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Video Universe, One of the Last Rental Stores in America, Is Closing

The Robbinsdale shop is slated to close by May.

January 3, 2023

Money Journal: 1 Week In Minneapolis’s Phillips Neighborhood On a $55K Salary

How far do the dollars of a 37-year-old assistant professor go?

January 2, 2023

Money Journal: 1 Week In the Southern ‘Burbs On a $87K Salary

How far do the dollars of a 32-year-old IT engineer go?

December 19, 2022

Lillördag Is the Nordic Tradition You Need to Get Through Winter

We all deserve a ‘little Saturday,’ don’t we, folks?

December 14, 2022

I Beat Cancer and All I Got Was This Lousy Personal Essay

Or, how I lost my pubes but kept my rectum in 2022.

December 14, 2022

The Year In Weird and/or Expensive Minnesota Real Estate: A Timeline

Mountaintop ghost towns. Affordable hobbit compounds. Homes beneath giant grain elevators. We saw it all in 2022, folks.

December 13, 2022

The Hermitage: The Fanciful, Tragic Story of the Lake Minnetonka Hermit Brothers

The brothers Halsted forged two very different legends on the lake's western shore.

December 12, 2022

Racket’s Holiday Super Sale

Discounts! Koozies! Stickers!

December 10, 2022