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October 2009


First Fruits

First Fruits

Cool autumn days bring a fresh round of crisp apples for harvest in Minnesota. An essay explores their origins. Plus, where to find a pick-your-own orchard and recipes for your peck.

Best of the Twin Cities 2009

Best of the Twin Cities 2009

From cupcakes to accessories, shining chefs to DIY workshops, we’ve culled our favorite finds for 2009.

Without a Trace

Without a Trace

Twenty years ago this month, 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling was kidnapped from his hometown of St. Joseph. Here’s how the case changed our culture, our laws, and our sense of ourselves.


October 2009 Party Pics

Scene: October 2009 Party Pics

The Twin City Polo Classic celebrates its 20th anniversary and Macy's 18th annual Glamorama fashion event.

Feeling Rosy

Elizabeth's Picks: Feeling Rosy

There are so many wonderful ways to contribute to breast-cancer charities. These are a few favorites.

Style File October 2009

Style File: Style File October 2009

News from J. Hilburn, Global Collections, and more

Blue Jean Lady

The Look: Blue Jean Lady

Boyfriend jeans—for girls.

Russell + Hazel

The Look: Russell + Hazel

Think outside the Trapper Keeper with Russell + Hazel.

Going Whole Hog

Twin Cities Taste: Going Whole Hog

All the hot new restaurants are singing the same tune, and it’s music to a meat lover’s ears

Restaurant Cru

Twin Cities Taste: Restaurant Cru

A locavore’s delight sets a new standard in the north metro

Moscato d’Asti

Twin Cities Taste: Moscato d’Asti

Piedmont’s best-kept secret is this low-alcohol sparkler, perfect with dessert or cheese

Sweet-Corn Variations

Twin Cities Taste: Sweet-Corn Variations

Corner Table’s sweet-corn appetizer layers on the flavor

Dear Paul

Talk: Dear Paul

The Twin Cities weatherman on outdoor stadiums, ideal marathon temps, and tornadoes in the city

MNMO Recommends

Talk: MNMO Recommends

Ben Folds, art tours, and more

Louvre Love

Talk: Louvre Love

Louvre vs. MIA

Joe Heron

My Favorite Things: Joe Heron

My favorite things


Now Open: Fringe

If you still think that high fashion has to cost a fortune, you haven’t been to Fringe.

Wakame Sushi

Quick Bite: Wakame Sushi

The sushi boats charm and transport at this Pan-Asian crowd pleaser

Sue Z Says

Sue Z: Sue Z Says

You're the Best

Foreword: You're the Best