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Amazing Racer

Ultramarathoner Helen Lavin makes the most grueling endurance sport look easy

Best of the Cities 2010

From chefs and shops, to parks and pizzas, we spotlight the best in the fun, food, and shopping that the Twin Cities have to offer.

Sun! Sip! Sup!

Twenty-four great rooftops, patios, sidewalks, and lake spots to eat and drink outdoors in the Twin Cities.

What It Feels Like…

We asked a few exceptional Minnesotans to share their stories about doing daring, unusual, and—some might say—foolhardy feats. You may never do any of these things, but now you'll know exactly what it feels like.

Yes She Can

Lindsay Whalen may bring just the sort of hope and change the Minnesota Lynx need right now

More Than Words Can Say

Five Valentine’s Day outings—and what they mean for your relationship

Minnesota Monthly's 7th Annual Uncommon Loon Awards

Recliners going rogue, pilots flying by, Brett Favre turning purple—we look back at 2009’s most outrageous, obnoxious, and just plain odd events.

Who's Making Money Now …

Hard times everywhere? Hardly! Here's a look at the new economy—plus, salary figures for 100 jobs in Minnesota.

He Who Laughs, Lasts

Fifty years ago, Dudley Riggs founded the Brave New Workshop. Today, the troupe is not only still going strong, its comic effect is being felt nationwide.

Liquid Assets

Minnesota boasts more than 10,000 lakes, and we scoured the state to find the best. A primer on how to spend your precious summer days.