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Food & Dining

Neighborhood Guide: North Loop and Uptown

Minneapolis: a city of many hats — or should I say neighborhoods. From Central to Northeast, the neighborhoods of Minneapolis are just as diverse as the people in them. With so many neighborhoods and so many […]

Because We Can, Can, Can!

Remember the scene in the movie Moulin Rouge when Ewan McGregor is experiencing the cancan dancers for the first time? Jim Broadbent starts the action and song by Fatboy Slim by yelling “Because we can, can, […]

2017 Dining Out for Life

Whether we’re celebrating with friends and family, going out for date night, or just simply too lazy to make dinner at home, dining out is an important part in all of our lives. And how […]

2017 New Restaurant Guide

In the past year, we’ve had a whole lot of turnover in the Twin Cities dining scene. Here is a fairly comprehensive list of the restaurants that have opened (or reopened as a new venture) […]

Eat the Menu: JUN

It hadn’t even occurred to me that the North Loop was missing something. Until, that is, I ate the something it was missing. In the restaurant it was missing. Nestled in the heart of the […]

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Sports

05.01.17 Minnesota Lynx Media Day Minneapolis MN

04.20.17 Score Thursdays Union Restaurant Minneapolis MN

Kicking the Walls Down

The rush of running across the playground until your lungs are burning and your blood is boiling with adrenaline. The thrill of finding the perfect hiding place that will, without a doubt, lead you to […]

2017 Community Sports Directory

The Twin Cities area is home to a remarkable number of athletes who identify as members of the GLBT community. The sports range from soccer to basketball to quidditch, the teams are all welcoming and […]

Bump and Grind — Dr. Pamela Gonzalez Takes on the Beautiful Gravel Roads of Northern Minnesota

It’s like the Tour de France but with more mosquitoes. It’s like Walden but with less symbolism. It’s like Brokeback Mountain but with fewer sheep. It’s the second annual running of Le Grand du Nord Gravel Cycling Classic, and […]

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Travel & Recreation

How To Score The Cheapest Airfares For Your Vacation

By Eric Poole Brand G Vacations In past years, with oil at $100 a barrel, airfares were akin to a prostate exam: it felt like someone was violating you, and under highly unflattering lighting. But in […]

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O Winnipeg

“How was dinner last night? Did you enjoy the theater?” This is not your BFF asking, it’s the hotel staff, following up with “Another coffee to go?” You know all about Minnesota Nice. This is […]

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The Insane Travel Benefits From Premium Credit Cards

  by Eric Poole I would never pay $450 for an American Express Platinum card just to look like an A-Gay. My self-worth isn’t linked to a piece of plastic. Well, unless it’s an all-access […]

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Vu with a Room in Louisville

Louisville is one of the 10 hottest gay destinations in the USA, declares Orbitz, and George Stinson can claim some of the credit. Well-known for opening the Connection, a gay nightclub, and his Marketplace restaurant […]

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Honeymooning On The Water: Should We Take An Ocean Or River Cruise?

By Eric Poole Gay cruises have exploded in popularity in the past decade. The ability to unpack your steamer trunks once, see multiple destinations (often multiple countries) on a single trip, and honeymoon in a […]

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Clubs & Music

Neighborhood Guide: North Loop and Uptown

Minneapolis: a city of many hats — or should I say neighborhoods. From Central to Northeast, the neighborhoods of Minneapolis are just as diverse as the people in them. With so many neighborhoods and so many […]

Because We Can, Can, Can!

Remember the scene in the movie Moulin Rouge when Ewan McGregor is experiencing the cancan dancers for the first time? Jim Broadbent starts the action and song by Fatboy Slim by yelling “Because we can, can, […]

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 […]

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Style & Entertaining

The Wedding Guys: “Classic Is Always On-Trend”

Tulle and chiffon as far as the eye can see! March 5 marked the eighth time the large-scale Twin Cities Bridal Show was produced in St. Paul by The Wedding Guys. All eyes were on the […]

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 […]

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