Happy Hour

Al Fresco Dining in Minneapolis

They say there are two seasons in Minnesota: Winter and Construction season. Although that’s not quite true, it is true that we tend to take full advantage of the nice weather, once it hits. That includes eating outside, alfresco, at some of our favorite spots. And while many of us would be happy sitting on the […]

Weekly Raiser: Brew for Choice

On Tuesday, May 12, head over to LTD Brewing in Hopkins, as they are partnering with Choice, Inc. for a happy hour for a cause. Brew for Choice is taking place from 4:30 pm until 7:30 pm, and proceeds will go directly to Choice, Inc’s mission of creating partnerships and programs that enrich the lives of people […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 27 – 29

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 27 – 29

Are you ready for the last full weekend in March? It should be a good one, with increasingly warmer temps and lots happening, as usual. There are a few fun events taking place, such as Glitter Ball 6, the Northern Lights Rare Beer Fest and the Big Little Party all of which are fundraisers for great causes, […]

St. Patrick’s Day 2015

If you are looking for 2016 St. Patrick’s Day Happenings, please click here. It doesn’t matter if you are Irish or not, it’s always fun to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with dancing, special foods, […]

Minneapolis to Me – L.A. Nik

Minneapolis to Me (MtM) is a weekly segment where we feature someone with a connection to Minneapolis. Our goal with this is you to introduce you to people you may otherwise not get the pleasure to know, and hopefully learn an interesting nugget or two. This week, meet L.A. Nik!   Where do you live? I live downtown Minneapolis. […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events February 20 – 22

Pick 3 Weekend Events February 20 – 22

We are almost rounding out February with this weekend being the last full weekend in the month. Sure, it’s cold, but that won’t stop us from having a good time! If you’re in the mood to try something a bit different, check out the Digital Scavenger Hunt our friends at Junket: Tossed and Found are putting on; […]

How to Survive the Winter

It’s inevitable. Winter is on its way. But you don’t need to stress or freak out about it. Instead, we we’re going to help you welcome it back. Minneapolis Happening is hosting the first annual Winter Survival Extravaganza on Wednesday, November 19 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Tiki Bar at Eat Street […]

Voting is Open! Minneapolis Happening List

One of the missions of Minneapolis Happening is to connect local businesses to the local community…and vice-versa. We are excited to do just that with the inaugural Minneapolis Happening List! For the last two weeks, you’ve been nominating your favorites – people, places, businesses and events – in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. Now, it’s […]

An Important Call for Artists

As most of you are aware, midterm elections are coming up in November. Yet according to a Harvard University study, only 23 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 say they will definitely vote. So, in an effort to inspire voter engagement and gain support around environmental issues, outdoor apparel company, Patagonia, […]

Introducing the Inaugural Minneapolis Happening List!

We all know how awesomely amazing the Twin Cities are, right? From restaurants and bars to gyms, salons, festivals and so much more, we all have our favorite places, people and events here. So let’s recognize those businesses, places, outings and people that make Minneapolis so great! The Inaugural Minneapolis Happening List is designed to do just that. It’s a People’s […]