This sick little bastard is now on the state's payroll.Emerald ash borers are real punk insects. They have no respect for Minnesota's trees, and at about an inch long as adults, they're pretty hard to round up by human hand.As recently leaked documents show, the Minnesota Department of Agricultur ... More >>
Celebrate all things SummitTurn your haphazard summer dining style on its head and opt for one of this week's many multicourse dinners. Some honor stogies while others raise funds for a good cause, but all offer heaps of food made by top local chefs. Then cap your weekend off with a giant tom ... More >>
Author Jules NyquistIt's no surprise that the tastes and smells of certain foods trigger strong memories. But have you ever considered using those memories as a starting point for your own poetry, fiction, or short story? Local author Jules Nyquist (her latest chapbook, Appetites: Poems on F ... More >>
Image from "Minneapolis Park System" by Theodore WirthThe Ancient Oak in 1941It's had a long, good life, and now it's time for the 333-year-old oak at the Mississippi River gorge to go to tree heaven. Today the City of Minneapolis is taking the top off the tree and giving it to artists, so ... More >>
David Lefkowitz manipulates the environment, one painting at a time
Dog day afternoons: Teeny handbags, lutefisk jokes, and the virtues of loose tea
A dozen tenacious leaves still cling to the branches of the oldest living tree in the City of Minneapolis.