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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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The 5 best meat raffles in Minnesota

In Minnesota, meat raffles are a way of life. It’s a simple concept — think of it as ‘bingo for people with short attention spans.’ For a $1, you purchase a ticket. The ticket has a number on it. Then there’s a big wheel. If they land on your number, you win meat. Maybe chops.

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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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A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

From Albert Lea to White Bear Lake! Includes Minneapolis and Saint Paul locations, too

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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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