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Overweight Minnesotans are among those who are ditching the diet

Fresh Approach: Jocelyn Steinke, who has ditched dieting and believes weight is not the only measure of good health, climbed stairs for exercise at Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis.

Fewer people are trying to lose weight amid a backlash against dieting and growing acceptance of being fat.

Why craft markets are proliferating at Twin Cities breweries and taprooms

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

Twin Cities taprooms are suddenly hot spots for shopping artisan jewelry, handbags, skin care and more.

Dave Chappelle to headline five shows at intimate Minneapolis club

Dave Chappelle has a history of performing at small Minneapolis clubs.

The comedian and actor will perform at Icehouse, a small venue in south Minneapolis.

That's different: Minnesota's passive-aggressiveness inspires hit T-shirt

Minnesotans are notorious for not saying what they really mean — and now they can wear it proud.

Eat & drink insider

Friday's J. Cole concert at Xcel Center postponed to Saturday due to 'border issues'

The charts-topping rapper also delayed concerts in three other cities.

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.

Seattle rock legend Buzz Osborne of the Melvins relishes his Minneapolis ties

The hero of the Seattle underground scene talks Chris Cornell, Mudhoney and his favorite Minneapolitan ahead of Saturday's Bash 17.

Hundreds of puppets from around the world converge on St. Paul this week

How'd we get this interview with a puppet about a puppetry convention in St. Paul? We pulled some strings.

MSP Airport shows travelers 'who we are' with new Minnesota art

Does art represent something essential about Minnesota? The planners at MSP International Airport think so.

New opera 'Mother King' tells the story of MLK's mom

Lost book by Maurice Sendak, author of 'Where the Wild Things Are,' discovered

"Miracle" find turns up in archives of "Where the Wild Things Are" author.

The Dover Quartet delivers dazzling concert at Minnesota Beethoven Festival

Review: The buzzy young group is considered one of America's best quartets. Now Minnesota music-lovers know why.

How therapeutic are those therapy animals?

Some say more scientific studies needed to support trend that critters help our mental well-being.

First proper Replacements live album from 1986 coming out in October

The double-LP set includes 29 songs from the "Tim" tour, "and they actually finished them all."

Ask Amy: Family roiled by grandfather's medical choice

Hax: Husband creates a hostile household

Hockey, Paula Deen and yet more food among new State Fair attractions

Along with the previously announced tallest traveling Ferris wheel in North America, several other new Minnesota State Fair attractions were revealed this morning ranging from a celebration of the NHL's centennial to yarn-inspired street art to an appearance by celebrity chef Paula Deen.


More accolades for Twin Cities writer Lesley Nneka Arimah
On Books

Her short story, "Glory," wins an O. Henry prize, and her story collection is longlisted for a Brooklyn Library Literary Prize.

Friday's J. Cole concert at Xcel Center postponed to Saturday due to 'border issues'
Artcetera

The charts-topping rapper also delayed concerts in three other cities.


New whiskey emporium Dalton & Wade is now open in North Loop.

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
Historic St. Paul sites among 12 Twin Cities restaurants opening soon
How does your personal wine list compare with local trends?

Heather Holm has become the go-to expert on native bees. She transformed her yard in Minnetonka to make it pollinator-friendly, using native plants.

Queen of forgotten bees: Minnetonka woman works to save native species

See the winners in this year's Star Tribune Beautiful Gardens contest
Want a rare peek inside Twin Cities gems of Prairie School architecture?
An unusual Bank Swallow nesting

Buzz Osborne, center, with his Melvins bandmates Dale Crover and Steve McDonald.

Seattle rock legend Buzz Osborne of the Melvins relishes his Minneapolis ties

Friday's J. Cole concert at Xcel Center postponed to Saturday due to 'border issues'
First proper Replacements live album from 1986 coming out in October
Mill City Summer Opera stages a sultry version of 'Maria de Buenos Aires'

In this Jan. 31, 2014 photo, television personality Rosie O'Donnell attends "Howard Stern's Birthday Bash," presented by SiriusXM in New York.

Rosie O'Donnell draws criticism over online anti-Trump game

O.J. Simpson's hearing revisits old obsession for TV
Ed Sheeran back on Twitter after brief disappearance
Daniel Radcliffe comes to aid of a muggle who was mugged

Former Artspace and Guthrie executive Melodie Bahan now runs the Minnesota Film and TV Board. Her favorite movies shot in Minnesota include "Dear White People," "Untamed Heart" and "Sweet Land."

New film board director hopes to land big movies, prestige TV for Minnesota

'War for the Planet of the Apes' is a total victory
Teen-geek reboot of 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' spins an irresistible web
Moody mystery 'Moka' works better as a character study

Fresh Approach: Jocelyn Steinke, who has ditched dieting and believes weight is not the only measure of good health, climbed stairs for exercise at Minnehaha Falls in Minneapolis.

Overweight Minnesotans are among those who are ditching the diet

PET scans may change the way Alzheimer's is diagnosed and treated
How therapeutic are those therapy animals?
E.coli sickens siblings from Wright County, killing 3-year-old girl

A rundown on pizza farms close to the metro area. Photo by Rick Nelson

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
Classic caprese salad gets simple update

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
Meet the next Minneapolis designer to appear on 'Project Runway'
Scene + Heard: Minnesota Orchestra's Symphony Ball

FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Jan. 27, 2014, British actress Jodie Whittaker, who starred in TV series Broadchurch, arrives for South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2014, held at the Dorchester hotel in central London. The BBC has announced Sunday July 16, 2017, Jodie Whittaker is the next star of the long-running science fiction TV series "Doctor Who" set to become the first woman to take the leading title role.

British actress Jodie Whittaker to be first female star of 'Doctor Who'

KARE 11 TV reporter Jay Olstad bids farewell
New film board director hopes to land big movies, prestige TV for Minnesota
TV picks for July 20: George Best, 'Road Warrior,' 'Live From Comic-Con'

The Cambodian island of Koh Rong Sanloem is a hidden gem, off the beaten path of busy tourist cities of Cambodia and Thailand.

In Cambodia, almost paradise

A peek at Portland's delightful neighborhoods and delicious eats
From Paul Bunyan to a 65-foot fish, where to find state's giant roadside statues
No time to delay for $10 senior lifetime pass for national parks

MSP Airport shows travelers 'who we are' with new Minnesota art

Hundreds of puppets from around the world converge on St. Paul this week
In summer, Minnesota river town of Winona becomes world-class cultural capital
Dave Chappelle to headline five shows at intimate Minneapolis club

More accolades for Twin Cities writer Lesley Nneka Arimah

Book review: 'A Paris All Your Own,' edited by Eleanor Brown
Review: 'The Reason You're Alive,' by Matthew Quick
REVIEWS: 'Girl on the Leeside,' by Kathleen Anne Kenney, and 'The Road to Jonestown,' by Jeff Guinn

TV picks for July 20: George Best, 'Road Warrior,' 'Live From Comic-Con'

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New North Loop bar now open with 200 whiskeys, 'Road House'-inspired name

Ten years later, friends-turned-business-partners have spun their social-night gatherings into a whiskey-focused bar and restaurant.


Stay up to date on the latest construction at MSP Airport

Hitting a wall at the airport, literally? Chalk it up to major renovations going on there.


What's new at MSP Airport's Terminal 2?

Terminal 2 — which hosts Condor, Icelandair, Southwest and Sun Country — also just unveiled the results of a major renovation, to the tune of $27 million.


Getting to MSP Airport: Uber pick-ups and parking strategies

Your flight isn't the only ride to consider; there's also getting to and from the airport, and options for that are growing.