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Rock the Garden returns to the Walker in familiar, Revolutionary form

The Revolution performs during Rock the Garden outside Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on Saturday.

Prince's old bandmates got the 11,000 attendees revved up more than any other act.

Minneapolis' Minnehaha Mile is a shopping destination with a vintage vibe

Toni Johnson with stacks of Pyrex mixing bowls and casseroles sold at her shop, Turquoise Vintage.

Want to travel back in time? Hit a cluster of vintage stores on seven blocks in Minneapolis. Here's a snapshot of each store — and what you'll find.

Barcelona is a city for the ages

This photo taken Jan. 13, 2010, shows Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church, an unfinished Barcelona landmark in Barcelona, Spain.

Barcelona continues to rise in popularity, due to sunny skies, great eats and heady architecture.

From their kitchen to yours: Minnesota cottage food producers cook for cash

The updated cottage food law helps Minnesota home cooks turn their specialties into revenue streams.

Eat & drink insider

How Minnesota arts groups are getting creative to woo sponsors

As funding shifts, companies' marketing dollars are increasingly important to art institutions' bottom lines.

Summer serial: Embark on Great Lakes adventure in 'Redemption's Run'

When a mysterious young captain arrives in her hometown of Bayfield, Wis., 12-year-old Kacie stows aboard his boat, Redemption, searching for answers about the father she has never known.

Rosenblum: Minnesota grandparents feel love after travel ban revised

Nana is there to help.

The case is a reminder that grandparents are essential to a growing number of families.

Lileks: When will stores learn to stop selling school supplies in July?

No one wants to think about pencils and notebooks in July.

Retailers, please let us savor what's left of summer.

Twin Cities TV reporter 'inspired' to help sick kids as friend's legacy

After a surprise bequest from a former co-worker, a TV reporter increased her efforts to help children with Crohn's disease.

Women of Blondie and Garbage rock Mystic Lake Casino in well-matched show

Debbie Harry and Shirley Manson proved to be unstoppable, enduring forces.

Now that there's a female 'Dr. Who,' here are 8 more heroes women should play

The next time Hollywood execs reboot a popular character, they should consider these women.

Road trip with kids? These audiobooks will help keep your family happy in the car

We broke down these suggestions by age, but you'll enjoy them even if you're old enough to be in the driver's seat.

Scene + Heard: Gala Garden Party at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Gala Garden Party blended the casualness of a garden party with the elegance of a black tie event.

Home video: 'Ghost in the Shell' deserves a second look

"Ghost in the Shell" arguably works best for those who haven't seen the legendary Japanese animé upon which it's based.

Ask Amy: Retired colleague is tired of organizing get-togethers

Hax: Apology demand illustrates larger problem

Bon Iver gambles 'A Million' to top off an otherwise lively Rock the Garden

Justin Vernon, the Revolution mixed moods Saturday at Walker Art Center's annual fest.


Feed me, I'm yours
Wingnut

White-breasted Nuthatches evolved to feed upside down, which they do in any and all circumstances

Women of Blondie and Garbage rock Mystic Lake Casino in well-matched show
Artcetera

Debbie Harry and Shirley Manson proved to be unstoppable, enduring forces.


Fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant opens to big crowds in IDS Center

New North Loop bar now open with 200 whiskeys, 'Road House'-inspired name
Portillo's reveals some juicy details about its future Maple Grove location
Beer Choir combines love of suds and singing: 'Zero talent is required'

Toni Johnson with stacks of Pyrex mixing bowls and casseroles sold at her shop, Turquoise Vintage.

Minneapolis' Minnehaha Mile is a shopping destination with a vintage vibe

Childhood home in Medina gets a 'modern mountain' update
See the winners in this year's Star Tribune Beautiful Gardens contest
Feed me, I'm yours

The Revolution performs during Rock the Garden outside Walker Art Center in Minneapolis on Saturday.

Rock the Garden returns to the Walker in familiar, Revolutionary form

Women of Blondie and Garbage rock Mystic Lake Casino in well-matched show
Media showman, Minnesota's rock 'n' roll 'godfather' Bill Diehl dies at 91
Bon Iver gambles 'A Million' to top off an otherwise lively Rock the Garden

Britain's Prince William, center, and Britain's Prince Harry, right, with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earlier this year. (Philippe Huguen/Pool Photo via AP)

Princes William, Harry remember their final call with Diana

'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery
'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery cited for loaded gun at airport
Linkin Park cancels tour after Chester Bennington's death

Cornered British troops on the beach at Dunkirk, France, await evacuation across the English Channel in “Dunkirk.”

Director Christopher Nolan turns defeat at 'Dunkirk' into a cinematic triumph

'Girls Trip' knows the route to rowdy fun
Casey Affleck's 'A Ghost Story' is a haunting tale of love and loss
'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery

After attending her first spin class, teacher Christina D’Ambrosio of New York went to the hospital due to excruciating pain and brown urine. Rhabdomyolysis was diagnosed.

As workouts intensify, a harmful side effect becomes more common

Study: Gay men eager to donate blood, at times ignoring federal policy
What are the long-term risks to egg donors? With no one tracking effects, we don't know
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

Cody Miller of Golden Valley came up with his Funny Bunny Organics as a way to get his triplets to eat more vegetables by putting them in jam.

From their kitchen to yours: Minnesota cottage food producers cook for cash

Why pizza farms are a summer sensation – and 5 you must try near Twin Cities
Dress up corn on the cob with Mexican style
Make your own crispy tacos

Mari Anderson looks at jewelry handmade in Haiti sold by Jesse Farley (left) from Gathered Goods Co. during the Crafts & Drafts Summer Craft Fair.

Why craft markets are proliferating at Twin Cities breweries and taprooms

That's different: Minnesota's passive-aggressiveness inspires hit T-shirt
Scene + Heard: Gala Garden Party at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Contest winner disqualified over pro-Trump Instagram post

Michelle Dockery from "Downton Abbey" would make a great Sherlock Holmes.

Now that there's a female 'Dr. Who,' here are 8 more heroes women should play

Paul Douglas is back on Twin Cities airwaves as WCCO radio host
Home video: 'Ghost in the Shell' deserves a second look
'Home Alone' actor John Heard dies at 72 following back surgery

This photo taken Jan. 13, 2010, shows Antoni Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia church, an unfinished Barcelona landmark in Barcelona, Spain.

Barcelona is a city for the ages

Walking among the bluebirds of Northfield
Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities
Mississippi River Recreation Area named one of top 10 parks

Yo-Yo Ma performed with the Minnesota Orchestra in June, with sponsorship from Ameriprise Financial.

How Minnesota arts groups are getting creative to woo sponsors

Ordway's 'Jesus Christ Superstar' looks super but is short on soul
Redo of Peavey Plaza in Mpls. preserves and updates once-popular park
You can get art, with no buyer's remorse, at Minneapolis Art Lending Library

A model of a wooly mammoth at the Mammoth Museum in Siberia.

Review: 'Woolly: The True Story of the Quest to Revive One of History's Most Iconic Extinct Creatures,' by Ben Mezrich

REVIEWS: 'Girl on the Leeside,' by Kathleen Anne Kenney, and 'The Road to Jonestown,' by Jeff Guinn
Review: 'Jane Austen at Home,' by Lucy Worsley, follows trail of nearly homeless author
Review: 'Stephen Florida,' by Gabe Habash

Poet meets preacher as J Cole takes stage at Xcel

REVIEW: Cole was in total command of his politically tough and morally positive rap-homilies.


Media showman, Minnesota's rock 'n' roll 'godfather' Bill Diehl dies at 91

He helped shape Minnesota's burgeoning rock scene in the 1960s.


Rush on $10 senior lifetime pass to national parks causes shortage in Twin Cities

More are on order; mail-in applications are an option.


Turn old junk into Pinterest-worthy creations

Easy recipes for repurposing 10 everyday items.


Wine of the Week: Airlie Willamette Valley Pinot Blanc 2015

Airlie Willamette Valley Pinot Blanc 2015 So much cool stuff is going on in Oregon, and it extends well behind the signature pinot noirs. White…