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Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us, which means the holiday shopping season is pretty much under way. Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are a few ways that you can support the local businesses in and around Minneapolis. First, let’s talk about Plaid Friday Plaid Friday is a national network […]

Free Meals for Veterans on Veterans Day 2016

Friday, November 11 is Veterans Day. And while we are grateful every day for the sacrifices our veterans made and are making, on Friday some area restaurants are showing just how grateful they are with special offers for military personnel.   Bonefish Grill – 1607 West End Blvd., St. Louis Park All active and retired service […]

Prepare Now for Winter Driving

Seasonal changes can have an overwhelming effect on a vehicle’s performance. Vehicle breakdowns during winter weather can not only be inconvenient, but also dangerous. Spending some time and money in the fall to prepare your vehicle can make winter a bit easier to navigate. “The safest place to be during adverse weather is indoors and […]

The Changing Landscape of the Twin Cities

It’s no secret that the Twin Cities is a growing metropolis, with new construction popping up all over Minneapolis and St. Paul. With this new construction comes new opportunities. And while it’s always fun to look forward, it’s also fun to take a stroll down Memory Lane. In fact, let’s take a look at some […]

Osseo Gun Club is About Much More Than Guns

Osseo Gun Club is About Much More Than Guns

When Osseo Gun Club opened in downtown Osseo in December of 2014, husband and wife owners, Chris Williamson and Jeanine Gill, wanted to create a facility that offered much more than a shooting range and retail outlet. They wanted to create a place where people could gather for recreation and training in a safe and supportive […]

Celebrate Kids Music Day With Free Music Lessons

Celebrate the First Annual Kids Music Day by signing your kids up for a  free music lesson between 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Friday, October 7, 2016 at School of Rock Eden Prairie. Kids Music Day is an initiative by Keep Music Alive, an organization dedicated to promoting the value of music: educationally and therapeutically. By […]

First Annual Dog Video Festival

It’s no secret that cat videos on the internet are a thing. In fact, they are such a thing that there is a cat video festival. But why should four-legged feline friends have all the fun? Dog videos can be a thing, too. At least Can Do Canines thinks so, and so they are presenting […]

2016 Minneapolis Happening List

It’s Back! For the third year in a row, you have the chance to nominate – and vote for – your favorite people, places, businesses and events in Minneapolis in the 2016 Minneapolis Happening List contest! We have over 250 categories (yes, you read that right!) so that everyone and everything that make Minneapolis so […]

How to Survive Middle School (For Parents)

By Sally Vardaman Johnson Several weeks ago, I decided to write a piece about parents surviving the middle school years. You see, this fall, all three of my children will be in middle school, yet I have absolutely no expertise on this topic. Over my parenting experience, I have learned to question simplistic advice that fits neatly into […]

Be #TheAuthenticYou

Detroit Lakes native and Minneapolis resident Melissa Paakh is on a mission. She once heard that 85 percent of the world’s population is affected by a negative self-image, and she wants to change that. And so, she launched a campaign and clothing line aimed at helping people hold a positive self image of themselves. Melissa understands […]