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Nye’s Polonaise Room Officially to Shut Down in Early Spring

One of Northeast Minneapolis’s most notable restaurants, Nye’s Polonaise Room, will close its doors in early spring after 67 years of service. Nye’s has given people around the area a chance to sit back, enjoy a Classic Martini and listen to the World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band. If you haven’t already had the pleasure of […]


Amara Volimas

Minnesota Artist Profile: Amara Volimas of ‘Art by Amara’

Amara Volimas is a woman of many talents. Not only is she known for her colorful, interesting paintings, but for sculpture, and jewelry as well! Amara has managed to master several mediums and put her talents to work in creating interesting and multi-faceted pieces that every art-lover should have in their home.



Movie Review — ‘Hail Caesar!’ — The Coen Brothers at Their Silliest and Most Enigmatic

Fans of the Coen brothers have come to expect two kinds of releases from the movies’ most irascible duo, as distinct as the musicals, westerns, and prestige … [Continue Reading...]

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‘TwinsFest’ and the ‘Twins Caravan’ Are Around the Corner

Finally, cold weather has arrived here in Minnesota. Also, it’s a little over a month until Spring Training starts for the Minnesota Twins. Can’t wait until then to get your baseball fix? The … [Continue Reading...]

st cloud craft beer tour

St. Cloud Craft Beer Tour

For those who love craft beer (I am amongst that group), the St. Paul Craft Beer Tour is a perfect event for you. Sure, it's way too cold to do almost anything that requires going outside -- but, … [Continue Reading...]


Black Friday Deal — Free State Park Admission!

It’s the day after Thanksgiving and you are looking for something to do. Perhaps you are not interested in getting caught up in the crowds of Black Friday Shoppers. Or, you’re looking for … [Continue Reading...]