Fruitcakes, Cosplay and Fireworks: Zany North Dakota Christmas Celebrations

It’s Christmastime in North Dakota, a place where Santa shows up in a helicopter, carolers in Renaissance costumes sing as wassail is served, and revelers…

A Road Trip For Thinkers: The GameChanger Ideas Festival

Confession alert: I’m obsessed with “Orange is the New Black”. Ob-sessed. (Taystee and Red’s story arcs are my current favorites, but that always changes.) So…

Old World Food Fusion (And Language Lessons) At The Czech Wagon

“Jak se máš?” I pause, trying to repeat my answer exactly as I’ve just been taught. “Dobře,” I reply. We giggle. Close enough. When you…

Baseball In The City: An Evening With The Saint Paul Saints

“Love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good too.” – Yogi Berra Nothing says summer like baseball. I love…

Snagging Paddlefish With The Fishing Women Of North Dakota

If you’ve ever wanted to catch a huge, vaguely pre-historic looking fish, get yourself to western North Dakota immediately. It’s paddlefish season, people! And when…

Top Ten Tailgating Tips

Tailgating before a football game is a quintessentially American experience. The festival-like atmosphere of these parking lot parties is one of my favorite ways to…

5 Reasons To Go To A Hockey Game At UND

Confession Alert: I live just minutes away from the University of North Dakota, one of the top hockey schools in the nation. But until last…

A Fall Party On The Slopes

I’m a sucker for a good fall festival. And I love the atmosphere of a cozy ski lodge despite the fact that I am the…

Meet Your Neighbors At Welcoming Week: Fargo, Moorhead, West Fargo

“Diversity in the world is a basic characteristic of human society, and also the key condition for a lively and dynamic world as we see…

Red River Market: A Feast For The Senses In Downtown Fargo

“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you’re actually creating community around food.” – Bryant Terry A farmers market on a…

A Neighborhood Party At West Fargo Cruise Night

Traveling makes us curious and engaged when we visit a new city, but it’s easy to slip right back into our old patterns at home.…

The Fashion Affair: A Hot Runway Show In The Heartland

The Fashion Affair returns to Grand Forks on August 25 and the heavy hitters from the eastern North Dakota fashion and beauty scene will be…

10 Tips For Enjoying The Downtown Fargo Street Fair

The Downtown Fargo Street Fair is back! North Dakota’s biggest outdoor festival returns for a Thursday-Saturday run in mid-July every year. And every year, you’ll…

What I’ve Learned Halfway Through 30 Days Of Biking

Last month I was in downtown Fargo when I noticed a flyer that promoted 30 Days of Biking, a movement that challenges people all over…

Fargo Spring Wing Fling

Hey #PrairiePeople, there’s a new event in Fargo and I think it’s gonna be pretty fabulous. It’s called the Fargo Spring Wing Fling and it…