Inside the Red Wing Shoes Repair Shop

The heritage brand's Minnesota factory gives footwear further life

It is exceedingly rare in American manufacturing to find a domestic, vertically-integrated facility, especially in the world of footwear. So maybe it’s the novelty and singularity, or maybe it’s the tanning chemicals, but stepping into the Red Wing Shoes factory in Red Wing, Minnesota is a head-spinning experience akin to simultaneously stepping back in time, and also getting a glimpse at the future of American …

Minneapolis’ Renovated Hotel Emery

Mid-century accents and thoughtful amenities add to the city's lively downtown destination

Located within the historic Midland Bank building in Minneapolis, the Hotel Emery (part of Marriott’s Autograph Collection) assumes all 10 floors, turning what was once known as Hotel Minneapolis into a destination drenched in mid-century modern inspired design. A recent hefty renovation of the 229-room hotel resulted in an expansive gym and vast lobby, a restaurant and coffee stand. Additionally a retail activation called The …

Digital Talent Abounds at Eyeo Festival 2019

Creativity and digital-savviness converge on Minneapolis for the four day event

Presented in partnership with EYEO

Eyeo Festival, running 3-6 June at the Walker Art Center, brings together some of the world’s brightest coders, data designers and new media artists. They’ll converge on Minneapolis, where labs, panels, talks, demos and more will take place over four days—all of which is accessible to the public. The group of speakers at this year’s festival is delightfully diverse, including artist Mario Klingemann, media artist and …