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5 Minneapolis distilleries offer cocktails with local flavor

Corrin Turkowitch and Sophie Gori took sips from a frozen mixed drink at Norseman Distillery.

The Twin Cities' distillery room scene has taken off with force in the past year and a half. These five distilleries with cocktail rooms offer local flavor in a glass.

Italian Eatery serves up success in south Minneapolis, but there's a big but

Owners Eric and Vanessa Carrara at the front door of the Italian Eatery.

REVIEW: The meals go beyond the usual suspects. Think brunch, for starters. However, there is one area where the kitchen's wobbliness is most evident: the pasta.

Viral video hoax prompts social media blowback for KDWB's Dave Ryan

Screen grab from the new version of the video "Dave Ryan caught yelling at server," posted to YouTube by The Dave Ryan Show.

KDWB's Dave Ryan was blasted on social media Tuesday after a video of him being rude to a restaurant server made the rounds on the internet.

Alton Brown, showman of food TV, pulls back the curtain on his private life

He is a private, politically conservative Southerner who sometimes carries a Bible and a firearm. And he is probably much smarter than you.

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Twin Cities-based actor is having a Glamour moment

Sun Mee Chomet

Sun Mee Chomet, who is in 'The Last Firefly' that premieres at the Children's Theatre Friday, is featured in photos and video in the style magazine

Kindergarten is off to a rocky start – what's a parent to do?

I'm trying to keep my cool while respecting my kindergartner's emotions. But what if the situation doesn't improve?

Why is Minneapolis a top 10 place to live for millennials? Two words: Office snacks

An abundance of office snacks and good salaries make it a great time to be a millennial worker in Minneapolis.

TV viewers worldwide will have their eyes on Minnesota as Ryder Cup tees off

This weekend's Ryder Cup will be the year's most-watched sports event in the U.S.

Local cider maker returns for Minneapolis dinner

A Minneapolis native -- and co-founder of Finnriver Cider -- is returning to the Twin Cities to help host a six-course cider feast at Wise Acre Eatery on Oct. 4.

Six more potential heirs file challenges in Prince estate case

The challenges will likely make the complex work of determining Prince's heirs even more complicated and lengthy.

Missing mist? How to help your kids handle the flu shot

Parents are scrambling to deal with children's fear of shots now that doctors say to avoid the nasal spray.

Lester Holt keeps cool in hot-tempered Clinton-Trump debate

The NBC anchor was a largely benevolent sheriff in high-profile political showdown.

Brazilian dance company shimmies its way back to Northrop

Minneapolis' most fashionable turn out for Envision fashion show

Runway looks were hit-and-miss at the 10th annual Envision Minneapolis fashion show. But the people-watching? Not to be missed.

Ask Amy: Woman upsets household by finally moving out

Hax: Grandma is grumpy in shared household

Cedar Cultural Center awarded $500,000 to boost Minnesota residencies for Somali artists


Twin Cities-based actor is having a Glamour moment
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Sun Mee Chomet, who is in 'The Last Firefly' that premieres at the Children's Theatre Friday, is featured in photos and video in the style magazine

In new memoir, Springsteen recalls dancing with Courteney Cox in St. Paul
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He thought Courteney Cox was just a fan in the audience chosen for the video of "Dancing in the Dark."


Style calendar

Ladies, your feet don’t have to hurt to look good. Pumpz in the Galleria in Edina is hosting a trunk show from 5-8 p.m. Fri.…


HBO is a step closer to filming 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' in Minneapolis public housing

But producers of 'Mogadishu, Minnesota' must satisfy resident council before getting the final OK..


Sister, brother and dad remodel Edina home for multigenerational living

After their mother died a few years ago, Melissa, Adam and their father, Richard, chose to remain in the home so the siblings could continue to provide help and care for their dad.


TV picks for Sept. 29: 'Young Frankenstein,' 'Do the Right Thing,' 'Mighty Magiswords'

Sword play Tired of chasing fortune on Pokémon Go? Search for swords alongside siblings Prohyas and Vambre, the heavily caffeinated siblings in the animation series…


Get baking: It's time for the annual Taste Holiday Cookie Contest

Enter your recipe in our annual holiday cookie contest.


Uber driver asks for unique tip: A slice of riders' 'wisdom'

Passengers are handed a journal and asked to write something that's meaningful to them.


US probing possible worker abuse by Wells Fargo

The U.S. Labor Department is investigating possible abuses of employees by Wells Fargo in connection with the bank's alleged efforts to open millions of unauthorized accounts to meet sales goals.


In new memoir, Springsteen recalls dancing with Courteney Cox in St. Paul

He thought Courteney Cox was just a fan in the audience chosen for the video of "Dancing in the Dark."


TV picks for Sept. 28: 'Big Brother,' 'Criminal Minds,' 'Code Black'

Not-so-smooth criminal It’s impossible to match the grim drama depicted on “Criminal Minds,” but producers seem to be making their best effort. They fired…


Nick Jonas & Co. behave like animals in frat drama 'Goat'

Movie review: The horrors of fraternity hazing resonate in "Goat."


The word of the week: Aggrupation

Definition: A group or organization. Sample usage: “I joined an aggrupation that shares my fascination with our occupation.” Popularity: Why you’d use…


Ask Amy: Daughter wants to shut down parental insults

Dear Amy: When I was growing up, my father called me terrible names, almost always centered on insulting my intelligence (“stupid,” a “nitwit,” etc.).…


Marilyn Carlson Nelson named chair-elect of Minnesota Orchestra board

The businesswoman has a long history with the orchestra, and even funded its trip to Cuba.


Minnesota's divorced dads' group celebrates growth

When Bruce Smith faced divorce in 2006, he didn't know where to turn. Like many men, he found it difficult to admit that he needed…


How the Oxford English Dictionary decides which words to add

Why words like "squee," "moobs" and "YOLO" end up in the dictionary.


Minnesota Opera's 'Romeo and Juliet' is first-rate production of second-rate opera

Review: Minnesota Opera's production is eye-filling and smart, with some seriously gutsy singing.


Grandma takes on gun violence in Heart of the Beast's poetic 'Queen'

REVIEW: Puppetry and poetry amplify the heartache in Heart of the Beast's "Queen."


How chronic fatigue syndrome resembles hibernation

Study may be "game-changer" in treating debilitating condition.


What Marvel's canceling of 'Nighthawk' means for superheroes of color

What do we want from comic books’ superheroes of color? That’s a question I asked myself after Marvel canceled “Nighthawk,” a dark and gritty Chicago-based…


Review: 'All That Man Is,' by David Szalay

FICTION: Man Booker Prize-shortlisted tales focus on European contemporary life.