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

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

Downtown Minneapolis Is Still Holding On

How COVID-19’s impact on the city’s central business district has bruised some, broken others, and affected the whole region
Westerman was named Minnesota’s poet laureate in September

Q&A: Minnesota’s Poet Laureate, Gwen Nell Westerman

The state's new poet laureate explains her process, purpose, and what gives her hope
The Double A sandwich at Soul Bowl: Fantasia fried chicken, mac and cheese, greens, and Sriracha honey glaze on a cornbread bun

The Lowdown on Soul Bowl

What you need to know before stopping in for an innovative fried chicken sandwich or vegan bowl by chef Gerard Klass at Graze

What We Read When We Read About George Floyd

Why accounts of George Floyd’s life are so critical following his death
CSAs, which box up farm-sourced foods for delivery, saw a pandemic-induced bump

CSAs Saw a Pandemic Boom in Minnesota—But Will It Last?

Share-based, locally sourced produce subscription boxes were a hit last year, and farmers are still adjusting expectations

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