Oscar-Worthy Movie Watching

With the Oscars coming up on Sunday, this week is all about movies. While the Twin Cities has a variety of theater options, my top choice for movie watching is the Minneapolis Showplace Icon Theater at the West End. Set amongst great shops and restaurants, this theater offers stadium seating in every auditorium. But the best part is the VIP Theater for guests 21 and … Continue reading Oscar-Worthy Movie Watching

Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Memories

In honor of Presidents Day, I’m remembering the Metrodome, named after Minnesota’s own 38th Vice President of the United States, Hubert H. Humphrey. Built in 1982 and recently torn down to make way for the new U.S. Bank Stadium, the “Dome” was home to the Minnesota Twins and Minnesota Vikings for years. It hosted two World Series Championships, a Super Bowl and countless games. While … Continue reading Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome Memories

Top 5 Presidential Places To Visit

Our Presidents play an important role in society, as they represent us abroad and lead our nation through the good times and bad. Throughout our country, there’s a variety of great museums, monuments and other places of interest that pay tribute to their contributions to our nation. In honor of Presidents Day, I’ve pulled together a list of a few of my favorite Presidential experiences. … Continue reading Top 5 Presidential Places To Visit

The St. Paul Winter Carnival a.k.a. “The Coolest Celebration On Earth”

For years I’ve been saying, “this year I need to check out the St. Paul Winter Carnival”…and then it arrives and for one reason or another I don’t make it to the events. But finally, this year I made it! On Saturday, I headed to Rice Park to check out the ice sculptures and the mini ice palace, hear some live music and have a … Continue reading The St. Paul Winter Carnival a.k.a. “The Coolest Celebration On Earth”

TwinsFest 2016

What’s one of my favorite first signs of spring? TwinsFest! After months of being away from the ballpark, Minnesota Twins fans are invited to join their favorite players and alumni at Target Field for a weekend of fun and games. Attendees get autographs, participate in Q&A sessions, explore the Twins’ Club House and Press Box while having a few of their fave ballpark foods. This … Continue reading TwinsFest 2016

An Ode To Iowa and Tom Brokaw

It’s officially Caucus Day in Iowa. The day when the state becomes the focus of the nation, watching and waiting to see who will emerge victorious. It’s the day when the media takes over downtown Des Moines and the entire state becomes involved in the political process. I had the pleasure and the opportunity to participate in the Iowa Caucus experience as a young college … Continue reading An Ode To Iowa and Tom Brokaw