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What’s So Great About the Great Minnesota Get-Together?

Though I’ve kept you updated on the State Fair improvements and price changes, I have a confession to make: I am not a fan of the Great Minnesota Get-Together. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t hate it. I’ve been a few times before and I manage to find some enjoyment. I like the rides and I […]


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The Benefits of Detox Water

You know that rule that says you should drink eight glasses of water a day? While very important, it isn’t always fun or easy. Many people don’t like the taste of water or drinking a lot of it can become boring. Luckily, there is an another way to get your eight glasses a day and […]

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Munich on the Mississippi: The ‘La Crosse Oktoberfest’

It is a little drive for Minnesotans, but rumor has it that La Crosse, Wisconsin, holds on of the most animated Oktoberfests around. In fact, it's known as the official Oktoberfest of the USA. … [Continue Reading...]

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‘Cultivate Festival’ Serves Up Artisan Food and Live Music

Chipotle's Cultivate Festival brings two of Minneapolis' favorite things, food and music,  to Loring Park for a free, all-day event on Saturday. The day features live music, chef demonstrations and … [Continue Reading...]

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Twin Cities Free Concerts August 21-24

At Minnesota Connected, we are back again with more free concerts. With the State Fair opening, you might be a little cash strapped if you go, or you might not even want to spend the $8-$13 to … [Continue Reading...]