Free Movie in the Park in St. Paul August 29: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


As part of the Movies in the Park series, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof will be showing at Raspberry Island, on Friday evening, August 29th at dusk. Note this movie is recommended for adults.

Raspberry Island is located via Harriet Island at Wabasha and Fillmore Streets, Saint Paul , MN 55107, across the river from downtown (see website for directions).

Sandcastle Contest, Live Music & More in Minneapolis Aug 29 – Sep 1

Sandcastle restaurant in Minneapolis is hosting a weekend-full of events this Labor Day weekend including a Sandcastle contest, kids’ sandcastle contest, live music, fire truck visit, and weiner dog race.

Sandcastle is located right by Nokomis beach at 4955 W Lake Nokomis Pkwy Minneapolis, MN 55417.

Broadway Day Block Party in Minneapolis August 30


Broadway Day Block Party in Minneapolis this Saturday, August 30th from Noon to 5:00pm. It’s free and open to the public. It’s located on West Broadway to 18th on Dupont Avenue N.

Neighborhoods Organizing for Change and 4SeenMagazine have joined together to block off West Broadway for a day of live music, food, fun for kids and a jobs fair.

Artist Performances by: Muja Messiah, Lioness, Nazeem, Phillip Morris, Manny Phesto, Herschel & the Detainees, Mike the Martyr, Metasota.

Kids corner with bike tune-ups, a bouncy castle and mobile arcade

Other highlights include job fair and local food trucks.

This event is free and open to the public.

Get $30 to Spend at Wuollet Bakery for Only $15


One of my veryFAVORITE local half-price deals is back again.  You can get a $30 voucher to spend at Wuollet Bakery for only $15!  There are six locations to choose from and your voucher will be valid through 11/8/14. My personal favorites are their breads – yum! ….and the cupcakes – yummy! Their cakes also look amazing, but I haven’t tried one yet I think I will with this deal!

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Lola Art Crawl in Minneapolis August 23 – 24


The League of Longfellow Artists announces its 6th Annual Art Crawl this Saturday and Sunday, August 23 and 24th in Minneapolis, from 10 am to 5 pm both days.

It takes place in homes and shops throughout Greater Longfellow (Cedar Avenue to the Mississippi River and East 28th Street to the Crosstown).

Smaller and more intimate than many art festivals, the LoLa Art Crawl gives a glimpse into the creative workspaces of artisans working on jewelry, glasswork, painting, collage, photography, textiles, pottery, sculpture, and more.

The League of Longfellow artists is an artist-organized community dedicated to bringing attention to the treasures of artistic expression created by artists living/working in the greater Longfellow neighborhood of south Minneapolis.

Free Movie “Ghostbusters” in Victory Park in Minneapolis Saturday, August 23


Free Movie in the Park this Saturday!

This Saturday, August 23rd is the last day of the 2014 Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Movies in the Parks series. The movie is “Ghostbusters” and it’s at Victory Park in Minneapolis. The address is 4414 Upton Ave N, Minneapolis, MN, US 55412.

Ghostbusters begins at about 8:30pm.

Free Friday Night Movie “Monsters University” in Burnsville – August 22

monstersuThis Friday, August 22nd, enjoy the last free movie as part of this summer’s “Flicks on the Bricks” in Burnsville.

Free movie is “Monsters University” at Nicollet Commons Park, 12600 Nicollet Ave. Seating at 7:30 p.m. – show begins at dusk. Monsters University is rated G.

2-Day Comptrain: Complimentary Tickets to Local Events – HURRY!


Goldstar is having one of their very popular “Comptrain” events today and tomorrow!  Hurry and check out their site to see a list of shows and events that they have FREE (comp) tickets for right now!  For all of these tickets you only need to pay the ticket processing fee.  For some of these events they also have the option to buy slightly more premium seats at a reduced price – usually at least half off.  Right now they still have a lot to pick from, but the free tickets to quickly!  See them all HERE.

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Chipotle’s Free Cultivate Festival at Loring Park in Mpls this Saturday, August 23


Chipotle presents their FREE Cultivate Festival at Loring Park in Minneapolis this Saturday, August 23rd.

This one-day festival runs from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will include cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs, live music, food artisans and other activities emphasizing fresh and affordable food made with sustainable ingredients.

kids’ zone, exhibits and more. Food and drink available for purchase.


Half Price Restaurant Deals – American, Brazilian, Japanese and MORE

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It has been a long time since we have done a round-up of local half price restaurant deals.  Check out all the deals below and grab your favorites while they are still available!

Pay only $12 for $24 at Wild Boar Bar & Grill (Hopkins)

Pay only $5 for $10 at Muffin Top Cafe (Minneapolis)

Pay only $15 for $30 at Coyote Sands (Anoka)

Pay only $15 for $30 at Ichiban Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar (Minneapolis)

Only $65 for full Rodizio dinners for two, with one bottle of wine at Rodizio Grill, valid Sunday-Thursday ($114.98 value) – Other offers available too (Maple Grove)

$13 for two regular sandwich combos at Maverick’s Real Roast Beef (Roseville)

Pay Only $15 for $30 at Frankie’s Pizza (Maple Grove)

$10 for $20 from Gulden’s Restaurant & Bar (Maplewood)

Pay only $12 for $24 at Outtakes Bar & Grill (New Hope)

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