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How to Add an Accessory Dwelling Unit to your Property in 7 Steps

By Christopher Strom If you’re old enough to remember watching TV’s Happy Days, Arthur Fonzarelli’s bachelor pad above the Cunningham’s garage defined “cool.” The Fonz had his share of independence yet was still part of […]


Feline Rescue: Where Cats LIVE

By Margaret Owen Thorpe Cats believe they are superior beings. How sure are we that they’re not? Cats need people because they have no cash, no credit cards, no smart phones, and no can openers. […]


Bear With Me (While I Tell You About…): 515

Minneapolis Movie Bears’ 6th Annual Oscar Party February 22 • 5 p.m. Chatterbox Pub • 800 Cleveland Ave. S., St. Paul Join the Minneapolis Movie Bears for a Bear-y good Oscar party and Oscar trivia […]


Vet Q&A With Dan Anderson

As an ongoing part of Lavender’s Pet Issue, Lavender partners with a veterinarian for a Q&A. If you have a question you’d like answered by a veterinarian, email it to Q.  What are the signs […]


Doggy Daycare Dos and Dont’s

By Joe Wrglal Today I’m going to explain how to pick and what to expect out of a doggy daycare. There are many different daycares to fit your dog’s needs and socialization level. Geography is […]


Ask Lambda Legal – Discrimination As Religion

          By Jennifer Pizer, National Director of Lambda Legal’s Law and Policy Project Q: I was reading about a bakery that didn’t want to make a wedding cake for a gay […]


Money: Kids and Taxes

By Mike Cassidy Tax professionals often joke that when folks have a child, they are bringing a new tax deduction into the world. Just today, my husband told me a friend at work just had […]


Money: A Tough Pill to Swallow

By Francis Ehrsam Pat* has been getting looks on the bus lately. The layers of latticed white gauze circling his head from forehead to crest resemble a rounded prayer cap. A rainbow collection of braided wires, […]


Bear With Me (While I Tell You About…): 514

Underwear Party February 7 eagleBOLTbar • 515 Washington Ave. S., Minneapolis It’s always a hot time at Bolt Video! Come show off your undies at Underwear Night. Underwear attire is enforced, and there is a […]


Money: Everybody Has a Financial Future. Who Is In Charge of Yours?

By Roya Moltaji Living in the present and finding your “true north” are common themes today. But what about establishing an authentic self so solidly that it perpetuates into the future? We each have the […]

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