Allison visits the Super America in search of the modern American Dream in the first installment of “Chance Encounters.”

This week’s Pumped Up Kicks spotlights Bumpin’ Uglies, an independent, Minneapolis-based iPhone game in the style of Angry Birds.

We talk with Kristi Larson, the woman behind this week’s #FollowFriday Tumblr pick, Extraordinary Minneapolis.

R&B singer-songwriter Claire de Lune talks about her debut EP and why now is a good time to be making music in Minneapolis.

There’s a renaissance in publishing here in the city, and it’s happening right now.

Jeesun’s bus riding adventures continue on the 9, where she befriends Charlie, a friendly bus driver with a particular fondness for Octavia Butler.

Kristi belts her heart out at the Otter’s Saloon and makes some friends in the process.

May’s Artist in Residence, David Paul Seymour, shares some of his local favorites.

LegUp Studio is raising money on Kickstarter to create an affordable, accessible printmaking space in Northeast Minneapolis.

In this month’s Players Without Instruments, Chris profiles concert photographer Sharyn Morrow.

Progressive Seward bookstore and community meeting place Boneshaker Books opened in 2010 thanks to a Kickstarter campaign. Now the all-volunteer staff is hoping to replicate that success with a new push to expand the store.

The Great Twin Cities Poetry Read celebrates the work of poets from Minnesota and beyond.