Among the many pleasures of living in the Twin Cities are the live music performances that take place in unexpected locations. The Como Park Zoo and Conservatory has been hosting a number of these memorable performances as of late, and this summer, they have announced a stellar lineup of acts who wi ... More >>
The growth of craft brewing in Minnesota is a wide ranging phenomenon. It's not just for bars and brewers -- it's an industry-wide movement that affects production, retail, and tourism. Rebecca Pfeiffer, founder of the Taste of Twin Cities tour company, noticed all of the new breweries opening and ... More >>
And he shall be known also as Johnny Cannabis Seed, Minnesota's own marijuana tour guide.We're talking about Thomas Evenstad, a suburban blogger who on Wednesday launched the website Mile High 420 Tours, which offers personalized advice on marijuana dispensaries. For the right price, Evenstad will g ... More >>
Minnesota Wild defenseman Clayton Stoner is taking some heat for killing a ç bear in his native British Columbia and then being photographed with the bear's severed head and paws.SEE ALSO: Wild-Blackhawks referee photo is the stuff of memes [IMAGE]Stoner, 28, says he had a government-issued license ... More >>
What do you do to promote a tour of aging boy bands while still trying to titillate a fan base that has grown older right along with the past-their-prime groups? In the case of the upcoming New Kids on the Block (NKOTB), 98 Degrees, and Boyz II Men joint jaunt through the U.S., you call it "The Pack ... More >>
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This summery spring has the open road calling. What better way to celebrate the warm breeze than spending the day at a not-too-far-away winery? On Saturday, April 7, Cannon River Winery in downtown Cannon Falls will be hosting its annual Meet the Winemaker event. The winery, which is less than an ... More >>
Earlier this week, North Dakota's tourism department spent a couple days trying to market the state as a Las Vegas-style hookup destination.That went over about as well as anyone who has spent five minutes in Fargo would imagine. Within 48 hours the ad, which was meant to run in newspapers and ma ... More >>
Duluth is a tourist destination for Twin Cities residents who don't have the internet.Duluth has spent more than $10 million to promote itself as a tourist destination. Now, a marketing firm has spent a bit more money to see if that did any good. The results are mixed, according to the newly rele ... More >>
Selling the city as summer slips away
Note: the author's sole motivation for posting this is to pay homage his home state trick you into believing Iowa is more awesome than it actually is. Really, though, visit Iowa. And make sure to bring your tourist dollars.Our annual 'Best Of' issue is set to hit newsstands next week, and among t ... More >>
Get an early start on St. Patty's day by joining the bagpiper-led march from the old Kieran's location to the new one!
Wisconsin is promoting its breweries as a tourist attraction. What's not to love about this state?
If you have anyone visiting from out of town, please for the vitality of our city's tourism industry, keep them as far away from the Minnehaha Falls as possible.
With business flagging, Boston's "Cheers" bar was forced to lay off a a longtime (as in 35 years longtime) bartender.
We were sitting on the edge of our seats today when Sun Country airlines said they would be announcing a new destination from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
'Lettice and Lovage' turns into a tour through tedium
Kathryn Davis's The Walking Tour traces an errant vacation to the very roots of narrative