WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Flower Shop In MinnesotaThe roots grow deep at Hallstrom's Florist and Greenhouses. The historic town of Red Wing is the perfect home for this fourth-generation shop. "It's going to start way back in 1886.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Hot Cocoa In MinnesotaIt looks like an Italian Alps Chalet; a small gingerbread house nestled right in downtown Forest Lake. It is called Daniela's, and the insides are as good as the outside.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Outdoor Rink In MinnesotaIce skating is the quintessential winter pastime. When temperatures drop below freezing, we lace up our skates and take to the rink. We went in search of the Best of Minnesota, and your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to the "Guidant John Rose MN OVAL" in Roseville, one of the largest of its kind.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Build-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar In MinnesotaIt is a beloved, tasty ritual that many of us partake in while seeking the hair of the dog that bit us. The Bloody Mary is an elaborate cocktail that has been around for almost a century. But not all Bloody Mary bars are created equal.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Group Workout In MinnesotaIT! FACTORY in Northfield manufactures strong bodies, minds and friendships. It is a completely-new concept for a gym; a place where physical fitness meets mental wellness. Owner Cindy Boyum works with her teammates from the inside out.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Movie Theater In MinnesotaEven though you can watch a movie on your TV, laptop or iPad these days, great theaters still make going to the movies worth buying a ticket.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Holiday Lights Show In Minnesota'Tis the season for decking the halls, and there's no shortage of places in Minnesota to check out some spectacular lights. You voted and sent Natalie Nyhus to your favorite holiday light display. With 3.5 million lights, Bentleyville Tour of Lights in Duluth is your winner.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Steak Dinner In MinnesotaFor meat lovers, there's nothing more satisfying than tucking into a perfect steak. There are plenty of places to get a choice plate of beef in the state of Minnesota, but we wanted to know which one is the tenderloin of restaurants. You put in your two cents, and your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to Manny's Steakhouse in Minneapolis!
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Craft Beer In MinnesotaIt seems like Minnesota is overflowing with independent craft breweries, each with their own unique spin on everyone's favorite sudsy substance. But this week, WCCO's Natalie Nyhus went in search of the best craft beer Minnesota has to offer.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For The Best Cookie In MinnesotaChoosing the best cookie in Minnesota is no easy feat. With hundreds of bakeries across the state, there are no shortage recipes and favorites. But there can only be one Best of Minnesota, and your votes sent me to Alexandria for some fun at the Sugar Shack.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Haunted Hayride In MinnesotaMaybe one of the reasons Dead End Hayride was voted Best of Minnesota is the care they take with their clients. "Our customer service is top notch," show manager Brent Faymoville said. In fact, if you need anything, anything at all, just give a scream.
WCCO Viewers' Choice For Best Fall Colors In MinnesotaJust as Mother Nature slowly steals our daylight, she gifts us with the crispness of fall and a colorful treetop palate. Many would argue that the natural beauty that surrounds the Cuyuna Trail System, voted Best of Minnesota, is unsurpassed by any in the state.