Holiday Fun

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 1 – 4

It’s the first weekend in July, and a long weekend at that! Of course, the 4th of July is Monday with Independence Day celebrations all weekend long, but there’s much more happening in the Cities, too. If you just can’t get enough Prince tributes, you are in luck. And, if you want to spend your […]

4th of July 2016

The 4th of July is coming up fast, which means fun and fireworks! If you are wondering where to catch the nighttime aerial show this year, we’ve got the run-down for you. While most take place on Monday, July 4, please note that a couple of celebrations take place the day – and days – […]

Just-Right Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is fast approaching, and if you are wondering what to get the dad in your life, we have some just right Father’s Day gift ideas for you. And none of them are a tie! For the Hipster Dad – If the dad in your life is a fan of local and craft brewed, […]

FlyOver America Offers Complimentary Rides with Military ID on Memorial Day

FlyOver America is a virtual flight ride that opened in early April 2016. Using the latest in flight-ride technology, the attraction makes riders feel like they’re truly flying with wind, scents, mist and other amazing effects. The film features numerous locations in the United States, including the Statue of Liberty, Mississippi River and Florida everglades. […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events May 27 – 30

Yes, it’s Memorial Day Weekend, and we recently published a 2016 Memorial Day Weekend Guide. But we know you; we know you are always looking for more to do. And so we want to deliver. In our Pick 3 Events, we have the opening of a controversial movie, Prince, and a block party that includes […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Memorial Day Weekend 2016 is right around the corner which means the unofficial kick-off to summer is almost upon is. If you are looking for ways to spend the weekend, here are some ideas for you. Skyline Mini Golf – Walker Art Center What happens to the artist-designed mini golf when the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events May 6 – 8

Welcome to the first full weekend in May! Of course, Mother’s Day is Sunday and it looks like Mother Nature is going to cooperate with some sunny skies and warm temps. As per usual, there is a lot more happening this weekend such as an anime festival, Kentucky Derby viewing parties, and a belated Cinco de […]

Earth Day 2016 in Minneapolis

Earth Day 2016 – the 46th Earth Day – is happening on Friday, April 22. What started in 1970 has continued to evolve, and today is observed in 192 countries around the globe. As you can imagine, Minneapolis has a variety of activities and events to commemorate Earth Day every year, and this year is […]

Talk of the Town: Alligator Spotted in the Mississippi

Snap! One local runner was in for quite a surprise earlier this week while on her morning jog through the North Loop and into Northeast Minneapolis. Amy Black was crossing the Hennepin Avenue Bridge when she reportedly noticed something unusual moving in the waters below. Stopping to investigate, she discovered an Alligator lurking in the Mississippi River. Local alligator sitings […]

Easter Brunch in the Twin Cities

If you are on the hunt for some Easter eggs…and French toast, pancakes, bacon and the like, you are in the right place. Here is the low down on 9 great places for Easter brunch in the Twin Cities.   Café & Bar Lurcat 1624 Harmon Pl., Minneapolis You don’t want to miss the only […]