Saturday is National Prosecco Day! Ted Farrell from Haskell’s brings in some of his favorites. He also answers some commonly asked questions about prosecco and its relative, champagne.
You can celebrate National Prosecco Day by picking up a bottle or a case at any of Haskell’s 11 Minnesota locations.
The new Four Seasons Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis is Minnesota’s first five star hotel and it features a restaurant on its first floor called Mara. The Head Chef, Gavin Kaysen gives us a taste of his menu and shares a lot of culinary secrets!
The folks at Sustainable Safari, an animal park at Maplewood Mall, just celebrated the birth of three opossums. They named two of them Ben and Elizabeth! Bob Pilz, also known as Safari Bob, brought them in to meet their namesakes!
Opposum number three is still looking for a name and you can help! Vote here for your favorite from these...
It’s the kick off to the annual celebration of all things Irish! The Irish Fair of Minnesota takes place on Harriet Island on Friday, August 12th and runs through Sunday, August 14th. Reporter Kristin Haubrich is there kicking off all the action. For more information, click here.
Chef and author Amalia Moreno-Damgaard is soakin’ up summer with a summer sandwich with some Latin flair. Follow Amalia on Instagram @amaliamorenodamgaard.
Salvadorian Pan Con Pollo
Open-faced sandwich with stewed chicken and vegetables
Recipe by chef Amalia Moreno-Damgaard, AmaliaLLC.com
Makes 4 to 6 sandwiches
4 to 6 pirujos or...
Reporter Kelli Hanson is putting together her bucket list for these last days of summer. This time she’s farm focused! Here’s a few farms that she thinks you should check out.
Treasured Haven Farms, Rush City
Emery Acres Flower Farms, Rosemount
Flower Valley Orchard, Red Wing
The Tony Award-nominated musical with Grammy and Academy Award-nominated songs hits the Main Stage at The Chanhassen Dinner Theater. Alan Bach and Maya Richardson join us to perform Almost Paradise.
Footloose at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres has been extended to February 4th, 2023. Tickets start at $53 for the show only and at $71 for...
One industry still feeling the effects of the pandemic is Hollywood. Our movie expert, Paul McGuire Grimes from Paul’s Trip to the Movies for an update on some of the latest events in Hollywood.
After nearly a year of training, Circus Juventas performers are showcasing their summer show called Confetti. It’s packed with a variety of new and gripping acts. Circus Juventas is the largest youth circus in North America and they are located right here in the Twin Cities!
The next show is tomorrow night, with shows going on all weekend...
Kaleidoscope is a company that brings beautiful table settings right to you! Founder Amy Leyden is in studio to share tips on how to make your table feel like a special place.
If you are interested in renting a table setting from Kaleidoscope you can do so on their website. All settings are $25 per person and their website will be updated...
Elizabeth and Ben chat about what's ahead.
Singer songwriter Laura Nicholson, originally from the Twin Cities, is back from her new home in Nashville and gearing up for a live show this Friday at First Avenue. She makes a stop here first to perform her original song, Sweet and Simple.
Laura is performing Friday, August 12th at First Avenue’s 7th Street Entry. Tickets are only...
Everything is pretty expensive right now. Lauren Andrego, one of the producers from Minnesota Live, shares some apps that she found that can help you cut costs and monitor your spending.
Truebill & Trim
Free to download for Apple and Android devices
(OWNED BY ROCKET MORTGAGE -- WILL CHANGE IT'S NAME TO "ROCKET MONEY" THIS...
If you’re looking to move to a new home in the future, there is a lot you need to budget for. Daniel and Julie Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group and EXP Realty explain all of the costs that you realistically should budget for.
Maintenance or Updates
New Construction Extras
There is a brand new park in St. Paul that is the perfect place to get fit. Reporter Kelli Hanson is at FitLot, a new free gym! She’s there with Cathy McLeer, the AARP Minnesota State Director to find out why AARP is behind this project.
Click here for the Grand Opening details.
If you’re taking advantage of these final days of summer, one of the best place to do it is on the water. And, we can’t think of any place better than the St. Croix River! Kristin Haubrich takes a look back at some things that she featured that you can still get in on this summer.
Taylors Falls Scenic Boat Tours
This week on Watch, Read, Listen, we welcome Twin Cities Live Executive Producer, Christian Unser, to share with us his top picks sponsored by Chu Vision!
Watch: Harley Quinn on HBO Max
Read: The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson
Listen: 99% Invisible hosted by Roman Mars
We’ve been introducing you to kids in Minnesota adoption system for years. These kids are school-aged who fully understand why a family is important. We first introduced you to Ethan in 2016, when he was just 8 years old. He’s now 14 and is still longing for a family. To learn more about Ethan and all of Minnesota’s waiting kids,...
Terrie Jorgenson, the Coon Rapids Center Director at Livea Weight Control Center, speaks with Kelli about their incredible clients and success stories.
Livea Weight Control Centers has an exclusive “End of Summer Anniversary Offer”. Join now and receive 50% off the program. Click here or call 855-GO-LIVEA.
TCL producer Betsy Melin gives us a recap on the previous episode of The Bachelorette. The Bachelorette airs Mondays on ABC at 7 PM.
Terry John Zila, owner of Hepcat Coffee and Terry John Zila Catering, shares a fresh, summer recipe.
Asian Shrimp and Vegetable Stir Fry
For the Sauce:
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
3 tablespoons finely minced ginger
2 tablespoons Chinese chili paste
Elizabeth is back from vacation – and it’s perfect timing because it’s Blue Ribbon Baker Marjorie Johnson’s 103rd birthday!
Spenga Fitness is a new fitness concept that just launched in Minnesota. It was opened by two moms from Woodbury and combines three pillars of fitness; spin, stretch and yoga. Reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us to Spenga Fitness where she gives us the inside scoop of all they have to offer.
We are offering one week free to try us out, and we...
Creator of T-rex Cookie Tina Rexing shows us a couple different ways that you can upgrade your homemade cookies to make a dessert that will wow!
Her dessert recommendations:
Cast Iron Skillet Cookie- place cookie dough puck into small cast iron skillet and bake to your liking. Top with Ice Cream
The Juicy Rexy- Take two thawed dough...
Owner of Golden Fig in St. Paul, Laurie Crowell is here with a Monday Night Meal that may inspire your next dinner!
Zucchini Sweet Corn Tart
1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
1 zucchini, thinly sliced
1 ear sweet corn, cut off cob
Handful of fresh chanterelle mushrooms, sliced
A few TB herbed butter, melted. (If...
Milissa Silva, the owner of El Burrito Mercado, shares a recipe for Salsa Verde and a popular way to have beer that’s making the rounds online.
2 lime wedges – one to moisten the rim and one to decorate the glass
Salt, enough to coat the rim of glass
2 tsp Tajin Powder (or finely crushed spicy seasoning)
1 cup ice cubes...
Back by popular demand is designer and amazing mother, Suzie Ries! Suzie is covering some of the best ways to add more flavor and character to your outdoor spaces.
Here are 6 things you can inexpensively add to decorate your deck, or perfect your patio:
Suzie has her favorites from At Home!
The American Migraine Foundation estimates that at least 39 million people in the country live with migraine headaches. Kelli Hanson takes us to Abundant Life Chiropractic and Health Center in Chanhassen where they are helping people become migraine free.
Abundant Life Chiropractic and Health Center is offering a $49 new patient special...
Hot and humid summer weather can play havoc on your hair, but your hairstylist can help. Minnesota Live producer, Lauren Andrego made a stop at Reflect Salon for a refresh and a little advice on keeping hair happy and healthy in the summer months.
Products to help:
AVEDA SUN CARE
-These products are specifically designed for hair...
Ben is back from vacation and now Elizabeth has the day off! Reporter Kristin Haubrich is filling in.