Tag: Twin Cities

The best donuts in the Twin Cities

I appeared on Twin Cities Live with a viewer-selected list of where to find the best donuts in the Minneapolis-St. Paul Metro. And it happened to be National Donut Day! Make sure June 1st is circled on your calendar so you can celebrate next year. Shops featured: Sift Gluten-Free — Minneapolis Hans’ Bakery — Anoka, Blaine and

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

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 night on Tuesdays from 5-10 p.m. A bottle of wine (or

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Folks are paying $4 to $65 to park downtown Minneapolis for 2 hours

After seeing one downtown Minneapolis ramp charging $65 for a parking spot on Friday night, I took to the streets to see what other parking ramps and lots are charging. Fast facts: The cheapest ramp I found was $8, and it was underground parking, meaning your car would stay warm. The most expensive ramp I

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When you can go ice skating with drag queens in Minneapolis

Those who visit downtown Saint Paul in the winter know about the annual Wells Fargo WinterSkate near Rice Park. It’s a romantic activity. That’s not the only Wells Fargo WinterSkate in town. Loring Park in Minneapolis has a larger rink that’s less busy. And with the big game in town, organizers on the west side

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Twin Cities bars and restaurants hosting viewing parties for the big game (and even Puppy Bowl viewing parties)

Chances are you don’t have a ticket to see the big game inside U.S. Bank Stadium February 4. If you don’t want to sit at home, check out these Twin Cities bars and restaurants hosting viewing parties. This list is growing! Know of a spot hosting a viewing party? Let me know! It’s not just football

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When locals should go to ‘super’ events downtown Minneapolis (and how to get there)

Based on previous years, around one million visitors are expected to trek to Minneapolis and Saint Paul in the days leading up to the big game on Sunday, February 4. In perspective, the Minnesota State Fair had nearly two million visitors…over the course of 12 days. So it’s going to be busy. I get it

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Twin Cities events: January 11 – 14

From a Boat Show to a Bridal Show, I shared the best events happening around the Twin Cities on KSTP-TV. “Paw Patrol LIVE!”: Friday, January 12 – Sunday, January 14 in Minneapolis Minneapolis Boat Show: Thursday, January 11 – Sunday, January 14 in Minneapolis Twin Cities Bridal Show: Sunday, January 14 in Saint Paul TeamNorthxTarget

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5 indoor events in the Twin Cities January 5 – 7

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with five indoor events worth checking out this weekend! Take a look. Tune in every Thursday afternoon for my roundup of What’s Happening This Weekend. Land O’Lakes Kennel Club Dog Show: Friday, January 5 thru Sunday, January 7 in Saint Paul World’s Toughest Rodeo: Friday, January 5 and

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It’s colder in Minnesota than it is in Antarctica

  Minnesotans are strong, brave and bold. That’s because it’s colder in the North Star State than in places typically associated for being really cold. The high on Tuesday, December 26 in the Twin Cities was 1 degree. This weekend, high temperatures aren’t expected to go above zero. Northern Minnesota has it even worse. The

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Win tickets to media night of “The Phantom of the Opera”

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s famous musical, “The Phantom of the Opera,” is back in Minneapois December 13 through 31 at the Orpheum Theatre. The reimagined production of the show promises new special effects including the candelier, along with new staging and choreography. The story and score will be performed by a cast of 52, making “Phantom of the

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