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Lianna Matt McLernon

Lianna Matt McLernon is a Minnesota-based writer. She enjoys writing about travel, style, and arts and culture, but her favorite topic (not-so-secretly) is theater.
Plein air by Hannah C. Heyer. Heyer was one of the 2020 Red Wing Plein Air artists, although this piece was created in Texas earlier in the year.

Take Home a Piece of Red Wing’s Beauty and Community

 Hearing longtime plein air artist Joshua Cunningham describe the Red Wing area is almost like seeing it formed over time. First, he says, the...
Shayla Owodunni, founder of the Plant Penthouse

The Plant Penthouse Is Open

Photos courtesy Shayla Owodunni When Lakeville native Shayla Owodunni was younger, she wasn’t known as a plant person—but her parents were. “Their Birds of Paradise...
Owners (and husband and wife) Joe Hasler and Adrianna Fie at their store, Flotsam + Fork

The Goods: Flotsam + Fork

Read how this South Minneapolis storefront got established and how its owners are helping their community rebuild after the death of George Floyd

Patti Wagner Dishes on Making a Home Meaningful

Photos by Wing TaPatti and Brian Wagner’s kitchen, once an attached garage, is famous. The two bedrooms the couple remodeled together are nice, but...
Produce from Tangletown Gardens' farms

Ensure Fresh Produce All Summer with CSAs

In the midst of the pandemic, the Tangletown team is gearing up for its biggest CSA season yet

11 Must-Have Items Inspired by Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

These past few years we’ve needed, according to Pantone, revival (Greenery, 2017), visionary thinking (Ultra Violet, 2018), and convivial comfort (Living Coral, 2019). Looking...

No Waste for Winsome

When I asked Kathryn Sterner-Sieve of Winsome Goods what possessed her to create Winsome Zero, a product line to eliminate all of her studio's...
A collection of six lamps with cyclamen, apple blossoms, chain mail links, and fish

Editor’s Product Pick: Century Studio Lamps

Besides Tiffany lamp reproductions, this Twin Cities studio has made a name for itself for its commissions and designs
(Photo by Justin/Fotolia) See daylillies this weekend at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, one of our top sales and events picks for the week.

Sales + Events: July 17-22 has day lilies, over-dyed rugs, and outdoor furniture

Twin Cities shopping and event highlights for this week. Paying for Your Home Remodel Castle Building & Remodeling’s education classes continue with one of the most...
Ceramics from A MANO. Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

Sales + Events: July 2-8 has endless Fourth of July sales

This week's events include many Fourth of July sales as well as the Little Mekong night market.
Carver Junk Co. has two DIY workshops in this week's Sales + Events. Photo courtesy Carver Junk Co.

Sales + Events: June 26-July 1 has sales, DIY workshops, and Cadillac joy rides

Max’s semi-annual sale, Carver Junk Co. workshops, and more offer a mix of sales, crafts, and markets for the week.
Courtesy Revere Auctions. A 19th-century Louis XV Bombe Chest is just one of the lots at Revere Auction's June 23rd sale.

Sales + Events: June 19-24 has the Pinners’ Conference, a fine art auction, and...

Twin Cities shopping and event highlights for this week include the Minnesota Pinners' Conference, a Native American fine arts and decorative arts sale at Revere Auctions, a celebration of all things good design at KNOCK Inc., and more.
Photo courtesy American Swedish Institute

Sales + Events: June 12-17

Twin Cities shopping and event highlights for this week.

Sales + Events: June 5-10

Twin Cities shopping and event highlights for this week.