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It took a raccoon to teach us that positivity should go viral, too

It took a raccoon to teach us that positivity should go viral, too

The #MPRraccoon has returned to her home in the wild. In lieu of her furry brand of positivity, I thought it prudent to offer a few ideas on spreading kindness, hope, and putting some...

The #MPRraccoon honored by the St. Paul Saints

The whole country watched with bated breath as the fearless #MPRraccoon scaled the UBS building in St. Paul. That little raccoon brought us all together as we cheered her on and hoped that she...

Free weekend festivities for the 24th annual Stone Arch Bridge Festival

If you’re wondering why your neighborhood seems unusually quiet and empty this weekend, it’s probably because everyone has flocked to St. Anthony Main for the 24th annual Stone Arch Bridge Festival. Perfect for a...

The 2018 Northern Spark all-night free art festival

Prepare for an all-nighter. Break out the energy drinks and treat yourself to an extra cup of coffee so you can fully take in all the events and incredible artwork during the two-night 2018...
Is the person who makes you miserable happier than you are?

Is the person who makes you miserable happier than you are?

Smell the lilacs. Kick the leaves. Watch the cat in the window with his lazy paw dangling from the ledge, his ears twitching in the sun. Feel the sun on your face. Smell the...

The “Oh Sh!t, It’s Father’s Day” Gift Guide for Dad

You have good intentions. You have it starred, circled and highlighted on your calendar. “Get dad a gift for Father's Day” has been on your to-do list for the past three weeks. But here we...

Pictures or it didn’t happen: Our obsession with permanence

Something happens. Something memorable, or kind of cool, or not really that interesting at all. But we're bored, so we take thirteen pics of it anyway. We have to take pictures; record it, show...

Free yoga classes to celebrate International Yoga Day

Grab your yoga mat, put on your most fashionable spandex, and limber up for International Yoga Day. Even I’ll be digging out my yoga mat from the dust beneath my bed (at least I...

That Girl: “Mom Knows Best”

When you’re single in your thirties, moms tend to get a little more involved in your love life. “What about that ‘so-n-so’ guy? I see he likes all of your posts on Facebook. He...

ATV MN Trail “No Registration” Weekend moved to September

This year marks the fifth year of Minnesota’s “no registration weekend” for all-terrain vehicles (ATVs). The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will be providing ATV riders with free access to more than 3,000 miles of...