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Twin Cities restaurant date deals for Sunday, Monday and Tuesday

Cash in on some great deals from Twin Cities restaurants. I appeared on Twin Cities Live with a roundup of spots offering incredible discounts. Sunday: Acqua in White Bear Lake 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. 3 course meal for 2 people for $60 You can purchase a bottle of wine for $20 Reservations are accepted Patio

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Why no Minnesotan should pay to use Ancestry.com

I recently went on a work assignment to visit the spots Twin Cities Live viewers selected as the 5 best museums in Minnesota. One of those was the Minnesota History Center in Saint Paul. Before my visit, I asked museum officials what they felt was underrated. They told me that the Gale Family Library was

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55 things every Minnesotan should do this summer

Summers in Minnesota are too short to be bored, even if it is raining. For inspiration, I compiled this checklist of 55 things you can do before Labor Day. This guide is presented by Family Fun Twin Cities. For even more suggestions of what to do this summer, check out their Ultimate Summer Guide. Buy

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From Minneapolis to Stillwater, three restaurants with the best date night deals

These deals were verified in May 2019.   Originally published January 2018 There’s no need to wait until Valentine’s Day to enjoy a romantic dinner with your sweetie. I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with some of the best weeknight dinners for two in the Twin Cities. Featured restaurants: Red Stag Supperclub, Minneapolis Cheap date

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Hidden gems at the 5 best museums in Minnesota

For my Worth the Trip series on Twin Cities Live, I asked viewers to vote on the 5 best museums in Minnesota. The voting was extremely close. We are blessed to live in a rich cultural community. I reached out to staff at all of the top 5 museums and asked them for the insider scoop

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The 5 Minnesota State Fair foods every new attendee should eat

There are always new foods at the Minnesota State Fair, but if you’re new to the Great Minnesota Get Together, you need to start with the basics. I asked my Facebook and Twitter followers to list their favorite Fair foods. I compiled the list below. Once you try these foods, head to my list of

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The top 10 foods going into the start of the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

It’s a yearly tradition for me to share my top 10 Minnesota State Fair foods. I love to compile this list, simply because I love the Fair. During the Fair’s 12 day run, I am usually there 10 or 11 days. I end up eating a lot. Now, this list doesn’t have cookies or Pronto

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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. Note: I am more focused on adding deals for locally owned or Minnesota-based companies than national retailers. From a

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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 people saying that certain Mexican restaurants don’t serve authentic food and

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A 114 year-old Minnesota business opens its first retail store

Give Me the Mike received promotional consideration from J.W. Hulme. J.W. Hulme started in 1905 in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They expanded from making tents for the Army during World War I to gear for lovers of the great outdoors. Today, they man much more than duffle bags and totes. Products for men and women range

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