Tag: Minneapolis

Bored at home? Compete in the Minnesota State Fair’s Cookie Decorating Contest

If you’re running out of ideas to keep the kids occupied before they start some sort of school, get your family to bake cookies and compete in the Minnesota State Fair’s Cookie Decorating Showcase.

GUIDE: All the ways you can celebrate the Minnesota State Fair in 2020

The 2020 Minnesota State Fair may be canceled, but State Fair officials and business owners are coming up ways you can get your fix of the Great Minnesota Get Together.

How the Minnesota Boychoir helps young men discover their identity

“With extremely limited support from home, I turned to the Boychoir family for help. I didn’t realize the mess I was in. Parents of other members saw my challenges and I was offered a job at a family restaurant, beds to sleep in and homes to stay in, and offered the acceptance I missed at home.”

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.

Driving 8 hours one-way to rehearsal: the power of One Voice Mixed Chorus

During its history, One Voice Mixed Chorus has partnered with 20 local nonprofit organizations, commissioned more than 30 new choral pieces, performed with over 50 middle and high schools, and brought their mission and music to greater Minnesota for more than 15 years.

You can buy sleeves of Minnesota State Fair cups for use at home

I stopped by the Fairgrounds to purchase two sleeves of cups, and the process is extremely easy. There was no line when I visited, although there was a steady flow of customers.

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.

Best bowling alleys in the Twin Cities

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.

20 Minnesota nonprofits providing a platform for the Black community

These groups are doing God’s work to make sure we all live in a safe world, allowing everyone to have a platform to stand on.