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Watermelon Salad with Mint Recipe

Watermelon, cucumber, tomatoes and mint make a refreshingly juicy and zingy salad
Two roses are specifically centered around kids: "Painting the Roses Red" by Kimberly McCracken is outside the Roseville Library and has a coloring activity integrated into the library's summer programming, and "The Value of Education" by Cora Hays brings awareness to the Kids in Need Foundation's school supply drive. Roseville in Bloom is a public art series happening this summer.

Public Art Is Blooming in Roseville and Beyond

The seven-foot-tall roses popping up around the city are just some of the many public art pieces you can visit in the metro
Fresh air filling the flags in Alexandria

Weekend Best Bets: July 2-5

This week around the Twin Cities: Fourth of July events, volunteer opportunities, "Black 4th" march, farmers markets, and more
Because salons and barbershops have been off limits, Excelsior Firefighter Thom Brown received his first trim in 8 weeks from administrative assistant Ana Faturri.

Photo Essay: Minnesota’s Frontline Workers

From stocking shelves to testing folks for COVID-19, those on the front lines take risks for our comfort and care

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Two roses are specifically centered around kids: "Painting the Roses Red" by Kimberly McCracken is outside the Roseville Library and has a coloring activity integrated into the library's summer programming, and "The Value of Education" by Cora Hays brings awareness to the Kids in Need Foundation's school supply drive. Roseville in Bloom is a public art series happening this summer.

Public Art Is Blooming in Roseville and Beyond

The seven-foot-tall roses popping up around the city are just some of the many public art pieces you can visit in the metro
Fresh air filling the flags in Alexandria

Weekend Best Bets: July 2-5

This week around the Twin Cities: Fourth of July events, volunteer opportunities, "Black 4th" march, farmers markets, and more
A transgender flag waved at LGBTQ Pride march

Pride Month: Black Visions Collective Lifts Up Trans Women of Color

Director Kandace Montgomery on addressing anti-Blackness within the LGBTQ community
Surly kicks off a different kind of patio season

Weekend Best Bets: June 25-28

This week: drive-thru at the zoo, Pride drag brunches, farmers' markets, a talk about race—plus openings of the Bakken Museum and Como Conservatory

Arts

Two roses are specifically centered around kids: "Painting the Roses Red" by Kimberly McCracken is outside the Roseville Library and has a coloring activity integrated into the library's summer programming, and "The Value of Education" by Cora Hays brings awareness to the Kids in Need Foundation's school supply drive. Roseville in Bloom is a public art series happening this summer.

Public Art Is Blooming in Roseville and Beyond

The seven-foot-tall roses popping up around the city are just some of the many public art pieces you can visit in the metro
Headshot of IllumiNative founder Crystal Echo Hawk

New Art Fund Amplifies Local Indigenous Voices

Nonprofit IllumiNative is helping five Minneapolis artists call for justice

Bob Dylan Calls for Swift Justice for George Floyd

Dylan speaks to the tragedy and COVID-19 in a lengthy New York Times interview
In the wake of George Floyd's death, New Dawn Theatre Co. has put together a film to bring the community together called "A Breath for George." Photo by Regina Marie Williams

New Film “A Breath for George” Screens Outdoors for Free

The film by New Dawn Theatre Co. will grace the sides of Twin Cities buildings June 14-21, featuring local artists

Food

Watermelon Salad with Mint Recipe

Watermelon, cucumber, tomatoes and mint make a refreshingly juicy and zingy salad
St. Paul Farmers Market

How to Shop Safely at a Minnesota Farmers Market

Part of a quintessential Minnesota summer is heading to the local farmers market, tote in hand. It’s a place to pick up fresh produce,...

Make a Spud Salad Switch

Mix it up this season with new twists on potato salad—plus, potatoes offer more nutrients than you might think
People social distance on Broken Clock's patio during COVID-19

What It’s Like Working at a Brewery During COVID-19

A Broken Clock Brewing Cooperative bartender details the challenges and the rewards of reopening

Culture

Fresh air filling the flags in Alexandria

Weekend Best Bets: July 2-5

This week around the Twin Cities: Fourth of July events, volunteer opportunities, "Black 4th" march, farmers markets, and more
Because salons and barbershops have been off limits, Excelsior Firefighter Thom Brown received his first trim in 8 weeks from administrative assistant Ana Faturri.

Photo Essay: Minnesota’s Frontline Workers

From stocking shelves to testing folks for COVID-19, those on the front lines take risks for our comfort and care

Twin Cities Photo Project Celebrates Frontline Workers

On Instagram, Katie Howie highlights the sacrifices and heroism of our neighbors amid COVID-19
St. Paul Farmers Market

How to Shop Safely at a Minnesota Farmers Market

Part of a quintessential Minnesota summer is heading to the local farmers market, tote in hand. It’s a place to pick up fresh produce,...

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