Uptown

STEAM classes, camps, parties and drop-in creative play in the heart of the city.

Snapology Grand Opening

On November 17th, Snapology will bring its STEAM-focused classes, camps, parties, workshops, homeschool solutions and preschool programs to its new home on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown. Aaron Hagebak, owner of Snapology of Minneapolis, is excited to open the new “Discovery Center” to provide a drop-in play solution for families in the area, as well as […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Salvation Army Needs Your Help!

Donations to The Salvation Army Christmas Campaign are down dramatically across Minnesota and North Dakota compared to this time last year. “We need the public’s help to make up this shortfall,” said Lt. Colonel Lonneal Richardson, leader of The Salvation Army Northern Division. “If we don’t, we risk having to make difficult decisions about cutting back […]

New Year’s Eve 2017 in Minneapolis

Can you believe it? The New Year is knocking on our door! If you are wondering where to spend New Year’s Eve 2017, we have some options for you! New Year’s Eve Candyland Union Restaurant, 731 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Ring in a sweet New Year as all three levels of Union Restaurant will be transformed into “CandyLand-meets-Willy […]

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

At long last…the results of the annual Happening List have arrived! We appreciate your patience with us as we audit and tally the results; it is no small task. And believe it or not, there is still quite a bit of work to do. For that reason, we are going to stagger the release of […]

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 […]