Tag: Stillwater

Best places to watch fireworks in Minnesota

I asked for your suggestions on where to watch 4th of July fireworks. The top choice doesn’t take place on July 4th, but instead, on July 6th. I was on Twin Cities Live with a roundup. Highest rated: Delano Saturday, July 6th at 10:30 p.m. Canterbury Park, Shakopee Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th around

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The best ice cream shops in Minnesota

Every month, Worth the Trip, my series on KSTP’s Twin Cities Live, presents the top five Minnesota spots in a particular category. And since summer is officially upon us, I had to determine who sells the best ice cream in the state. The winning locations are determined by your suggestions. Thousands upon thousands of votes

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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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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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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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13 events happening December 2

Tis the season for events! My 40 Ways to Holiday guide features at least one seasonal event you can do every day from Thanksgiving Day through New Years Day. Check it out here. Saturday, December 2 has more than one thing to check out. Here are 13 events happening! More festivities are being added, too

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40 Ways to Holiday, Day 10: December 2

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

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The best free outdoor movies in the Twin Cities this August

Alright, whether you want to hear it or not, summer is halfway done. But that’s a good reminder to maximize every moment we still have with warm temperatures and late sunsets. Free outdoor movies are all over the cities and here are a few worth checking out: Friday, August 4 — “The Secret Life of

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