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2019 Spring Arts and Dining Pairings

Produced by Linda Raines and Chris Tarbox Arts Sections by John Townsend Dining Sections by Bradley Traynor Antigone Park Square Theatre at Andy Boss Thrust Stage, Park Square Theatre Through March 3, 2019 An all-female […]

Romantic Dining For 2019

These long, dark nights are best spent by low, warm lights in the company of your person. The past year has brought a new crop of restaurants with seductive lighting and dishes worth lingering over. […]

Eat The Menu: Fig + Farro

  It’s not every day you can get me into a restaurant that doesn’t serve meat. Even fewer are the days you’d get me into such an establishment and like, nay, love it. Such was […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Food ‘n Fun

Sometimes, the best gifts don’t come in the form of electronics or clothes, but rather offerings that complement your inner entertainer. These gifts are perfect for when you host parties or need to enhance your […]

A Nice Change Of Pastry

A tendril of an aroma wafts out of the basement of a church in Powderhorn. It wraps its way around the neighborhood, near Lake Street, beckoning like something out of a Tex Avery cartoon. Inside […]

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Sports

02.05.19 Maya Moore, Forward Minnesota Lynx, Decides to Sit Out the WNBA 2019 Season

GLBT Sports Directory 2019

Produced by Linda Raines 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, and the […]

Can’t Beat ‘Em, Dodge ‘Em

Stonewall Sports brings a new dodgeball team to Minneapolis. Since 2016, Stonewall Kickball Minneapolis has been providing the GLBT community a safe and fun environment to enjoy the games you probably dreaded in gym class. […]

01.11.19 Kenisha Bell Senior Guard University of Minnesota Golden Gophers’ Women’s Basketball Named to the 2019 John R. Wooden Award Mid-Season Top 25 Watch List Minneapolis MN

 

Hitting The Rainbow Slopes

  Elevation Gay Ski Week and Aspen Gay Ski Week draw GLBT skiers to Aspen, Colorado and Park City, Utah slopes. “Gay parties are the best parties,” Elevation Gay Ski Week producer Tom Whitman says […]

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Travel & Recreation

The Philadelphia Story

A visit to Philadelphia is like a booster shot to counteract what ails our land right now. It’s the City of Brotherly Love (as founder William Penn penned)—and the more of that, the better in […]

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Living Life Out On The ‘Edge’

The rooms are claustrophobic. You have to sit with the random people at dinner. There is not enough to do. When I asked people on Instagram and Twitter their reservations as to why they haven’t […]

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Puerto Paradise

Pray that a tsunami never hits Puerto Vallarta, the beach playground on the Pacific Ocean’s coast. It would deprive us of Mexico’s premier gay destination. While you may spot stray straight folks wandering the oceanside […]

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Hitting The Rainbow Slopes

  Elevation Gay Ski Week and Aspen Gay Ski Week draw GLBT skiers to Aspen, Colorado and Park City, Utah slopes. “Gay parties are the best parties,” Elevation Gay Ski Week producer Tom Whitman says […]

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Why Atlanta?

All I knew about Atlanta was that scene in Gone with the Wind where Gen. Sherman burns the city to a crisp. Oh, and chasing a connecting flight through its airport—the busiest in the world. […]

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Clubs & Music

2018-19 Winter What To Do Guide

As the darkness falls upon us, it’s easy to choose hibernation as the coping mechanism of choice to avoid the dreadful, icy, bone-chilling winter season. But as much as we might want to curl up […]

Preaching To The Choir (Literally)

Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus welcomes new artistic director Dr. Gerald Gurss. He’s not in Kansas anymore. Dr. Gerald Gurss, Twin Cities Gay Men’s Chorus’ new artistic director, has loved music since he was a […]

Video: Lavender’s First Thursday at Sociable Cider Werks

Join us for Lavender’s next First Thursdays happy hour at Sociable Cider Werks on Thursday, Aug. 2! Come down for great drinks, great conversation, and meet with some of our featured nonprofits, such as Second […]

Video: Lavender’s First Thursday at The Nicollet Diner

To accommodate those celebrating Independence Day this week, Lavender’s next First Thursday happy hour will actually take place on the SECOND Thursday of July, and we’ll be partying with our good friends at The Nicollet […]

06.22.18 GROWN & SEXY PRIDE VIII WITH DJ SHANNON BLOWTORCH AND SWEETPEA Minneapolis MN

 

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Style & Entertaining

Fashionably Mindful In Matrimony

Tierney Houdek talks about her lifelong calling as a fashion designer and what she offers to those looking to tie the knot. You can go all the way back to Tierney Houdek’s time as a […]

All That Glitters Is Gild

Get ready for Valentine’s Day with shiny finds at New Gild Jewelers. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, jewelry ad after jewelry ad is thrown at us from every direction. Suddenly, every commercial break, […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Lookin’ and Feelin’ Good

Gift that special someone in your life with hair and skin care products from Minnesota companies. Life changes for the better when you take pride in your appearance. Confidence skyrockets and you end up with […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Food ‘n Fun

Sometimes, the best gifts don’t come in the form of electronics or clothes, but rather offerings that complement your inner entertainer. These gifts are perfect for when you host parties or need to enhance your […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Jewelry

Love is in the air during the holiday season. From the sweet and spicy smells of cinnamon, cranberry and gingerbread to the warm cozy feeling of escaping a snowy night and enjoying the soft glow […]

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