While movie theaters remain shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic, film fans may be feeling streaming fatigue as they browse through the endless selection of films from their couch. Drive-in movie theaters offer a socially-distanced escape from the house and a return to the movie-loving …
It was a sunny enough Thursday outside the Chanhassen Library. Maintenance workers pounded on a nearby sidewalk and a few cars idled in the circular drive.
Carver County appears on a list of movie sites from the 1970s, 1990s and early 2000s. Between “Drop Dead Gorgeous” and “Fargo,” the area seems to be prone to shots along Highway 212 or the Chaska Herald building.
In the age of COVID-19, if you want to be waited on while you dine, drive-ins are not only a romantic, back-to-the-50s way to go — they’re the only way to go.
Lakefront Music Fest is off for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announced early Wednesday.
If Nibir Sarma’s neighbors hear the soft strains of a saxophone from his windows in the coming months, they can thank Alex Trebek for the music.
Celebrating the birth of cute farm critters is a springtime tradition at the Minnesota Zoo that goes back years, but this year marks the first time the Farm Babies program is a virtual experience.
I remember the day pretty clearly. Elementary school-aged me set up a music stand in our brightly-painted living room, my grandma and parents sitting on the couch in anticipation.
With shows canceled, businesses closed and activities postponed, the surest way to get out of the house for a responsible, socially-distanced adventure during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is to find a hiking trail and get a-walkin’.
Local organizations across the Twin Cities are finding creative ways to connect the community to art, learning and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Rain fell on the first day of spring March 19. A kindergarten boy, a week removed from never wanting to go back to school, looked out the window. He'd do anything to see his school bus. To be in class with his friends. To eat school lunch, to go outside for recess.
For over 20 years hundreds of people have gathered at Buck Hill in Burnsville to race in style — on queen-size mattresses — in an annual event for Bridging, a local nonprofit that provides furniture and household goods for Minnesotans pursuing housing stability. This year — come rain, snow o…
For this month's We Tried It, we took our hungry stomachs to Melissa's neck of the woods and tried Wayzata's insta-famous Fat Pants Friday meal at 6Smith. And although we dined in front of a beautiful, panoramic view of frozen Lake Minnetonka, there was no attractive way to eat this monstros…
Winners in the 2020 Flash Fiction Contest sponsored by the Arts Consortium of Carver County will be announced Thursday, March 5 at an awards party in the Victoria Arts Center.
Chaska Valley Family Theatre presents the musical “Tuck Everlasting,” based on a novel by award-winning author Natalie Babbitt, March 13-22 at the Chaska Community Center theater.
Colorful kites will take over the sky above Lake Mille Lacs the weekend of Feb. 28 for the 2020 Mille Lacs Kite Crossing.
It’s a positive trend the city doesn’t see changing any time soon: the success of the Chaska Event Center, Crooked Pint Ale House and Chaska Curling Center.
It’s about that time when most Minnesotans are likely approaching the winter blues, when the magic of the holidays fades away and all we can think about is the day when the snow starts to melt and we can roll down our windows on our way home from work. But don’t despair — there are plenty of…
January: the month of starting — and hopefully keeping — resolutions. A common resolution is “Dry January," a commitment some people are making to themselves to go alcohol free, all month long.
The multi-platinum rock band the Barenaked Ladies is returning to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 26 for the sixth edition of their “Last Summer On Earth Tour.”
On some of the coldest nights of the year, it can be difficult to find the motivation to get out of the house. However, hopping onto a bright purple shuttle bus that transports you to breweries in the southwest metro may do the trick.
Grammy award-winning country singer and songwriter Dwight Yoakam will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, April 10 at the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel.
We think every Minnesotan should be required to try lutefisk as a rite of passage. After all, the lutefisk capital of the world is said to be located in Madison, Minnesota, and the word “lutefisk” sounds even better when it’s spoken with a Minnesotan accent.
The year is coming to a close. Which means it’s time again to find a festive way to ring in the new year! Here are some ideas to kick off 2020 in style.
Not immune to the craft beer explosion, the southwest metro is home to a number of breweries, some which have been serving up alcoholic pints for years, others for less than a month.
Walking into a Presbyterian church during your spare time might not sound like entertainment, but there’s a church in Chaska that definitely catches more than just the eye upon walking inside.
What’s a challenge that a 7-year-old and her grandfather can both enjoy? How about an activity fit for both a corporate retreat and a bachelor party?
When piles of snow and bitter winds do their best to make the winter season unbearable, Minnesotans are famous for our ability to weather the cold and bring joy and light to these dark days.
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