Seena Hodges was named President of the Board of The Walker Art Center in 2021. This makes history as the first person of color to hold that position. She also works tirelessly towards racial equity through her workshops and community as “The Woke Coach.” Elizabeth sits down with her for a cup of coffee for Coffee with Cool People...
It’s a great day to warm up with an afternoon cup of coffee and relax on the couch with us! It’s time for another installment of our “Coffee with Cool People” series.
Today, we’re featuring a stand-out student at Rosemount High School. Junior, Izaiah Cheeran, has been selected as the only Minnesotan to perform his oboe at Carnegie...
It is Wednesday and that means it’s time to sit down with coffee … and chat with a really cool person. Today Kelli Hanson sits down with the beautiful and talented 5 Eyewitness News anchor Lindsey Brown.
We talked about being moms, her favorite store to shop and I found out how great my interview skills are … or aren’t. Take a look!
It’s time for another edition of Coffee with Cool People, presented by Cub! Today Kelli sits down with her friend and incredible fashion designer, Christopher Straub.
He was a contestant on season 6 of Project Runway...since then his career has soared and his family has grown!
Since Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, Twin Cities Live host Elizabeth Ries thought it’d be fun to have coffee with her valentine and husband, Jay Reimers, in another edition of Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub. She started the conversation by asking, will he ever co-host Twin Cities Live?
Grab yourself a cup of coffee, sit down and relax, and enjoy Kelli’s conversation with Elly Mark, Miss Minnesota in this Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
Reporter Kristin Haubrich caught up with England native, Owen Weymouth. Own is a professional high diver, cliff jumper, and the head coach of the Junior Olympic Program and club Team at the Minnesota Diving Academy. Owen was just named World’s Best Male High Diver” by The International Swimming Federation.
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Elizabeth chats with her old high school friend – Apple Valley native, actress, and goal setting coach, Brianna Brown in this Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
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In Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub Elizabeth sits down with Steve Patterson as we say goodbye.
For years reporter Jeremy Parsons has been rubbing elbows with celebrity A listers. He works in New York for People Magazine but before that he worked alongside Steve at the cable network Reelz. He’s even co-hosted TCL! Steve catches up with him on this Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
While 5 Eyewitness News Traffic Reporter may be a new face to viewers, Hanna Conway is a familiar face to Twin Cities Live. Hanna began her career with us at Twin Cities Live as an intern. Steve sat down over coffee to chat about her new job with 5 Eyewitness News in this week’s Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
With Dave Dahl’s departure at 5 Eyewitness News comes a new Chief Meteorologist and he is a familiar face to all of us. Ken Barlow has been forecasting the weather mornings on 5 Eyewitness News for several years and now he can add the title “Chief Meteorologist” to his resume. Steve sits down with him in Coffee with Cool People...
Last week, Elizabeth left the fairgrounds for a bit to have a cup of coffee with Madeline Nachbar, the Trend and Style Editor at Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.
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Steve sits down to get to know 5 Eyewitness News Political Reporter, Tom Houser, in this week’s Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
Tom Hauser is also an avid runner and plans to run in the 2021 Boston Marathon. And he’s doing it for a wonderful cause! We encourage you to check out why Tom is running and to consider donating to...
Elizabeth sits down with chef, TV cook, and two-time James Beard Award winning writer, Amy Thielen in this week’s Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
On Wednesdays, we slow down, sit down with someone we think is pretty cool and share a cup of coffee and conversation. Steve sits down with his wife Lu. While his daughter watched the baby, Lu and Steve sat down and pressed record on the iPhone. No fancy graphics, just your questions, her answers, and a whole lot of laughter.
Former Minnesota Vikings linebacker Ben Leber is a familiar face to Twin Cities Live viewers. The athlete-turned broadcaster has guest-hosted the show many times. But despite his numerous appearances, he and Twin Cities Live co-host Steve Patterson have never met each other. That all changed when the two sat down over a cup of joe in our...
You’ve seen Jamie Preuss on Twin Cities Live many times cooking up some delicious recipes. Steve wanted to get to know a little more about her so he sits down with her in this week’s Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
Steve sits down with Rocco Bonello from myTalk 107.1. Rocco has been with myTalk longer than either Steve or Elizabeth have been a part of it. You hear him on every show and during commercial breaks.
Elizabeth sits down to chat with Lori Barghini from the Lori and Julia Show on MYTALK 107.1, celebrating their 19th anniversary last Thursday.
Steve has hosted The Donna and Steve Show on MyTalk 107.1 for years now. Back in May of 2018, he had the chance to get to know his radio co-host better by taking her for a cup of coffee and a chat. We look back at those earlier days on Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
Sunday Burquest was a longtime TCL guest sharing her DIY skills, infectious laughter and motivating attitude with us. She also was a contestant on Survivor where she discovered her inner grit. Last month, Sunday lost her battle with cancer. We revisit a conversation that Elizabeth shared with Sunday in Coffee with Cool People presented by...
In this edition of Coffee with Cool People, sponsored by our friends at Cub, Steve got together with an unlikely guest. A Priest. To confess? Not exactly. Instead, Steve wanted to find out why Duluth’s Father Mike Schmitz’s podcast was so incredibly popular. And if you are wondering if he’s doing something trendy or...
Rebecca Jarvis is a journalist, a correspondent for ABC News, the creator and managing editor of Real Biz with Rebecca Jarvis, and the podcast No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis. She’s also a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota. She sits down for a cup of coffee with Elizabeth for a chat in this Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
Elizabeth grabbed a virtual cup of coffee with Jena Holliday, a Minnesota-based artist and illustrator. You can see her work on her Instagram page A Spoonful of Faith.
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T.J. Therrien is a local father four. He works at a church by day and makes people laugh all over the world by night. He amassed some half a million followers on his TikTok after posting videos poking fun at what life as a parent of four is like.
You can follow him at @tj_therrien on Tik Tok and Instagram. And you can get to know him a...
Elizabeth grabbed a virtual cup of coffee with Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 and her new baby boy!
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In our Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub, we sometimes introduce you to people you don’t know but once you meet them, you are glad you did. Meet Sharon McMahon, a former Government Teacher now living in Duluth. Her popularity on Instagram skyrocketed after she started offering up some very entertaining and informative posts about...
Meteorologist Wren Clair is now at the helm of the evening weather coverage on 5 Eyewitness News following Dave Dahl’s retirement. Elizabeth sat down with Wren to get to know her a little better in Coffee with Cool People presented by Cub.
He’s the co-anchor of 5 Eyewitness News Mornings and before that, you saw Chris Egert sitting in the host chair of Twin Cities Live. Steve sits down with Chris and gets an update on him, his family, and how they are dealing with this crazy year.
Click here for a special message from Chris for anyone who is struggling in 2020. Coffee with...