Home Authors Posts by Erin Peterson

Erin Peterson


2013 Best of the Twin Cities

This year, we went off-the-beaten-path and under-the-radar to seek out the up-and-comers and hidden gems that have been hiding in plain sight.

Best Care

Minnesota’s best hospitals and clinics constantly strive to bring more compassion to their care. Not only do these groups employ cutting-edge tools and techniques, but they regularly improve their health-care processes.


Some call it luck. Others call it chance. We call it miraculous. Meet 12 Minnesotans who have seen, discovered, cured, and endured the unthinkable.

12 Great Neighborhoods

Each Twin Cities community has a distinct mix of shops, restaurants, and public spaces that define its unique character. Our insider’s guide to the metro area’s 12 best nodes tells you everything you need to spend a day exploring.

The Revolutionaries

Meet 12 Minnesotans who are transforming everything from philanthropy to education, one bright idea at a time.

The 2011 Uncommon Loon Awards

2011 was pretty entertaining. Here, we look back at the mascot-mauling, candidate-crushing, Kardashian-dumping year that was.

Best of Summer 2011

A guide to everything you have to do, eat, and see this summer.

How We Rate…

Where Minnesota ranks in everything from health to wealth, hotness to happiness

Hot Jobs

Want a job with great benefits, a flexible schedule, opportunities to grow, and Minnesota ties? Look no further.

The 8th Annual Uncommon Loon Awards

Sexting quarterbacks, paranoid politicians, cash-hiding honchos—a look back in laughter at 2010’s looniest moments