Marissa Blahnik

Marissa identifies as a Leo, an only child, a Jersey girl, a musical theater geek, a media producer and a champion of cheese. She cut her teeth with Court TV’s documentary unit in NYC, earned her stripes developing cable programming with Powderhouse Productions in Boston and in 2009 jumped into public media with Twin Cities PBS in Saint Paul. She’s adapted well to the North Coast lifestyle and thinks everyone needs a little hygge in their heart.

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Monicat Data Makes Technology Work for Creatives

The day I met with Jasmine Russell of Monicat Data, she was wearing a yellow shirt, sitting in […]

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9 Relevant Artists to Inspire Your Next Internet Break

The mental and physical health-boosting benefits of making art is well documented. However, not all of us are […]

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Diaries, Letters, Cat Paw? What’s Inside the New York Public Library

Most of us don’t work in iconic buildings. Or, if our offices have any sort of local notoriety, […]

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Theoroi is the Performing Arts Social Club You Need

For Tessa Retterath Jones, landing a job at the Schubert Club, Minnesota’s oldest performing arts organization, located in […]

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Should we elect our Supreme Court Justices?

If we made “America From Scratch” today, would we elect our Supreme Court Justices and should they have […]

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Unlock Your Powers of Invention to Level Up Your Big Idea

We’re living in a time of great innovation. Entrepreneurs are riffing on existing technologies, products or services to […]

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A Rocket Scientist Wants to ‘Nourish’ Your Love of Barbecue

Let’s be clear: there is a chasm of difference between “grilling out” and authentic barbecue. A summer gathering over […]

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Historic Waldmann Brewery Celebrates America’s Past and Present

One look at the historic limestone building is all it takes to jump start your imagination. When Tom […]

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What to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Video by Trevor Vaubel Whether you’re renting or living with your family, if your name isn’t on the […]

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5 Ways to Know if Your Business Idea is Any Good

You think it’s a million-dollar business idea, and maybe your buddy does too. But does your big dream […]

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A Spot of Tea with a Side of Soul at Heritage Tea House

For Raeisha Williams, the idea of opening a female-owned small business was never a question. Growing up, she […]

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Vetiver Solutions Makes a Social Impact and Wins Big

A team of college students from the University of Minnesota combined their talents and passion for social change […]