Tips and Articles for Minneapolis/St. Paul

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See our slideshow of The World’s Top Biking Cities.Open the garage, grip the handlebars, stand on the pedals, and go. That’s all it takes for Joseph... Read More

Casanova’s Homecoming Minnesota Opera (November14–22). At a time when recession has caused most opera companies to tighten their beltsand offer Tosca,... Read More

Cultural Hit ListArtEuropeLondon "Louise Bourgeois," at Tate Modern (Oct. 10–Jan. 20; tate.org.uk). Surrealist, Expressionist, and conceptual artist... Read More

See our slideshow of the Best Hotel Art Collections.New York City ’s Gramercy Park Hotel is a modern Gothic fantasy, with plush crimson velvets, carved... Read More

Theater venues for young audiences are looking very grown-up. This month, the Tony Award–winning Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis (www... Read More

There's nothing like the words children's theater to cast a parent into the slough of despond. You think cheesy sets and costumes, simpleminded scripts,... Read More

See our slideshow of the World’s Top Nighttime Adventures.It’s 10 p.m. on the banks of the Macal River, a whitewater stream in the mountains of Belize,... Read More

Aesop has led us to believe that those who plan (the ants) fare better than those who don't (the grasshoppers). But the Web has changed everything; and... Read More

One hundred years ago, America's first zoos were built in Philadelphia and New York, with extra-thick bars to assure the public that wild lions,... Read More

The blazing concrete jungle may seem to lack foliage, but look again. You can still find a shady patch of grass behind the skyscraper down the street.... Read More

Seattle | New Orleans | Minneapolis | PhiladelphiaSeattleBy Kimberly Brown Seely Long an industrial-strength zone of low-slung warehouses, truck yards... Read More

I will admit to having had initial misgivings. First, the name (mini-apolis), which sounds like Greek for "tiny city." Second, the fact that it has more... Read More

Summer is on its way out the door, ushering in the brisk, fresh fall weather. To answer the questions of where to go and what to do, we’ve found six... Read More

Buying vintage clothing isn’t a novel concept. Like many people, when I started shopping for used clothes during my high school years in Minnesota, I... Read More

The Hot HotelDenverBold faces have been jockeying for rooms at the $75 million Ritz-Carlton, Denver, which upped the city’s glamour quotient when it... Read More

The LookOn the heels of Minneapolis’s remarkable architectural double-shot—Herzog & de Meuron’s Walker Art Center and Jean Nouvel’s Guthrie Theater... Read More

It may come as a surprise, especially to Midwesterners, but right now the most exciting architecture in America can be found in the Midwest. It all... Read More

Jean Nouvel wears all black, all the time, but the Parisian is a master of designing buildings saturated in moody, powerful primary hues. His first... Read More

Cooking courses ... Austria drive ... South Pacific a deux ...I'd like to attend an amateur cooking course in the United States. Do any of the... Read More

There's no shortage of smaller American cities attracting attention these days for cutting-edge art and architecture. But Minneapolis, it's fair to... Read More

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