Arty Shanty projects 2010

The Art Shanties opened for viewing on Medicine Lake this weekend. What I love about the art shanties is that this is such a quintessentially Minnesotan thing to do: it’s arty, and it’s outside on a frozen lake. Perfect. Continue Reading

Winter in Minneapolis

A lovely video by Andrew Laparra.

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Three local gift guides

I typically spend the holiday season railing against consumerism and telling everyone I know not to buy me any presents (which backfires when they insist and then make uninformed choices, you know). And then I stress out and impulse/desperation shop on xmas eve. So I’m trying to get a little ahead of the game. And spend my money where it counts. Continue Reading