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How To Spend Memorial Day In The Twin Cities

Memorial Day is on the horizon. It’s the unofficial beginning of summer, but more importantly, it’s a time to reflect and remember. Here are some of the events happening to honor the day. 403 more words


Literary Death Match in Minneapolis

Now celebrating its tenth year, Literary Death Match returns to Minneapolis on May 16 at the Nomad World Pub.

What is a literary death match? 189 more words


Cinco de Mayo In Minnesota

It’s almost May, and that means it’s almost time for Cinco de Mayo. This is not, as sometimes reported, Mexico’s version of Independence Day, but rather a celebration of the surprise victory of the Mexican army over the French in the Battle of Puebla, which occurred on May 5, 1862. 312 more words


Spring Flowers Of Minnesota

So this week’s forecast–particularly today and tomorrow–is not especially springlike. How Minnesota, to cruelly dump more winter our way when we’re ready for spring.

However, on this cold, snowy week, there is a place of respite, at least through Sunday, April 8: The Galleria in Edina, which is hosting… 146 more words


Minnesota's Best April Festivals To Check Out

This is one of the quieter months for festivals. But never fear–as spring fully arrives with the promise of summer ahead, the busiest festival time of the year is not far away. 301 more words


Family Fun for Easter Weekend In Minnesota

Easter is just over a week away. If you’re looking for something to do with the little ones over the Easter weekend that doesn’t involve going out for brunch, here are a few ideas. 279 more words


Minnesota Festivities In March

By Amy Rea

Granted, March is lighter in festival offerings than other months. It’s a tough time of year—it might be 60 degrees outside, and it might be -30. 495 more words