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The Glam Doll Donuts street sign hangs in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 30.

Former Glam Doll Donuts employees reveal intimidating work environment, discrimination claims

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
December 3, 2020
What started as a few shared instances of alleged wrongful termination at Glam Doll Donuts evolved into several employees coming forward to detail their experience working at the iconic shop.
PoppedCorn employee Natalie Dufm makes a fresh batch of popcorn at the new Dinkytown establishment on Saturday, Nov. 28. This is owner Susan Michaletz’s second PoppedCorn store.

Popcorn joint pops up in Dinkytown

Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
December 2, 2020
The family-run PoppedCorn opened its second location Nov. 5.
College Kitchen: Holiday drinks for a merry and bright December

College Kitchen: Holiday drinks for a merry and bright December

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
December 1, 2020
Get in the holiday spirit with some simple drinks.
Heat of the week: Fly Chix, family drama and the New 1017

Heat of the week: Fly Chix, family drama and the New 1017

Alex Strangman
November 30, 2020
Need some pop culture inspiration for your week? Keep your finger on the pulse of all things A&E with this week’s heat.
The Shui Project volunteer Kori Quillo prepares a meal that was ordered through the Food Hug, which is the Shui Project’s donation-based pay-what-you-can pop-up, at Keefer Court Bakery & Cafe on West Bank on Tuesday, Nov. 17.

Shui Project delivers a ‘food hug’ to West Bank

Nina Raemont
November 24, 2020
The most recent pop-up put on by The Shui Project brought comfort and warmth to the Twin Cities community.
Chef Yia Vang

Chef Yia Vang cultivates community through food

Nina Raemont
November 16, 2020
From a residency that began in late October at Republic, to a new brick-and-mortar shop opening in 2021, chef Yia Vang seeks to build community through his food.
Heat of the Week: “Magdalene,” MIA and mpls.clay

Heat of the Week: “Magdalene,” MIA and mpls.clay

Nina Raemont, Arts and Entertainment Reporter
November 2, 2020
Take on election week in style with this week’s heat.
Morning light spills over the now shuttered entrance to the Purple Onion Café on Tuesday, Oct. 27.  After 30 years as a campus constant, the café has permanently closed.

UMN mainstay Purple Onion leaves behind complex legacy

Jasmine Snow, City Reporter
November 1, 2020
Some patrons remember a late-night hangout, while some employees remember a sense of community eclipsed by management's behavior.
Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Students for Justice in Palestine use art to further social justice initiatives

Nina Raemont
October 30, 2020
From film to food, Palestine Awareness Week, held by the UMN chapter of SJP, was a celebration of Palestinian culture.
The green line light rail rushes past Fly Chix in Stadium Village on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

New chicken joint finds its home in Stadium Village

Samantha Woodward, City Reporter
October 29, 2020
Fly Chix, a fried-chicken restaurant founded by two successful restaurateurs, opened last month in Stadium Village.