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Shopping without Walls

Shopping without Walls

Submitted Images Marketing agency Fresh Produce is inviting the public to shop small – really small – this holiday season. For the fifth year, the business is hosting Kiosk Thursday in its downtown Sioux Falls office. Fresh Produce’s Ted Heeren …

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

Taste of Sarcasm: Ass’ociates

By Denise DePaolo As a former east-sider, I was a regular at The Attic Bar and Grill when it first opened. Since moving to west Sioux Falls, I have definitely missed the spinach dip, burgers, and homemade barbecue sauce. So …

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

At Home with Sandi Vojta and Matt Keck

By Denise DePaolo Images by Emily Swan Photography Matt Keck and Sandi Vojta like to keep things simple. They like quality, craftsmanship, and clean lines. That’s why they are so happy in their new home on Rapid City’s West Boulevard. …

The Spirit(s) of South Dakota

The Spirit(s) of South Dakota

By Denise DePaolo Images by Elizabeth Lucille Photography Many of us enjoy a nice stiff drink from time to time. We all have our favorites – Jameson, Stolichnaya, or maybe a top shelf Scotch like Lagavulin or a good Glenfiddich. …

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

The Real Deal: Kirsten Gjesdal

By Natalie Slieter Kirsten Gjesdal has always loved food. As owner of The Carrot Seed Kitchen Co., she’s able to share that passion through her inventory, cooking classes, and everyday conversations with customers.  First, what is The Carrot Seed Kitchen …

Locally Grown: Ben Gertner

Locally Grown: Ben Gertner

Interviews with South Dakotans finding success outside their college major by Kyle Hallberg.  Images Submitted Whether it be a small downtown bakery, or the local Bagel Boy, Ben Gertner has always found a sense of belonging in front of a …

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Da Vinci Code

Bookmarks and Big Screens: The Da Vinci Code

By Ellie Trebilcock Is the book or the movie better? It’s the most controversial topic between bookworms and movie-buffs. To resolve the long battle between these two passionate types of media consumers, I will compare and evaluate the quality of …

Dining In and Out: Oh My Cupcakes

Dining In and Out: Oh My Cupcakes

One young foodie explores the local restaurant scene, bringing quality cuisine into your kitchen, sans doggie bag. By Kaylyn Deiter Dining Out As the first all-cupcake shop in South Dakota, Oh My Cupcakes is no stranger to standing out. But …

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 1999

THE (MUSIC) YEARBOOK: 1999

By Sean Calhoun The musical landscape at the turn of the millennium was largely dominated by teen pop, a genre that produced some of the biggest-selling albums and singles of all time. My first choice for 1999 is perhaps teen …

605 Outdoor Wonders: Palisades State Park

605 Outdoor Wonders: Palisades State Park

By Anna Stritecky South Dakota’s own rose quartz beauty is just a half hour drive from Sioux Falls, right on the outskirts of Garretson. The Palisades are a 605 wonder, scaling up quartz rocks that overlook a surrounding river and …