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October 2007


Who Pulled The Plug On Lake Superior?

Who Pulled The Plug On Lake Superior?

The largest lake in North America is changing in ways that scientists never anticipated, heating up the climate-change debate and raising questions about its future—and ours.

The How-To Guide to Your Health

The How-To Guide to Your Health

From bone health to better sex, local experts offer easy-to-use advice on the health topics that matter most to you. Plus, the Slacker’s Guide to Living Forever!

Levain, Again

Levain, Again

Levain is back as a café—but does it still please the palate?

Den Mother to the Dead

Den Mother to the Dead

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s office is charged with investigating unexplained deaths. But Roberta Geiselhart is equally concerned with attending to those left behind.

Reinventing Block E

Reinventing Block E

Critics have decried the design of the downtown Minneapolis complex from the start. Now, five years after it opened, we suggest a makeover.

Making a Scene

Making a Scene

There’s more to Peter Rothstein than Theater Latté Da.

Chaos Theory

Can the area’s most anarchic theater grow up without settling down?

The Big Picture

What transitions in the leadership ranks mean for the local arts scene


The Agenda

Stepping Out: The Agenda

Art, music, sports & more—the best events in October.

Fall Forecast

The Look: Fall Forecast

Trendwatch with Macy’s fashionista Laura Schara

Think Pink

The Look: Think Pink

Pink products that help fund breast-cancer research

October 2007 Letters to the Editor

Mail-Archived: October 2007 Letters to the Editor

Comments from readers on the last issue of Minnesota Monthly

Net Gain

Talk: Net Gain

Puckish behavior, Oktoberfests, and a St. Olaf ghost story.

Mono and Me

Talk: Mono and Me

One woman’s courageous battle with the kissing disease.


Talk: Reviews

Books and music reviewed

Cold Truth

Talk: Cold Truth

Arctic explorer Will Steger takes on global warming and political spin.

Pulp Fashion

Counter Culture: Pulp Fashion

Pulp Fashion churns out chic invitations; plus, retail news in the Style File.

Wayzata Eatery

Quick Bite: Wayzata Eatery

Rising above stale suburban dining with an elegant space and creative fare

Café Maude

Quick Bite: Café Maude

Small plates with big flavors perk up a sleepy south Minneapolis neighborhood

Seasonal Disorder

Foreword: Seasonal Disorder

Summer is officially over. And to that we should all say, “Thank God.”