Tattoo Arts Convention Returns To MinneapolisThe second annual Tattoo Arts Convention started Friday at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Minneapolis this weekend. While the art form has been around for centuries, the dozens of vendors at the event said that what’s old is new again.
Nat'l Guardswoman Makes Difficult Choice To Leave Newborn For KuwaitThe holiday season is a time when many families come together. But this year, thousands of families will have to celebrate a world apart.
Operation Tea Party: Little Girl Surprised By Dad Returning From DeploymentThe Minnesota National Guard has just over 13,000 active soldiers and airmen. Of course, they're not the only ones who feel the effects of deployment. Their families do, too.
Holidays Can Be Especially Tough For Military FamiliesOver the next week, family and the holiday spirit will be top of mind, but some families will spend Christmas thousands of miles away from their loved ones. Military deployment can be difficult on the families left behind.
Twins Blog: He's Baaaaack!Twins Territory exploded Tuesday night with news that Torii Hunter and his mega-watt smile were returning to the team. The long-rumored and long-anticipated move was celebrated by many fans who see Hunter as a leader on and off the field, and a reminder of brighter seasons from the past. However, the announcement was also met with frustration and criticism. He's almost 40 years old, an 18-year veteran and not the same player he was when he left the club seven years ago.
Twins Blog: A New Look On The Field
Curiocity: Q&A With Vanilla IceAlright, stop. Collaborate and listen, Ice is back with a whole new invention. It's not really an invention, but the 90s pop icon is back with a new twist on his image. In addition to performing his catchy hit "Ice Ice Baby", he's acting and hosting TV shows. As he put it, he's "getting in where he fits in."
Kieran's Owner Suing For Lost Business During Block E ConstructionYou can't see the front door of Kieran's Irish Pub, because it's covered in plastic and the windows are boarded up. Owner Peter Kellin says business is down 27 percent since Block E renovations began.
Expect To See A Lot Of Disney Characters This HalloweenSometimes the scariest thing about Halloween isn't Halloween at all. It's the cost of those costumes. Americans will spend about $7.5 billion on tricks and treats, according to the National Retail Federation (NRF). Most people will spend around $78, with most of it going towards a costume.
Big Marathon Weekend In Twin Cities Wraps UpIt's the one day thousands of people circle on their calendars. The Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon draws thousands of runners and non-runners to the metro for a big weekend each fall.
Iconic Lake Street Shoe Store Is Closing Its DoorsA Lake Street landmark is getting ready to close its doors -- much to the disappointment of its loyal customers. Roberts Shoe Store and its iconic green and white sign has been a staple on corner of Lake Street and Chicago Avenue for 77 years. More than 2 million pairs of shoes have been sold during that time.
Twins Blog: Catching Up With MorneauWith three games to go before a much needed break in the season, the Minnesota Twins are wrapping up a quick trip out west with a series against the Colorado Rockies. While purple is the dominant color in the stands, you can't help but notice the abundance of Twins fans in attendance. It's of course, for good reason.
Friends Help Father, Son Get An MLB All-Star Game Do-OverWhen baseball is the special bond between you and your dad, the All-Star Game is the ultimate experience. Dave Anderson knew taking his son, Keith, to that game would be one of their greatest memories.
Twins Blog: All-Star Game FoodWhen the All-Star Game is here next week, baseball will be all the buzz. Until then, we can dream about what the week will be like and drool over the new choices at the concessions. The Twins revealed some new food items special for the game.
Twins Blog: MLB All-Star Game Is Almost HereThe countdown is on! In less than a month, baseball's biggest names will be in the Twin Cities for an All-American celebration: Major League Baseball's All-Star Game. This is the third Mid-Summer Classic the Twins have been honored to host.