A new moon (i.e. no moonlight) will occur on August 11th, the first night of the peak of the meteor shower, making 2018 a great year to watch!
As the satellite was first being powered up in orbit — 22,000 miles above the Equator — a problem with the ABI’s cooling system was discovered.
Mike heads into the caves along Stillwater’s Main Street for a summery cocktail recipe.
Mike heads to 4Bells in Minneapolis to sample a cocktail that pairs well with this weekend’s Twin Cities Pride festivities.
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Try these cool and refreshing summer drinks, just in time for pool parties and beachfront lounging.
Alex Ziegler realized an electronic weather station could help his school district make decisions about weather-related delays and closings.
Right now, GOES-17 is effectively blind at night and that detailed atmospheric temperature and wind data isn’t available during the day either.
For many of us, weather (like politics, as Tip O’Neill famously said) is local; it’s easy to forget that weather conditions can vary widely.
Sunday marked the anniversary of an important day in Minnesota weather history.
The “Rojo de Mayo” celebration at St. Louis Park’s Rojo Mexican Grill runs all weekend long.
At this YMCA in north Minneapolis, these kids are learning about nutrition and cooking. Lessons that will come in handy.
This week, Mike heads to a hot new Minneapolis spot where the Bloody Mary’s aren’t red!
This April has already seen 20.4 inches of snow. The standing record is 21.8 inches, and by all indications there’s still more to come.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds out what local mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he went to Brick and Bourbon in Stillwater for a feast of the senses.
When Parlour opened in Minneapolis’ North Loop in 2013, it changed not only the neighborhood, but local cocktail culture.
The four lowest seasonal maxima have all occurred during the last four years.
Mike Augustyniak heads to a St. Paul Irish pub that’s away from all the St. Patrick’s Day chaos.
Mike heads to The Moxy Hotel in Minneapolis’ Uptown, a bar that’s as unique as its neighborhood.
Our week of warmth has a lot of people thinking spring, and meteorologists thinking about the potential for flooding.
On Thursday, the country’s newest high-definition weather satellite, GOES-S, launched from the Kennedy Space Center.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak visits a local mixologist to see what they’re stirring up. This week, he heads to St. Paul’s El Burrito Mercado, where they mix up a mean margarita.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds interesting cocktails that mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he heads to Fig + Farro in Minneapolis for a pair of locally sourced cocktails.
Seasonal forecasts are based on a number of factors and, this spring, conditions in and over the Pacific Ocean will play a big role in determining weather patterns in the U.S.
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds interesting cocktails that mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he heads to Italian Eatery in Minneapolis for a fling with some Valentine’s Day drinks.
SpaceX’s big new rocket blasted off Tuesday on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars.
If (when!) the launch is successful Falcon Heavy will become the most powerful operational rocket in the world.
If you did not attend one of the big parties this week, there is another chance — and both the price and the location are right.
Within the last 5 years a Cocktail Renaissance has hit the Twin Cities; Minneapolis, in particular.
Mike visits Martina in Minneapolis, where they craft cocktails that are works of art.
At this point the die has been cast and, no matter what happens in December, this year will almost certainly end up as the 3rd warmest on record.
Mike invited Nate McLemore and Jesse Held of Constantine over for some last-minute holiday beverage ideas.
NOAA took normal climate factors to determine the probability that there would be at least 1 inch of snow on the ground on Dec. 25.
This week, Mike Augustyniak heads back in time to get a taste of the 1920s in northeast Minneapolis.
Get out and enjoy this first weekend of December with help from Jennifer Mayerle and Mike Augustyniak!
Each week, Mike Augustyniak finds interesting cocktails that mixologists are stirring up in the Twin Cities. This week, he heads to the brand new HAI HAI in northeast Minneapolis to try a pair of Asian-inspired cocktails.
Winters in Minneapolis-St. Paul have each warmed 6.0° F since 1970, behind only Burlington, Vermont.
After your Thanksgiving meal and before your first nap it’s nice to get out for a bit and walk off the bloat.
Mike Augustyniak heads to a beloved Irish pub in downtown Minneapolis that has some head-turning cocktails.
Benedict’s Morning Heroes is Executive Chef Mike Rakun’s spin on the modern diner, where the food and atmosphere are fun, simple, and approachable.