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Yes, the Minnesota State Fair is Coming Back in 2021

After downsizing to a drive-in fair in 2020, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is set to return

Try this Butter Lettuce, Avocado and Shrimp Salad + More Salad...

Nothing beats a cool, whole-meal salad when the temperature soars—they’re easy and satisfying
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5 Locally Made Picks for a House Warming

Maker-made wedding gifts and favors celebrate new ventures

New 22-Foot-Tall Abstract Sculptures Await at Anderson Center

Artist Perci Chester celebrates the arrival of her newest creation, “Film Noir Ensemble,” at the Red Wing arts destination

Wine of the Month: What Else, But Rosé?

The heat of summer is here early and so is the season for pink wine

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Yes, the Minnesota State Fair is Coming Back in 2021

After downsizing to a drive-in fair in 2020, the Great Minnesota Get-Together is set to return

Glensheen Mansion Puts Rarely Seen Artifacts on Display

Go room to room in search of strange or worldly heirlooms at a new exhibit at the Duluth museum

Snapshot: Black Beach on the North Shore

This Silver Bay staple was formed from taconite

Weekend Best Bets: June 3-6

This weekend around the Twin Cities: cocktails, sea lions, nerdy things, drag for Pride month, and more

Arts

New 22-Foot-Tall Abstract Sculptures Await at Anderson Center

Artist Perci Chester celebrates the arrival of her newest creation, “Film Noir Ensemble,” at the Red Wing arts destination

First Avenue Announces More Than 50 New Shows

After a year without live music, the venue is welcoming artists back with events across the Twin Cities
Skyline Mini Golf is back for summer 2021 at the Walker Art Center, with two new holes in collaboration with Native Youth Arts Collective

Native American Artists Share Inspiration for Skyline Mini-Golf Holes

The Walker Art Center collaborated with the Native Youth Arts Collective on two new artist-designed holes

Highway 80: Bob Dylan’s Birthday Milestone

A huge moment for most humans is just another day for the Minnesota-born legend

Food

Try this Butter Lettuce, Avocado and Shrimp Salad + More Salad...

Nothing beats a cool, whole-meal salad when the temperature soars—they’re easy and satisfying

Wine of the Month: What Else, But Rosé?

The heat of summer is here early and so is the season for pink wine

The Power of Doughnuts, a Classic Recipe and Fave Shops

Celebrate National Doughnut Day with an homage to the brave folks it honors and enjoy a day-brightening treat

Jason’s Top 5 Distillery Patios in Minnesota

Sip a winning cocktail in a pleasant outdoor space at these five spots

Culture

A Mano pottery

5 Locally Made Picks for a House Warming

Maker-made wedding gifts and favors celebrate new ventures
Photo of plants in Mother Co. plant store

Here We Grow Again: 7 Cool Twin Cities Plant Shops

If you’re looking for plants to either start or grow your collection, check out these area retailers

What Juneteenth Means for Minnesota

Minneapolis recognizes Juneteenth as a city holiday this year, and regional director Lee Jordan explains the historic significance
i like you is among local shops selling items for Pride

Where to Buy LGBTQ+ Merchandise in the Twin Cities

It’s Pride month! Celebrate by shopping local for rainbow apparel and decor

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