The Heights Theater has been nicknamed “the jewel of the Twin Cities,” and like a prized jewel, it’s maintained its beauty and splendor for nearly a century.
The play based-on the life of Tennessee Williams and widely considered one of America's most significant plays opens at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis this month.
The Junk Bonanza Vintage Market returns to Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road S., Shakopee, Sept. 26-28, showcasing vintage finds, antiques and artisan re-purposed goods from more than 150 handpicked vintage purveyors.
If you’re cruising down Highway 7 on a Friday evening or Saturday morning, roll your windows down as you drive through Minnetrista to catch a whiff of quintessentially Minnesota barbecue. On a spacious and grassy lot at 8175 Highway 7, Joe and Jen Cox serve up wood-smoked meats at Buddy Boy …
Where the heck was it? We learned that 9-year-old Ronan Uner of Chanhassen was thrilled to identify last week’s photo as the red fox on the sign for the Fox Hollow Drive neighborhood off Highway 101 in Chanhassen. We received more correct answers after the newspaper's print deadline. Congrat…
Late summer in the southwest metro can feel like a money pit. It starts with the Scott County Fair, then the Minnesota Renaissance Festival begins it's seven-week residence, meanwhile, the Minnesota State Fair kicks into full gear — all while Oktoberfests and harvest festivals are on the horizon.
One of the most fun things to do at the Minnesota State Fair is to try the new foods and exclusive beers. This year, the fair featured 31 new foods and 53 new beverages, so we set out to try a few and let you know what you should get and what you should skip.
ST. PAUL — Around the metro, it can be easy to overlook a passing plane. Look up to the sky on a clear day and it’s not unusual to see a handful of planes catching the light as they arrive and depart from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. But around South Saint Paul’s Fleming Airfi…
When you think of Twin Cities museums, the ones most likely to come to mind are the well known art museums like the Walker Art Center, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, the Weisman, the Museum of Russian Art, the American Swedish Institute.
A reader pointed out last week, that Where the Heck Is It prompts readers to go out and explore the city's hidden treasures. For example, the steps down to Kerber Pond Park at 7380 Kerber Boulevard; from the street it looks like a tiny spot of grass with a picnic table and bench. But there a…
The persistent patter of steam engines could be heard thumping away in western Jordan all weekend, as the Scott-Carver Threshers hosted the 56th annual Old-Time Harvest Festival near the county fairgrounds.
Jordan will be the site of good old-fashioned fun this weekend as Scott-Carver County Threshers Association hosts the 56th annual Old-Time Harvest Festival in Jordan Aug 2-4.
The hunt for meteorites in Minnesota brings a handful of successes and tens of thousands more failures, but astronomy and mineral enthusiasts keep on searching.
With a cocked hat, a dash of red lipstick, and vagabonds at her side, Davina Lozier has poured theatrical jazz into venues across the metro and world.
“Mary Poppins,” a musical based on the stories of P.L. Travers and the Walt Disney film, will be performed by Mayer Community Arts/Summer Theatre (Mayer CAST) at Mayer Lutheran High School (305 Fifth St. NE, Mayer) at 7 p.m. July 25-27 and 2 p.m. July 28.
Thousands of spectators from around the Midwest danced, sang and screamed along with Brad Paisley, Joan Jett, Steve Miller and other rock and country musicians during Prior Lake’s 10th annual Lakefront Music Fest in Lakefront Park on July 12 and 13.
Thousands of spectators from around the Midwest danced, sang and screamed along with Joan Jett, Steve Miller and other rock and country musicians during the sold-out first day of Prior Lake's Lakefront Music Fest in Lakefront Park on Friday.
Some concert-goers were none too pleased to see the Twin Cities Summer Jam single-day ticket prices drop to $99 Thursday, when they bought tickets for $50 more.
AGLOW Theater invites the public to its dramatic production “Field of Redemption” at the Chaska SouthWest Metro Intermediate School Auditorium, 401 East 4th St. in downtown Chaska. Performances are at 7 p.m. July 18, 19, and 20. Matinees are Thursday, July 18 at 2 p.m. and Sunday, July 21 at…
EXCELSIOR — The Old Log Theatre is bringing the Lake Minnetonka area back to April 27, 1994, with its current running play “Five Presidents."
The Fourth of July is nearly here, so pack a picnic and start making plans because there's plenty to do in the southwest metro.
Have you been inside the Office Max at 960 West 78th St. lately? It’s one of our favorite happy places. All those pens, markers, and cool office doodads that help pass the time in the cubicle. And it’s now remodeled. Post-it notes to all our correct guessers (just kidding): George Borchardt,…
CHANHASSEN — Southern food is being plated at the other end of the Mississippi thanks to a new restaurant in Chanhassen.
Minnesota might not seem like a hotspot to grow wine grapes, but with some science and a lot of patience, Minnesota has become well known for cold-hardy grapes.
From a basement batch of home brew to the commercial kettles of your local brewery, the rules and chemistry of brewing hold true for anyone cooking up a craft beer.
When walking down any given Twin Cities street, one is never more than a stone’s throw away from a microbrewery. But beer brewing was not always such a popular activity in Minnesota, in fact, it has a long and sordid history.
The world of craft beer can be intimidating — and it's not just because of the oversized beards, flannel shirts and renovated warehouse decor.
Two women — an Honor Society scholar and a communications professional — embraced each other in a spotlight onstage at the Eden Prairie Performing Arts Center on June 22, waiting to hear a name. After a drawn-out pause from the emcees, it came:
Independence Day is almost here, and for those looking to celebrate close to home there is no shortage of holiday fun planned in the southwest metro.
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