Sorry I’ve been gone for a bit! New job, lots of biking and the surge of the Twins has kept me away from posting as much I should be. One thing worth noting is a small, relatively small and unknown shop in the Galleria. At first walk by, most people would chalk Ampersand up to tableware […]
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At 67 years old a reflective Roger Waters took his new live production of The Wall to Saint Paul and it was a spectacular display that managed to transcend original intent while spanning eternal human struggles. While surveying the preshow crowd I noticed an abundance of grandmas and grandpas filling the seats, yelling “WHOOOO”, and […]
Perhaps you’ve seen Summer of Dapper (or its girlier partner, Summer of Dresses) and been inspired. Perhaps you’re heading back to school or starting a new job. Perhaps you just want to revitalize your wardrobe for fall. Regardless of the reason, BlackBlue has you covered. The boutique, located at Selby and Dale in St. Paul, […]
I just heard through the grapevine that Belle Reve Boutique in Northeast Minneapolis will soon be closed. While this will be a huge loss for the neighborhood and for those of us who prefer to frequent locally-owned stores, there is one bright spot on this sad day: Belle Reve is having an “everything must go” […]
Social Media Breakfast MSP 26 is being hosted at the Minnesota State Fair Progress Building on Friday May 21st from 8am to 10am discussing Urban/Organic/ Gardening & Farming. Your venerable blogger (yes me) will be trying not to embarass herself as the moderator of a very good panel of guests assembled to discuss how they […]
From the Batman TV show in 1966, some words to live by: General Wisdom: Batman: “An older head can’t be put on younger shoulders.” Batman: “That’s one trouble with dual identities, Robin. Dual responsibilities.” Health: Robin: “Gosh, Batman, this camel grass juice is great.” Batman: “Beware of strong stimulants, Robin.” Robin: “Holy molars! Am I ever glad […]
This week (June 5th – 11th) is bikewalk week in the Twin Cities. Keep yourself self-propelled! Here is a list of events from bikewalkweek.org: Events Saturday, June 5 Kick Off!: •Twin Cities Heart Walk hosted at the new Minnesota Twins Target Field •Celebrate National Trails Day with the Three Rivers Park District at the Hopkins […]
Image =”1 of the 10,000 lakes” Uploaded on May 18, 2010 by Venkat Raja It’s been a fun week in Minnesota. People have been talking about the weather and that’s how Minnesotans know everything is right with the world. It just so happens that the weather this week was nice and sunny. Yup the talk […]
According to the almighty Bob Collins: “Paul Douglas is no longer with the station,” WCCO spokesperson Kiki Rosatti told me this afternoon. Earlier this week, anchor John Reger was let go in a “restructuring” that has hit ...
Totino’s Italian Kitchen, local pizza pioneer and mainstay of Minneapolis Italian cuisine since 1951, closed its northeast Minneapolis Central Ave location last fall while vowing to reopen soon at a new suburban location. And w...
DiversityInc has slotted General Mills at #32. The General has made the list four out of the last five years. DiversityInc cites their mentoring programs, work/life programs, and extremely high employee resource group participation ...
Reported this morning via Twitter: Traffic on 494 caused by banner on Xerxes overpass “Mike Ratelle: Prom? <3 Maddy”. Okay, that’s kinda cute. But for real, you know those electronic signs that display traffic and emergency ...
The folks at Stick and Ball Guy turned up a possibility that Land O’ Lakes got the naming rights, generating further interest and leading to a statement from the Twins that they’re nowhere close to finalizing a naming rights dea...
Walking with Dinosaurs: The Live Experience is coming to Saint Paul’s Xcel Energy Center June 11-15. The show, featuring nearly 90 minutes of life-sized animatronic robot dinosaurs, spans the three major periods of dinosaur evo...
From the Batman TV show in 1966, some words to live by: General Wisdom: Batman: “An older head can’t be put on younger shoulders.” Batman: “That’s one trouble with dual identities, Robin. Dual responsibilities.” Health: Robin: “Gosh,...Show More Summary
This will be Red Bull Flugtag’s debut in the Twin Cities, and this Land of 10,000 Lakes promises to deliver quite a show. July 24, more than 30 teams from across the Midwest will fly above the Mississippi River in front of thousands at Harriet Island Regional Park near Downtown St. Paul. Red Bull Flugtag challenges [...]
The winners of the Goldstar contest’s laziest commenters are Randy and John Malone, whom are truly lazy commenters worthy of the the $25 gift certificate. Most creative comment goes to Amy Scarborough, maybe because I have a soft spot in my heart for needing to ditch a two year old and have a night out. [...]
For at least four Spring/Summers a series of unexplained explosions have rocked the Longfellow/Seward neighborhoods of Minneapolis. 911 Operators have been inundated with phone calls from concerned residents whose homes are shaken from...Show More Summary
You have seen them on the market, seed tapes, they make gardening look so simple, just lay down a row of tape for a perfect row of carrots or onions or other traditional varieties of flowers or vegetables. But did you know it is relatively simple to make your own seed tapes? I made my own [...]