Arts & Culture

A woman writes a letter during the coronavirus pandemic.

With all of this time at home during the coronavirus pandemic, most of us are trying to come up with ways to engage families in activities that don't involve a screen.

Kristin Campbell, owner of Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin

For the last decade, home stager, redesigner and professional organizer Kristin Campbell has transformed hundreds of homes through her business, Organized Homes & Staging by Kristin.

A woman browses some of the best podcast apps on her phone.

Our resident podcast expert breaks down the best podcast apps.

A painting by George Crocket

George Crocket travels the region’s backroads to explore new vistas of inspiration.

A woman gardening.

Gardens can help with depression and anxiety and provide inspiration for patients recovering from serious conditions.

The 84th Miss Minnesota Competition was held on June 22 in Eden Prairie. Kathryn Kueppers was crowned the winner, and her talent is in the category of jazz vocal, and her social impact initiative is ​The Invisible Crown: the Legacy of Miss America.

Mackenthun’s Fine Foods highlighted its extensive renovation during a grand opening celebration.

A costume jewelry Christmas tree created by Kate Loves Vintage

Kate Roberts, an antiques dealer, loves vintage. Her passion turned personal when she created bejeweled Christmas trees, lit with the love she has for family.

Terri Farr and members of her family, who have invented a new gift giving tradition

One family has tried to put a stop to the stressful aspect of gift giving by focusing on making others happy by sharing its talents and time with each other.

Gardening books piled on a table at the Andersen Horticultural Library at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

Find inspiration for next summer’s garden at the Andersen Horticultural Library.