Tag: Saint Paul

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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A Minnesotan’s guide to college basketball’s ultimate weekend

The best in college men’s basketball make their way to Minneapolis April 5-8, 2019. Like when Minnesota hosted Super Bowl LII in 2018, there is plenty to do. Here’s a guide of what you can discover. I explored the Tip-Off Tailgate and Final Four Fan Fest on Friday. Get my take here. Know before you

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The 5 best restaurants for fried fish in Minnesota

I tallied up your suggestions and appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with the best places to get fried fish in Minnesota! It’s a part of my Worth the Trip series. You can also watch my roundups for the best places to play bingo and the top 5 spots to attend a meat raffle. 1. The

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What you should know before visiting Minneapolis

This article was updated in March 2019 with current information. Minneapolis, the largest city in Minnesota, gets looked over often. It’s considered ‘flyover worthy’ by some and ‘too cold’ by others. Despite the stereotypes, the city won bids to host big events. U.S. Bank Stadium hosted Super Bowl LII  in February 2018. ESPN’s X Games

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The Saint Paul butcher shop only promoted by word of mouth

Chances are you would never know there’s a butcher shop in one sleepy Saint Paul neighborhood. First off, it’s on a college campus. There isn’t an awning with a fancy logo nor a flashing ‘open’ sign. Oh, and it’s inside an academic building. But best of all, it’s open to the public and it should be

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Twin Cities Restaurant Room Rental Guide

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

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It’s colder in Minnesota than it is in Antarctica

  January 2019 update: we did it again! A quick check of the weather app on the trusty phone shows that the air temp in Minneapolis on January 29, 2019 is colder than Antarctica. In fact, it’s colder than many other places known for being cold: Stay warm! Original article from a cold snap in

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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

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Holiday Gift Guide: Lookin’ and Feelin’ Good

Gift that special someone in your life with hair and skin care products from Minnesota companies. Article originally published in Lavender Magazine November 2018 Life changes for the better when you take pride in your appearance. Confidence skyrockets and you end up with more pep in your step. Heck, it might even help you land

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