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Falen's Finds  

Every single day Twin Cities Live celebrates the Food, Fashion and Fun that make Minnesota a great place to live. We love telling viewers what’s new and hot around town and so we called in one of the hippest people we know, Falen from KDWB. She stopped by with “Falen’s Finds.”

4/19 What’s Happening this Weekend  

Twin Cities Live’s Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, stopped by with a list of things to do this weekend in the Twin Cities.

City Pages Best of the Twin Cities  

Every year, the staff at City Pages compile the Best of the Twin Cities, because there's a lot to celebrate about the North Star State. Managing Editor Hannah Sayle stopped by with some of the picks.

Mystic Lake Center  

Mystic Lake is new and improved! It’s brand new 70,000 square foot facility called Mystic Lake Center and it’s now open to the public.

Lakeshore Players Theatre  

Lakeshore Players Theatre has a long history of bringing quality performances to the stage. It dates back to 1953. Since the very beginning, it has continuously operated as a community theater. For years, Lakeshore was based in an old church. But after years of hard work and community support, Lakeshore now has a new home.

Target Field: What’s Happening This Season  

If you come out to a game at Target Field this season, expect to get your fill of brats and baseball. But the Twins want you to take away more than that.  Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by the Plaza to fill us in on what’s happening this season at Target Field.

Kinky Boots  

The Tony Award winning musical “Kinky Boots” is at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts. The high energy show is full of fun. Cyndi Lauper did the show’s music. The show is about a man who is trying to keep his family shoe business running despite some challenges. That’s when he meets Lola, a drag queen. Lola comes to the rescue when she needs sturdy new stilettos.

Children’s Theatre Company: Corduroy   Back To Top

Children’s Theatre Company has been named “#1 children’s theatre in the nation” by Time Magazine. Its popularity is because of the variety and the talent both on and off the stage.

Familiar at Guthrie Theater   Back To Top

“Familiar” is a show about a family from Zimbabwe that is about to celebrate their daughter’s wedding. She’s marrying a Minnesotan.  The story is about tradition, family, love and compromise.

Apple Valley Hidden Gems   Back To Top

We are wrapping up TCL in Your Town in Apple Valley by stopping at a few hidden gems in town. There a few spots only the locals know about, but we say it's time to spread the news.  Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson stopped by with three stops she says you've got to make in the good old AV.

Sunken Garden Flower Show at Como Park Zoo and Conservatory   Back To Top

The spring show has more than six thousand Tulips, twelve hundred Hyacinth, more than nine hundred Daffodils, about two hundred Crocus and some two hundred Hydrangea. The colorful display of flowers fills the Sunken Garden with beauty and aroma. All sorts of colors blanket the area.

Celebrating Nickelodeon Universe’s 10 Years   Back To Top

It’s big news at Mall of America that Nickelodeon Universe is turning 10!  They aren’t the only ones celebrating it either.  Radisson Blu at Mall of America and their restaurant, Firelake Grill House and Cocktail Bar, get in on the fun!

TCL In Your Town: Apple Valley, Minnesota Zoo   Back To Top

Minnesota Zoo has been a part of the Apple Valley community since 1978. There are more than five thousand animals at the zoo and many of them are endangered. Kids and big kids get an up close view of animals and they get to learn about them as they go.

3/15 What's Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

Our local guy about town is back with more ideas for this St. Patrick's Day weekend.

Twin Cities Auto Show   Back To Top

The Minneapolis Convention Center is once again home to the Twin Cities Auto Show. It’s the forty fifth year for the event. This year, visitors can see more than six hundred cars under one roof. There are thirty six domestic and imported brands are represented.

Half-Off Deal at Afton Alps Back To Top

For more than fifty years, Afton Alps has been a family hot spot for fun. Even when spring comes along, the winter fun continues. Afton Alps can make snow incredibly fast. Twin Cities Live reporter Emily Engberg shows us around.

3/1 What’s Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte, has some events for you to check out this weekend.

Minnesota Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience   Back To Top

Minnesota Monthly’s Food and Wine Experience is Saturday, March 3rd and fourth at Target Field in Minneapolis. The show features all sorts of wines, beers, news and desserts. All in one spot.

Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection   Back To Top

Hollywood is busy getting ready for the 90th Academy Awards but it isn’t the only place getting glammed up!  Twin Cities celebrities will be dressed up and “seeing red” on Saturday night for Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection. 

2/22 What’s Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

TCL is celebrating everything Woodbury and that includes what’s going on around town.  Local guy about town, Mike Marcotte fills us in on what you should check out.

TCL In Your Town: Woodbury, Emily’s Picks   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live Reporter Emily Engberg lives in Woodbury. She loves the city and says there’s so much to offer. We sent Emily out to show us her three favorite spots and she came back with a list that is all about food, fashion and of course, fun.

Metropolis Resort & Conference Center’s New Water Park   Back To Top

There’s no better time to plan a fun family get away. Metropolis Resort and Conference Center in Eau Claire is an easy drive from the Twin Cities. It’s basically a straight shot once you hit Interstate 94.

Giants Ridge   Back To Top

Giants Ridge in Biwabik is about three hours from the cities, but it will make you feel like you’re a world away. The winter fun is endless. The skiing is some of the best in the Midwest. There’s snowboarding, snow shoeing, Nordic trails, and more.

Celebrate Galentine's Day   Back To Top

Grab some girlfriends and celebrate Galentine's Day! The Edior of Edina Magazine, Angela Johnson, shares ideas for where you can go and celebrate your friendship! 

2/1 What's Happening this Weekend   Back To Top

Downtown Minneapolis is buzzing with activity this weekend.  But if you want to avoid the crowds downtown, our local guy about town Mike Marcotte has some events for you to check out.

Big Game Fun at Crayola Experience   Back To Top

So you say you've got plans to watch the big game, the wings are on pre-order and the veggie tray is already in the fridge. But here's a fun idea! Get the kids excited about the game by taking them to Crayola Experience at Mall of America. They've got football themed crafts to keep them entertained for hours and a few they can actually use to cheer on their favorite team. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson shows us the fun.

CRAVE Rooftop Ice Lounge & Fishing Experience   Back To Top

Bring on the cold and the fun. Minnesota is the bold north. That means, let’s embrace it!

Brainerd Helicopter Tours: Winter Carnival & U.S. Bank Stadium   Back To Top

There is a lot of action happening all over the cities for the big game, but now there’s a way to see it all from the sky. Brainerd Helicopter Tours is offering a rare experience for people looking to get in on the action. You can take a helicopter ride over the cities. It’s a great way to get some unique pictures and stories.

Preview of the Super Bowl Experience   Back To Top

Steve takes you inside the Super Bowl Experience Driven by Genesis before it opens to the public! The event takes place at the Minnesota Convention Center from January 27th to February 3rd. 

Super Slide at CHS Field   Back To Top

We are only a few days away from the big game, but the pomp and circumstance around the Super Bowl is about to begin. The festivities kick off this weekend in downtown Minneapolis and also in Saint Paul. That's where we found Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson.