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31 can’t miss events in Minnesota this July

Not much gets better than July in Minnesota! There’s plenty to do with long summer nights. Bonus: you don’t have to spend 20 minutes putting on a parka and scraping ice off your windshield! I compiled a list of events happening around the state. Many are your suggestions! Is there one I forgot? Let me

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The best restaurant date night deals in Minneapolis on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

These deals were verified in May 2019.   Originally published January 2018 I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with three Minneapolis restaurants with fantastic date night dinner deals. Featured restaurants: Rinata, Minneapolis Sunday nights Four-course meal for $25/person Reservations recommended but not required Bryant-Lake Bowl, Minneapolis Monday nights, 6 p.m. – midnight Two entrees, bottle

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Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

Where to reserve semi-private and private dining rooms at restaurants, bars and breweries in the Twin Cities.

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Folks are paying $4 to $65 to park downtown Minneapolis for 2 hours

After seeing one downtown Minneapolis ramp charging $65 for a parking spot on Friday night, I took to the streets to see what other parking ramps and lots are charging. Fast facts: The cheapest ramp I found was $8, and it was underground parking, meaning your car would stay warm. The most expensive ramp I

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When locals should go to ‘super’ events downtown Minneapolis (and how to get there)

Based on previous years, around one million visitors are expected to trek to Minneapolis and Saint Paul in the days leading up to the big game on Sunday, February 4. In perspective, the Minnesota State Fair had nearly two million visitors…over the course of 12 days. So it’s going to be busy. I get it

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The 3 State Fair brochures you need to ask for at the information booth

I was on KSTP-TV with an insider tip on tackling the Minnesota State Fair. There are three brochures worth asking for at the information booth to help you navigate the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch the video to find out the ones I recommend!

The hidden grocery store at the Minnesota State Fair

Need a couple aspirin after a Midway ride or did the deep-fried candy bar give you some heartburn? There’s a place on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds that can help. Welcome to Steichen’s Grocery Store and Deli. It’s really hidden. If you’re at the All You Can Drink Milk booth, head north toward the Grandstand and

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Cheapest pop at the Minnesota State Fair

Sometimes you just want a nice cold Coca-Cola to wash down the cheese curds you’ve inhaled at the Minnesota State Fair. Before you head out the Great Minnesota Get Together, plan ahead so you can get a deal on pop (or soda, whatever you want to call it). Note: this television segment aired in 2016

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