From a frozen-in-time apothecary to a surprisingly fascinating homage to flour, Sara Gates recommends a selection of 15 smaller, quirkier American alternatives to the traditional museum-going experience.
Copeland’s of New Orleans Restaurant Downtown 2 South 7th Street (Hennepin and 7th Ave) Ph: 612-341-2445 Cajun food in Minnesota? That’s right, and it’s good too. Although I think they may have dumbed down the spices for us Minnesotans. The mood in the restaurant is low key and high profile. Everyone seems to do a [...]
Massacre at Dark River A fish tail without a head “Stop at the El Toro and ask,” Those were her mom’s direct orders, and since it was a bar, we were more than happy to oblige. Our mission was to find out any information we could about the upcoming Minnesota Old Time Fiddle Championship. We [...]
It’s July in Minnesota, it’s at least 85Â° almost everyday and everywhere you look there are fireworks going off. The one thing you have to remember, is that in Minnesota fireworks are illegal. Even on the 4th of July. However, the local authorities tend to look the other way for the majority of this month. [...]
It’s here! It’s here! Summer is finally here and it’s warm almost every day. Sometimes downright hot. But it won’t last very long, so, get outside. I don’t care what you do – just GET OUTSIDE. Everyone else will be outside and you will have so many things to do, you won’t know where to [...]
A good place to realize exactly how diverse Minnesota culture is would be to visit the St. Paul River Centre in Downtown St. Paul. The 69th Anniversary of The Festival of Nations takes place May 4-6. The River Centre will host 100 ethnic groups and their historic traditions including, folk dance, food, cultural exhibits, and [...]