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Curves! Natural hair! Women who actually look like me and my friends! This is not what normally flashes across my mind when I see fashion…

5 Reasons To Go To A Hockey Game At UND

Confession Alert: I live just minutes away from the University of North Dakota, one of the top hockey schools in the nation. But until last…

A Walk in Autumn

“It was a beautiful bright autumn day, with air like cider and a sky so blue you could drown in it.” – Diana Gabaldon, “Outlander”…

Mint + Basil Arrives In Downtown Fargo

If you like gorgeous gifts and pretty things for your kitchen or your home, you’re going to love Mint + Basil. This charming little kitchen…

The Greenway: Outdoor Adventures In The Heart Of The City

If you can’t decide between an outdoor adventure and doing a little urban exploring, The Greenway is the perfect solution. You can be busy outdoors…

Red River Market: A Feast For The Senses In Downtown Fargo

“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you’re actually creating community around food.” – Bryant Terry A farmers market on a…

A Neighborhood Party At West Fargo Cruise Night

Traveling makes us curious and engaged when we visit a new city, but it’s easy to slip right back into our old patterns at home.…

Weird and Wonderful Roadside Attractions On The Way To Medora, North Dakota

A lot happens on the road to Medora, North Dakota. As you drive west on I-94, a subtle shift begins. The horizon looks endless. The…

20 Things To See In North Dakota…And Why Lists Never Tell The Whole Story

I love being a travel writer. I am profoundly, almost stupidly grateful that I get to do this for a living. I was filling up…

Hidden Fargo-Moorhead: Fargo’s Public Art Wall

The largest piece of collaborative art in Fargo-Moorhead isn’t in a museum or gallery. It’s a sprawling, constantly mutating swirl of colors and ideas known…

Spring Things

It’s spring and, although the weather in the Red River Valley doesn’t appear to have gotten the memo, warm weather adventures are on everybody’s minds.…

Hidden Fargo-Moorhead: The View From Above

If this website has taught me anything, it’s that it’s totally possible to become blind to the people and places you see every day. “I…

Beer, Cheese, Dessert And A Getaway: What Readers Really Want For Valentine’s Day

Forget the roses — Prairie Style File readers want decadent desserts, local craft beer, a romantic getaway and a cooler full of aged parmesan for Valentine’s Day. (And…

In Praise of The Mini-Break: Three Oaks Guest Inn

I firmly believe in the restorative power of a getaway — even if it’s only for a day or two, even if you only go…

Fun Ways To Embrace Winter in North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus During a particularly fabulous #PrairiePlaces Twitter chat…