- Arts and Culture: A Few of Our Favorite Things: The Best of 2012 (l’etoile)
- Music: TOP 89 – 2012 (The Current)
- Weather: Top five weather events in Minnesota 2012 (Updraft)
- Watering holes: Best new Twin Cities bars and clubs (Vita.MN)
- Lifestyle: 25 wonderful words and phrases we learned in 2012 (The Week)
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