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Amy Nelson

As editor of Minnesota Monthly, Amy works collaboratively with a team of writers, designers, photographers, and digital producers to create impactful, surprising, timely and insightful content that reflects the Spirit of Minnesota. An award-winning newspaper and magazine editor based in the Twin Cities, Amy has decades of experience guiding coverage of luxury living, arts and culture, style and travel topics across multiple platforms. She has interviewed personalities ranging from Prince to Roger Goodell and has stories to tell.

Review: They Might Be Giants Go Big With Sound and Showmanship

Tour celebrating 30th anniversary of ”Flood” album includes other fan favorites

Editor’s Picks: From THC Gummies to Bamboo Underwear

Products focus mainly on masculine brands—plus some freshly legal hemp-derived items

Editor’s Note: The State of Health Care After Roe v. Wade Overturned

For magazine’s health care-focused issue, our editor shares her reaction to Supreme Court decision
Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Travel Guide: Winnipeg, Canada, Is Too Cool

A neighbor to the north, Winnipeg offers international cuisine and culture along with outdoor adventures

Editor’s Picks for a Sensational Summer Day

A Subscription Book Box, Tattersall Distillery Canned Cocktails, Body Soaking Salts
Ready-to-drink cocktails were served at GrillFest

Ready-to-Drink Cocktails Are Ready for Their Close-up

Move over, beer and wine—RTDs are showing up on shelves and at parties

Chef Justin Sutherland Injured in Boating Accident on St. Croix River

Twin Cities celebrity chef Justin Sutherland was injured July 3 in a boating accident on the St. Croix River and is recovering in the hospital after multiple surgeries.
Manta SLEEP mask

8 Pieces of Go-To Travel Gear

Pack a punch with these stylish, smart, and scent-sational products
Sunset at Grand Velas Riviera Nayarit in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Travel Guide: Puerto Vallarta

Beaches, whale watching, and decadent cuisine make this Mexico destination the next hot spot

Editor’s Picks For a Perfect Picnic

A Vintage Cooler Collection from Minnesota, a Local Frozen Food Delivery Option, a Wearable Napkin