Minnesota Monthly’s GrillFest

Minnesota Monthly’s GrillFest
It’s Minnesota Monthly’s 10th annual GrillFest, and this year it’s bigger and better. There are games, burgers, beer of course in fact their raffling off 99 bottles to be exact. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson is a guest Burger Battle and Bloody Mary judge this weekend, and she’s hanging out at the CHS field with a preview.

Bouquet of Rosé

Bouquet of Rosé
We have a message for all the husbands, boyfriends and lovers watching our show. Today is a great day to surprise your sweetie with a bouquet. Our wine guy, Haskell’s Ted Farrell, is here with a TCL exclusive deal on rosé wine to get you ready for summer. Deal: You can get “Bouquet of Rosé” for $60 now through Memorial Day. Link...

Coborn’s Mocktail Recipes

Coborn’s Mocktail Recipes
Emily Parent, a Supermarket Dietitian from Coborn's, joins us to share her favorite cocktail and mocktail concoctions using Zevia Ginger Ale.   Lemon Lime Twist Sorbet  4 lemons, 3 limes, 1 can Zevia Lemon Lime Twist and 1.5 tbsp Stevia Remove skin from lemons and limes and place in a blender Blend until combined and...

Storybook Entertainment MN

Storybook Entertainment MN
Magic is something that you typically only find in movies.  During the pandemic, one Minnesota woman figured out how to create some magic!  Storybook Entertainment MN was founded by Natalie Streich. Photographer Drew Schingen introduces us to the world of magic where popular characters come to life. One of the princesses is Twin Cities Live...

Night Creams with Pour Moi

Night Creams with Pour Moi
By the year 2026, an estimated $11.4 billion will be spent on night creams.  How can you be sure that you aren’t just throwing your money away and that the creams really work?  Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare founder and skincare expert, Ulli Haslacher gives us the secrets. Special TV Offer: DOUBLE DUTY BEAUTY BOGO (2 Night Creams + 2...

Bean Co.

Bean Co.
There are corners all over the twin cities where businesses have shut their doors, gas stations are closed, and the vitality of a neighborhood changes. That is until an entrepreneur has an idea. That’s exactly what happened in White Bear Lake! Kelli takes us to the brand new Bean Co.  

Summer Grilling Recipes

Summer Grilling Recipes
Grilling season is here to stay. If you’re looking to impress your guests at your next barbecue you’re going to have to move a step up from hotdogs… Luckily, Kelly Schmidt is here from the Minnesota Beef Council to help with three simple recipes you can make on the grill that are sure to please the crowd. #1 Hawaiian Ribeye Steaks with...

Mental Health Awareness Month: Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health Awareness Month: Bipolar Disorder
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Doctor Karin Ryan, a psychologist with Nystrom and Associates, thought it would be a great time for us to talk about a mental health diagnosis that it is often misunderstood. Today, Doctor Ryan joins us to talk about Bipolar Disorder: Impacts 4.4% of Americans in their lifetime. What is...

Camp Jeep

Camp Jeep
Kelli is busy checking out all the different exhibits at the Twin Cities Auto Show.  The Camp Jeep Track is back and Kelli says you have to check it out!

Classic Car Walk

Classic Car Walk
Reporter Kelli Hanson is hanging out at the Twin Cities Auto Show with all of the cool cars and she found “The Classics” inside the Grandstand.  More than 40 rare vehicles will line the Grandstand and includes vehicles from 1905 through 1974.

Banksyland

Banksyland
Twin Cities Live reporter, Kelli Hanson, shows us around an exhibit by the worlds most elusive artist: Banksy. Banksyland features never-before-seen works spread throughout 25,000 square feet of street-art.

Bubble Tea Taste Test

Bubble Tea Taste Test
Food and Dining Editor from Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, Steph March, recently reviewed several trendy tea companies around the Twin Cities. Today, she joins us while our hosts delight in a taste test of three of these contemporary tea shops! Check out some of the drinks featured today, and more, in the following links: Tii Cup ...

Stylish Summer Swimwear

Stylish Summer Swimwear
Looking for a new summer wardrobe? Madeline Nachbar, a Style and Trend Editor at Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine, highlights some local summer shopping spots for you, your kids, or even your pets! Check out some, or all of the shops below to compliment your closet to the climate! Highlighted Stores: Nani Nalu HeartGlass Serge &...

Spring Cleaning with Top Dog

Spring Cleaning with Top Dog
It’s that time of year when many of us purge our closets, make a drop off at Goodwill, and do a thorough cleaning in our homes.  Do you have air ducts on your list?  Top Dog Cleaning Crew can clean those for you, along with your carpets! When you schedule both carpets and air ducts together in one visit you will receive 10 percent off...

Asparagus Recipes

Asparagus Recipes
The asparagus season is upon us!  Chef Robin Asbell shares two recipes. Spring Farro Salad with Asparagus Serves 4 1 cup farro (semi-pearled) 1/2 bunch young carrots with tops (reserve greens, if nice), quartered lengthwise 2 cups chopped asparagus 1 cup frozen peas, thawed 1/4 cup chopped parsley (or carrot tops) 2 tablespoons...

Tips to Have a Pest-Free Summer

Tips to Have a Pest-Free Summer
Adam’s Pest Control As spring turns to summer, there’s a lot to be excited about. But as temperatures warm up, many pests from boxelder bugs to ants and mice will become more active! Now is the perfect time to make sure your home is pest-free. TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich talked with our friends at Adam’s Pest Control about how we...

3X3 Fit: Upper Body Workout

3X3 Fit: Upper Body Workout
With Elizabeth’s broken ankle, her mobility has been pretty limited. 3X3FIT creator, Kim Marie Ross made a house call to show Elizabeth how to still get an upper body workout. All of her equipment packages are being offered at 3x3FIT’s best prices ever.  Equipment packages begin at just $49, plus the first 50 customers receive a free...

Dog’s Day Out

Dog’s Day Out
It was a long winter ... and thank goodness the weather is finally nice enough to allow your dog to spend more time outdoors! But being outdoors can lead to dogs getting quite dirty and needing more frequent baths. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson took her dog Penny to Dog’s Day Out, a self-service dog wash in Minneapolis, to get her a DIY bath...

Grilled Pork Steak and Chow Chow

Grilled Pork Steak and Chow Chow
We are all ready to spend more time outdoors, which means it’s grilling season! If you’re itching to dust yours off for the season, Chef Tim McCarty from Minnesota Bork Board is here today with a prefect recipe. Pork Steak Ingredients: Butcher cut “1 thick rub Flavor BBQ seasoning on both sides Instructions: Heat...

American Idol: Down to the Final 3

American Idol: Down to the Final 3
Two more American Idol contestants were sent home last night, bringing us down to the final 3. Minnesota Live Producer Lauren Andrego gives us the break down of last night’s episode and how we got to the results. The finale is Sunday, May 22nd at 7 PM on channel 5 where we crown our new American Idol.

May Book Suggestions

May Book Suggestions
Keely Norton, the creator of Moonlight Book Club, is sharing what she's been reading lately. Book Lovers by Emily Henry: romance, new release, witty and layered The Murder Rule by Dervla McTiernan: legal thriller/crime fiction, dual point of view, unique plot Don’t Cry for Me by Daniel Black: literary fiction, emotional, themes of...