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I said it last year, and it applies in full right now: “For the last few years, I’ve pointed out that winning your Oscar pool in some ways depends on being smart about your selections […]
A battle of conference unbeatens and two top 10 teams in boys basketball takes place Friday night in Minneapolis as DeLaSalle hosts St. Croix Lutheran in Tri-Metro Conference action.
The Walker Art Center’s beloved Internet Cat Video Festival is becoming something of a Minnesota summer tradition, and this year it’s coming to St. Paul.
This weekend marks the opening of an exhibit in the Twin Cities that’s an intriguing blend of world-class arts and sciences. Nobel Creations arrives at the American Swedish Institute from the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, the first time it has made an appearance in the U.S.
Local Tap Talk checked out Bent Brewstillery, a Roseville watering hole that offers a mix of craft brewing and distilling.
Is your dog overdue for some glamour shots … mainly because pets are typically not welcomed at Glamour Shots? Well how about getting some primo photos of your pooch while also helping a great cause.
If you haven’t heard already, the big game is on Sunday. Yes, the Super Bowl. Otherwise known as a perfect excuse to grab friends and throw a fantastic food party.
A new market and café has found a home on Minneapolis’ “Eat Street.” The Wedge Table Market and Café opened their second location along Nicollet Avenue South Monday.
A young initiate in the sport of Urban Exploring, Matt has ascended radio and water towers and scrambled atop a 60-foot-high construction crane near his home.
Whether you ride a bicycle or not, chances are you’ve noticed an all-white bicycle locked up near an intersection. Often times they look neglected, as if they have been there for some time. They are known as Ghost Bikes and serve as a constant and somber reminder of a life lost while cycling.
Every Friday, Mike Augustyniak picks up a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week, he headed over to Brasserie Zentral to see their twist on a classic American drink
Indie folk-rockers Old Desert Road will be releasing the fourth and last of its seasonal EPs this weekend at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry.
There’s a great boys hockey match-up Friday night in the north Twin Cities metro between a pair of ranked teams with a combined five losses in 34 games. One of them was a state runner-up last year.
Like “The Tale of Princess Kaguya,” one of my favorite films from last year, “Song of the Sea” is a gorgeously-rendered visual experience wrapped around a folktale narrative. Also like “Kaguya,” “Song” is among those films nominated for Best Animated Feature in the up-coming Academy Awards. Yet while my vote would probably still go to the anime, “Song of the Sea” is not to be ignored.
Going into the performance of “I Love Lucy, Live On Stage,” I must admit, my expectations were not very high. It turns out that may have been to my advantage, as I felt the show was a fun, well-executed tribute to the beloved TV program.
This weekend’s sixth annual Beer Dabbler Winter Carnival features beers from a staggeringly large amount of breweries, but also has some pretty great local music, too.
Simplicity is a major focus for many after the New Year. Less plans, less stuff and less work. It’s almost like spring cleaning but without the chirping birds and spring thaw. Since the days are short and the winter is long, there is plenty of time to figure out ways to simplify before summer hits.
Over the last five years, the craft brewery movement has grown exponentially in Minnesota. The Associated Press says licensing records show two-thirds of Minnesota’s active breweries opened in 2010 or later. So we decided to help you – and your livers – keep up with the taproom trend by stopping by some of these Twin Cities brewhouses. This week features Insight Brewing .
The weather is unreliable at best in January for Minnesota, but if you need to escape the reality of cold, snow, and/or slush and mud, check out the annual Omnifest at St. Paul’s Science Museum of Minnesota. The festival runs through February 19. Plan ahead and pre-order tickets, especially for weekends—this is a popular event.
Last Wednesday the Minnesota Wild addressed their goaltending situation by trading a third-round pick to the Arizona Coyotes for Devan Dubnyk. Dubnyk made his Wild debut the following night, shutting out the Buffalo Sabres 7-0.
The explosion in the popularity of fat bikes over the past few years is undeniable. What once seemed like a niche, at best, is proving to be a booming market in the cycling world.
I was excited to learn that the Ordway makes the exploration of different cultures part of their mission each season with the Target World Music Series. The first show in the series for the 2015 calendar year was an African singer, dancer and percussionist from the Ivory Coast, Dobet Gnahoré
Every week, Mike Augustyniak picks a new cocktail recipe from a local mixologist. This week he’s taking a look at the Winter Sidecar from Minneapolis’ Brasserie Zentral.
Alright Wild fans, are you back on the bandwagon yet? I, of course, never got off. But was last night’s win enough to get you back to believing in this team? It was enough for WCCO-TV reporter Rachel Slavik, who sent me the following text after last night’s game: