From the Ashes

Photos by Spacecrafting It was Memorial Day weekend in 2016 when Stillwater couple Dory and Kirk Anderson were awakened in the middle of the night by their teenage daughter, who had seen flames shooting out...

Organic Oasis

By Mary Jane Smetanka Photos by Tracy Walsh John Whitman is an eclectic man with a garden as unusual as himself. He’s a Minnesotan whose passion for gardening began more than 60 years ago when his mother...

California Character, By Way of Minnesota

Photos by Jim Kruger Living in northern California certainly has its appeal, especially to snow- and ice-bound Northerners weathering yet another long, tough winter. But don’t think the San Francisco area and its environs are...

Docomomo US/MN’s Fall Tour Features University Grove Homes and Mindful Renovations

How homeowners address the legacy of their architect-designed mid-century homes in the Twin Cities is a recurring thread in the extensive lineup Docomomo US/MN has planned for the 2019 Tour Day on Saturday, Oct....

Sales + Events: June 3-9 features Chalkfest’s 2019 chalk competition at Arbor Lakes

This weekend, you may see someone ride a sea turtle swimming above the pavement, walk atop an assortment of massive chocolates lining the road, or do yoga on the tongue of a Tyrannosaurus Rex...
Portrait of Jamie Reich

Q&A with 5th & Malcolm’s Jamie Reich

Jamie Reich, a local designer, business owner, and collaborator, pulls his design and business philosophy from his extensive background in theater: The show must go on. Reich and his team work diligently to apply...

Intentional Style

Photos by Wing Ta "I just think guys can do better,” says biology professor and sartorial influencer Paul Buttenhoff. “Less pleats, fewer Crocs.” The current program director for St. Catherine University’s liberal arts and sciences...

Life in Color 2019

2019 Jury Jeff Bengtson, owner, Isles Studio Bria Hammel, principal, Bria Hammel Interiors Bethany Wrede Peterson, principal, Atelier Wrede Anna Bjorlin, senior editor, Midwest Home Mandy Finders, senior art director, Midwest Home Colors, like features, follow the...