It’s an activity good for the whole family, fun for a date night, and it’s relatively inexpensive. Votes were tallied to find four of the best bowling alleys in the Twin Cities.
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As protests continue, nonprofits, the organizations who tirelessly give to our neighbors, were caught in the crossfire. Within minutes, decades of history were erased as property burned. Windows were smashed.
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Spring is a special time of year. The heavy jackets go in the closet and those delicious Girl Scout cookies go on sale. I’m a Samoas/Caramel DeLights fan, myself. However, with COVID-19, Girl Scout cookie operations have come to a halt. Depending on their…
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For senior citizens and those with compromised autoimmune systems, leaving home during the COVID-19 pandemic is out of the question. However, life must continue. Below is a guide showcasing non-profits, restaurants and grocery stores who are delivering food to those who cannot go out…
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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…
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The best holiday light displays around Minnesota, presented by Sam’s Christmas Village and Light Tour.
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I asked for your suggestions on where to watch 4th of July fireworks. The top choice doesn’t take place on July 4th, but instead, on July 6th. I was on Twin Cities Live with a roundup. Highest rated: Delano Saturday, July 6th at 10:30 p.m….
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….
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Most of these freebies were verified as of May 2019. Enjoy! If you know of others not listed, please let me know about them. Connect with me with the form at the bottom of this page. From a bottle of wine worth your age…
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