Tag: Bloomington

The best birthday freebies in the Twin Cities

From a bottle of wine worth your age to free car washes, I rounded up the best freebies you can snag on your birthday.

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

Updated 7/11/20 If you’re like me, you have dug through drawers and cleaned out closets while spending more time at home. Now you have bags worth of items you would like to donate. But are all those organizations closed? Short answer: no. Here’s a… Continue Reading “Where Minnesotans can donate clothing and household goods during COVID-19”

A growing list of programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota

Updated 5/10/20 With all Minnesota students out of school, families who rely on school breakfast and lunch will stretch to make sure their children are fed. Fortunately, Minnesota restaurants and organizations are swiftly adapting to the situation, offering free meals to those who need… Continue Reading “A growing list of programs and restaurants offering food to families in Minnesota”

Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

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

2019 Minnesota Holiday Lights Display Guide

The best holiday light displays around Minnesota, presented by Sam’s Christmas Village and Light Tour.

The 17 best restaurants for breakfast in Minnesota

Breakfast becomes a passionate subject for many people. And for good reason. For starters, it’s the most meaningful meal of the day. You need fuel to be productive. It’s food people love, too: omelets, pancakes, French toast, hash browns. Sitting down for breakfast is… Continue Reading “The 17 best restaurants for breakfast in Minnesota”

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.… Continue Reading “31 can’t miss events in Minnesota this July”

20 Mexican restaurants in Minnesota worth the trip

Nearly 1,000 votes came in from Twin Cities Live viewers suggesting where they like to go 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… Continue Reading “20 Mexican restaurants in Minnesota worth the trip”

Guide: Twin Cities events leading up to the big game

I had to make a spreadsheet to keep track of everything happening in the Twin Cities leading up to the big game at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4. I’m ready to help you find the best activities. Embrace the chaos — we won’t… Continue Reading “Guide: Twin Cities events leading up to the big game”

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 27: December 19

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… Continue Reading “40 Ways to Holiday, Day 27: December 19”