The new Twins manager brings youth, fresh perspective from Florida—in a journey he never saw coming

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Mall of America's new art installation, "Kaleidoscope" by Christopher Lutter-Gardella, was unveiled on Earth Day 2019 in hopes to raise awareness about the importance of pollinators. The 30-foot monarch and 300 surrounding ones are made of reclaimed materials including more than 700 coat hangers, 600 tasting spoons, 100 yards of window screen material, and more.

Style + Shopping April 23-May 6 || Festival of Nations, Pinners...

Mark your calendars for some of the city’s largest style events plus store openings, sales, and classes
Southern-inspired wide-brimmed hats are often Kentucky Derby picks, but anything goes. These hat selections are from local milliners Karen Morris and Celina Kane.

The Kentucky Derby, “Grace,” and Hat-Making Classes

It’s a hat trick for those who love milliners’ masterpieces
Hamdi Mohamed, the new Fashion Week MN director

Spring 2019 Fashion Week MN: What to Expect

Fashion Week MN's new director Hamdi Mohamed gives insight into this season’s shows, which run from April 28 through May 4
A flower sculpture next to Asian armor at the 2017 Art in Bloom at the Minneapolis Institute of Art

Style & Shopping April 9-22 || Black Fashion Week, The Collective,...

In the next two weeks, don't miss sustainable and ethical fashion talks, Art in Bloom, Black Fashion Week, and more

A Closer Look at Minnesota’s Sex Trafficking Problem

Understanding the issues and the work ahead to find solutions

The Best Restaurants for Brunch in Minnesota

80+ brunch spots for mid- to late-morning bliss in the Twin Cities and beyond
 

People

Lizzo performing at Icehouse in 2018

Q+A: For the Love of Lizzo

An interview with Lizzo featuring ”Cuz I Love You” details, a Sasha Flute intro, and Prince-inspired positivity
An indigo-tinted painting of evergreens.

Q&A with Artist Angela Ness

See her work at the St. Cloud Art Crawl on March 22

How Twins Manager Rocco Baldelli Is a Game-Changer

The new Twins manager brings youth, fresh perspective from Florida—in a journey he never saw coming

New Memoirs from Minnesota Voices

Including a humorous guide to grief and a playlist for the depressed
 

Business + Politics

Amazon Is Suddenly One of Minnesota's Biggest Employers

We didn't get HQ2. (Was it even a thing?) But Amazon is taking over Minnesota, somehow among our 50 biggest employers—and still growing.

Nickel and Dimed? The Rise in Fees at Restaurants

Going out to eat, there are fees for health care, rising wages, and credit cards. Why not just raise prices?

“Time for Ilhan”: New Doc Traces the Rise of Ilhan Omar

This behind-the-scenes look reminds us how captivating the new U.S. House representative is—and was, even as a relatively unknown newcomer in 2016

Rep.-Elect Angie Craig Takes Us to Her Favorite Bar

In her first session, the Second Congressional District's new representative talks staying grounded, trapshooting, and policy priorities in the U.S. House
 

Health

Dr. Taylor Meyers, Dr. Neil Crane, and Dr. Andy Risvold at Core Lifestyle. Photo courtesy Core Lifestyle.

One-Stop Shop for Wellness

Core Lifestyle aims to support people in their whole health journey

Winter Skincare Tips

Local beauty expert Kari Tribble shares some of her tips to keep your face glowing during the cold winter days

New Prescription: Gender Matters in Healthcare

Women have gotten used to feeling ignored in healthcare—from the doctor's office to the research lab. But what's right for men isn't always right for women. Here's how local health institutions are catching up to new findings.

These Minnesotans Give Healthcare a Human Touch

Narrative medicine, patient empowerment, and behavioral change are revolutionizing our industrial healthcare system
 

Style

Mall of America's new art installation, "Kaleidoscope" by Christopher Lutter-Gardella, was unveiled on Earth Day 2019 in hopes to raise awareness about the importance of pollinators. The 30-foot monarch and 300 surrounding ones are made of reclaimed materials including more than 700 coat hangers, 600 tasting spoons, 100 yards of window screen material, and more.

Style + Shopping April 23-May 6 || Festival of Nations, Pinners...

Mark your calendars for some of the city’s largest style events plus store openings, sales, and classes
Southern-inspired wide-brimmed hats are often Kentucky Derby picks, but anything goes. These hat selections are from local milliners Karen Morris and Celina Kane.

The Kentucky Derby, “Grace,” and Hat-Making Classes

It’s a hat trick for those who love milliners’ masterpieces
The Exterior of Six for Good

Grand Opening: Six for Good

Six Minnesota artisans and friends go in on one store in Rosedale Center
Hamdi Mohamed, the new Fashion Week MN director

Spring 2019 Fashion Week MN: What to Expect

Fashion Week MN's new director Hamdi Mohamed gives insight into this season’s shows, which run from April 28 through May 4