Mike's Mix: Camping CocktailsAs we get closer to summer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people are breaking out the tent and heading to the woods. Mike Augustyniak has three cocktails that are perfect for sitting around the campfire.
Good Question: Is Memorial Day Weekend Weather Always Bad?It is hard to trust the weather in Minnesota when planning holiday weekends. Rain and clouds all seem to be lingering right around the corner. In fact, some rain is expected in five of the next six days.
Mike's Mix: Bluestem Bar’s Sage White FlipFrench Meadow opened in Minneapolis 30 years ago as an all-organic bakery with locally-sourced ingredients. Since then they have expanded into bakeries and cafes in multiple Twin Cities locations.
Donate To Mike Augustyniak's GiveOUT Day CampaignMore than 4,000 youth are homeless in Minnesota on any given night and close to 30 percent identify as LGBTQ.
'Exoskeleton' Helps Veterans With Spinal Cord Injuries Walk AgainTechnology that was first dreamed up in a comic book has jumped off the page, and is helping Minnesota veterans walk again. It is called an exoskeleton, and it is what gives Iron Man his superhero strength.
Mike's Mix: Growing An Herb Garden For CocktailsHerbs are hearty plants, easy to care for, and growing your own herbs is way cheaper and a lot fresher than buying them.
Air Pollution Warning As Wildfire Smoke Moves Through Minn.Many Minnesotans woke up Saturday and wondered: Did all of my neighbors have bonfires last night? WCCO Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says the smokiness you see Saturday morning is partially connected to the Alberta wildfires, and mostly from the Skibo wildfire in Hubbard County in northern Minnesota, just east of Hoyt Lakes.
Costume-Up For Minneapolis Comic ConPut on your cape and tights, because this weekend is Minneapolis Comic Con! It will include a ton of celebrity guests from your favorite sci-fi and superhero shows and movies.
Mike's Mix: Mother's Day Cocktails, MocktailsWhether your Mother's Day plan includes brunching, relaxing, or maybe working like every other day, a cocktail might be nice for mom. Or even a mocktail, if she's a teetotaler.
Relax & Express Yourself With OrigamiThe ancient art of origami is having a moment in pop culture and picking is up as a hobby. Like adult coloring books, it is an inexpensive and therapeutic way to express creativity.
Mike's Mix: Sonora GrillEach Saturday, Mike Augustyniak takes us to a local bar to see what interesting drinks the mixologist is stirring up. This week, he went to the Sonora Grill in Minneapolis.
Mike's Mix: DCTC Brewing & Beer Steward Technology ProgramEvery Saturday, Mike Augustyniak finds the best mixologists in town to see what they're stirring up. This week, he's going back to school to learn about Dakota County Technical College's new brewing program.