Tag: Golden Valley

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 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

Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

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

5 best places to play bingo in Minnesota

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with the best places to play bingo in Minnesota!

  • Chester Bird American Legion, Golden Valley
    • Bingo on Saturdays, Sundays and Wednesdays
    • Buy cards for each game — $1 or $2 per game
  • Titan’s Sports Saloon, Oakdale
    • Various times each week, typically always on Saturdays
    • Specialty bingo, including Moneybags Bingo, about once a month
  • Running Aces, Columbus
    • Brunch Bingo Sundays at 11:00 a.m.
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The best donuts in the Twin Cities

I appeared on Twin Cities Live with a viewer-selected list of where to find the best donuts in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro. And it happened to be National Donut Day! Make sure the first Friday of June is circled on your calendar so you can celebrate.… Read the rest

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