Art at the Airport

The next time you head to the Minneapolis St. Paul Airport, you’ll be greeted with a new interactive art sculpture.  Artist Jen Lewin recently put the finishing touches on her piece called, The Aurora in terminal one. The inspiration for the two-story sculpture came from viewing the spectacular northern lights.  

Local Products to Beat Winter Blues

Local Products to Beat Winter Blues
Our Director of Programming, Mandy Tadych has products made locally that will help you in this final stretch of winter.  Follow Mandy on Instagram @mandytadych. Face Foundrie – Collagen Face Spray Mention TCL and get 10% Off Plants for Beginners from Bachman’s   Aglaonema Sansevieria (For plant inspiration, follow local...

Cry Baby Craigs

Cry Baby Craigs
Craig Kaiser is the creator of Cry Baby Craig’s Hot Sauce.  We are a huge fan of his and he is a huge fan of Minnesota farmers.  He explains how he jumped into action with pepper farmers in the area were hit with damaging hailstorms. His new sauce called Hail Fire is available at Lunds and Byerlys for $6.99.  All the profits go into a...

Toys to Beat Cabin Fever

Toys to Beat Cabin Fever
If cabin fever is starting to set in and the cold weather is keeping you indoors, it may be time break out a few new toys and games.  Chris Byrne, The Toy Guy, has some suggestions. Bluey 4WD and Figures PLAYMOBIL Volkswagen (PLAYMOBIL) Handy Grabs (Hog Wild) DinoMazing Egg Decorator (Hey Buddy Hey Pal) Chalk of the Town...

Home Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Home Spring Cleaning for the Soul
TCL resident psychic and medium, Jodi Livon, says that when your home feels cluttered, you may notice a heavy downward shift in energy.  But, there are simple ways you can take to change that. She can help you create all the good vibes and positive energy in your home. Join Jodi for her March 11th VIRTUAL event:  Balance is a Moving...

The Board Loon: Charcuterie Making

The Board Loon: Charcuterie Making
Remember when you could set food out for the taking at your event or party? The pandemic shut that down. But what the pandemic also did is made people be a little more creative with their food.  They are scrolling the internet and coming across photos like these from The Board Loon. The Board Loon’s founder, Kelsey Basset has been making...

FlannelJax’s Axe Throwing

FlannelJax’s Axe Throwing
What could be more fun than hurling a sharp, dangerous object at a target with your friends?  At least you can burn off some steam.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich is at FlannelJax’s in St. Paul learning how to do some axe throwing. Get 25% off any Axe Throwing Session through Sunday, February 28th when you mention Twin Cities Live.

Bus Stop Mamas

Bus Stop Mamas
While all families make sacrifices in different ways, many women who decide to stay home with their children, end up with big gaps in their resumes.  That can make it difficult to reenter the work force.  Mary Kay Ziniewicz from Roseville has made it her mission to help the kind of moms she would see at the neighborhood bus stop and make that...

No-Laundry Clothing

No-Laundry Clothing
When it comes to the least favorite household chore, laundry ranks at the top of the list.  Wen Muenyi is the founder of Hercleon, who makes products that don’t need to be washed in the laundry.  Wen prepares to show the sharks on Shark Tank his invention that will cut down on your laundry loads.  First, Wen gives us a peak. Watch Shark...

Strauss Skates

Strauss Skates
We’re skating through time to take you inside the world’s oldest hockey shop and it’s located right here in Maplewood, Minnesota.  John Strauss Sr., the founder of Strauss Skates, revolutionized the ice skate design when he invented the first closed toe blade to make skates lighter and stronger.  Reporter Kristin Haubrich introduces us...