November/December 2019

This issue’s themes are giving back and entertaining—two things we love about this season. Wishing you holidays filled with joyous giving and receiving.

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A woman shows off one of Celina Kane's hats.

Celina Kane’s hats elevate any outfit.

 
Tiny Diner, a Kim Bartmann restaurant in South Minneapolis.

Kim Bartmann has turned the Tiny Diner space from a gas station to a vibrant garden and restaurant.

 
The skyline of Yokohama, Japan.

When it comes to family vacations, the paths not typically taken can lead to the most interesting and fulfilling excursions.

 
A girl looks out a plane window on a family vacation.

Traveling with kids doesn’t need to be a crying game.

 
A girl holds a pair of glasses, courtesy of the E.Y.E. Community Initiative.

Approximately 100 Twin Cities schools are served each year by the E.Y.E. Community Initiative.

 
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan

Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan talks politics and priorities.

 
Blake Baratz, founder and owner of Institute for Athletes, outside of U.S. Bank Stadium

We associate professional sports with prestige and wealth, but we don’t usually think about the more mundane aspects of athletes’ lives—having to move to new cities, injuries, scrutiny by the media, contract negotiations and more.

 
Z Puppets Rosenschnoz founders Shari Aronson and Chris Griffith hold two puppets.

Innovation, quirkiness, art and science come together with Z Puppets Rosenschnoz, a troupe that performs puppet shows that include humor, live music and educational messages.

 
A room decorated by local interior designer Valentine Design.

Valentine Design makes sure a homeowner’s style is reflected.

 
Junita Flowers, the founder of domestic violence support and awareness group Junita's Jar, holds a box of cookies.

Junita's Jar is a mission-driven cookie company that helps support victims of domestic violence.

 
Two bottles of shrubs from Sharab Shrubs and The Twisted Shrub.

In the world of cocktails, shrubs, also known as drinking vinegars, can be enjoyed straight up or in a cocktail or nonalcoholic drink.