Lynn Underwood | Star Tribune
Reporter | Homes

Underwood grew up in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a journalism degree. After college, she was a camp counselor at Camp Tamarack, St. Croix State Park. She lives in Plymouth with her husband and son, and spends free time gardening, traveling, going Up North to the family cabin, movies, checking out the newest taproom, playing Bunco and keeping up with pop culture.


How to transform a dark porch into a bright sunroom

A two-season porch is transformed into a light-filled room for relaxing — all within the same footprint.


$2.75M private island on Lake Minnetonka comes with home, cottage and beach house

Shorewood retreat feels like a year-round summer camp with 4,000 feet of sandy-bottomed lakeshore.


New book showcases hygge homes from Minnesota to Brooklyn

The entrepreneurs who teamed up to create Hygge & West wallpaper now showcase 20 real-life hygge homes in their new photo-packed book.


Opposite styles attract in a Minneapolis couple's modern urban lake home

A Minneapolis couple merge their diverse styles to create one sleek home.


Bold black-and-white makeover in Linden Hills is open for Remodelers Showcase

A contemporary Linden Hills home's black-and-white makeover is open for touring during the Remodelers Showcase.


Every part of $899K Shorewood home looks like a box of crayons

The walls, the cabinets, even some of the furniture comes in a feel-good hue.


Sepak takraw – 'kick volleyball' – courts open in St. Paul

Sepak takraw has its origins in Southeast Asia.


What's it like living in a glass house? This Woodland couple found out

Living in a glass house allows David and Kathleen Daniels to fully experience the four seasons — from every room.


Terry Gerten, farm market owner, dies at 69

Terry Gerten opened the gates of his new Farm Market the morning after a blizzard in April 1983. With more than a foot of snow…


$14.5M mansion brings 'over-the-top' luxury to Lake Minnetonka

One of the most expensive homes on the market boasts 700 feet of lakeshore, 11 fireplaces and gardens that look like Versailles.