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Source Comics & Games staff pose with 2016 Twin Cities Geek Holiday Drive Donation Box

Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive

The Twin Cities is regularly called out as one of the most geek- and nerd-friendly places in the country, and that is definitely meant as a compliment. Case in point: local news and culture website Twin Cities Geek recently launched their second annual Twin Cities Geek Holiday Toy & Book Drive The publication is currently working […]

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 […]

Photo: Dusty Hoskovec Photography via Holidazzle

Holidazzle 2016

Since it first began in 1992, the Holidazzle Parade had become a holiday-time tradition with its illuminated floats, celebrity Grand Marshals, and of course, Santa. And the marching bands and choirs who delighted the spectators lined up along Nicollet Mall were nothing to sneeze at, either. But the parade marched down Nicollet Mall for the […]

Free Meals for Veterans on Veterans Day 2016

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 […]

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

If you are considering seeing a movie over the Thanksgiving weekend, consider taking a look back at some of the artistry and comedy of Aardman Animations, Ltd., a British animation studio that has been entertaining and charming people all over the world with magical stop-motion clay animation for 40 years. The Walker Art Center is […]

Prepare Now for Winter Driving

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

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 […]

Here, There & Everywhere Signals the Coming Winter

Here, There & Everywhere Signals the Coming Winter

This fall, as in many falls in the past, Warren Miller is releasing a new film called Here, There & Everywhere. In its 67th year, these Warren Miller films traditionally mark the beginning of ski and snowboard season and build the excitement for winter travel. And this year is no different. The 67th installment brings the […]

Mexican Chef Exchange in Minneapolis

Mexican Chef Exchange in Minneapolis

Mark your calendar for October 13, 14 and 15 as four prominent chefs from Mexico City will take over three Twin Cities restaurant hotspots, cooking some authentic cuisine of Mexico City (we’re told they’re even brining ingredients directly from Mexico with them to ensure flavor and authenticity). The exchange is part of an initiative by Sabores CDMX […]

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Fitbit, the wellness company that makes wearable devices that track your steps, is launching Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts throughout the country. And they are launching here in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 1, at Target Field. More than 4,000 participants have attended the launch events at other cities, and about 500 people […]