice cream mash-up

August 2012 Arts Calendar

Stepping Out: August 2012 Arts Calendar

What you need to do, see, and hear this month

For the Love of Art

Scene: For the Love of Art

Fellowship celebrates the talents and accomplishments of Minnesota artists

If the Garden Is A-Rockin’…

Scene: If the Garden Is A-Rockin’…

The Walker Art Center and 89.3 The Current team up to put on a rocking good show

An Educated Nose

Expert: An Educated Nose

Meet the woman behind all those organic scents at Intelligent Nutrients

Perfectly Suited

Makeover: Perfectly Suited

A classic, but updated, modern look for this attorney fits the bill for professional cool

Jon Foley Beats the Heat

Profile: Jon Foley Beats the Heat

The contrarian ecologist on losing the climate debate to win the planet

True Grit

Q&A: True Grit

How many times does Nicole Curtis, host of DIY Network’s reality hit Rehab Addict, have to insist that the dirt under her nails is real?

Mary Mack

Q&A: Mary Mack

The rising comic on taking folk humor to the Fringe

Angel Food Bakery

Quick Bite: Angel Food Bakery

Devilishly good cupcake alert

George and the Dragon

Quick Bite: George and the Dragon

A neighborhood pub, with a twist


Quick Bite: Sparks

Bryn Mawr’s first date-worthy restaurant

Make a Statement

Shops: Make a Statement

Statement Boutique adds to the growing shopping destination that is the North Loop in Minneapolis

Sue Z.’s Finds

Sue Z: Sue Z.’s Finds

Ice cream, homemade marshmallows, and more!

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