Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Roundup

Outdoor Ice Skating Rink Roundup
For the first time since 2005 the Wells Fargo WinterSkate has moved from the Landmark Plaza and is now on the infield at CHS Field, home of the Saint Paul Saints. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson laced up her ice skates to take us there and tell us about other outdoor rinks worth checking out. Destination Winter at CHS Field Access to...

Sea Life Minnesota

Sea Life Minnesota
Sea Life Minnesota is a 1.2 million gallon aquarium underneath the rotunda at Mall of America.  It’s home to a large collection of sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and other sea life.  Steve puts on a wet suit and gets inside the aquarium for a little snorkeling. If you're looking to keep your family entertained over the holiday break, Sea...

Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Party

Minnesota Monthly’s Best of Minnesota Party
On Wednesday, December 4th, Minnesota Monthly will host their Best of Minnesota Party at Aria in Minneapolis. It showcases the best of food, drink and businesses that call Minnesota home. Jerrod Sumner, the Aesthetic Director for Minnesota Monthly, stopped by to share the stories of some businesses you will find at the Best of Minnesota...

Best Bets Down 169

Best Bets Down 169
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery is located in Kasota – about one hour and fifteen minutes southwest of Minneapolis.  It’s a simple drive down highway 169.  On your way down, there are plenty of great spots to visit.  Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, gives us his best bets. Pablo’s Mexican Restaurant, Shakopee Mystic lake...

TCL in Your Town: Santa Claus

TCL in Your Town: Santa Claus
Before heading to the North Pole to load up all his toys, Santa makes a stop to what we think is Santa’s vacation home in Eden Prairie!  You can make an appointment to see Santa, enjoy treats, watch a movie, and even have breakfast with Jolly Old St. Nick!  Click here for more information on Santa’s North Pole Experience at the historic...

Celeste St. Paul

Celeste St. Paul
At. Agatha’s Conservatory of Music and Arts(1884-1961) was established by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1884 well before the construction of what is now known as the Exchange Building. The Conservatory was the first fine arts school in Minnesota .Its classes in music, art, expression and dancing generated the income needed to support the...

Halloween Events Roundup

Halloween Events Roundup
Angela Johnson, Managing Editor at Tiger Oak Media, stopped by with a roundup of Halloween events around the Twin Cities, along with some other fall-related stories you will find in their community magazines. TCL partner, Tiger Oak Media, has magazines which cover Maple Grove, Edina, Woodbury, the Southwest Metro, the St. Croix Valley, and...

Deal Diva: Free Fall Fun

Deal Diva: Free Fall Fun
With the leaves falling and the temperature changing, there is plenty of Fall Fun to be had outdoors! Our Deal Diva, TCL reporter Kelli Hanson, has free and inexpensive ways to keep busy this season. Afton Art in the Park at Town Square Park + September 28th & 29th + The event runs from 10am to 5pm both days and admission is...

Smith & Trade Mercantile

Smith & Trade Mercantile
The people of Stillwater have quite a gem downtown. Amazing food and shopping. It’s a place that makes you feel like you’re on vacation. Twin Cities Live reporter got to hang out at one of Main Street’s newest stores, Smith and Trade Mercantile. Inside you get to meet the makers that then sell their trade. Kelli chatted with the...

Events This Fall in Minnesota

Events This Fall in Minnesota
The team at Twin Cities Live partner, Tiger Oak Media, keep a pulse on what's happening in communities around the Twin Cities. Although Labor Day has passed, there's still plenty to do outdoor. Tiger Oak Managing Editor Angela Johnson shared events taking place in September and October that should be on your calendar. To find the Tiger Oak...

Irish Fair

Irish Fair
Twin Cities Live sent the most Irish person we have on staff to go check out the Irish Fair that’s taking place on Harriet Island in St. Paul.  Reporter, Kelli Hanson learned a lot about her homeland.

X Games 2019 in Minneapolis

X Games 2019 in Minneapolis
Dare devil athletes will be taking center stage this weekend at US Bank Stadium. It's the 2019 X Games, which you can watch on 5 Eyewitness News with coverage starting at 12pm CT. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson got to hang out with three athletes competing, including one that just turned 11! Get your tickets here.

Fun Lab

Fun Lab
Steve finds himself at the Fun Lab in Blaine – a family fun gaming activity space.  Even without his kids with him, he found himself having a great time!  Click here to get two unlimited one-day passes for all attractions for half price!

Ride the Pizza Train

Ride the Pizza Train
Elizabeth takes her family to Osceola, Wisconsin to take a ride back in time on the Osceola and St. Croix Valley Railway. They experience a 90 minute ride complete with pizza and treats on a fabulous historic passenger cars pulled by a vintage locomotive. Elizabeth, her husband Jay and kids Bernadette and Franklin absolutely loved the...

Keeping Cool

It’s HOT HOT HOT outside and your kids need to COOL OFF!  Our Deal Diva has rounded up a few ways to keep the kids cooled off without spending a dime. Round Lake Splash Pad, Eden Prairie Wabun Park Wading Pool, Minneapolis Nicollet Commons Park, Burnsville Webber Natural Swimming Pool, Minneapolis

Dino Fest 2019

Dino Fest 2019
On Saturday, July 13, the Science Museum will kick off a new tradition that celebrates some of its most famous and beloved specimens and the stories they tell us about the way Earth once was.  We check out Dino Fest 2019 to see what it's all about. Dino Fest 2019 festivities will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and are included in exhibit...

Little Doors at Galleria Edina

Little Doors at Galleria Edina
The next time you're at the Galleria in Edina, bring your phone or a camera and look down. Doing that can do big things for young people right in your community. The Galleria and Art of Edina have joined forces and local artists have hopped on board to help Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities. Guests are encouraged to snap a photo with any of...