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Tag: University of Minnesota

What you should know before visiting St. Paul

Give Me The Mike received promotional consideration from Visit Saint Paul Saint Paul, Minnesota may be the smaller twin of the Twin Cities, but it has a whole lot of charm and plenty to do. Here’s some advice for planning a trip to Minnesota’s…

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2019 Minnesota Holiday Lights Display Guide

The best holiday light displays around Minnesota, presented by Sam’s Christmas Village and Light Tour.

The can’t-miss building at the Minnesota State Fair

It doesn’t sound super fun, but there’s a lot happening inside the Agriculture Horticulture Building at the Minnesota State Fair. I appeared on KSTP’s Twin Cities Live to share some of my highlights. If you miss out on the First Kiss Apple, it’s still…

Hidden gems at the 5 best museums in Minnesota

For my Worth the Trip series on Twin Cities Live, I asked viewers to vote on the 5 best museums in Minnesota. The voting was extremely close. We are blessed to live in a rich cultural community. I reached out to staff at all of…

A Minnesotan’s guide to college basketball’s ultimate weekend

The best in college men’s basketball make their way to Minneapolis April 5-8, 2019. Like when Minnesota hosted Super Bowl LII in 2018, there is plenty to do. Here’s a guide of what you can discover. I explored the Tip-Off Tailgate and Final Four…

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…

A Minnesota holiday lights display guide, 2018 edition

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

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…

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…

A guide to Minnesota holiday light displays, 2017 edition

The 2019 Minnesota holiday light display 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…