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…
The award-winning country music duo Sugarland will perform outdoors at Mystic Lake on Friday, July 3, at 8 p.m., as part of their “There Goes the Neighborhood Tour 2020” with special guest Tenille Townes. This is the first show to be announced in Mystic Lake’s Outdoor Summer Concert Series t…
Colorful kites will take over the sky above Lake Mille Lacs the weekend of Feb. 28 for the 2020 Mille Lacs Kite Crossing.
A bunch of golfers teeing off on top of a frozen pond might look like fish out of water at first, but it's becoming a more common sight in town as the Jordan Commercial Club prepares to host the 8th annual Mill Pond Masters ice golf tournament next week.
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?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year again and along with the snowfall comes holiday parties, busy schedules and kids home for winter vacation. Keep them busy and engaged with these activities:
Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish will bring her stand-up comedy show “Tiffany Haddish: Live in Concert” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Actor Rob Lowe will bring his new show, “Stories I Only Tell My Friends Live,” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18. From the Brat Pack to “The West Wing” to “Parks and Recreation” and beyond, Lowe’s four-decade career is the inspiration for his live show.
Downtown Jordan was lit Saturday night by the glow of Christmas spirit — and thousands of colored bulbs — as the sixth annual Jordan Dazzle Parade rolled through town, spreading cheer and joy.
As Twin Cities wrap themselves in warm coats and sweaters, cities deck themselves out in extravagant light displays. Get the most out of the season of light with these free metro events.
Twin Cities Summer Jam announced Wednesday more performers that will headline its event at Canterbury Park this summer.
Many would say Jordan Dazzle — the parade and light show in downtown Jordan — marks the start of the holiday season in town — and it all starts with the lights in Pekarna Park. In recent years, members of the Pekarna family have made it a tradition to decorate the park that sits across the s…
There’s always something magical about the holiday season in Minnesota. Maybe it’s the snow or the treats we look forward to each year. Or maybe it’s the traditions — some that have been handed down generation after generation.
Behind the scenes of the annual Minneapolis Kennel Club Dog Show, the Expo Center at Canterbury Park looked like a dog salon and spa.
As a Shakopee reporter, it didn’t take me long to learn you don’t mess with Wampach’s. Either you like their food or you don’t, but nothing about that place is changing, because the customers who come have been coming for 50 years and they don’t want the walls or counter tops or food to change.
Since the beginning of the school year, a cast of Jordan High School students has been treading the boards in the school’s auditorium, getting a grasp on Shakespeare’s poetic prose for their production of “Much Ado about Nothing,” which premiers this evening.
The rock group Styx will headline the first night of Prior Lake’s 2020 Lakefront Music Fest, the Prior Lake Rotary Club announced Wednesday.
Twin Cities Summer Jam officials announced Thursday the Zac Brown Band will headline the three-day music festival, slated for July 23-25, according to a news release.
This month the Jordaness Lions will celebrate 30 years of their highly anticipated fashion show. Over three decades, the annual fundraiser has showcased some of the finest local fashion and provided an evening of entertainment — all for a good cause.
The halls are decked at the historic Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, with lighted Christmas trees throughout the mansion to get people in the holiday spirit.
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