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Spring Swing March 22 • 3–5:30 p.m. The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis • 410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis An annual rite of spring, Freedom Jazz’ Spring Swing, is right around the corner. Come dance and […]


Ask Lambda Legal – Keeping the “Affordable” in the Affordable Care Act

            By Scott Schoettes, HIV Project Director for Lambda Legal Q: I was finally able to get health insurance through Obamacare and thankfully I qualified for the federal subsidies to […]


2015 Spring Arts & Dining

Arts Previews by John Townsend & Shane Lueck Food Pairings by Joy Summers Hir Mixed Blood Theatre Company Through March 22 Prepare to let go of some of your assumptions. Obie Award-winning drag artist […]


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Purimball March 7 • 8 p.m. – Midnight The Woman’s Club • 410 Oak Grove St., Minneapolis Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim at Purimball, an adult costume party for Jews and non-Jews. You’ll dance […]

Courtesy of Christopher Strom.

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. […]


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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 […]

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