What Art-A-Whirl Artists Wish Attendees Knew

It's not a museum. It's not just a party. Here are some tips for navigating the largest open-studio art tour in the country.
A mockup of Minnesota's new flag

What’s In a Flag?: The Story of Minnesota’s New Design

After decades of complaints, something new is set to fly for all Minnesotans. How’d we get here?
An example of Mary Jo Hoffman's work

‘Still: The Art of Noticing’: Coffee-Table Book All About ‘Placefulness’

When Mary Jo Hoffman challenged herself to photograph nature every day, she didn’t foresee the midlife hobby becoming a 12-year commitment
Saint Paul Brewing's patio

Perfect Patios for Fun Outdoor Options

If alfresco dining and drinking are on the agenda this summer, here are more than 50 Minnesota patios to consider

Behind the List: Picking Our Top 75 Restaurants

It took some work to get here, but our list was a labor of love
Harmony-Preston Valley state Trail

Expert Bike Recommendations for Minnesota Trails

Here are five state bike trail recommendations from the pros

Cool Fun: A Week’s Worth of Indoor Activities

Roller-skating, trivia, bowling, bingo, and live music fill up a week
Earl Giles

Jason DeRusha’s Top Pizza Picks

We all have strong opinions about the most popular food

Red-Dirt Renaissance

The Cuyuna Lakes region morphed from a mining town into a world-class biking destination—but it’s also so much more

Top 75 Restaurants of Minnesota

Search for your favorites by cuisine type, location, elevated wine and beer selections, and more