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Glorious Apples

Local apples are ripe for the picking—find harvest dates by variety, searchable orchard map, and recipes from savory to sweet

Red Cow Owner Debuts 3 New Restaurants—But You Can’t Visit Them

Luke Shimp brings the "ghost kitchen" trend to the era of COVID-19 in the Twin Cities
A Vikings game at U.S. Bank Stadium

Here Are the Best Spots for Vikings Fans to Watch the...

COVID-19 means social distancing and wearing a purple mask at sports bars and restaurants

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 24-27

This weekend in MN: Franconia Sculpture Park expands, MeTooMPLS raises women's voices, opera comes to CHS Field, and more
Hummus bowl at Chickpea Hummus Bar

New Restaurant Review: Potluck

Rosedale Center’s new food hall has several winning concepts—from biscuits to hummus bowls

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Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 24-27

This weekend in MN: Franconia Sculpture Park expands, MeTooMPLS raises women's voices, opera comes to CHS Field, and more
Although it won't be in person this year, the Haunted Basement wants to scare you—by mailing you a package and/or chatting virtually

The Haunted Basement and Rosedale Center Stay Scary

Two haunted attractions deliver October frights straight to your home or via a drive-through parking lot experience

Weekend Best Bets: Sept. 17-20

This weekend in the Twin Cities: Lots of fall activities cropping up, plus the Thai Night Market and Ren Fest
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Jason’s Top 5 Dining Outings to See Fall Colors

The best restaurants that skirt leafy autumn beauty in Minnesota and Wisconsin

Arts

Editor’s Note: #SaveOurStages

Minnesota Monthly editor Reed Fischer discusses the pandemic's effect on performing arts
"Foot in the Door 4" at Mia

Fall Arts 2020: Top Upcoming Twin Cities Museum Events

Art exhibits and installations spanning media make for stunning debuts at Mia, the Walker, and more
Seitu Jones is Two Stars' mentor for the Forecast project for the Midway Public Art

Q&A: The Rise of Artist Angela Two Stars in the Twin...

Two Stars plans to dig into Minnesota’s landscape, history, and current events with commissions and sculptural works

Why Penumbra Theatre Is Becoming a Center for Racial Healing

The 44-year-old theater will still produce plays, but is adding spa-like services and racial-equity work

Food

Glorious Apples

Local apples are ripe for the picking—find harvest dates by variety, searchable orchard map, and recipes from savory to sweet

Red Cow Owner Debuts 3 New Restaurants—But You Can’t Visit Them

Luke Shimp brings the "ghost kitchen" trend to the era of COVID-19 in the Twin Cities
A Vikings game at U.S. Bank Stadium

Here Are the Best Spots for Vikings Fans to Watch the...

COVID-19 means social distancing and wearing a purple mask at sports bars and restaurants

Northeast Minneapolis Restaurant Bardo Closes

Chef Remy Pettus had tried a hot dog concept earlier this year in response to the pandemic

Culture

Nashville Coop Opens St. Paul Location for More “Cluckin’ Hot” Chicken

The hot-chicken concept has expanded from food truck to St. Paul brick-and-mortar, making now a good time to learn the Mohamed brothers' story
A rack of shopping clothes. Marcus Loke/Unsplash

Style + Shopping Sept. 15-28 || Black Fashion Week MN

With multiple runways in the next couple of weeks, the fall fashion scene is overcoming the pandemic
Seitu Jones is Two Stars' mentor for the Forecast project for the Midway Public Art

Q&A: The Rise of Artist Angela Two Stars in the Twin...

Two Stars plans to dig into Minnesota’s landscape, history, and current events with commissions and sculptural works

5 Products for Fall: Stylish MN-Made Statements

Fair-trade coffee, a wraparound scarf, some new frames—all locally made for fall's fresh start

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