Tag: Twin Cities

A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

‘Tis the season for holiday light displays! Check out this roundup of displays around Minnesota. In 2017, my Minnesota light guide had more than 17,000 page views. Many other websites have outdated information — don’t trust them! If you run a light display and would like it listed here, please fill out this form. Albertville

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The 5 best pumpkin patches in Minnesota

I asked my Facebook fans for help selecting the best pumpkin patches in Minnesota. I was on Twin Cities Live to present the top 5! Watch the video below. North: Lendt’s Pumpkin Patch Wyoming Open 9:00 a.m. until dusk 7 days a week through October 31st Free admission $4 pick your own pumpkins Cash or check

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How you can see “Hamilton” in Minneapolis for $10

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with a guide of how you could get to see Hamilton for $10 while it’s in Minneapolis! Plus, be in the know about Minneapolis businesses offering deals while the show is in Minnesota. Related links: “Hamilton” showtimes Download the “Hamilton” App Businesses offering deals

Get ready now for the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

The 2018 Minnesota State Fair is done and if you’re in withdrawal like me, there are some ways to gear up for the 2019 Great Minnesota Get Together. I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with ways to keep the State Fair in your life year-round. More information: Minnesota State Fair Foundation Taste of the

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Play Minnesota State Fair Bingo with this free template

The Minnesota State Fair’s website is a must-visit before you head out to the Great Minnesota Get Together. Watch my segment on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to learn about State Fair Bingo cards and how to create a custom list of what you want to see and eat at the Fair. You’ll find the State

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The best non-alcoholic beverages at the Minnesota State Fair, and the cheapest pop

Sure, there’s always buzz about the best brews and specialty adult beverages you can find at the Minnesota State Fair, but there are some delightful beverages off the beaten path that all can enjoy. I appeared on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live with three of my favorites, along with the shops who consistently have the best

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Know where new phone charging stations are at the 2018 Minnesota State Fair

I was on KSTP-TV’s Twin Cities Live to share details about where you can charge your cell phone while at the Minnesota State Fair. I also let you know where the best spots are for taking a photo while you’re here. A list of charging stations can be found on the State Fair’s website. Find

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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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