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12 Hours Freaking People Out at the Dead End Hayride

These actors are working the graveyard shift, literally.

October 30, 2023

Instagram? Pop-up? Depop? Here’s How Twin Cities Vintage Sellers Are Going from Online to IRL

Taking a closer look at the hobby seller to legit business pipeline—even if a storefront isn't the endgame.

October 25, 2023

36 Photos of the Charred, Soon-to-Be-Demolished Lake Street Kmart from Its ’80s Heyday

The infamously located Minneapolis store appeared hoppin' one day in 1987.

October 24, 2023

‘I Didn’t Want to Do Anything Else’: A Conversation with Metro Transit’s Longest-Serving Bus Driver

Melanie Benson just celebrated 47 years behind the wheel of the bus. She still loves the job, the only one she has ever wanted.

October 19, 2023

How I Grew a Shaq-Sized Marijuana Plant at Home

It took a foray into cannabis cultivation to make this pot enthusiast realize she had been getting gouged all these years.

October 18, 2023

Enter Racket’s Spooktacular Flash Fiction Contest, Compete for Fabulous Prizes

Five winners will get published on this very website and, crucially, score prize packages that include THC edibles and Racket merch.

October 11, 2023

I Talked to Strangers at Strangers Meeting Strangers’ ‘Talk to Me Day’

The community-building event at Loring Park was worth attending, even for the less-than-outgoing.

October 11, 2023