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Food & Dining

The Best Restaurant, Brewery & Winery Patios in Minnesota

Even though Labor Day has passed, it doesn’t mean that patio season is over. As a producer for KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live, I have a monthly segment called “Worth the Trip”. I tally votes on […]

Cookin’ Up A Powderhorn Storm

For the first year ever, the Powderhorn Culinary Arts Show will feature cooks of all skill levels on Oct. 19. Whether you own your own restaurant, you’re a novice in your kitchen at home, or […]

A Table For Black Sheep

Black Sheep Pizza celebrates everyone’s differences. And what better way to do that than over a slice of their delicious pizza? It seems every corner you turn in the Twin Cities, there’s a new pizza […]

10 Tips For Your Trip To The Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair, which once again commences Aug. 22 thru Sept. 2, 2019, is a big deal. When you look at gross sales, you could say it is the biggest restaurant in the world. […]

06.22.19 Lady Gaga/Madonna Drag Brunch At The Union Rooftop



Long But Not Straight—GLBT Life Partnerships Tee Off at Burl Oaks Golf Club

You are surrounded: by traps made of sand, by hazards made of water, twin perils that entangle the ubiquitous, emerald hills like crooked spider webs dotted with unwary, dimpled fruit flies. You stand intently, your back to a hushed, expectant crowd. […]

09.03.19 United States Women’s National Team Victory Tour 2019 USA 3 Portugal 0 Saint Paul, MN


06.20.19 Lavender Pride Score Thursday Minneapolis MN


06.14.19 WNBA Minnesota Lynx Pride Night: Minnesota Lynx 81 Connecticut Sun 85 Minneapolis MN


6.02.19 Minnesota United FC Pride Game: Minnesota United FC 2 Philadelphia Union 3 Saint Paul MN



Travel & Recreation

A Word In Edgewise: I’ll Not Do It Any More—Until Next Time

A five-hour wait? “My Flight” had assured all was well: plane leaving 3:45, arriving San Francisco six-ish. Here, the board leers, “Delayed.”  Your flight now leaves 6:05, arriving after 8 p.m. There’s not time to […]


Nashville & Beyond

I’m not one to point to Queen Victoria as a monarch of good taste. The queen was known for denouncing pleasurable entertainments in the name of morality, yet—after hearing a performance of the visiting Fisk […]


It’s Always Fabulous In Philadelphia

Explore the history and delights of Philadelphia, which boasts a vibrant GLBT community all its own. I’ll admit that when I was a kid, any vacation that involved constant history lessons instead of constant theme […]


Live Like Royalty At Rivertown Inn

Stillwater’s Rivertown Inn has unique, elegant touches to make every guest’s stay feel personal and quaint. Since opening in 1982 as a bed and breakfast, the Rivertown Inn, located in Stillwater, Minnesota, has served many […]


From The Editor: Fall’s Well That Ends Well

Every so often, we all need to get away. We need time off, we need a vacation, we just need a freaking break. Usually, when we think of refreshing and resetting, the first time of […]


Clubs & Music

Oh, He’s A Jolly Good Eagle

The legendary Minneapolis GLBT establishment known as the eagleBOLTbar continues to stand tall as it approaches its 21st birthday. How apropos is it that one of the Twin Cities’ longest-lived and venerable gay nightclubs is […]

2019 Pride Weekend at LUSH

06.21.19 Pride Weekend at The Black Hart

06.21.19 Pride Weekend At Gay 90’s

06.23.19 Str8 Outta Stonewall at the Uptown VFW


Style & Entertaining

In The Mix With Mx

Maxine Britt showcases her gender-neutral-friendly line of clothes that fits any situation, whether it’s on the runway or at a wedding. “Whether we like it or not, everyone participates in fashion. We all get dressed […]

A Bolte Of Inspiration

Whether you’re stunning crowds with your burlesque performance or walking down the aisle, L’exquisite Reveal owner Sean Bolte has a design that’ll make you look downright fierce. Sean Bolte’s passion for fashion and design manifested […]

Tie The Knot At The Table

Taking off or landing, Holman’s Table offers a go-to restaurant for flyers of the Downtown St. Paul Airport and hungry locals alike. Since opening in 2018 right before Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, Holman’s Table […]

Bloom Where You Wish

Best Wishes Floral and Indulge and Bloom, two local gay-owned florists, offer unique floral arrangements and services for weddings and receptions. Even in the middle of a Minnesota blizzard, Best Wishes Floral and Indulge and […]

Goin’ To The Barn, And We’re Gonna Get Married

Mitchell Potter, co-owner of The Barn at Copper Creek in Menomonie, Wisconsin shares what makes their newly opened venue the perfect spot for a barn wedding. Originally from the Twin Cities, Mitchell Potter and his […]

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