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Burger Friday: Have it your way at the Hilltop in Edina

A design-your-own burger is the menu's most popular feature at the Johnson family's sharp remake of their Eden Avenue Grill.

Danish music innovator Agnes Obel heads to the Cedar fresh off SXSW

Agnes Obel will perform at the Cedar Cultural Center on Wednesday.

Classically trained Agnes Obel hits Minnesota fresh off an unlikely run at the SXSW fest.

Black comedian crusades to diversify the Twin Cities improv scene

John Gebretatose on his first performance with the all-black troupe Blackout: "It was so nice to have my voice heard, recognized and appreciated, not only by my teammates but the audience."

The Black and Funny fest showcases a new diversity on the local scene.

Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable

REVIEW: "Wilson," starring Woody Harrelson, is a peculiar delight that's full of brilliant lines, astute observations and aptly chosen locations around the Twin Cities.

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New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin

The veteran arts leader and professor comes to the Twin Cities from upstate New York.

Vote in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket Ale-ite Eight

The people have spoken, the matchups are set and voting for this latest dog-eat-dog round begins now.

Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'

Whether he's creating film, theater or spectacle, Danny Boyle delivers work that is mainstream and rebellious, silly and intense, but always unpredictable.

Let the 2017 block-party season begin! Hymie's, Bauhaus, Memory Lanes reveal lineups

Some of the most popular block parties in town have begun announcing their 2017 lineups, starting with Hymie's Records' outdoor bash for Record Store Day.

Bob Dylan talks a lot about Minnesota in rare straight-forward interview

The music icon sat with journalist Bill Flanagan for a long Q&A posted on bobdylan.com

News of the Weird: Moviegoing 'apocalypse'

Review: Hardly anything rotten about Nautilus Music-Theater's 'Twisted Apples'

Intimacy adds power to "Twisted Apples," a view of old-time small-town life adapted from Sherwood Anderson's short stories.

Photo-scanner options: Do you want versatility or speed?

Epson’s FastFoto FF-640 scanner.

We know the end of 'Life' from the start

REVIEW: The sci-fi flick follows a familiar path but still holds impressive shocks.

Documentary salutes the country's best color guards

David Byrne's dazzling "Contemporary Color" captures color guard shows and the hard prep that created them.

Ask Amy: Wife does too much and receives too little

Hax: Bow out of beach vacation gracefully


Crex Meadows bird activity mostly waterfowl right now
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A quick visit Thursday found nesting eagles and ice on potholes

Please use "chickadee checkoff" when you file your state tax form
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The money goes to the DNR non-game wildlife fund. It helps pay for things like the eagle cam currently focused on a nest with three chicks.


Burger Friday: Have it your way at the Hilltop in Edina

Steak, steak and steak: Manny's restaurant stays in top form over decades
Hey, wait: Why many Twin Cities restaurants don't take reservations
Vote in the Ultimate Minnesota Beer Bracket Ale-ite Eight

Cassie and Scott Frick and sons, Owen, left, 12, and Cole, 8, enjoy their remodeled and expanded kitchen in Minnetonka.

Lose a wall in your home, gain a dream kitchen

What caught our eye at the Twin Cities' annual Parade of Homes?
Four simple rules for successful seed-starting
Crex Meadows bird activity mostly waterfowl right now

Agnes Obel will perform at the Cedar Cultural Center on Wednesday.

Danish music innovator Agnes Obel heads to the Cedar fresh off SXSW

Let the 2017 block-party season begin! Hymie's, Bauhaus, Memory Lanes reveal lineups
DJ Keezy heads up an all-woman hip-hop party Saturday night at First Ave
Bob Dylan talks a lot about Minnesota in rare straight-forward interview

In this July 10, 2015 photo, Carrie Fisher, from left, Mark Hamill, and Harrison Ford attend Lucasfilm's "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" panel on day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego, Calif.

Disney CEO: 'Last Jedi' not changed due to Fisher's death

Amy Schumer drops out as Barbie in film based on doll
Nancy Kerrigan told to 'break a leg' on 'Dancing With the Stars' by Kristi Yamaguchi
British actress Emma Thompson turns down Trump offer

“Wilson” (with Woody Harrelson) took a swing through locations across the Twin Cities area in summer 2015.

Like doofus hero Woody Harrelson, Minnesota-shot 'Wilson' is oddly lovable

Danny Boyle set out to tackle new challenges with 'T2'
We know the end of 'Life' from the start
Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?

A recently published study found that high-intensity interval training, which combines short bursts of intense aerobic activity with longer stretch of moderate exercise, is best to reverse age-related changes.

High-intensity interval training can slow aging, Mayo study finds

New research suggests random chance plays a bigger role in getting cancer
State: Waite Park nurse did nothing for patient's seizures before he died
Death rates up for middle age whites with little education

Joan Nathan points out that many trendy foods have ancient roots.

In 'King Solomon's Table,' Joan Nathan traces the global origins of Jewish cuisine

We're all ears for British arlettes, a treat we know as elephant ears
Enjoy big taste with little fuss with chicken thighs
Burger Friday: Have it your way at the Hilltop in Edina

"Ena with Eyes Shut" by Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer features fashion by Greenlandic designer Nikolaj Kristensen.

American Swedish Institute exhibits fashions from extreme Nordic climes

Scene and Heard: St. Paul student artists recognized
Target is counting on Victoria Beckham to spice up clothing sales
Nike introduces the 'Pro Hijab'

Film critic turned director Marshall Fine, center, with comedian Robert Klein, right, and cinematographer/producer Brennan Vance.

Minnesota film critic switches over to the director's chair

Home video: Potter prequel 'Fantastic Beasts' works its magic
Minneapolis sues 'Rehab Addict' star Nicole Curtis, wants house back
TV picks for March 25-26: 'Ivy & Julie,' Tom Jones, 'The Bronte Sisters'

Tour boats await passengers in downtown Amsterdam. Amsterdam's canals criss-cross the old city making it easy to see it by boat. The traditional houses here are tall and skinny, and furniture has to be lifted into the upper rooms from the outside.

A weekend in Amsterdam? Yes, please

Midwest Traveler: Searching for Czech heritage in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
'So where are you from?' Traveling Minnesotans really get around
Travel Troubleshooter: American Airlines reneges on refund after brother-in-law dies

Penumbra founder Lou Bellamy and his daughter Sarah Bellamy tour the "Penumbra Theatre at 40" exhibit at the Minnesota History Center.

Minnesota theater icon Lou Bellamy reflects on 40 years of Penumbra

Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?
New boss of Hennepin theaters is a veteran arts leader raised in Wisconsin
Review: Hardly anything rotten about Nautilus Music-Theater's 'Twisted Apples'

Reading aloud begins in childhood but can last a lifetime.

Bookmark: Books to spark joy when read out loud

REVIEW: 'Lenin on the Train,' by Catherine Merridale
REVIEW: 'Our Short History,' by Lauren Grodstein
REVIEW: 'The Rules Do Not Apply,' by Ariel Levy

TV picks for March 25-26: 'Ivy & Julie,' Tom Jones, 'The Bronte Sisters'

Balance beam “Ivy & Julie 1976: A Happy Balance” isn’t the best of the “An American Girl Story” series, but it’s still a worthy effort…


Can Mpls. choreographer capture our 'greatest ugliness' with new ballet?

The 1967 documentary "Titicut Follies" exposed abuse at a hospital for the criminally insane. And now James Sewell has adapted the film for his new dance show.


Is it OK to drop dog poop in a neighbor's garbage can?

Everyone agrees that dog owners should pick up their pet's droppings, but where you put them is a matter of debate.


Poll: Is it OK for your neighbors to put dog poop in your garbage can?


Rosenblum: You're smart to hang on to your old car

Vindication has come, at long last, and from a surprising source.