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Best Ski Hills in the Midwest

Hit the slopes at the top 13 ski destinations in Minnesota, Michigan, and Wisconsin

Restaurants and Bars Can Open for Outdoor Dining Only

On June 1, restaurants must take reservations and implement a COVID-19 preparedness plan
An angel marks the place where George Floyd was held down by police

At a Crossroads: The Evolution of George Floyd Square

The city wants to reopen the occupied intersection where George Floyd was pinned under the knee of a police officer—and for the stakeholders involved, history is on the line

Q&A: Andrea Jenkins, Minneapolis’ New City Council President

The country’s first Black, openly transgender city council president reflects on love, pragmatism, and her journey here
Want to support your favorite restaurant? Jason recommends takeout.

Coronavirus and Minnesota Restaurants: Now What?

The closings, the pivoting, and the unease

People Donated Millions After George Floyd’s Killing—What Happens Next?

A look at three Minneapolis-based racial justice GoFundMe campaigns, and the work still to come

Got Herbs? Try these Recipes with Basil and Dill

Make the most of your fresh herbs in recipes for Basil and Pistachio Pesto with Heritage Tomatoes and Fresh Mozzarella and Dill Cream Sauce with Smoked Salmon + 12 more ideas
Local queen Julia Starr performs at a Flip Phone event at First Avenue (Instagram: @julia_starr__)

Dragged Up Memories: A History of Twin Cities Drag

The development of Roxy's Cabaret marks an occasion to consider Twin Cities drag—from vaudeville to the fabled Gateway District and beyond

Minnesota Monthly Recognized for Excellence

We were honored to take home several awards from this year's Minnesota Media + Publishing Association's Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony.

How COVID-19 Has, and Hasn’t, Changed Life for Minnesota’s Homeless

The Twin Cities were already feeling pressure to address a record-high number of homeless and unsheltered residents—and then a rampant virus enveloped the globe