Sunisa Lee

The Best of MN: 2021

The future looks bright this year, and these top personalities, trends, and events lead the way

Gift Guide 2021: Top Holiday Gift Ideas

‘Tis the season to celebrate the art of handmade gifts and thoughtful design—so check out these 30-plus locally sourced ideas

As Workers Quit, Are Restaurants Really Changing?

Frustrated employees have left the service industry over power inequities and compensation models, and restaurants are trying to act on lessons learned

The 10 Best New Restaurants in the Twin Cities

These emerging eateries gave us hope in 2021, as chosen by food editor Jason DeRusha

The History and Uncertain Future of Hiawatha Golf Course

The southeast Minneapolis course remains a special place in the Black community amid contentious development plans

At Abang Yoli, a Former Bellecour Chef Goes Back in Time

Jamie Yoo is keeping the fried chicken sandwich craze alive at Malcolm Yards 

Fall Fashion, 2021: A Gothic Touch

The tastefully renovated Celeste of St. Paul Hotel + Bar, formerly a convent in downtown St. Paul, provided a stylish backdrop for fall inspiration
Organ transplantation has taken new strides with the University of Minnesota’s Institute for Engineering in Medicine

How Organ Transplantation Could Become Easier, Starting at the U of M

Transplants could also become more equitable with the University of Minnesota's Organ and Tissue Preservation Center innovations
Wild State Cider

The Blossoming of Hard Ciders in Minnesota

This fall, our burgeoning hard-cider movement goes for depth, variety—and gimmicks?

Fall Arts, 2021-22: Theater, Music, and More in the Twin Cities

Our finest stages and museums welcome back audiences for another season of entertainment