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

Updated 7/11/20 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. Here’s a…

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

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…

Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

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

The 5 best coffee shops in Minnesota

After counting thousands of votes, I visited the spots selected as the five best coffee shops in Minnesota. And at the bottom of this page, check out a list of spots receiving honorable mention. I was on KSTP’s Twin Cities Live with the stories…

The 17 best restaurants for breakfast in Minnesota

Breakfast becomes a passionate subject for many people. And for good reason. For starters, it’s the most meaningful meal of the day. You need fuel to be productive. It’s food people love, too: omelets, pancakes, French toast, hash browns. Sitting down for breakfast is…

The best birthday freebies in the Twin Cities

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…

20 Mexican restaurants in Minnesota worth the trip

Nearly 1,000 votes came in from Twin Cities Live viewers suggesting where they like to go 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…

The 5 best meat raffles in Minnesota

In Minnesota, meat raffles are a way of life. It’s a simple concept — think of it as ‘bingo for people with short attention spans.’ For a $1, you purchase a ticket. The ticket has a number on it. Then there’s a big wheel….

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 13: December 5

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…

40 Ways to Holiday, Day 1: Thanksgiving Day

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…