Best Of MN

Vote: Where Is The Best Drive-In Restaurant In Minnesota?There's always one place you can grab a bite to eat where time seems to have stopped -- a drive-in restaurant.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Picnic Spot In MinnesotaMemorial Day Weekend is the unofficial kickoff to summer, a time to pack up a meal and head outside for a picnic.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Thrift Shop In MinnesotaAfter tallying the votes, you sent Natalie Nyhus to a store with a lot of heart: The Common Closet Thrift Store in Wabasha.

Arts & Culture

Best Spring 2016 Races In MinnesotaBeing one of the fittest states in the nation, Minnesota has no shortage of races to participate in. Get your feet moving and blood pumping with our sampling of some of the most interesting races of the spring.
Workers Memorial Mural Almost Finished At State CapitolIt is a monument to nobody famous. But the unusual memorial taking shape on the State Capitol Mall is for people who are seldom celebrated.
Wander Minnesota: Celebrating Minnesota's MuseumsIt's halfway through May—have you done your part to celebrate Minnesota Museums Month yet?

Shopping & Style

Ask An Expert: Upcoming Summer Fashion Trends In MinnesotaStylist and fashion consultant Carly Gatzlaff, owner of Ă La Mode Wardrobe Consulting, offers tips on upcoming summer fashion trends and ideas for looking your summer best.
Best Neighborhood To Go On A Shopping Spree In MinnesotaMinnesota is one of the best states for shoppers because of abundant premium outlets, shopping centers, malls and discount stores. The state is home to many of the best neighborhood shopping districts.
Best Books That Make The Perfect Gifts For GraduatesGraduation season is in full swing and whether the person you know is graduating from middle school, high school, undergrad or grad school, they could probably use some guidance about what comes next.

Food & Drink

Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Vote: Where Is The Best Drive-In Restaurant In Minnesota?There's always one place you can grab a bite to eat where time seems to have stopped -- a drive-in restaurant.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Savory Rhubarb RecipesIt's Rhubarb season. They're stacked like cord-wood at the Farmers Market. It's good in more than just pie however! Dara gives you 5 savory ways to use it!

Nightlife & Music

Best Places To Go Dancing In MinnesotaLift your mood with happy feet at these five great dance venues.
Best Friend-Date Locations In MinnesotaCelebrate friendship and fun! Minnesota is full of great things to do and fun activities for groups or just some locals looking to try something different. Try some of these hidden gem suggestions for a great afternoon or evening with your friend.
Best Places To See Local Musicians In MinnesotaSupport a local venue while you enjoy a local band.

Family & Pets

Best Movie Theater Deals In MinnesotaIt's not as expensive as you think to catch a flick in Minnesota. Check out the deals at these local theaters.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Research & Honor Your Family's Military History This Memorial DayMemorial Day is a great time to research your family's military history or learn a little more about your own past. Here are some helpful ways to start researching your past today.

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