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MAP: Don’t have State Fair Food Parade tickets? Go on this food crawl

There are plenty of other ways to get a taste of State Fair foods leading up to Labor Day.  Check out this list of restaurants and businesses where you can find official Fair foods.

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.

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.

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 of the top coffee shops.… Read the rest

Over 4 million Christmas lights on display just east of the Twin Cities

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For Twin Cities residents who miss the now closed Holiday Lights in the Park at Lake Phalen in Saint Paul, I have an option you will love.… Read the rest

The top 10 foods to start the 2021 Minnesota State Fair

It's tradition for me to publish a list of the 10 foods you need to have at the Great Minnesota Get Together. It does change each year, and your feedback makes an impact.

31 things to do in Minnesota this August that are not the State Fair

Don’t get me wrong, I love the Minnesota State Fair. I have an in-depth online guide about the Great Minnesota Get Together. But the media can make it feel like the State Fair is the only thing going on during the entire month of August.… Read the rest

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.
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The best ice cream shops in Minnesota

Something peculiar of the top 5 spots voted in: none of them make their own ice cream.