Friday Open Thread 10.30.09

Here is a collection of occasionally terrifying, often ridiculous horror film trailers.

Friday Open Thread 10.23.09

An album for download: Bottoms Up for Swingers!

Friday Open Thread 10.16.09

It’s hard not to feel sorry for Pets Who Want To Kill Themselves.

Friday Open Thread 10.09.09

Let’s start things off with a very unfortunate placement of a horn on the ESPN.

Haunted Twin Cities

So, I believe in preparing for Halloween early. Besides, we’re supposed to be plenty haunted. (My favorite from the list, at the Landmark: ” Some say that a gangster who died on the premises still hangs around, sometimes impersonating an… Continue Reading →

Trivia Question

I’m playing a trivia game thru midwest wireless, and can’t answer a question–here’s the clue: “It’s near a lake (that much is clear) one man of music is linked to here.” any guesses???–it’s a geographical location in tri-state area thnx!!

Happy Belated Birthday, Summit

One of our homegrown success stories turned 20 on Monday. Summit Brewing delivered its first keg of Extra Pale Ale in 1986. It’s not even old enough to drink itself. They’re celebrating with the Big Brew music fest Saturday at… Continue Reading →

New Valleyfair Roller Coaster in 2007!

Roller-coaster enthusiasts have reason to scream. Valleyfair officials announced Thursday that the Shakopee amusement park is adding a wooden roller coaster replete with a steep twisting opening drop, making it one of the first parks in the county to have… Continue Reading →

Wed This!

I am getting married this weekend. How about any married MNSpeakers share what it’s like to be a married Minnesotan?

A Potential Third Light Rail Line

The Star Tribune has a story about a transportation study which finds a LRT line to Eden Prarie appealing. One of the proposals is for a line running through uptown, between Lake of the Isles and Calhoun and ending up… Continue Reading →

Free Museums and Zoos! Check it Out!

This seems to good to be true, but it is true. And it’s good. Head to a library in the seven county metro area, and check out a Museum Adventure Pass. It’s free admission for four people, even at the… Continue Reading →