For many people, attempts to eat healthy are often thwarted by our cravings for junk food. A new survey shows there’s also another obstacle: not enough grocery stores sell healthy food.
Starbucks is reporting higher profits, despite having to pay some of its employees more. Starbucks says its store operating expenses are 18 percent higher than they were a year ago. The company says the main reason is because cities are raising the minimum wage.
The U.S. Bank Stadium is 12 months away from completion. To mark the milestone, stadium officials announced a special giveaway.
At Saguaro Restaurant in south Minneapolis, you’ll find tacos, enchiladas and tamales, but this isn’t exactly a Mexican restaurant.
The Dairy Queen in downtown Moorhead has been thumbing its nose at corporate HQ pretty much since it opened in 1949, despite some efforts from the home office to have the store mind its Ds and Qs.
Sen. Al Franken is calling for an investigation into Apple’s new streaming music service. The Minnesota Democrat wants confirmation that the tech giant isn’t breaking anti-trust laws.
Ikea is giving away anchoring kits to fix its drawers and dressers after two children died when drawers fell on them.
Town carnivals are a big part of summertime fun for many Minnesota communities. But in New London, a carnival that was booked and paid for never showed up. E.A.R. Carnivals also does business as Minnesota Magic Midway.
Target says it had no intention of offending anyone by selling a women’s shirt with the word “Trophy” written on the front of it.
Minneapolis-based Target is being accused of selling sexist T-shirts for women with the words “trophy” and “Mrs.” on them.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that MillerCoors has been named the founding partner of the new U.S. Bank Stadium and will continue to be the official beer partner of the team.
Since Total Wine stores entered the Twin Cities market, full out price wars have been underway in the local beer, wine and liquor markets.
A new survey says the average allowance amount is going up. According to the survey by American Express, parents are paying their kids about $35 a week. That’s gone up $8 from last year.
People looking for locally made crafts, food and clothes have a new Sunday market to look forward to. It’s called the ‘Made Here’ market, right off of Loring Park, and it’s led by the Hennepin Theatre Trust and other locally-based businesses.
If you’re looking to enjoy cocktails on the patio, you may want to make a stop on Nicollet Mall.
An investigation into an alleged incident of bias against an Air National Guard serviceperson at a SuperAmerica last month has concluded that there is no evidence to support the event actually happened.
Three local entrepreneurs hope to convince golfers to trade in the traditional golf shoe for a more laid-back option. The University of Minnesota grads started “Swannies.” Their main product is a soft spike golf sandal they call comfortable, casual and practical.
Women are planning protests across the country this week against a form of permanent birth control. The FDA announced it will take another look at Essure, the device marketed as being safer and cheaper alternative to getting your tubes tied.
It’s the middle of July, but some families have already started their back-to-school shopping. Spending has grown 42 percent in the last decade. But this year, families plan to cut back.
Like many Minnesotans, I had that one spot in my yard that was a mess — right by the deck in the backyard.
SuperAmerica says that an alleged incident last month involving an Air National Guard serviceperson was “a misunderstanding on both parts.” The Facebook posts of the military member allege that she was denied service at the SuperAmerica on Post Road near the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Amazon is celebrating its 20th anniversary with exclusive sales to subscribers of its Prime services. The company says the one-day sale will be bigger than Black Friday, with the retailer offering more deals than it did on that shopping day.
General Mills is rolling out a new menu of grab-and-go foods for the summer, all with a spin on healthier options.
There’s only one month left until the Minnesota Vikings start their preseason games, and single-game tickets went on sale Tuesday.
It looks like an iconic music store has found its new home. The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports Cheapo will be moving into the spot where a Payday America now sits on 2600 Nicollet Ave. S.
On Tuesday, April 7, Target Field unveiled some of the new foods available for the 2015 Twins season. Here are some of the highlights.
With With so many new foods being offered this year at the Minnesota State Fair, how does one choose? Allow us to help narrow down the list. Here are a few of our best bets.
Crews are breaking ground on the Mall of America expansion on March 18, 2014. Here are some renderings of what you can expect to see there soon.
Following months of anticipation, Target and Neiman Marcus unveiled their unprecedented holiday collection. The collection, which features 24 of America’s preeminent designers — all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America — will be available Dec. 1 at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com.
WCCO’s Esme Murphy went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent. See the price changes for yourself!
It’s the hottest thing since Botox and there are dozens of “eyelash bars” sprouting up around town. Take a look at some before and after images of some treatments to enhance your eyelashes.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market runs down Nicollet Mall from 5th Street to 10th Street. It starts at 6 a.m. and goes till 6 p.m. every Thursday. The market has a plethora of shopping options: locally […]