Susan McCarty, took her 11-year-old nephew and his sister to Valleyfair on August 23. What a nice thing to do, right?Well, it's not so nice when you allegedly make the poor little guy spend the ride home home in the trunk of your Lexus because you're worried his wet clothes might damage the leather ... More >>
Valleyfair is one of those things that makes summer in Minnesota just a little more magical. The cotton candy, the water rides, Camp Snoopy. It's all such a dream.Until you get stranded on a roller coaster.A 90-minute power outage last night, blamed on equipment breakdown, left Valleyfair visitors t ... More >>
The pool at Valleyfair: it can be stinkyWe have to admit, an afternoon spent sucking on cotton candy, flailing about on roller coasters, and wading into a massive, potentially pee-filled pool with hundreds of strangers sounds like a good way to induce a solid bout of vomit. But yesterday afternoo ... More >>
The latest Minnesota meme to hit YouTube is a local parody of Katy Perry's hit "California Gurls," called "Minnesota Gurls." The song was penned by a group of kids from Fridley who go by the name Dime and Peppimoo (with help from their pals Cookie and Twizzler), and since it was posted at the beg ... More >>
The Purple One is 52 years young today, and is letting us all celebrate with a new song! a new song. Given the timing and title one would assume this is Prince's volley for drop-top anthem of 2010, but "Hot Summer" comes off more as a Huey Lewis demo or the intro to an internal Valleyfair employe ... More >>
Apparently Minnesotans really like Valleyfair. After Cedar Fair announced a potential sale of Valleyfair to help pay off their debt, a Facebook group of nearly 18,000 worried, angry and upset thrill ride fanatics formed.
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Ky Michaelson has gone 180 mph on a snowmobile, hurled men off tall buildings, and blown tons of metal into the stratosphere. Are you ready for the biggest stunt of all?
Ten years ago Minneapolis officials turned the heart of downtown into a parking lot. Now they've got an even better idea
Block E redevelopment probably means saving one historic theater and destroying another. The question is which will be left standing: the Shubert or the Mann?