Don’t get me wrong — I love Minneapolis. I live downtown Minneapolis. I spend a lot of time downtown at restaurants and attending shows in the theaters. I support downtown businesses. I explored the Tip-Off Tailgate on Nicollet Mall and the Final Four Fan Fest at the Minneapolis Convention Center mostly out of curiosity. I
Give Me the Mike received promotional consideration from J.W. Hulme. J.W. Hulme started in 1905 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They expanded from making tents for the Army during World War I to gear for lovers of the great outdoors. Today, they man much more than duffle bags and totes. Products for men and women range
The best in college men’s basketball make their way to Minneapolis April 5-8, 2019. Like when Minnesota hosted Super Bowl LII in 2018, there is plenty to do. Here’s a guide of what you can discover. I explored the Tip-Off Tailgate and Final Four Fan Fest on Friday. Get my take here. Know before you
I tallied up your suggestions and appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with the best places to get fried fish in Minnesota! It’s a part of my Worth the Trip series. You can also watch my roundups for the best places to play bingo and the top 5 spots to attend a meat raffle. 1. The
As part of the NCAA Final Four festivities in Minneapolis, the Jonas Brothers will perform a FREE concert. That’s right, free. But you need to be in the know. And have some luck. First come, first serve tickets for their Saturday, April 6th concert at the Armory in downtown Minneapolis go on sale to the
I was honored to be featured in the Minneapolis Star Tribune! Recently, they followed me around at an event in Rochester, Minnesota to see how I do so my job as an adjudicator with Guinness World Records. I must admit, it was cool to be a “don’t miss” on the Star Tribune’s home page. You
Chances are you would never know there’s a butcher shop in one sleepy Saint Paul neighborhood. First off, it’s on a college campus. There isn’t an awning with a fancy logo nor a flashing ‘open’ sign. Oh, and it’s inside an academic building. But best of all, it’s open to the public and it should be
In Minnesota, meat raffles are a way of life. It’s a simple concept — think of it as ‘bingo for people with short attention spans.’ For a $1, you purchase a ticket. The ticket has a number on it. Then there’s a big wheel. If they land on your number, you win meat. Maybe chops.
Where to reserve semi-private and private dining rooms at restaurants, bars and breweries in the Twin Cities.