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This Week’s Best Bets: ‘Barbarella’ In Loring Park, Robin Williams’ Final Film

It’s the dog days of summer, and there’s a bunch of great cinema to experience in the Twin Cities.

07/27/2015

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Traveling Bicycle Tour Rolls Into Loring Park

A traveling bicycle show on a nationwide tour rolled into Loring Park today. It’s called the “Tour de Fat,” named for the Belgium Brewing’s flagship beer Fat Tire.

07/25/2015

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Minneapolis Begins Aquatennial Celebration

They are called “The Best Days of Summer,” and they start this Wednesday! Minneapolis’s Aquatennial Celebration has a new format this year, but some of your favorites will be back.

07/22/2015

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‘Made Here’ Markets Provide Local Crafts, Food, Clothing

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.

07/19/2015

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Minnesota Couples Celebrate Supreme Court Marriage Ruling

Tens of thousands of people are expected to descend on Loring Park in Minneapolis this weekend to celebrate gay pride.

06/26/2015

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Minnesota Officials React To SCOTUS Marriage Equality Ruling

The Supreme Court of the United States ruled Friday that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. While Minnesota was an early adopter of marriage equality, that didn’t stop them from celebrating and voicing their support of the ruling.

06/26/2015

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DeRusha Eats: Mick Jagger’s Minneapolis Choice – Café Lurcat

When Mick Jagger came to town he didn’t go out to eat at a trendy, hot new restaurant. He picked a place that’s been here a decade. That’s why this Thursday, Jason DeRusha eats at Café Lurcat.

06/25/2015

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Best LGBT Pride Events In Minnesota

June is National LGBT Pride Month and Minnesotans have five marvelous LGBT-friendly ways to celebrate.

06/01/2015

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Best Free Summer Concerts In Minnesota

Get out and enjoy your summer along with some free music.

05/25/2015

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Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Co-Founder Talks New Farmhouse Style Taproom

From Disney to beer, it’s a transition many of us make. But for Ethan Applen, co-founder of the new Minneapolis brewery Lakes & Legends, it was a little bit more challenging, and a little bit later in life.

04/29/2015

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Local Tap Talk: Lakes & Legends Brewery Coming To Loring Park

Already seeking a new brew to excite your taste buds? Good news, you won’t have to wait too long! A new craft brewery, Lakes & Legends, announced it plans to open its doors in summer of 2015.

04/07/2015

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Pet Blog: Jamie Yuccas’s Doggy Duo

It’s safe to say the two biggest fans of WCCO’s Jamie Yuccas have no idea she’s on TV. Dottie, 10, is a mix of Jack Russell and Rat terriers, and Murphy’s a 7-year-old … something. […]

12/26/2014

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Mpls. Siblings Raising Money To Open First Vegan Butcher Shop

A pair of siblings who began a vegan butcher shop at the Minneapolis Farmers Market is raising money to open their own kitchen. Kale and Aubrey Walch, the Herbivorous Butchers, began selling vegan meats at the Minneapolis Farmers Market in June and sold out every week.

11/01/2014

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Best Outdoor Basketball Courts In Minnesota

It is likely that more people play pick-up games than participate in scheduled league play. Here are seven of the best courts in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area for a quick game.

08/16/2014

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‘Breaking Bad’ Star RJ Mitte Attends Walk For Love In Loring Park

A special even held Saturday morning helped benefit Shriners Hospital for Children here in the Twin Cities. It was the Walk for Love and Family Festival at Loring Park. Teams and individuals raised money leading up to Saturday morning’s event to benefit the patients of Shriners hospitals.

07/05/2014

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Police: Teens Attempting To ‘Intimidate’ Crowds At Loring Park

Police broke up what appeared to be a flash mob fight Sunday night on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Police said dozens of teenagers were in Loring Park trying to intimidate people earlier Sunday.

06/29/2014

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Thousands Hit Minneapolis To Celebrate Pride Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of people hit Loring Park this weekend as part of the annual Pride Festival in Minneapolis. The event, which celebrates the LGBT community and gay rights, is one of the largest of its kind in the entire country.

06/29/2014

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Urban Kayakers Take Advantage Of Mpls. Flash Floods

Even people who don’t live near a lake or river saw flooding Saturday. There were flash floods rushing through places like the Uptown area of Minneapolis. On many a day, you’ll find Bryan Meyer and his friends enjoying the view from his apartment stoop.

06/28/2014

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She Called 911 From Mpls., But The Operator Picked Up In NYC

A woman called 911 in the middle of the night in Minneapolis and an operator picked up five states away. It happened to Faye Lewis last month when she made the emergency call from her cell phone.

06/23/2014

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Shriners Walk For Love And Family Festival

Accomplish MN wants to bring to your attention an upcoming event that will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children—Twin Cities.

06/13/2014

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Marathon Runner Hopes To Inspire Somali Women

This Sunday, thousands will take part in the Minneapolis Marathon in both the full and half versions. One participant, Fadumo Mohamed, will be running to inspire others and change the perception of the typical runner.

05/30/2014

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Best 2014 Summer Festivals In Minnesota

This summer, several anticipated festivals pull the communities together and lend themselves to a world of outdoor fun. Check out these fun events and summer festivals.

04/21/2014

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Best Places In Minnesota To Take Family Photos

The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.

09/13/2013

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Appeals Court: Man Can Distribute Bibles At Pride Fest

An appeals court decision could allow a man who was barred from distributing Bibles at Twin Cities Pride to resume doing so unrestricted in Loring Park next year. Brian Johnson said he had been distributing Bibles at the event since 1995 without issue.

09/11/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

You know how it goes when you get back from vacation … you have twice as much on your plate as you did when you left. The maxim holds true for movies as well.

08/12/2013

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