First Look: Spirit on Lake Apartments

“Capture the Spirit of Living Out” is the motto of the long-awaited affordable living property for seniors, Spirit on Lake Apartments, located on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Originally the location of Spirit of the Lakes […]

Slice: The Buttered Tin

My grandmother’s hands were delicate. Age had bent her fingers, swelled her knuckles, and I could trace the roads of purple veins through her skin; soft, but crinkled like tissue paper. These hands held mine […]

Graduation: Into the Wild Blue Yonder

Despite current weather forecasts, spring is in the air. The birds have started chirping and, between uncharacteristic April snow storms, patches of grass are growing green. For college students, this signals the end of another […]

Pride Party Recipes

Pride is the time to get together with friends, foes, and family to celebrate being who we are–and what celebration is complete without food and drink?  And what menu for Pride is complete without a […]

Slice: Food Truck-A-Palooza

Trying to keep track of all these food trucks is surprisingly similar to playing whack-a-mole. Every time I think I’ve got them all down – there’s another one! I look in one direction and three […]

Slice: The Oceanaire Seafood Room

The bar inside the new incarnation of The Oceanaire Seafood Room is packed. The room swirls with neon blue reflecting off mirrored chandeliers. The room as described by the General Manager, Jake Uttich is going […]

Gift Baskets with The Aliveness Project

“Your service is a blessing to us families who live in poverty and can’t afford Christmas presents. Our children couldn’t be happier. You put smiles on my children’s faces…priceless.” – 2010 Gift Basket recipient Adopting, […]

Off the Eaten Path: Wilde Roast Cafe

After many years happily spent serving customers on East Hennepin, the Wilde Roast Cafe is technically not a new restaurant. However, with its recent move to St. Anthony Main, an overhauled menu, and expanded beer […]

Off the Eaten Path: Kinsen

Kinsen: More than new noodles.  Asia seems to divide tourists into two categories. There are those who come back to the United States thankful that their restaurants feature toned-down, Americanized versions of Asian cuisine. Then […]