Tag: covid

Dress up your pet for your chance to win 2021 Minnesota State Fair tickets

Llama not required.

Minnesota State Fair themed masks now available

official Fair merchandise available to public is typically not the most trendy looking stuff. However, designers did a good job creating face masks, along with a gaiter. You can get a face covering featuring Fairchild, one of the two mascots for the Fair, for $12. They're also selling a three-pack of more simplistic masks for $20. Face coverings are available in adult and youth sizes.

Three must-visit LGBTQ-friendly vacation destinations

No matter if your 2020 dream vacation was happening by plane, train, or automobile—chances are COVID-19 has altered or canceled those plans. Despite COVID, LGBTQ-friendly destinations around the country are still open for business.

The owner of PinKU Japanese Street Food is cooking up something good in Northeast Minneapolis

The crispy shrimp, served on seasoned rice with a spicy mayonnaise, is incredible.

Minneapolis nonprofit expected to deliver 700,000 free meals to those with life-threatening illnesses in 2020

Open Arms started amidst an epidemic. They're built to help Minnesotans in need during COVID-19.

Minnesota camp serving youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS forced to cancel in 2020

It’s one week where kids can truly be themselves, and hundreds of campers look forward to it all year. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the camps for youth living with or affected by HIV/AIDS, operated by One Heartland, are canceled, leaving the nonprofit facing an uncertain future.

A list of drive-in theaters open around Minnesota, and how they’re adapting to COVID guidelines

Here's a list of drive-in theaters ready to welcome you, along with ways many of them are adapting to new social distancing guidelines.

When adversity hits: handling misfortune during COVID-19


ad·ver·si·ty

/ədˈvərsədē/

noun

difficulties; misfortune.


COVID-19 reshaped our society. Millions more Americans have turned to food shelves and rely on unemployment checks for support. For many, finding the money to pay rent and put dinner on the table can be extremely stressful. Read the rest

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

Updated 8/21/20

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.… Read the rest

Don’t cut your hair in quarantine. Let it grow…and donate it

Chances are you have seen someone shave their head or give themself a haircut as hair salons continue to stay closed during the COVID-19 outbreak. For most, giving yourself a haircut isn’t a best bet. Instead, let it grow and donate it.… Read the rest