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Food & Dining

Eat the Menu: Healthy Doesn’t Always Happen At Home

I maintain a pretty healthy lifestyle. Mostly so I can afford to eat whatever I want, whenever and wherever I go out for dinner. Or breakfast, lunch, brunch, snack, nibbles, etc. The last thing I […]

Eat the Menu: Romantic Valentine’s Dinners

Where should we go? What are you in the mood for? What about that one place? Are they still open? Do they even take reservations? Do you think they’ll have anything available? Did we wait […]

Pop a Bottle: How to Unleash Your Inner Sommelier

Wine. We drink it, we bond over it, we bring it to parties, we sip it alone after a long day. We don’t need science to tell us a well-chilled glass of good Champagne is a […]

2017 Winter What To Do

Out There 2017 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Through Jan, 28 $79.50 package for all four shows, $25 individually www.walkerart.org Intent on flipping expectations and blurring lines, Out There brings some of the world’s most intriguing […]

Eat the Menu: Punch Bowl Social

Adult children of the world, unite! We finally have a place to hang out with other adults while not actually having to act much like adults. Punch Bowl Social at the edge of St. Louis […]

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Sports

02.16.17 Score Thursdays Union Restaurant Minneapolis MN

 

2017 Winter What To Do

Out There 2017 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Through Jan, 28 $79.50 package for all four shows, $25 individually www.walkerart.org Intent on flipping expectations and blurring lines, Out There brings some of the world’s most intriguing […]

From Bunny Hill to Mountain Top: National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

Hollywood loves to romanticize winter sports: snow bunny couples skiing down the hill, warming up with a hot chocolate in the chalet, and maybe hitting the slopes again before the screen goes black. Turns out, […]

2016 Lavender Community Awards

Produced by Andy Lien Written by Shane Lueck The recipients of the Lavender Community Awards were nominated and voted for online in the month of November. Winners demonstrate clear dedication and leadership by being either out […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Sports/Fitness

These products are perfect for all fitness enthusiasts, from hardcore gym rats to amateur athletes. From stocking stuffers to apparel and more, this list has something for every price point and every fitness level. Gear […]

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Travel & Recreation

Québec February Events

By Keven Tremblay In a monthly column featuring must-visit events in Québec from a person who lives there, Keven Tremblay acts as your personal tour guide. Making sure you’re aware of the best and biggest events the […]

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Fredericksburg – Deep In the Heart

I’m deep in the heart of Texas, reliving the refrain of the ’40s cowboy ballad. The stars at night are big and bright, just as he promised. And as we drive along, I mentally supply […]

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California, Here I Come

Fifteen years ago, not so much — empty storefronts on a dowdy plaza. Today, the shopping/dining/wine-tasting scene in Healdsburg, California, is hot-hot-hot, and those storefronts hemming their now-magical plaza occupy some of the costliest real […]

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Gliding Down the Rhine

Castles on the Rhine; murmur those sweet nothings, and I’m a goner. Sign me up. All Viking Cruises had to do to seal the deal was offer guests a sweet promotional discount and I was […]

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2017 Winter What To Do

Out There 2017 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Through Jan, 28 $79.50 package for all four shows, $25 individually www.walkerart.org Intent on flipping expectations and blurring lines, Out There brings some of the world’s most intriguing […]

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Clubs & Music

Barometer: Gay 90’s Hosts Gala Grand Opening of New La Femme Show Lounge

Fabulous Refashioned Space Is Crown Jewel of Megabar On the evening of Jan. 13, the Gay 90’s hosted the gala grand opening of its new La Femme Show Lounge upstairs. This fabulous refashioned space is […]

Dyllan Murray’s New Single an Equality Anthem, Proceeds Benefit GLAAD and The Trevor Project

Singer Dyllan Murray has released the music video for his new single “No Wrong Way” featuring Kira Kosarin. The song explores equality for love between all races and genders, focusing specifically on the acceptance of […]

2017 Winter What To Do

Out There 2017 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Through Jan, 28 $79.50 package for all four shows, $25 individually www.walkerart.org Intent on flipping expectations and blurring lines, Out There brings some of the world’s most intriguing […]

Barometer: Mercedes Iman-Diamond Captures Miss Gay 90’s 2016 Title

On the evening of Oct. 27, the annual Miss Gay 90’s Pageant took place at the La Femme Show Lounge upstairs in the megabar. Brandonna Dupri-LaReese was emcee for the event. La Femme show director […]

10.26.16 Tina and the B-Sides Minneapolis MN

   

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Style & Entertaining

Pop a Bottle: How to Unleash Your Inner Sommelier

Wine. We drink it, we bond over it, we bring it to parties, we sip it alone after a long day. We don’t need science to tell us a well-chilled glass of good Champagne is a […]

Fashion: Sweater Weather

Photography, styling, and art direction by Taylor Hall O’Brien Hair by Whitney Vermeer / Skin by Andrea Hotline Models: Ricky Graham and Tay Godsey at Ignite Models Produced by John Mark Vintage sweater from Bearded […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Shane Lueck

My favorite part about holiday gift giving is the excuse to buy family and friends those things that they wouldn’t normally buy themselves. They’ve talked nonstop about how much they want something but can’t seem […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Andy Lien

KRUPS Savoy 12-Cup Thermal ET351 The newest coffee maker on the market features a thermal carafe, which purportedly keeps coffee warm for up to four hours, but my road testing has had me sipping still-warm […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide: John Mark

Meltdown Kim Tee Someday we will tell our grandchildren about this woman. Keep the obsessions alive for years to come with this indulgent moment in popular culture, immortalized on a T-shirt. You wish you didn’t […]

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