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Minnesota contestant on 'Project Runway' gets booted in latest episode

Feminine punk: Designer Samantha Rei in her North Loop studio.

It was "auf wiedersehen" for local designer Samantha Rei.

Does Netherlands hold key to diversity needs in Twin Cities housing?

An exhibit at the Goldstein Museum of Design shows how Dutch policies promote housing that caters to diverse uses and income levels.

Twin Cities housing doesn't meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population. The Netherlands may be a model.

3-foot-long bratwurst welcomes challengers at NE. Mpls. German restaurant

The gigantic meterbratwurst at Gasthof is exactly what it sounds like — served with two sides. Boot of beer strongly recommended.

The Meterbratwurst challenge at Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit is an Oktoberfest favorite.

Hear the Afghan Whigs and Har Mar Superstar pay tribute to Grant Hart at First Ave

Whigs frontman Greg Dulli brought Sean Tillmann up during their encore to sing Hart's Hüsker Dü nugget "Keep Hanging On."

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Netflix kids' show producer blames rogue artist for penis drawing: 'A very bad joke'

Blame one "Maya the Bee" artist for that penis drawing on a log in Season 1, Episode 35, which has since been yanked from Netflix over the obscenity.

Trylon remodeling is a really big deal for the Minneapolis repertory movie house

The moviehouse's remodeling nearly doubles its space and adds fancy touches.

Topgolf closes Twin Cities land deal for glitzy, high-tech all-season center

The site of a Regal Cinema theater in Brooklyn Center will be turned into a glitzy, high-tech all-season golf center that's expected to open next year and employ several hundred people.

New Bockley Gallery show reflects history of American Indians in south Minneapolis

Artist Edgar Heap of Birds incorporates local history for his solo exhibition at Bockley Gallery.

Fat cat? Pudgy pooch? Time to exercise

Pillsbury House Theatre's '[Almost Equal To]' illustrates economic insecurity

REVIEW: Regional premiere of Swedish playwright's "[Almost Equal To]" at Pillsbury House taps into global financial insecurity.

Battling bias, women entrepreneurs cash in with a fake male partner

When men ignored them, startup's female founders got creative.

Sound Advice: Small music system is a really big deal

Showtime star Andrew Santino makes his Minnesota stand-up debut

The 'I'm Dying Up Here' actor makes the most out of small turnout at Mall of America.

Songwriter Dan Wilson covers his 'Re-Covered' hits with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift

A song-by-song guide to the Semisonic frontman's newly rerecorded collaborations with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift and more.

Ask Amy: Mom wants adult son to step up at home

Hax: Be gracious, not expedient toward ex

C.J.: Camille Williams is no fashion match for husband, KARE 11 co-anchor Cory Hepola


Rosenblum: Death of hockey musical composer calls for renewed vigilance in AIDS fight
Gail Rosenblum

Michael Friedman died Sept. 9, just days before "The Abominables" opened at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company.

Lileks: More music in more stores? Hurrah!
James Lileks

Shopping in silence isn't an option anymore.


The gigantic meterbratwurst at Gasthof is exactly what it sounds like — served with two sides. Boot of beer strongly recommended.

3-foot-long bratwurst welcomes challengers at NE. Mpls. German restaurant

One of Uptown's largest restaurants closing to make way for new Pourhouse
New 'hidden' Japanese whiskey bar opens above Kado No Mise in North Loop
Dinkytown's Al's Breakfast now serving dinner, late-night menu on weekends

The kitchen was remodeled in Jolynn Johnson's New Hope home as part of a big makeover.

New Hope rambler transformed into modern dream home

An '80s kitchen in Minnetonka gets a cost-effective makeover — without replacing the cabinets
Model spaces: Here's what caught our eye at the Parade of Homes
Harry Potter decor from Pottery Barn will transform your home into Hogwarts

Peggy Lee

New Standards, Nellie McKay stage musical tribute to 'strange life' of Peggy Lee

Hear the Afghan Whigs and Har Mar Superstar pay tribute to Grant Hart at First Ave
Prince items belonging to Susannah Melvoin and other associates go up for auction
Songwriter Dan Wilson covers his 'Re-Covered' hits with Adele, Dixie Chicks, Taylor Swift

This combination photo shows Ryan Gosling at CinemaCon 2017 on March 27, 2017, in Las Vegas, left, and Jay Z performing at a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland on Nov. 4, 2016. Gosling will host the 43rd season opener of "Saturday Night Live," on Sept. 30. Jay-Z will be the musical guest.

Ryan Gosling to host 'SNL' premiere with Jay-Z musical guest

Kiss members Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley reunite on stage
Spicer admits 'mistakes' as press secretary, but says he never lied
C.J.: Camille Williams is no fashion match for husband, KARE 11 co-anchor Cory Hepola

The renovated Trylon Cinema in Minneapolis has gone from 50 seats to 100.

Trylon remodeling is a really big deal for the Minneapolis repertory movie house

Superb Ben Stiller channels his inner adult in a subtle study of midlife crisis
'Kingsman' sequel turns into a reign of boredom
'Friend Request' doesn't ask you to take it seriously

Stephen Jones, a molecular biology postdoctoral fellow, demonstrated a device created for scientists to more safely edit genes.

Scientists hope machine will make DNA editing safer

Breast cancer screening risks not swaying women, U survey finds
Selena Gomez's battle with lupus not unusual
New product may reduce peanut allergies in infants

Christopher Kimball in the Milk Street kitchen in Boston.

Christopher Kimball dishes on ethnic food and the work ethic

3-foot-long bratwurst welcomes challengers at NE. Mpls. German restaurant
Making homemade apple strudel calls for some bare-knuckle baking
Spark up a variety of dishes with fennel

Feminine punk: Designer Samantha Rei in her North Loop studio.

Minnesota contestant on 'Project Runway' gets booted in latest episode

Scene + Heard: Children's Theatre Company fundraiser dances to a disco beat
How Crocs made a mighty comeback to be cool again
Counterfeit Yeezys and other hot sneakers gain footing on black market

They're back: Sean Hayes, Megan Mullally, Debra Messing and Eric McCormack of "Will & Grace."

From 'Will & Grace' to 'Dallas': Why TV executives keep rebooting classic shows

Minnesota contestant on 'Project Runway' gets booted in latest episode
Netflix kids' show producer blames rogue artist for penis drawing: 'A very bad joke'
Fox 9 reporter shares story about losing lower leg in boating accident

Piazza del Popolo lies at the northern gates of Rome. It was designed as a grand entrance. This view is from the Pincian Hill, in Villa Borghese.

High on Rome: Walking tours await in Italy's ancient city

Midwest Traveler: Seeing red in Wisconsin cranberry country
Mother Nature wreaks havoc on our favorite vacation spots
Lazy days await in Costa Rica's wild Osa Peninsula

Randy Reyes, Paul de Cordova, Jay Eisenberg, Tracey Maloney and Sun Mee Chomet in “[Almost Equal To].”

Pillsbury House Theatre's '[Almost Equal To]' illustrates economic insecurity

New Bockley Gallery show reflects history of American Indians in south Minneapolis
'Disney's Aladdin' at Orpheum is interrupted mid-show by technical issues
'Disney's Aladdin' launches Broadway season in Mpls. with verve and pizazz

Jacqueline Woodson

Talking Volumes guest Jacqueline Woodson grew up in 'Another Brooklyn'

In the event of a catastrophe, which books would you save?
Review: 'One Long Night,' by Andrea Pitzer
Review: 'Nomadland,' by Jessica Bruder

Talking Volumes guest Jacqueline Woodson grew up in 'Another Brooklyn'

To fill a "yawning gap" in books about black girlhood, Jacqueline Woodson turned to the Brooklyn of her youth.


Ask Amy: Sister won't confess affair with ex-husband

Dear Amy: After more than 20 years of marriage, my husband and I divorced. While married, my husband had a brief affair with my…


In the event of a catastrophe, which books would you save?

With Hurricane Irma headed straight for her house, Connie Ogle had to make some tough decisions. The most excruciating: Which books would she take? Which…


Rosenblum: Death of hockey musical composer calls for renewed vigilance in AIDS fight

Michael Friedman died Sept. 9, just days before "The Abominables" opened at Minneapolis' Children's Theatre Company.


Lileks: More music in more stores? Hurrah!

Shopping in silence isn't an option anymore.