Halima Aden
We asked the fashion model about becoming a UNICEF ambassador, representing Minnesota, and putting her hijab into her modeling contract

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Santa Ken Cloud

A Farewell Letter from the Former Southdale Santa

Ken Cloud moves on, with a new mission of spreading cheer
A paper cut out of a reindeer amid a holiday ornament and books on a table.

Style + Shopping Dec. 3-16 || More Holiday Markets (Surprised?)

Check out some of the many holiday markets and even more pop-up markets, mostly not holiday related
Holiday dining setting

Bria Hammel Curates a Holiday Collection That Spans the Seasons

The local interior designer avoids traditional Christmas clichés with geometric sconces, luxurious throws, and more
Lindsey Higgins and Matthew Galaviz Reed at Northern Vogue

Our Notes: Five Takeaways from Northern Vogue

2019's fall/winter Northern Vogue remade itself as a black-tie gala for the Foundation for Philippine Medical Missions

Gift Boxes That Are All about Minnesota

You Betcha! Box packs MN-made goods—with themes like ”meat raffle” and locally sourced pancakes
 
Santa Ken Cloud

A Farewell Letter from the Former Southdale Santa

Ken Cloud moves on, with a new mission of spreading cheer
Co-hosts of the new podcast "What's Good, Man?" (from left): Tony "the Scribe" Williams and Kyle "Guante" Tran Myhre

“What’s Good, Man?”: New Podcast Explores Toxic Masculinity

Two Minneapolis hip-hop and spoken-word artists are going where feminist women have long asked men to go: the root of what it means to be a man
Halima Aden

From Refugee Camp to Runway: Q&A with Halima Aden

We asked the fashion model about becoming a UNICEF ambassador, representing Minnesota, and putting her hijab into her modeling contract
Andrew Berge, of La Pitchoune

From the U of M to California Wine Country

Shoreview native Andrew Berge makes wine for hot winery La Pitchoune
 
Co-hosts of the new podcast "What's Good, Man?" (from left): Tony "the Scribe" Williams and Kyle "Guante" Tran Myhre

“What’s Good, Man?”: New Podcast Explores Toxic Masculinity

Two Minneapolis hip-hop and spoken-word artists are going where feminist women have long asked men to go: the root of what it means to be a man

Open Window Theatre Is Back: New Location, New Season

After a three-year hiatus, the Twin Cities theater company has bounced back from legal issues, with a new place and new productions
Marc Heu

How Marc Heu Shook up St. Paul’s Baking Scene with a...

The French chef on dropping out of medical school to pursue a lifelong dream: the perfect croissant
Carousel & Folk

Best of MN, 2019: Shopping & Services

The best stores, products, and experiences that came to Minnesota in 2019 (like beatnik-chic decor and the Witch District)
 

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

Heart Health: Which Tests Are Right for You?

Learn the ins and outs of common exams, sure-sign heart disease symptoms, and preventative measures for optimal heart health

Why These Two ER Doctors Became Food Bloggers

Dr. Lane Patten and Dr. Holly Schrupp Berg run ”With Two Spoons” between shifts at North Memorial—and share with us their Apple Walnut Granola recipe
From left: Two identical bottles of insulin (U.S. on the left, Canadian on the right); Nicole Smith-Holt (blue shirt) and Quinn Nystrom (black shirt) speak to the media before leaving Minnesota

These Minnesotans Are Going to Canada for Insulin

The Caravan to Canada raises awareness of life-saving insulin's prohibitive pricing in the U.S.
 
A paper cut out of a reindeer amid a holiday ornament and books on a table.

Style + Shopping Dec. 3-16 || More Holiday Markets (Surprised?)

Check out some of the many holiday markets and even more pop-up markets, mostly not holiday related
Holiday dining setting

Bria Hammel Curates a Holiday Collection That Spans the Seasons

The local interior designer avoids traditional Christmas clichés with geometric sconces, luxurious throws, and more
Lindsey Higgins and Matthew Galaviz Reed at Northern Vogue

Our Notes: Five Takeaways from Northern Vogue

2019's fall/winter Northern Vogue remade itself as a black-tie gala for the Foundation for Philippine Medical Missions

5 Stocking Stuffers That Will Stock the Bar

Know a home mixologist? These could make the perfect gift—from Tattersall, Bittercube, and more.