Home Authors Posts by Kait Ecker

Kait Ecker

Kait Ecker is an editorial intern who contributes to Minnesota Monthly and Greenspring Media's custom publications.

Gift Boxes That Are All about Minnesota

You Betcha! Box packs MN-made goods—with themes like ”meat raffle” and locally sourced pancakes

The Best Events in MN, Sept.-Oct. 2019

These 21 events mark the best ways to spend fall—from the Twin Cities Film Festival and Oktoberfest to Darkness Day and the Haunted Basement
J.S. Ondara

Fall Arts 2019: Minnesota’s Must-See Autumn Shows

Your guide to art, theater, dance, comedy, and music events in MN, September through December
Jennifer Arocha - Clashing Knights

Weekend Best Bets: August 16-18

This weekend around the Twin Cities: Steele County Free Fair, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, “Hot Asian Doctor Husband,” National Bee Day, Dr. Dog, Shakey Graves, and more
Sunrise at Cascade River

5 Local Landscape/Wildlife Accounts to Follow on Instagram

If you’ve been too busy to get outside, or simply need to look at something beautiful, these Instagram accounts will bring refreshing content to your feed

6 Local Instagrammers Inspiring Adventure

Instagram shots of sunsets bursting with color, star-studded skies, and luscious forests remind us to put down our phones and explore our backyard
Headphones at MAAHMG

Oral History Brings Healing

In North Minneapolis, a small square room illuminated by floor-to-ceiling windows waits for people to listen to the stories it holds. As visitors take a seat in front of a monitor, settle in, and...
blueberry key lime pie

Keep Your Eyes on These Berry-licious Pie Hubs in Minnesota

The best time for fresh berry pie is when the fruit is ripe for the picking. Grab a fork and dig in at these Minnesota pie hubs where the seasonal fruit pie has been...
Child eating grilled cheese

See “Floyd’s” at the Guthrie This Week to Support a Minneapolis Nonprofit Restaurant

Ticket proceeds from the dress rehearsal performance will fund All Square’s operations
Basil on fruit tray

6 Foods to Bring Fireworks to Your Fourth of July Festivities

I’ll leave it to you to master the grilling, but if you need a popping side to steal the show at your Fourth of July gathering, I have you covered. These classic, yummy, and...