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A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

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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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Win a cookbook by The Sioux Chef!

Enter below for your chance to win “The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen” by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley. Sean will soon be the next big thing in the Minnesota food scene, trust me. There are three ways to enter, meaning you have three chances to win! A winner will be selected on Sunday, December 17.

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A guide to Minnesota holiday light displays, 2017 edition

An updated 2018 guide can be found here.   Here’s a roundup of 2017 holiday light displays around Minnesota. Know of one I’m missing? Let me know by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page. I have personally confirmed these shows are happening in 2017; be wary of other websites! This

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40 Ways to Holiday, Day 9: December 1

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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40 Ways to Holiday, Day 25: December 17

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 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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