Many Local Businesses Relieved After Major SnowfallThe winter storm that finally brought a significant snowfall to the Twin Cities is whipping up a flurry of business. From hardware stores to ski slopes, owners are happy to no longer be feeling the cold shoulder from winter.
Best Places To Buy Christmas Ornaments In MinnesotaFill your Christmas with joy as you complete your shopping list this year.
Best Neighborhoods To Trick-Or-Treat In MinnesotaFind the best places for trick-or-treat in Minnesota.
Minnesota History Lover's Guide To The Minnesota Streetcar MuseumLearn about the public transportation of the past.
Best Gift Shops For Mother's Day In MinnesotaFive Minnesota gift stores that can make finding a gift for Mom a delightful and energizing experience.
Minnesotans Wrap Up Busiest Shopping Weekend Of The YearSunday night wraps up the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While analysts say Super Saturday draws even bigger numbers than Black Friday, Sunday also drew in big crowds.
Mpls. City Council Delays Moratorium On Home TeardownsThe Minneapolis City Council delayed any action on a one-year moratorium on the teardown of homes in southwest area of the city on Thursday. City Council Member Linnea Palmisano, who represents Ward 13, declared the moratorium because of what she says are growing concerns about the large number of small homes being torn down and replaced by much larger ones.
Obama Picks Minn. Authors On Small Business Saturday President Obama was on a mission Saturday. After just 20 minutes, the first family left a privately-owned Washington D.C. bookstore with a stash of nearly two dozen books. Among them, three were penned by Minnesota authors: Kate DiCamillo’s “Floyd and Ulysses,” Cheryl Strayed’s “Wild” and “Heart of a Samurai” by Margi Preus. Preus, who lives in Duluth, was at a remote cabin in northern Minnesota over the weekend. She found about the famous purchase in a text message from her son. “I completely missed it!” Preus said via Skype. “It just said ‘Obama bought your book,’ and I was like ‘What?!’”
Holiday Shopping Advice: Don’t Shop On Weekends This season, holiday shopping will be a bit different, and some days will be better than others. There are six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, shortening prime selling season. That could mean bigger crowds.
$500 Worth Of Plants Stolen In MplsKeep an eye on those annuals and perennials. Plant thieves took flowers and hanging baskets from a home in the Linden Hills neighborhood on Tuesday night. Jeanne Long said she lost more than $500 worth of plants and pots.
Abduction Attempts: 13-Year-Old Girls Targeted In Linden HillsA Minneapolis police detective said they've had a string of calls about someone -- or several people -- trying to lure 13-year-old girls in southwest Minneapolis. It's happening in the Linden Hills area, from Zenith Avenue to Dupont.
Curiocity: A Chef's Profile Of Steven Brown, Part 2Steven Brown has proven that simple ingredients and an easy approach -- both in the kitchen and out -- can make for some extraordinary results.