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.
EXCELSIOR — Excelsior Apple Day, a festival celebrating community and the fruit that helped put Excelsior on the map, will be held Sept. 21 in downtown Excelsior.
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.
PLYMOUTH — Elizabeth Aseltine started making films in Sacramento, California, creating trailers and industrial films. After taking 10 years off from her film career to raise her children, Aseltine has returned with her award-winning short film, “Good & Truly.”
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 …
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.
The Riddle Brothers will make an appearance in Excelsior on Sunday, Sept. 8, for the Excelsior Congregational Church Hymn Sing.
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.
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.
HOPKINS — Queens, princesses and raspberry mascots paraded down Mainstreet in Hopkins on Sunday, July 21, to mark the end of the 2019 Raspberry Festival.
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.
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.
HOPKINS — Drawing fruit lovers from all over the metro, the Hopkins Raspberry Festival is returning to the streets of downtown Hopkins Saturday, July 13.
WAYZATA — Blue Water Theatre Company, a theater for young actors in Wayzata, is presenting the satirical musical “Urinetown” July 12 through July 21.
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.
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.
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- Public notices from the September 12, 2019 Lakeshore Weekly News