Tag: Anoka

Where Minnesotans can donate clothing and household goods during COVID-19

Check out this roundup of nonprofits who are collecting your goods for a greater good.

The 5 best bakeries in Minnesota

Make sure to try the Prison Bars from one bakery in the southeast metro.

31 things to do in Minnesota this August that are not the State Fair

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Minnesota State Fair. I have an in-depth online guide about the Great Minnesota Get Together. But the media can make it feel like the State Fair is the only thing going on during the entire month of August.… Read the rest

The best ice cream shops in Minnesota

Something peculiar with the top 5 spots: none of them make their own ice cream.

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.… Read the rest

20 Mexican restaurants in Minnesota worth the trip

Give Me The Mike’s Best of Minnesota guides are presented by HomeLight


I received nearly 1,000 votes for the best Mexican food in Minnesota. I presented the top 5 picks on TV — and those are listed below.

While votes came in, I heard from people saying that certain Mexican restaurants don’t serve authentic food and that you need to go to specific parts of the Twin Cities to find true Mexican food.… Read the rest

The best donuts in the Twin Cities

Celebrate National Donut Day (or any day) with some of the best donuts in the Twin Cities.

A guide to Minnesota holiday light displays, 2017 edition

The 2019 Minnesota holiday light display guide can be found here.

 

Here’s a roundup of 2017 holiday light displays around Minnesota. Know of one I’m missing? Let me know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.… Read the rest

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 16: December 8

In 2017, there are exactly 40 days from Thanksgiving Day to New Years Day. And with the elimination of the eighth floor display at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis and Holiday Lights in the Park in Saint Paul, along with the disappointing change from tradition at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities.Read the rest

Over 35 food trucks will gather at one spot in the north metro on Saturday

Start preparing your stomach for everything you’ll eat the State Fair!

On Saturday, July 22, over 35 food trucks will be in downtown Anoka from 12-10 p.m. It’s organized by the Uptown Food Truck Festival, which was at the end of June.… Read the rest