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Best Bars With Ladies’ Nights In Minnesota

Hit these local bars, lounges and nightclubs to have a special night out with your favorite ladies.

07/03/2014

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Best Fourth Of July Parties In Minnesota

Summer is here again, and with it comes Fourth of July parties all across the state. Where will you celebrate?

06/26/2014

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Ask A Minnesota Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail Recipes

A few ideas for Fourth of July cocktails.

06/19/2014

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Minnesotans To Meet: Katie Greeman, Of Spill The Wine

If you’re a wine lover, there’s nothing better than sharing a glass with good friends. Spill the Wine on Lake Street is a perfect hangout to do that.

06/17/2014

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Best Bars With Board Games In Minnesota

In Minnesota, several local bars are bringing back popular board games and making them available to bar-goers. Next time you’re in one of these neighborhoods, check out the local bar with the happening board games.

06/12/2014

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Best Bars To Bean Bag Toss In Minnesota

Recreational sports in bars make for good mixers. Bean bag toss is an especially good socializer because anyone can do it.

06/05/2014

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Best Rum Cocktails In Minnesota

The island is calling you. If you’re currently unable to answer, try a rum cocktail at these local lounges and bars instead.

05/29/2014

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Best Sports Bars To Watch World Cup Soccer In Minnesota

Everyone’s a soccer fan during the World Cup! Check out any of these bars that cater to the soccer fan and enjoy the games.

05/22/2014

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Best Late-Night Happy Hours In Minnesota

Five metro establishments stand out among the many that offer food and drink at desirable prices later in the evening.

05/15/2014

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Best Pop Dance Clubs In Minnesota

If looking to dance the night away, be it with a group of friends or completely alone, these clubs will keep you moving.

05/08/2014

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Best Electronic Bands In Minnesota

Plug in to these great electronic bands in Minnesota.

05/01/2014

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WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Meat Raffle

Meat raffles are as much a part of Minnesota culture as hot dish and hockey. And if you walk into a VFW or American Legion on a weekend night, it’s a good bet you’ll find one in progress. But where can you find the best?

04/24/2014

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Best Bars For Cinco De Mayo In Minnesota

Party hard for Cinco de Mayo at these local bars.

04/24/2014

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Best Bars For Different ‘Scenes’ In Minnesota

Here are four trendy, artsy and exclusive watering holes where hipsters hang out, plus one bonus bar for everybody.

04/17/2014

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Best Boozy Brunches In Minnesota

You made it to the weekend, and you deserve a sumptuous brunch with drinks as good as the food.

04/10/2014

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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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