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Alesha Taylor

As the Editorial Director at Greenspring, Alesha Taylor leads a team of talented storytellers and writers, while overseeing the creation of custom and flagship publications. Alesha’s extensive background in publishing, communications, and marketing allows her to provide a diverse perspective in editorial planning and execution. Born and raised in Minnesota, she’s a self-described bookworm, Bravo junkie, DIYer, and thrifting enthusiast.
Baptism River in Tettegouche State Park

How to Start Agate Hunting on the North Shore

Nestled along the rugged coastline of Lake Superior, the northern edges of Minnesota are a rockhounding paradise
Clockwise from left: Grilled octopus salad with fingerlings and a jammy egg; Violet cocktail with gin, lemon, and prosecco; orecchiette pasta with rapini; bruschetta pomodoro; mozzarella di bufala with grilled broccolini; and La Contessa cocktail with red bitter, gin, and orange.

Dish: Gia Shows Deep Love for Italian Cooking

In south Minneapolis, the new restaurant commits to seasonal ingredients and traditional cooking methods

5 Kitchen Gadgets for Easier Holiday Hosting

For meal prep and entertaining, these tools help with cooking and cocktail crafting

Restaurant Review: The Shakopee House

A nod to Prohibition-era Shakopee, this supper club update offers dinner, decadence, and the legend of Lawrence Cumberbatch
Sibley Park

Spring Travel: Mankato and Other U.S. Destinations

For spring, get out in nature by hitting up these attractions in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Tennessee, New Mexico, and Michigan

Minnesota Rescue Pup Wins Final Fur Bark Bracket

Kira overcame a ruff past to get to where she is today