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January 2009

Features

Hello, Moto

Hello, Moto

America’s first sake brewpub debuts in Minneapolis

The 2008 Uncommon Loon Awards

The 2008 Uncommon Loon Awards

From Michelle Bachmann’s blunders to motivational speakers with questionable motives, we highlight the low points of Minnesota’s past year.

Great Places to Work

Great Places to Work

A paycheck only goes so far. Here are 48 Minnesota employers that offer their workers extra special benefits, from no-premium health care to free ice cream.

Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney

Two years ago, Lori Swanson took office as the state attorney general, pledging to fight for everyday people. So why are lawyers leaving her office in droves?

Departments

The Agenda

Stepping Out: The Agenda

Theater, concerts, dance, and more—your best bets for January

January 2009 Party Pics

Scene: January 2009 Party Pics

The Maiden Minnesota shopping event, The Children's Hospital Association's 59th Annual Ball, and Minnesota Public Radio's annual "Rare Pairings" food and wine gala.

Poster Children

Arts: Poster Children

A centuries-old art finds a new home and fans at the Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis.

Desk Appeal

Elizabeth's Picks: Desk Appeal

Getting organized gets easier

January 2009 Style File

Style File: January 2009 Style File

Beauty buzz & stores on the move

Space Maker

Style Guide: Space Maker

Karen Law brings order to clutter.

Have a Coat, Will Travel

The Look: Have a Coat, Will Travel

The wool trench gets a makeover

January 2009 Letters to the Editor

Mail-Archived: January 2009 Letters to the Editor

Comments from readers regarding the last issues of Minnesota Monthly

Dear Paul

Talk: Dear Paul

Expert answers to your most dire questions

From the Top

Talk: From the Top

Keeping track, curtain call, and a Q&A with Thomas Stinson

The Container Store

Counter Culture: The Container Store

The Container Store offers lots of options for thinking inside the box.

Hell's Kitchen

Quick Bite: Hell's Kitchen

The cult favorite moves—but not without its pancakes

Citizen Café

Quick Bite: Citizen Café

Chef Michael MacKay peps up south Minneapolis

Sue Z. Says

Sue Z: Sue Z. Says

The Sweeter Side of Amy's Bread, TigerSushi2 & more

Inside Jobs

Foreword: Inside Jobs