The Tangential's 9 favorite Twin Cities blogs

Updated 7/10/2014

The Tangential is a whip-smart creative writing blog prone to pop culture musings.

The core Tangential crew, from left: Katie Sisneros, Becky Lang and Jay Gabler.

Proving that sports coverage doesn’t have to be either glib or grouchy.


Heavy Table

Continuing to set the bar — or table, as the case may be — for independent food coverage.


L’Etoile magazine/LOL-OMG

Always good for finding parties, L’Etoile and its associated LOL/OMG blog now also contain some of the best arts and lifestyle writing in town.


Neighborhoodr- Minneapolis

A smartly curated selection of local content on Tumblr.


Paper Darts

The project that reinvented what it means to be “literary” in Minnesota is still going strong.



The hungry up-and-comer in the local online lit scene.


The Society Pages

Based at the University of Minnesota, this nationally read sociology blog is consistently eye-opening, with spot-on features like a Pinterest board for “pointlessly gendered products.”

This sharp-eyed infrastructure blog is changing the conversation about urban planning in the Twin Cities.