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Three-lens glasses worn by Prince on SNL designed by Minnesota sisters

Born and raised in Minneapolis, but now a global superstar, it’s good to know that Prince is still shopping local. He took to the stage on Saturday Night Live at the beginning of this month...

November 15, 2014

Mall of America reveals blizzard, boyband, Nickelodeon plans for Thanksgiving sales

Indoor blizzard? Check. British boyband? Check. Unlimited theme park rides? Check.  Anything else? Oh yes, shopping … lots and lots of shopping. The Mall of America has revealed its plans to...

November 12, 2014

Grain Belt sign

Grain Belt Beer Sign Could Light Up Once Again

The beer’s brewer, August Schell, agreed to buy the sign if it learns that the landmark can be relit.

November 12, 2014

‘Save the Austin Target’ petition gaining steam, but likely not enough

More than 2,500 people in Austin, Minnesota, have signed their name to a petition pleading with Target not to close their local store. Minneapolis-based Target named the store in Austin as one of...

November 11, 2014

Grand Casino Mille Lacs is latest to discover payment card malware

Grand Casino Mille Lacs says hackers used malware to collect payment card information from the casino’s customers for nearly six months this year. WCCO reports the casino estimated that 1,600...

November 10, 2014

Party beer coming: Surly to brew special Doomtree beer

Surly + @DOOMTREE = #SurlyDoomtree beer! On draft at Doomtree’s #LastBlowoutEver http://t.co/dFy4qQfUBO pic.twitter.com/yVwplPk9dP — surlybrewing (@surlybrewing) November 10, 2014 It’s...

November 10, 2014

Beer

Minneapolis Will Look The Other Way Until New Booze Rules 'Officially' Go Into Effect

Officially, Minneapolis' new rules governing food and alcohol at neighborhood restaurants don't go into effect until Jan. 16, 2015. In practical terms, says the city, they already are.

November 10, 2014

Target joins burgeoning industry with 3-D printed holiday gifts

Unsure what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Why not print something for them. Target thinks you’ll be interested. The Minneapolis-based company announced it is offering a line of...

November 06, 2014

Football boost for town's bars after vote to scrap Prohibition-style booze ban

Two taverns in a small Northern Minnesota town have reason to cheer after local residents voted to scrap a Prohibition-style Sunday booze ban that hits them hard during football season. For six...

November 06, 2014

Peter Taunton

Snap Fitness Adding 500 Clubs In U.K., India

The year’s latest expansion boosts fitness chain’s 15-country presence.

November 06, 2014

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