Stay and Play in Minot, North Dakota: A Local Look At The Magic City

Travel can be a beautiful way to open ourselves up to people and places and experiences that we didn’t even know existed. You don’t even…

A Boho Wedding Shoot

I meet so many creative people in my work. Creativity can be a solitary pursuit, so I’m always happy to see artists and creators connecting…

Beer And Art: Just Hangin’ At The Blue Rider

If you’ve been searching for perfect dive bar, a spot where you can sit back, have a quiet conversation and maybe even check out some…

Artists Connect At Creative Social Hour

I’ve consistently been impressed with the art scene in Minot, North Dakota. This prairie city isn’t large, but it boasts more than its fair share…

My Minot Must-See List

I was on Twitter a few weeks ago when a friend asked about what she should do in Minot. If you’re a regular person, you respond…

The Hyatt House Minot Giveaway Winner

“As you grow older, you learn a few things. One of them is to actually take the time you’ve allotted for vacation.” John Battelle Thanks…

The Chappy Dress And A Winner!

Wow, you ladies definitely loved my last post about Chappy Windsor and her Minot store, Dakota Chappy. It’s inspiring to see how one person has…

Dakota Chappy: A North Dakota Original

Is “prairie glam” a thing? If not, it should be. And designer and boutique owner Chappy Windsor should be the movement’s poster girl. Her Minot…

Hello, Magic City! A #PrairiePlaces Road Trip

Spring is here and it’s time for another #PrairiePlaces road trip! Next week, after few particularily intense days of deadlines and taxes and assorted technical…

Lunch Counter Nostalgia At Charlie’s Main Street Cafe

I’m a sucker for an old-school lunch counter. One of my earliest memories is of sitting on a stool at the cafe in Halstad, a…

Craft Beer Heaven at The Tap Room

We’d been inside The Tap Room for about two seconds before I turned to my brother Jacob and declared, “These are our people.” He didn’t…

What’s In A Name? Figuring It Out At Trendz Boutique

A confession — I almost walked right by Trendz Boutique because I’ve developed an aversion to creative spellings in retail. Thankfully I didn’t, because this…