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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.

‘Survivor’ Open Casting Call Announced for April 4

Audition with WCCO event at the Twin Cities Auto Show

Where Are They Now?: Becca Kufrin and Michelle Young

Michelle Young of St. Louis Park starred in season 18 of “The Bachelorette,” and Becca Kufrin of Prior Lake starred in season 14’s “The Bachelorette”

Let’s Talk About Sex: The Science, the Script, the Human Right

Why do we do ’it,’ fundamentally—have sex? Sex researchers, locally and abroad, are trying to drive home that it’s about a basic human right: pleasure.

What One Local Couple Learned With a Sex Therapist

What's a pursuer-distancer pattern? Why does your family of origin matter? What the heck is 'normal'?

Heart of Gold: Leslie Fhima Reflects on ‘Golden Bachelor’ Experience

Fhima made Minnesota proud by finishing runner-up on ABC’s surprise hit

Travel Tips: Cancun Can Be Your Winter Escape

For Minnesotans seeking warmer weather, Cancun offers an interesting mix of historic, culinary, and adventurous excursions

A Different Type of Water Park

In the Wisconsin Dells, Sundara Inn & Spa was ahead of the wellness vacation trend

NYE Events Around Minnesota: Artificial Intelligence Style

ChatGPT suggests these events with 73% accuracy
Hoop diving is one of several acrobatic acts in Cirque du Soleil's new Christmas show

Cirque du Soleil Brings Its First Holiday Show to Minneapolis

Based on a famous Christmas poem, "'Twas the Night Before..." could become a new holiday tradition for fans of the circus arts
Hunt & Gather

Best of MN, 2023: Shopping & Services

A salon, a spa, a lodge, stores for honey and gifts and records—plus more fabulous stops in Minnesota