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.
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’.
Canterbury Park will postpone its horse racing season past its original start date — May 15 — and said it will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation to determine a later start date, according to a news release from the racetrack.
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.
After celebrating more than 30 years of playing Pink Floyd music around the world, The Australian Pink Floyd Show will return to Mystic Lake with a new tour in 2020. The group is bringing its “All That You Feel World Tour 2020” to the Mystic Showroom on Thursday, Aug. 27, at 8 p.m., accordin…
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.
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.
South Metro Chorale Artistic Director Mark Bilyeu decided to mix things up for the community choir’s 20th holiday concert in Savage.
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.