The World's Ugliest Dog, Twin Cities Agenda

Zsa Zsa brings home the prize for World’s Ugliest Dog

Move over mummified monkey and #MPRraccoon: Meet Minnesota’s newest sweetheart, Zsa Zsa. She simply takes your breath away, doesn’t she? Zsa Zsa, a 9-year-old rescued English Bulldog who calls Anoka her home, has returned...
Antibacterial products: Friend or foe? Twin Cities Agenda

Antibacterial products: Friend or foe?

We all have that one friend or family member; you know the one that has antibacterial everything in their home and hand-sanitizer on their desk, kitchen table, night stand, work area... I've joked with...

Celebrate Fourth of July with free beer, corgi races, and of course, spectacular fireworks

I’ve already heard the whistle-pop-boom of fireworks going off over this past few days: Minnesota is gearing up for the Fourth. And, even though this year St. Paul has cancelled their fireworks show due...

That Girl: No Plus-One

It was my best friend’s wedding this weekend. I went solo. And, I cried on the way. It was part envy. Part anger. Part resentment. Part total embarrassment for thinking any of those things...

Minnesotans on aging: What does “old” mean anyway?

The societal stigmas surrounding aging have been discussed in articles like What's the point of living if no one wants to f#ck you? and we talked about the disruptors developing tech to make it a...

Attract the bees and the butterflies with these pollinator plants

The plight of the honey bee has caused great concern from all around the world. And no, I’m not referring to Jerry Seinfeld’s Bee Movie that distressed many moviegoers with its questionable human/bee romantic...
Downtown vs downtown, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities Agenda

Downtown vs. Downtown: A look at Minneapolis and St. Paul

Two cities. Two distinctly different downtowns, only 10 miles apart. There are those who would call for the two cities to simply merge and be done with it. Even Mark Twain commented on the Twin...

Celebrate diversity, unity, and inclusion at the Somali Independence Day Festival

Somali Independence Day Festival begins June 30 and lasts an entire week. That week is filled with music, games, entertainment, and of course, plenty of delicious food. This year celebrates Somalia’s 58th Independence Day,...
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From book to film, important “The Hate U Give” takes on police brutality in...

It sold 100,000 copies in its first month of publication. It's a New York Times Best Seller. And we love it here in the Twin Cities as well: It was the selection for June's Books &...

That Girl: Dating younger guys vs. older guys

I had a date this weekend. A “normal” date; whatever that means. We had great conversation and a couple of laughs over a few beers. It was a nice and welcome change from what...