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Cheers, Margarita!

Raise a glass to National Margarita Day—it’s the perfect time to explore new cocktails from local mixologists and revisit classics
The northern lights

The Northern Lights Are Nearing a Peak

As it reaches the height of an 11-year solar cycle, the aurora borealis graces Minnesotans with prime viewing
With 2024 being Leap Year, we get an extra day of February

How to Make the Most of Leap Year

It won’t be back for another four years, so recognize this year's extra day in simple but impactful ways
New Scenic Cafe

The Classics: Jason’s Top Mainstay Restaurants

We celebrate eateries that have been around two decades or longer (many of them much, much longer)

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The northern lights

The Northern Lights Are Nearing a Peak

As it reaches the height of an 11-year solar cycle, the aurora borealis graces Minnesotans with prime viewing
Lutsen Resort

A Guide to Minnesota’s Top Ski Areas

Each of Minnesota’s ski areas offers its own unique selection of activities and amenities

Best Bets: Feb. 12-18

Things to do this week around the Twin Cities: Minneapolis Vintage Market, love connections at Mia, and more

­­­St. Paul Shines in the Wintertime

Winter Carnival and other community events make the most of the capital city’s charm

Arts

Best Bets: Feb. 19-25

Things to do this week: Minneapolis Home + Garden Show, 'Hells Canyon,' Winter Jazz Fest, Spring Flower Show, and more
Rabbett Before Horses Strickland (Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe), "Ricing," 2022 (oil on canvas)

Review: Indigenous Artists ‘Remember the Future’ in New Show

Must-see exhibit at Katherine E. Nash Gallery marks opening of Indigenous arts center, showcasing 29 Indigenous artists who dream up Native temporalities

Best Bets: Feb. 12-18

Things to do this week around the Twin Cities: Minneapolis Vintage Market, love connections at Mia, and more

Food

Cheers, Margarita!

Raise a glass to National Margarita Day—it’s the perfect time to explore new cocktails from local mixologists and revisit classics
New Scenic Cafe

The Classics: Jason’s Top Mainstay Restaurants

We celebrate eateries that have been around two decades or longer (many of them much, much longer)

Crunchy Almond-Crusted Fish Recipe

Whip up a no-fry fish dinner at home and celebrate National Almond Day in one meal—plus more recipe ideas

Game-Day Recipes

From tiny taco bites or baked cheese dip to chipotle chili, Sloppy Joes five ways, and more, we’ve got you covered with delicious ideas for your big game viewing party

Culture

With 2024 being Leap Year, we get an extra day of February

How to Make the Most of Leap Year

It won’t be back for another four years, so recognize this year's extra day in simple but impactful ways

Photo Essay: Winter Sights in Minnesota

At last, it's feeling like winter here in Minnesota. Time to bust out some favorite reader-submitted scenes from snowy times past.

On Your Fashion Radar: Coalesce Collective

The Minnesota-based fashion collective celebrates Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders as well as BlPOC creatives
Clean Haven Naturals

5 Local Products for Winter

It's not the snowy Minnesota winter we're used to. Live the fantasy, at least.

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