Issue 705

The Pride of Minneapolis – In Conversation with Nur-D

By Andrew Stark / June 2, 2022

Nur-D is the musical personification of Minneapolis-based activist Matt Allen, who routinely drops fun-in-the-sun bangers, party rock with heart, anthemic…

It’s A Dog’s Life At Dogtopia

By Ashley Berning / June 2, 2022

Dogtopia is a daycare, spa, and boarding service company for dogs that began in Arizona and has expanded to nearly…

Eat The Menu: Dublin – Dining Destination 

By Carla Waldemar / June 2, 2022

Drink was to be expected. No one has ever accused the Irish of being a dour, teetotaling race. The whiskey…

Nip and Tuck – House Lift Remodeler Can Make The Old Homestead New Again

By Terrance Griep / June 2, 2022

A sag here.  A protrusion there.  An unseemly wrinkle—a dozen, or a hundred.  One feature too big, another too small. …

Luxjoy and Comfort Helps You Gift With Style

By Linda Raines / June 2, 2022

What do you do when you want to send a gift, but cannot seem to find a single thing that…

The Queen of Co-op-etition – Renda The Roofer

By Holly Peterson / June 2, 2022

“I got a new tattoo and it’s a pause button,” says Renda Baird, owner of local contracting business Renda the…

Rush Hospital Redefining LGBTQ Healthcare With Affirm

By Randy Stern / June 2, 2022

When care for LGBTQ people is important, how much care should you receive? The reality is…not enough. Especially when you…

Holding Out For Hero: Captain Forrest Jennings

By Isaac Johnson / June 2, 2022

Like many heroes, Captain Forrest Jennings of the Minnesota National Guard has been on a quest.  What started as a…

From A to Zee: Could Disney/Mickey Come to the Rescue? 

By Zaylore Stout / June 2, 2022

Hello Disney!  Remember me? It’s Zaylore Stout.  I grew up about a mile away from Disneyland in the 1980s and…

Ukrainian Alien: From Minneapolis with Love

By Isaac Johnson / June 2, 2022

What started as a loving inside joke and nickname, revealed the inspiring story and individual: Denys Pashynskyi (pronounced Dennis). Denys,…

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