An event space in the Minneapolis Convention Center

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: May 2019

Give back in fun ways at these charity events around the Twin Cities this month, picked by Sue Z.

Will the Center Hold?

Many credit the Center of the American Experiment with catalyzing Minnesota’s conservative shift. But after a dramatic shakeup, can it maintain its influence?
r.Cup

r.Cup Takes Aim at Plastic Cups

You might have spotted this Minneapolis-based company's reusable product while gunning for a drink at First Ave

The Sherlock of St. Paul

Larry Millett and his Minnesota mysteries
Kieran's Kitchen

Sue Z.: Kieran’s Kitchen and a Silver Screen Soirée

Charitable events and dining recommendations, courtesy of Sue Z.
The Loring Park Art Festival

Sue Z.’s Charitable Check-In: July

The best events that give back this month—plus Sue Z.'s hot tips on where to eat next
Sheletta Brundidge (right) stands with a beautician at V.I.P. Hair & Nails in downtown Minneapolis

When Michelle Obama Came to Town

How Sheletta Brundidge proved she was Michelle Obama’s biggest fan—plus the story behind the massive Michelle Obama poster up for auction

7 Well-Known Minnesotans Who Give Back

A Vikings player, a supermodel, a judge, a radio host—and other locals who give vocal support to meaningful causes

Fire and Nice

Tim McKee, the man behind La Belle Vie, Solera, and the glam new tequila joint Barrio, is the state’s most accomplished chef. So why isn’t he more of a jerk?

Can Can Wonderland 2.0: St. Paul’s Mini-Golf Haven Gets Bigger

This summer, the Willy Wonka-esque hub of games and entertainment adds new experiences