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New Restaurant: Vivir Looks Ahead to Spring Patio Season

The Mexican market, bakery, and café has carved out a Twin Cities niche
Selfie of Dessa wearing an "IDES" bandana over her mouth.

Q&A: Dessa On Recording During the Pandemic and Her New Podcast

Her new ‚ÄúDeeply Human‚ÄĚ science podcast and latest ‚ÄúIDES‚ÄĚ single debut in March

New Owners Set to Revive Butcher & the Boar

Jester Concepts (P.S. Steak, Borough) says it will bring back the restaurant in new space

Fish Fry at Your Place

Cook a healthier take on fried fish with Crispy Baked Cod Sandwiches with Chipotle Mayo and Pickles, Cod with Lemony Veggie Zoodles + 5 more fish recipes

What’s Going On With the Postal Service?

An already struggling institution battles the pandemic and partisan politics

Explore

Snapshot: A Cabin in the Poplar Lake Woods

Off the Gunflint Trail sits a cozy, mysterious den
Emily Roberts, owner of Snake Discovery

Snake Discovery Is a Minnesota YouTube Star’s Reptilian World

Step inside this Maplewood-based den of snakes, lizards, turtles, and more‚ÄĒfrom your computer or in person
The Cowles Center's "MIXTAPE IV" is streaming this weekend

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 25-28

This weekend around the Twin Cities: support the Como Zoo & Conservatory, attend virtual performances, drive through Sever’s Rock Lights, and more

Weekend Best Bets: Feb. 18-21

This weekend around the Twin Cities: snowshoeing at the Walker's Sculpture Garden, curling at Forgotten Star Brewing, the Ice Sculpture Exploration, and more

Arts

Selfie of Dessa wearing an "IDES" bandana over her mouth.

Q&A: Dessa On Recording During the Pandemic and Her New Podcast

Her new ‚ÄúDeeply Human‚ÄĚ science podcast and latest ‚ÄúIDES‚ÄĚ single debut in March

Mia’s “Art in Ice” Debuts Sculptures Across Minneapolis

Boom Island Park, Bde Maka Ska, and more spots host this ephemeral attraction

American Swedish Institute Reopens with International “Papier” Spectacle

The imaginative exhibit is from the minds of two Swedish artists combining their talents into one cohesive experience

5 Streaming Picks: Made By, or About, Minnesotans

After polishing off your Netflix or Hulu queue, seek out some close-to-home streams

Food

New Restaurant: Vivir Looks Ahead to Spring Patio Season

The Mexican market, bakery, and café has carved out a Twin Cities niche

New Owners Set to Revive Butcher & the Boar

Jester Concepts (P.S. Steak, Borough) says it will bring back the restaurant in new space

Fish Fry at Your Place

Cook a healthier take on fried fish with Crispy Baked Cod Sandwiches with Chipotle Mayo and Pickles, Cod with Lemony Veggie Zoodles + 5 more fish recipes
The No. 1 South Philly with Wiz, served on bread baked in philadelphia

New Restaurant Review: Tono Pizzeria + Cheesesteaks

Jason judges a Philly-style sandwich haven in St. Paul

Culture

Better Place Forests‚Äô ‚Äúliving cemetery‚ÄĚ is also a roundabout means of environmental conservation.

Minnesota’s First Conservation Memorial Forest is in the St. Croix River...

Better Place Forests forgoes urban headstones for trees for a new way to scatter a loved one’s ashes that’s better for the environment

Champions of Change in Minnesota: Amira Adawe

The founder and executive director of the Beautywell Project fights against the skin-lightening cosmetics industry, to promote internal and external wellness

Meet the Voice of the U of M’s New Global Focus...

Dr. Rahel Nardos is connecting the University of Minnesota with low-resource locations to improve healthcare access

How We’re Combating Substance Abuse‚Äôs Deadly Link to COVID-19

Overdoses have increased since the pandemic began, says Allina Health physician Katherine Katzung

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