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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

2016 Minneapolis Happening List

It’s Back! For the third year in a row, you have the chance to nominate – and vote for – your favorite people, places, businesses and events in Minneapolis in the 2016 Minneapolis Happening List contest! We have over 250 categories (yes, you read that right!) so that everyone and everything that make Minneapolis so […]

Minneapolis Rent Increase #1 in Nation

According to apartment search site ABODO.com‘s August 2016 National Apartment Report, Minneapolis experienced a 14% increase in rent price from July to August of this year, ranking it the city with the highest rent increase in the entire U.S. The average one-bedroom in Minneapolis now costs $1,368 per month, up from $1,197 in July. Nashville rents rose 13% […]

CycleBar Pedals into Uptown

When you first walk into CycleBar, a new premium indoor biking studio in Minneapolis’ Uptown neighborhood, you know you are in for quite a ride. It’s big, it’s clean, it’s sleek and it’s quite inviting. Plus, you can just tell the time you spend in there is going to be fun. And that’s the end goal of CycleBar Uptown […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 12

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 12

Ack! Can you believe it? We are already at Week 12 of our 12 Weeks of Summer series. Many kids are heading back to school, and before you know it, the leaves on the trees will start changing colors and then start to fall. Although we absolutely love fall in Minneapolis, we have to admit, […]

How to Survive Middle School (For Parents)

By Sally Vardaman Johnson Several weeks ago, I decided to write a piece about parents surviving the middle school years. You see, this fall, all three of my children will be in middle school, yet I have absolutely no expertise on this topic. Over my parenting experience, I have learned to question simplistic advice that fits neatly into […]