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The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

The Bacon and Beer Classic Returns to Minneapolis

Bacon and beer lovers rejoice! After drawing sold-out crowds across the country, the Bacon and Beer Classic is coming to the Nicollet Island Pavilion on Saturday, April 15, 2017 for the ultimate food and drink experience. A festival unlike any other, the Classic will feature mouth-watering bacon dishes, unlimited bacon strips, and over 50 craft beers […]

Top 7 Fun Fitness Ideas in the Twin Cities

Top 7 Fun Fitness Ideas in the Twin Cities

By Jenn Espinosa-Goswami Imagine that you become all excited about a new idea, you gather all the tools you need, and you register your payment information. Three months later, you are no longer excited and the tools gather dust. Worse yet, you forget about the payments you’re making every month until a full year later. […]

The Theater of Public Policy

The Theater of Public Policy Spring Season

In a world of “fake news” and “alternative facts” who can you trust to make sense of the major issues and debates? The improv comedy team at The Theater of Public Policy, of course! This spring, The Theater of Public Policy will host two candidates for governor, talk with Minneapolis’s chief of police, examine business […]

Who Wants to See Martina McBride for Free?

Who Wants to See Martina McBride for Free?

Listen up! Martina McBride is coming to town with her Love Unleashed tour, on Thursday, February 16. She’ll be performing at the State Theatre in Minneapolis and you can win a pair of tickets to the show! McBride is partnering with CMT for the 3rd Annual “Next Women of Country” tour and will be joined […]

What to Do on Valentine’s Day 2017

What to Do on Valentine’s Day 2017

Whether you like it or not, Valentine’s Day 2017 is fast approaching. If you are wondering what to do, we have some ideas. From an anti-Valentine’s Day celebration to pizza for two, check out some options below.     Radisson RED Minneapolis, 609 3rd St. S., Minneapolis Radisson RED is hosting an anti-Valentine’s celebration, which includes: […]

2017 Summer Camp Guide

2017 Summer Camp Guide

Snow is on the ground and wind-chills are in the forecast. Still it’s time to starting thinking and planning summer for the kiddos. It can be a stressful endeavor for many parents; that’s why we put together our annual Summer Camp Guide, highlighting some of the best camp options in the region. Whatever your children are […]

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

Imagine it’s 2005 and you are traveling for work, for pleasure, with a partner or by yourself. When you get to your hotel, imagine you want to go for a five-mile run. But, since you are in a city that you don’t know, you ask the concierge for suggested running routes. The response is “go […]

Photo: Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board

Let’s Go Fly a Kite…?

The 16th annual Lake Harriet Kite festival is planned for Saturday, January 28, 2017. Now, the question is, will Mother Nature cooperate? Typically, by the time the end of January rolls around, which is usually when the Kite Festival is scheduled, we have endured more than our fair share of cold, or bitter cold weather. […]

Wayne’s World Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Wayne’s World Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Anyone old enough to remember the movie Wayne’s World in high school or college is about to feel really old. The iconic comedy classic is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a most-excellent two-night, theatrical event on February 7 and 8, 2017 at select theaters nationwide, including several in the Twin Cities. Originally released on February 14, 1992, […]

The Making of an Event Poster

The Making of an Event Poster

Ever wonder what goes into the making of an event poster? Minneapolis-based design and branding firm, Duffy, recently released their design for the 2017 City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival poster. Each year, custom merchandise is designed to support the Loppet Foundation and its annual event. For 2017, the poster celebrates diversity, unity, uniqueness, beauty and nature through the depiction […]