Maggie Thompson, photographed at the Northrup King Building in northeast Minneapolis

How Makwa Studio Knits Together Art, Activism, and Business

Textile artist Maggie Thompson had a busy 2020 in Minneapolis

5 Local Products That Give Back

Start the year with shopping that supports causes
Pretty in pink leather accessories at J.W. Hulme Co.

J.W. Hulme on Grand Avenue

After more than 100 years of operating in St. Paul, the leather accessories brand is finally opening its own store there

A Minnesotan Made Compression Socks That Are Actually Cool

Comrad pairs health benefits with snazzy patterns in line of compression socks that are for everyone
Mall of America is closed Thanksgiving but offers giveaways on Black Friday weekend

Your Guide to Black Friday, Plaid Friday, Small Business Saturday—and the Alternatives

Markets are popping up with a focus on local, indie shops

My Heart Tug Tries to Create Light in the Darkness

Founder Ali Yang's cancer diagnosis inspired her to create an apparel brand that not only offers solidarity but gives back
From left to right: One "Afterglow" look by Laura Fulk, an artist working on the large canvases for the hanging garments of the show

Fashion Show “Afterglow” Tries to Capture the Essence of a Friend

FWMN to You: Designer Laura Fulk and nine other artists team up to remember art therapist Laura Weber

5 Products for Fall: Stylish MN-Made Statements

Fair-trade coffee, a wraparound scarf, some new frames—all locally made for fall's fresh start
Photo of plants in Mother Co. plant store

Here We Grow Again: 7 Cool Twin Cities Plant Shops

If you’re looking for plants to either start or grow your collection, check out these area retailers

Spring Fashion 2022: Inspired by Wes Anderson

In Minnesota, spring means jackets, sweater vests, and distinct vintage vibes