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How My Neighbors Turned Me into a Permanent Minnesotan

People often talk about the iciness of Minnesotans, but I’ve found the opposite to be true
Apple cheesecake

Good Apples

Apples mix up great meals from dinner (Pork Fajitas with Apple-Cilantro Salsa) to dessert (Apple-Hazelnut Cheesecake Tart)—plus see local harvest updates by variety

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 20-22

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Trylon turns 10, an artsy block party, a slime festival, more
Michael Hanna breaks it down as Mischa in "Ride the Cyclone" with Shinah Brasheras, Jordan M. Leggett, Gabrielle Dominique, and Josh Zwick.

“Ride the Cyclone” Is a Carnival in Itself

The Off-Broadway musical layers zany songs and Willy Wonka-level imagination over a story that sounds grim but leaves you laughing

100 Fun Things to Do This Summer in Minnesota

Fill your timeline with a season of patios, flavors, panoramic views, and new experiences

Explore

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: September

The top philanthropic fun around the Twin Cities, plus Sue Z. tells you where to eat next

St. Louis Park Art Fair Returns for Second Year

Founder Alysha Boie talks about the fair’s impressive growth, its affordable art, and more.
The Mahkato Wacipi Pow Wow is held each September in Land of Memories Park in Mankato

Minnesota Rethinks Columbus Day

As Indigenous Peoples Day catches on, Mankato joins Minnesota cities backing away from Columbus Day
A family picks out pumpkins at Sever's Fall Festival

10 Best Fall Events in the Midwest

Embrace the season with fall events like picking out pumpkins to celebrating the melting pot of cultures in the Midwest

Arts

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 20-22

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Trylon turns 10, an artsy block party, a slime festival, more
Michael Hanna breaks it down as Mischa in "Ride the Cyclone" with Shinah Brasheras, Jordan M. Leggett, Gabrielle Dominique, and Josh Zwick.

“Ride the Cyclone” Is a Carnival in Itself

The Off-Broadway musical layers zany songs and Willy Wonka-level imagination over a story that sounds grim but leaves you laughing
Of Monsters and Men

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 13-15

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Janet Jackson, Twin Cities Veg Fest, Of Monsters and Men, more

St. Louis Park Art Fair Returns for Second Year

Founder Alysha Boie talks about the fair’s impressive growth, its affordable art, and more.

Food

Apple cheesecake

Good Apples

Apples mix up great meals from dinner (Pork Fajitas with Apple-Cilantro Salsa) to dessert (Apple-Hazelnut Cheesecake Tart)—plus see local harvest updates by variety
At Beast Barbecue

Jason’s Top 8 Chicken Wings in the Twin Cities

These metro spots do wings the best

Quick Pickle Recipes

Make refrigerator pickles—or quick pickles—in minutes with these easy ideas from Twin Cities culinary instructor Jason Ross

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: September

The top philanthropic fun around the Twin Cities, plus Sue Z. tells you where to eat next

Culture

How My Neighbors Turned Me into a Permanent Minnesotan

People often talk about the iciness of Minnesotans, but I’ve found the opposite to be true
Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan

How Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan Speaks Up for Indigenous Peoples Day

The highest-ranking Native American woman elected to executive office in U.S. history reflects on Columbus Day
Women's boutique Aritzia is now open at Mall of America

Style + Shopping Sept. 10-23 || Fashion Week MN

Wedding expos, trunk shows, fall previews, and more round out the other days
Kirsta Graf is one of the models for FashionAble, a fall Fashion Week MN event. Hair and makeup are by Reflect Salon.

A Show for Everyone

FashionAble celebrates everyone at this fall Fashion Week MN with agency and individualism

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