'Rehab Addict' Nicole Curtis opens up in new book, calls Mpls. fight an 'uphill battle'

One of the first things that Nicole Curtis does when acquiring a new home is go searching the walls for brick. Nicole is seen her exploring her Hillside property for brick behind the walls, as seen on DIY Network’s Rehab Addict.

Nicole Curtis, star of the popular HGTV show, has written a candid memoir shaped by houses she's renovated.

At 54, Conan O'Brien is still the bad boy of late-night TV

Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien is one of comedy's elder statesmen. He just doesn't act like it.

Holiday shopping online or in stores — which is better?


You can order anything — presents, tree, even the meal — without leaving your home.

Boulder's biggest surprise? Doses of Minnesota Nice

This Rocky Mountain retreat is the place to go for mountain hikes, cozy cottages and a surprising dose of Minnesota Nice.

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Deephaven 1960s house reborn as a charming New England colonial

A renovated 1960s home in Deephaven captures the spirit of an old New England colonial to create the home that its owners had always imagined. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.

Give the gift of gaming with these 10 ideas, from VR to retro classics

Where do you start if you have a video gamer on your gift list this holiday season and are overwhelmed with choices? Here are 10 ideas.

Holiday tree trend: Skip the skirt, add a collar

Alternative to the tree skirt is winning converts for its modern look and compact footprint.

These 3 Twin Cities area restaurants make holiday season sparkle

Make merry this month at these three holiday-centric restaurants.

Minneapolis authors update popular 'Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day'

The "bread-in-five-minutes-a-day" juggernaut launched nine years ago by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François continues.

An anywhere/anytime workout for the holiday season, in just 10 minutes

With exercise, a little is always better than none.

Kidney donation gives old friends from Minn. film industry 'amazing bond'

These two men hadn't spoken in 20 years, but when one of them needed a kidney, the other gave his friend the gift of life.

Home video review: 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is back in black and white

George Miller has always wanted to make a "Mad Max" movie in black and white. Now he has his wish.

In focus: Flights of fancy

Do wearing earbuds and grocery shopping really mix?

Rude fellow shoppers are making the grocery store an obstacle course.

Ask Amy: Sister catches her sister's boyfriend in a lie

Hax: Boyfriend fails to accept responsibility

New 'Gilmore Girls': celebrity chef cameos, plus Duluth Aerial Bridge shoutout
Table Talk

What could be more timely than food celebs in the new Netflix episodes of the popular series?

Broadway star Bernadette Peters to headline Guthrie Theater gala

The Sondheim expert will perform in during a prelude to the opening night of "Sunday in the Park with George," staged by Guthrie artistic director Joe Haj.

REVIEW: 'The Marches: A Borderland Journey Between England and Scotland,' by Rory Stewart

NONFICTION: An informative and, at times, moving account of a journey across the borderlands between England and Scotland.