Ask An Expert: Last Minute Holiday Gift IdeasYou delayed holiday gift shopping for as long as you could. Now, with the number of shopping days shrinking and the clock ticking down, what can you buy at the eleventh hour? Gail Bollis, owner of the General Store Of Minnetonka, and Jenny Putnam, a buyer for the store, have some charming gift ideas for the last minute shopper.
DeRusha Eats: Abdallah CandiesThe holidays are a busy time for the hundreds of elves cranking out candy at a Twin Cities company that is the embodiment of the American dream.
SimpleGifts Performs At Parkway TheaterSimpleGifts, who has released five Christmas albums, is performing at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis on Friday, Dec. 11. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $25 in advance, or $30 at the door.
Mike's Mix: Holiday Gift Guide For Home BarsThis holiday season I'm publishing the Mike's Mix Holiday Gift Guide, featuring items that I've picked up for my home bar, based on recommendations from the pros I've met. Any home bar or amateur bartender would benefit from any of these items, so be generous! I've posted links where you can purchase them, but be sure to shop around a bit; most are priced at $25 or less, but a few cost up to $50.
MNfusion: Macy's Celebrates The HolidaysWith temperatures in the 50s and green still showing on the ground, it's hard to believe that Thanksgiving is here. Even more so, it's hard to believe there's only a month until Christmas.
Phil Thompson's Top 5 Holiday Shows This SeasonPhil Thompson, WCCO Mid-Morning's man about town, recommends the following upcoming holiday shows.
Minnesota Volunteers Bring Struggling Families The 'Best Christmas Ever'It's been said that some of life's biggest blessings come through adversity, and the story of "Best Christmas Ever." They're a small group of volunteers that's trying to bring just that to Minnesota families in need.
Adam Sandler Performs An Updated Version Of 'The Chanukah Song'Sandler calls out Drake, Adam Levine and Geddy Lee in hilarious update to the nearly 20-year-old classic.
Lunds & Byerlys Hosts Be A Santa To A Senior ProgramLunds & Byerlys in St. Louis Park is hosting the "Be A Santa To A Senior" program. Started in 2006, the goal is to give a gift to a senior who may not otherwise receive one.
Search For Mounds View Man Refocuses On FridleyThere’s an update on the search for 32-year-old Henry McCabe following conflicting reports about where the Mounds View man was last seen.
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.