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A Guide To Dating Around The Holidays

During the holidays, take things easy, communicate with one another and enjoy the festivity that’s all around you.

12/10/2014

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Best Places For Holiday Cocktails In Minnesota

Using fresh and unusual ingredients, cocktails have evolved into an art form and can excite all of the senses with just one sip. Check out these cocktail bars for some of the best and most creative holiday refreshments.

12/04/2014

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Best 2014 Holiday Concerts In Minnesota

Get in the holiday spirit with these concerts.

11/27/2014

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Best Hookah Bars In Minnesota

Enjoy a delicious shisha blend as you bond with your friends following a centuries-old tradition of hookah smoking.

11/20/2014

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Curiocity: Suburban Bowling Alley Gets Funky With Calley Bliss, Fladcast

I’m a jazz neophyte. I know very little about who performs the genre or how it’s performed. I know even less about where it is performed.

11/15/2014

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Best Craft Beer Happy Hours In Minnesota

There are happy hours throughout the state that feature and promote craft beer to those who wish to find a new favorite. Sit down directly in a taproom or a local pub to enjoy one of these happy hours.

11/13/2014

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Best Places For Adult Music Classes In Minnesota

It is never too late to fulfill those musical aspirations. Quality music education programs are available throughout Minnesota.

11/06/2014

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Best Bars To Get Local Beer In Minnesota

Next time you drink a beer, why not drink local?

10/30/2014

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Curiocity: Who? Betty Who!

A booming chant filled the dimly lit Fine Line Music Café as we waited for her to take the stage. Through a thin layer of smoke her named blazed in white, 80s style lightning-bolt writing on the banner on the stage, her only decoration. “Betty, Betty, Betty.”

10/23/2014

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Best Piano Bars In Minnesota

For a little music and a little more fun, check out these local piano bars.

10/23/2014

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Best Places For Sangria In Minnesota

There is never a bad time for a good sangria. Grab a friend and enjoy an afternoon, evening or night with a few glasses of that sweet, fruity wine concoction.

10/16/2014

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Best Bars To Watch Thursday Night Football in Minnesota

These bars have your Thursday football needs covered.

10/09/2014

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Garth Brooks Titles New Album ‘Man Against Machine,’ Reveals Cover Art

“This album is a reminder to all those who dream, work, and fight for what they believe; do not give up your vision,” said Brooks.

10/03/2014

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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.

10/03/2014

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Best 2014 Halloween Parties For Adults In Minnesota

The fun doesn’t end just because you’re too old to Trick or Treat.

10/02/2014

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Fleetwood Mac Kicks Off Tour In Minnesota

A long-awaited concert tour kick-offed Tuesday in Minnesota. Fleetwood Mac performed Tuesday at the Target Center in Minneapolis. All the group is back together and on the road for the first time in 16 years.

09/30/2014

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A Few Takeaways From A Tour Of Paisley Park With Prince

Prince is still cooler than you: He’s the only person who can pull off wearing a shirt with his image — and look epic doing it.

09/29/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Fall Beers To Try

Need a few ideas for fall brews? Here are a few recommendations by St. Paul veteran bartender Kevin “Kleezy” Kleman of Señor Wong Craft Bar and Restaurant.

09/25/2014

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Minnesota’s 10 Greatest One-Hit Wonders

Thursday, Sept. 25 is National One-Hit Wonder Day, and while everyone knows that Minnesota has a long history of pop music hitmakers stretching from the heydays of Prince and Bob Dylan all the way back through the Andrews Sisters in the 1940s.

09/24/2014

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‘David Bowie Is’ Exhibit Brings True ‘Sound and Vision’ Experience to Chicago

Ready for an immersive experience? The retrospective “David Bowie Is” opens today in Chicago, and it’s a mind-blowing examination of one of the modern musical era’s most fascinating creative minds.

09/23/2014

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Best Places To Celebrate Oktoberfest In Minnesota

Oktoberfest is more than just St. Patrick’s Day for Germans. It’s a celebration of culture, food and beer.

09/18/2014

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Best Bars To Watch College Football In Minnesota

To enjoy the wild rumpus of college football, head out to one of these local sports bars.

09/11/2014

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Scenic Motorcycle Drives Through The Iron Range

Whether you’re riding a cruiser, a chopper, a crotch rocket or a blown bike, these are the best trips for bikers through the serenity of the Iron Range.

09/04/2014

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Best Sports Bars In Minnesota

These bars don’t play around when it comes to sports.

08/28/2014

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Best Bars To Watch The U.S. Open In Minnesota

Watch some of the best serves in the U.S. Open while getting served at one of these great Minnesota bars.

08/21/2014

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Backstreet Boys At The Xcel Energy Center

Relive the Backstreet Boys’ glory days Tuesday night at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul.

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Mumford & Sons Take On Sold-Out Crowd

During a slight lull between songs, Mumford and Sons looked out across the sold-out crowd of the Xcel Energy Center and asked a simple question: “Where were you in (2008) when we played the 400 Club to 12 people?”

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Pentatonix At Mill City Nights

It seems almost strange to see a crowd packed around a nearly completely empty stage — with only two small platforms and zero instruments. But half-way into the first song, you realize, you don’t miss the band at all.

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Joshua Radin At Mill City Nights

Joshua Radin performed at Mill City Nights on Thursday. Click here for a full Q&A with the indie singer.

Grammy Nominations

The nominations for the 54th annual Grammy Awards have been announced. See who is up for top awards and who else earned major props. And be sure to watch CBS when the awards are handed out on Feb. 12.

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