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TikTok Loves This Minnesotan’s ’90s Keychain Pool Floaties

Millions of people have seen Lauren Bowe's nostalgic summertime pool toys... but there's a dark side to adorable viral fame.

July 7, 2023

Here’s How to Get Your Very Own Boulevard Bike Rack

Boulevard bike racks are A-OK in Minneapolis... but the city doesn't exactly make it easy on ya.

July 6, 2023

Witch Hunting in the Twin Cities

Someday, maybe, I’ll call myself a witch. For now, I’m Pagan-curious.

June 21, 2023

How I Got and Promptly Quit 6 Jobs in 6 Weeks

Let's hear from Racket's Special Employment Correspondent.

Fans Love Minneapolis City SC So Much They’ll Pay to Not See ‘Em Play

The pandemic wiped out an entire season, but supporters of the semi-pro soccer club kept buying season tickets.

Comedian John Early Hopes to Pack the Fitzgerald Theater with ‘Staunchly Disaffected Millennials’

Ahead of the show, the multi-talented comic talks about his rock-doc special, working with Taylor Swift, and forgettable chicken fingers.

Wanna Buy D’Angelo Russell’s Baller Wayzata Mansion?

As featured last year in Architectural Digest.

City Swimming is Better Than Owning a Cabin

A love letter to our urban swimming spaces—no septic tank maintenance required.