14 Things To Do in Minnesota Before the End of Summer

As evidence by me turning on absolutely every fan in my apartment as to not sweat to death this past weekend, summer is still clinging on and apparently not quite done with...
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5 Waterfalls Within a 90 Minute Drive of the Twin Cities

With a few weekends of summer-like weather under our belt, the time is now to start thinking about fun day trips. Hiking is an obvious choice, but what about making the trek...
Pictures of everything: Our obsession with permanence

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...
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How To Sell Your Car on Craigslist: The Ultimate Guide

Whether it's right here in Minnesota, or any other state, here's the insider's tips on the best way to sell you car, Craigslist-style: Craigslist is an incredibly popular place...

The Power of Music: A Discussion with “Cambodian Rock Band” Music Director Mandric Tan

Music is an important piece of theater - it sets the tone, adds emotional cues and impact to create a marriage of image and sound that sticks in the mind of the...

The Best Minnesota Beaches to Escape the Summer Heat

While I’m glad we’re no longer buried under ten feet of snow, this summer has been, in a word, beastly hot. We’ve been hit with heat wave after heat wave with temps...
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Revisiting Minnesota Fireworks Laws

The 4th of July is upon us and we all know what that means: Fireworks. Fireworks are everywhere. For the week preceding the 4th and even afterwards, all of...

A Safe and Healthy Day at the Lake

We don't have a lot to worry about in the waters here in Minnesota: No sharks, no piranhas, no eels, or other things in the water looking to take a bite out...
Summer is watermelon season: Here's what you should know

Summer is Watermelon Season: Here’s What You Should Know

Mark Twain called watermelon, "Chief of this world's luxuries ... When one has tasted it, he knows what Angels eat." I agree with Mr. Twain - but only when it's eaten in...
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6 Great Places to Kayak In and Around the Twin Cities

They don’t call Minnesota the "Land of 10,000 lakes" for nothing. Plus, we’ve got more than a few to explore right here within city limits: You don’t have to travel far for...