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The forgotten architects behind the Foshay and other iconic Mpls. buildings

Blueprint of the Foshay Tower.

Magney and Tusler was founded 100 years ago, and its buildings define Minneapolis: the old MacPhail, Calhoun Beach Club, the Minneapolis Woman's Club and many more.

New Bob Dylan musical takes place in Duluth during Great Depression, will premiere in London

An early photo from the Weisman Art Museum.

The musical "Girl From the North Country" will premiere in London this summer.

What's bedtime like for Syrian refugee children? See the haunting photos at American Swedish Institute

From exhibit "Where the Children Sleep."

To help people care about a complicated conflict, a Swedish photojournalist focused on child refugees at a vulnerable moment – as they tried to fall asleep.

Idina Menzel and Nia Long stay in safe waters in Lifetime's remake of 'Beaches'

Idina Menzel and Nia Long stay in safe waters for a TV remake of "Beaches."

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Review: Lumineers' arena show not their 'Hey' day

Review: The folky trio's first arena tour landed with high spirits at Target Center.

For Twin Cities troupe Mu, 'Flower Drum Song' will be a celebration

The theater troupe marks its anniversary with a piece of Asian-American history.

Trailblazing conductor Roderick Cox nails his first big Minnesota Orchestra concert

The young Minnesota Orchestra conductor impressed with his subscription concert debut.

Startling Walker Art Center show explores women's search for peace in a troubled world

The show explores the search for balm in a troubled world.

New 'authentic' Chinese restaurant opening in North Loop this weekend

A Jun sneak peak revealed hand-made noodles, sharp design and lots of Baijiu cocktails.

Local music notes: Jon Wayne & the Pain celebrates feel-good album

Jon Wayne & the Pain celebrates its fourth record this weekend.

The reggae-tinged rockers' First Avenue gig Saturday is next door to another release party by Tyte Jeff.

Does high-end turntable really need a cartridge upgrade?

Grado’s Reference Platinum 2 cartridge.

News of the Weird: Big bucks for use mouthguard

TV picks for Jan. 20-22: 'Rosewood,' 'Beaches,' Rolling Stones in Cuba, 'The Hunted'

Ticket alert for Jan. 20-21: Casting Crowns, Billy Joel, Phantogram, Tom Paxton and more

Twin Cities concerts of the week: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Target Center, Hoopsnakes reunite for a cancer benefit

Your guide to the Twin Cities' must-see shows this week.

Ask Amy: Upset young adult wants to rejoin the '90s

Hax: Expecting too much of houseguest?


C.J.: Smooth jazz's Jeff Lorber is cool about borrowing by Ashanti and Ja Rule
C.J.

Jeff Lorber, the father of fusion and a pioneer of smooth jazz, was having a surprising amount of fun over a typo in his…

Our food critic taste-tested McDonald's new Big Macs – and lived to tell the tale
Table Talk

Rick Nelson goes all Marilyn Hagerty on us and drops by his local McDonald's to review the new line of Big Macs.


New 'authentic' Chinese restaurant opening in North Loop this weekend

What's hot this week: The Great Northern, worldly dinners, cocktail classes
Downtown Minneapolis' new hangout: Mercury Dining Room and Rail
Our food critic taste-tested McDonald's new Big Macs – and lived to tell the tale

DIY do's and don'ts from 'Rescue Renovation' contractor, coming to Minneapolis Home Show

DIY terrariums, discount trees, garden seminars and more
How to choose the right chair
Home plan: Traditional ranch with modern features

An early photo from the Weisman Art Museum.

New Bob Dylan musical takes place in Duluth during Great Depression, will premiere in London

Review: Eric Church shows who's the Boss at Target Center
Dark Energy celebrates one year of Goth-industrial dance parties in Minneapolis
Review: Lumineers' arena show not their 'Hey' day

Aaron Rodgers' father opens up on family rift

'NCIS: Los Angeles' star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61
Adele to perform at the Grammy Awards next month
C.J.: Smooth jazz's Jeff Lorber is cool about borrowing by Ashanti and Ja Rule

Michael Keaton is Ray Kroc in “The Founder.” Weinstein Co.

Michael Keaton's take on Ray Kroc: All's fair in love, war and hamburgers

'20th Century Women' — coming of age in a new age
Little things add up to a lot in Jim Jarmusch's 'Paterson'
Home video review: 'Girl on the Train' goes nowhere

The Washburn Center for Children opened its $24 million center in 2014. Steve Lepinski is the CEO.

Minneapolis therapy for child trauma attracts global interest

Marijuana's effects on health: The good, the bad and the unknown
Study: Heroin resurgence an 'unintended consequence' of attempt to curb OxyContin abuse
Meet three women on the front lines of Zika vaccine testing

Penny's Coffee in Minneapolis.

How Instagram is changing the game for Twin Cities restaurants

Making macarons needn't be intimidating; patience is your friend
Beat the winter blues with salmon, noodles and a coconut-ginger broth
Our food critic taste-tested McDonald's new Big Macs – and lived to tell the tale

Five of the Twin Cities' biggest style influencers on Instagram.

'Almost like local celebrities': Meet state's biggest style influencers on Instagram

Scene + Heard: Best of the Best Showcase for dance teams
Ask the expert: How to style navy skirts without resembling a schoolgirl
Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Nia Long, left, and Idina Menzel in “Beaches,” which premieres tonight.

Idina Menzel and Nia Long stay in safe waters in Lifetime's remake of 'Beaches'

Kristen Bell rings true in 'The Good Place,' network TV's best new sitcom
Future of HBO's 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' still uncertain
An inaugural moment when the anchors let silence tell the story

A train crosses the Nine Arches Bridge, near Ella, Sri Lanka. Navigating Sri Lanka’s hill country by rail can be a beguiling experience but also a time-consuming one.

From tea plantations to game parks and a lazy beach, exploring Sri Lanka

New hotels in Palm Springs offers rooms with a point of view
Biking the Florida Keys, east to west
Apostle ice caves inaccessible; Hawaii reconsiders ferry; family fun in Colorado

The Batsheva Dance Company, which performs Tuesday at Northrop, is known for its daring repertory and distinct Gaga training approach.

Israel's Batsheva Dance Company brings healing 'Gaga' method to Minneapolis

Startling Walker Art Center show explores women's search for peace in a troubled world
For Twin Cities troupe Mu, 'Flower Drum Song' will be a celebration
From Pepie to the Sasquatch, Minnesota's paranormal activity inspires artist

Burning Bright by Nick Petrie takes readers to the redwood forest of Northern California.

7 mysteries to chill your soul on a wintry night

Review: 'Krazy,' by Michael Tisserand
Big fat books to help winter go fast
Mark Twain bedtime story is rediscovered

Home plan: Traditional ranch with modern features

PLAN HOTW160051Total finished sq. ft.: 2,129Bed/bathrooms: 3/3Stories: 1 Garage bays: 2 Foundation: Unfinished basementA remarkable amount of storage helps keep this ranch home organized. From…


Chanhassen couple create the ultimate mother-in-law apartment

Chanhassen couple create the ultimate-mother-in law apartment – while transforming their home at the same time.


How Instagram is changing the game for Twin Cities restaurants

Across the metro, restaurants are recognizing Instagram not just as a powerful social media tool, but as a force driving marketing and design decisions.


TV picks for Jan. 22: 'The Hunted,' 'Rachel Carson,' 'The New Edition Story'

The fugitive kinds “The Hunted” is being billed as a giant game of hide and seek, with nine teams of two scampering to avoid…


Pick Six: Praise for Bruce Channel, McCrary Sisters, Marc Broussard, Bruce Springsteen, Patti LaBelle, Sherwin Linton

Pick Six is a half-dozen cool things in music, from two points of view.