Good Question: Why Do We Celebrate Independence Day On July 4?The Fourth of July is the celebration of America's independence, but here’s a little known fact: We didn't actually declare our independence on that day.
Survey: Mpls. Is The Best Place To Celebrate Fourth Of JulyThe Twin Cities is the place to be if you want the best bang for your buck this Fourth of July weekend. Finance website, Wallet Hub, ranks Minneapolis the number one city in the U.S. to celebrate the Fourth!
What's Open And What's Closed On Memorial DayTo commemorate the Memorial Day holiday, many people have it off and a lot of places are closed. To help avoid any confusion, here's a list of some of the places that are closed this holiday.
Get Movin' Monday: Memorial Day WeekendMemorial Day is next Monday and this week in Get Movin' Monday, WCCO's Kim Johnson and local blogger Melissa Oprish shared some fun activities to celebrate the holiday with the family.
Make Holiday Returns Easier By Following These TipsWe all know that it's the thought that counts. But sometimes you get a gift that you just don't know what to do with! Instead of letting it sit in a closet, many of us will opt to head back to the stores or mall to return said gift.
Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl's Top 5 Shortbread RecipesI was trying to think of the single Christmas food that is most historical and most contemporary—and I came up with shortbread! Here are Dara's Top 5 Shortbread Recipes!
Get Movin' Monday: Twist On Traditional Holiday FoodsDo you ever feel like you have the same dishes every year at your holiday get-togethers? Kirsten Shabaz from Valley Natural Foods gets us movin’ with a new twist on traditional holiday foods.
"Friendsgiving Dinner" At Wise Acre EateryWhat is "Friendsgiving"? Besides being a great meal with great people at Wise Acre Eatery and Food Should Taste Good, we found a little inspiration for ourselves during this holiday season.
Make-A-Wish Sends Kids On A Flight To The North PoleSome Minnesota kids took a trip to a place most of us dream about visiting Tuesday night. They didn't escape winter by heading someplace warm. They hopped a flight to the North Pole!
Working For The Weekend: Entertainment Best BetsAfter that early snow, the calendar has finally caught up. The first weekend in December means holiday events are in full swing! Here's some of Jason Matheson's for this weekend.
Holiday Gift Giving: Secret Santa Vs White ElephantUse this handy guide to plan your gift exchange this year.
Mpls. Police Offer Shopping Safety Tips This Holiday SeasonBargain hunters were out awfully early Friday morning getting a jump start on their holiday wish-lists. The National Retail Federation says 140 million shoppers will search for the best deals this weekend.