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

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

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

These restaurants continue to provide free meals to Minnesota students and families in need.

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

From cinnamon rolls to pancakes to omelets, sit down for breakfast at these fantastic restaurants located across 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.… 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

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 see anything this big come through Minnesota for decades!… Read the rest

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 at Holidazzle, more people than ever are looking for new holiday activities.Read the rest