El Seventyseven won the $75,000 Honor The Hero Stakes Monday at Canterbury Park with Leandro Goncalves aboard for trainer Mac Robertson and owner Joe Novogratz of Excelsior before a Memorial Day crowd of 11,323.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is hosting the garden party of summer. Taste & Toast in the Gardens, set for Wednesday, July 15, features tastes from top local restaurants and sips from regional wineries and breweries -- all unfolding in the outdoor gardens and terraces of the Arboretum.
Recent national news on gender discrimination focused on Ellen Pao, a high-tech executive who sued a famous venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins, for $16 million. The venture capitalist firm created remarkable wealth by helping launch social media giants such as Google, Twitter, Electronic Arts and Amazon.