7/19/2017, 6:42am

Summer classes are short, ceramics are forever

Ceramics is an art form that you can interact with, feel and even talk to. So, when University of Minnesota psychology senior Claire Nusbaum heard that Crisis Connection — a local mental health crisis hotline where she volunteers — was on the verge of shutting down, she wanted to respond with art. The result is an installation project she’s created in her summer ceramics course.

7/19/2017, 5:37am

Live action role play group calls Van Cleve Park home

Water breaks are an important part of any active sport, from basketball to tennis. They're even more important when the players wear long cotton tunics, leather armor and boots. That's the uniform of a handful of men and women who play Dagorhir, a type of live action role play.

7/18/2017, 6:23am

Hot dogs are back. Here are the best ones in Minneapolis

As hipsters move from craft beer back to cheap stuff for authenticity’s sake, they’re also swaying from sushi burritos to hot dogs. On top of that, Snapchat’s dancing hot dog filter is bringing even more fame to the ballpark classic. Hot dogs are in. In Minneapolis, there are a lot of hot dog options.