Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles EmergeWORKS


Erica Rivera contributed to a cover story on how companies can find loyal employees by using alternative staffing agencies like EmergeWORKS in Northeast Minneapolis. Read the piece in the September 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Boll Farms


Erica Rivera interviewed Bryan Boll of Boll Farms to find out how he saved his family's farm with modern technology and sustainable practices. Read more in the September 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Dynamic Group


Erica Rivera profiled Dynamic Group, a plastic injection molding manufacturer, for Minnesota Business magazine. Read about the company in the September 2015 issue or online here.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Lady Lamb


Erica Rivera spoke to Lady Lamb, an up-and-coming indie rock musician, about her unusual career path. Read more in City Pages here.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Erica Rivera Previews Masking Tape Art Exhibit


Erica Rivera previewed a Japanese masking tape art exhibit taking place at TOMODACHI in the Mall of America. Read more on the City Pages arts blog here.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Man Cave Craft Meats


Erica Rivera interviewed Nick Beste, president of Man Cave Craft Meats, to find out how the Minnesota-based company went from farmers market to mass distribution. Read more on craveonline.com.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Jerry Stahl

Photo by Meiko Takechi Arquilos

Erica Rivera spoke to author Jerry Stahl, best known for his memoir Permanent Midnight, about his new book Old Guy Dad and parenting heroin-free. Read the Q&A on craveonline.com.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Tatanka Truck

Photo by Heidi Ehalt

Erica Rivera interviewed Chef Sean Sherman of Tatanka Truck about going beyond fry bread when creating the menu for Minnesota's first indigenous food truck. Read more on Crave Online here.

Thursday, August 6, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Dosh


Erica Rivera was invited to electronic musician Dosh's home to observe him scoring Universe, a film featured in this year's Square Lake Festival. Read more in today's Star Tribune Variety section or online here.

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews Miranda Sings

Colleen Evans as Miranda Sings

Erica Rivera spoke to Colleen Evans (née Ballinger), creator of YouTube celebrity Miranda Sings. Read how haters helped refine the quirky character in this Q&A for City Pages.

Monday, August 3, 2015

Erica Rivera Interviews "Rez Comedy" Documentarian

Rob "The Rez Reporter" Fairbanks and Jon "The Ojibwe Outlaw" Roberts

Erica Rivera spoke to Jon Roberts, whose documentary with fellow Ojibwe comic Rob Fairbanks was successfully funded in the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign. Read more on the City Pages blog.

Friday, July 31, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Matchstick Ventures


Erica Rivera interviewed Ryan Broshar about venture capital firm Matchstick Ventures. Read more in the August 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Med Tech Innovators


Erica Rivera explored how med tech innovators support and inspire one another for Minnesota Business magazine. Read the piece in the August 2015 issue or online here.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Life Floor


Erica Rivera interviewed Jonathan Keller, CEO of Life Floor, for Minnesota Business magazine. Read the feature in the August 2015 issue or online here.

Monday, July 6, 2015

Erica Rivera Spotlights Salt-N-Pepa


Legendary female rappers Salt-N-Pepa are coming to the Twin Cities this week. Erica Rivera previewed the trio's show for City Pages here.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Lake City


Erica Rivera profiled Lake City, a Minnesotan town planning to capitalize on the beauty of Lake Pepin. Read more about the area and its attractions in the July 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Fitness Formulary


Erica Rivera interviewed Adam Southam about how he's doing e-commerce differently with supplement company Fitness Formulary. Read more in the July issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Monday, June 8, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Hop Law

Erica Rivera interviewed Elliot Ginsburg, an attorney specializing in breweries. Read more in the June 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Friday, June 5, 2015

Erica Rivera Profiles Paul Krumrich


Erica Rivera interviewed Paul Krumrich, the mastermind behind multiple ventures including Donkey Label bicycling apparel. Read the article in the June 2015 issue of Minnesota Business magazine or online here.

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Erica Rivera On Bicycle Decor


Erica Rivera interviewed several Minneapolis and St. Paul residents whose passion for cycling is on display in their homes. Read why bike-themed decor is on a roll in today's Star Tribune Home section or online here.