Tom Horgen | Star Tribune
Digital Features Editor | Variety

Tom Horgen is the digital features editor for the Star Tribune's Variety section, overseeing online and social media strategy. He has covered nightlife, restaurants, music, fashion, film, comic books and art for the paper.


Thursday's Vikings game blitzing some Minnesotans' Thanksgiving dinners

Are you planning your T-day plans around the big football game?


Chrissy Teigen wants to 'party' with Mpls. diners, hungers for a Jucy Lucy

The supermodel tweeted "Hi!" to Minneapolis, and Minnesotans responded with thousands of tips on where to eat.


Minneapolis' famous First Avenue club can now be built with Legos

The nightclub teamed with a custom Lego maker on the mini-replica.


Louie Anderson, others join forces to help pay for Pepitos owner's lung transplant

With his restaurant up for sale and his health failing, Joe Minjares is getting some welcomed help from famous friends, including "MST3K's" Joel Hodgson.


In ranking of each state's favorite Halloween candy, we appear to be suckers

A new map shows the best-selling candy in each state, just in time for Halloween


Newly resurfaced 1936 video features a Mpls. 'fire cat' sliding down station poles

Watch this hilarious newsreel clip from 1936 featuring Mickey the Minneapolis Fire Cat.


Minnesota mom and autistic, nonverbal son win Jimmy Fallon's 'say mama' contest

The "Tonight Show" host found out that not all kids say "mama" the same way.


Minnesotans could break world record for largest Nerf gun battle this weekend

The "Great Minnesota Nerf Battle" will take place at the National Sports Center in Blaine — and is happening for a good cause.


Minnesota's first 'cat cafe' signs a lease in Uptown Minneapolis

The Cafe Meow isn't a cafe for cats. It's a coffee shop where customers would be able to hang out with some friendly felines -- and maybe adopt one.


Al Roker, Paula Deen, other celebs eat like Minnesotans on State Fair's first day

Recapping the famous faces eating Gizmos and other fair favorites on opening day.