Hannah Sayle is the Digital Features Editor.

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Sayle moved to Minneapolis in 2013, when she was named managing editor of City Pages. She was previously a news reporter and food writer for Memphis Flyer and Memphis magazine. In 2019, Sayle joined the Star Tribune as a digital editor in the features department. She has won awards for her music and food criticism from the Society of Professional Journalists.


Restaurant roll call: Closings continue, but a few openings brighten the mood

What's open, what's closed and what's still to come in the Twin Cities and beyond.


How the country's first black-owned microdistillery survived COVID-19, then the Minneapolis riots

"There's been so much change, there is no normal," said Chris Montana, owner of Du Nord Craft Spirits.


How Minnesota's pets are handling their humans' COVID-19 work-from-home routine

A rigorous analysis of the teleworking readiness of our furry friends and companions.


Minnesota's first 'dog bar' opens in downtown Minneapolis today

Take a deep breath: the trained staffers are called "Ruffarees."


Watch Winona Ryder's Super Bowl commercial, a love note to Winona, Minn.

On a quest to find herself, Winona Ryder takes a trip to her birthplace, Winona, Minn., in a new Super Bowl ad for Squarespace.


Ike's Food & Cocktails in downtown Minneapolis is permanently closed

After shutting at the start of the year for renovations, the downtown bar will now close for good.


Blackbird Cafe in south Minneapolis closes after more than a decade

After more than a decade of serving the Twin Cities, Blackbird Cafe is now shuttered.


City Works sports bar in the former Block E in downtown Minneapolis has closed

The Chicago-based chain located in the former Block E is shuttered.


13 standout Minnesotans reflect on what made their decades great

Looking back on moments that defined the past 10 years, from personal challenges to professional triumphs.


For 13-year-old Twin Cities chef, TV's 'Chopped Junior' is just the beginning

Young Minnesota chef takes her talents to Food Network's "Chopped Junior" — and beyond.