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Best Local Heavy Metal Bands In Minnesota

Looking for the best local heavy metal Minnesota has to offer? Metal purists and modern metal fans alike are sure to find a local favorite from this inclusive list.

07/19/2012

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Best Secret Bars In Minnesota

Looking for a secret watering hole? Try one of these “hidden gems,” cleverly tucked away in Minnesota.

07/12/2012

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Best Nightlife Spots For The Under 21 Crowd In Minneapolis

Not quite 21, but desire an exciting nightlife? Check out these Minneapolis venues that cater to the underage crowd.

07/05/2012

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Best Pet-Friendly Restaurants In Minneapolis

Minneapolis-area restaurants not only accommodate pets, they go out of their way to assure that you and your four-legged friend receive the best service possible. Enjoy everything from a solid slice of pizza to coffee and people watching, all with that fur baby by your side.

06/29/2012

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Basilica Block Party Preview

Summer music festivals are popular summer events in the Twin Cities, and the Basilica Block Party is no exception. Read on for a preview of the 2012 event.

06/28/2012

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Best Piano Bars In Minnesota

Looking for a high-energy, fun-loving bar atmosphere? Why not check out a piano bar. Check out this listing of some of Minnesota’s finest.

06/21/2012

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Best Historical Sites In Minnesota

Got a hankering to see a bit of history in the great state of Minnesota, but not sure where to go? Check out some of these popular destinations for a few historical highlights.

06/18/2012

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Best Nightlife Venues With Valet Parking In Minneapolis

Parking in downtown Minneapolis is a hassle, no doubt about it. Fortunately, several late-night bar/restaurants have valet parking to alleviate the frustration of trying to find an adequate parking spot.

06/07/2012

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Unique Nights Out In The Twin Cities

Tired of your typical, routine, increasingly mundane nights staying in or repeatedly visiting the same places? If you are looking to mix things up and try something a bit more unique than say grabbing a beer at your local watering hole, check out these suggested venues and activities.

05/31/2012

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Best Hipster Hangout Spots In Minneapolis

Looking for the best hipster hangouts in Minneapolis? Read on for a listing of a few of the best local hipster havens.

05/25/2012

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Best Bars To Watch The NBA Finals In the Twin Cities

The NBA Finals are coming up, and for many sports fans the best place to watch the big game is within the comforts of a neighborhood bar. Chain sports bars are an obvious choice when trying to decide upon a venue in which to watch the NBA Finals, but try giving a few of these local favorites a shot.

05/17/2012

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Best Nightclubs With Bottle Service In Minneapolis

Want to feel like a VIP? Call ahead and request bottle service for your next night out on the town at these fabulous Minneapolis clubs.

05/10/2012

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Best Live Latin Music In Minnesota

Jim Carlson Otero, prominent Latin music promoter and President of Premier Latino Events, LLC, is a local guru on Latin music in the Twin Cities. Read on for an insider’s look on some of the best places in the Twin Cities to see live Latin music.

05/03/2012

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Duluth Homegrown Music Festival Preview

The Duluth Homegrown Music Festival got its unofficial start as a result of one epic birthday celebration and a whole lot of beer. From its humble beginnings – a handful of bands gathered to memorialize Scott “Starfire” Lunt’s 30th birthday – the Homegrown Music Festival has grown into a large-scale music festival spanning 8 days. Now entering its 14th year, the annual Homegrown Music Festival of 2012 will feature exciting new additions and the return of inventive opportunities that are anticipated to stimulate interest and attendance. Read on for a preview of the upcoming artistic alterations.

04/19/2012

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Best Singles Bars In Uptown Minneapolis

Instead of providing a list of flashy clubs whose deafening music makes it impossible to hold a conversation, read on for a non-arbitrary listing of a few of Uptown Minneapolis’s more laid-back alcohol-purveying venues to meet singles at.

04/12/2012

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