Summer

2017 Summer Movie Guide

Well, we got through the dry and boring month of April where most movies go to die (except The Fate and the Furious). Thankfully, May is here and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is about to kick off the season right (or so we hope). In anticipation for the upcoming summer box office, I've put together this guide to help you navigate the many movies that'll be thrown your way. Because let's be honest, it's hard to sift through this stuff. Of course, there's no real way to know if a movie is going to be good or not until it debuts, but sometimes it's pretty easy to see the red flags. Be sure...

A Wonderful Getaway From the Busy Cities

Willow Falls - Courtesy of Forrest McCullough

Summer has finally come to Minnesota. The sun burns late in the day and green has crawled out of the darkness to cover the trees again. Parks are filled with eager children. Beaches are occupied by van-loads of families. The swooshing noises of the boats buzzing past each other on the lakes are accompanied by the gleeful barking of the family dog.

Summer means a lot of different things to many people but for the people of Minnesota it is truly a special time. For maybe just a couple or few months out of the year Minnesotans are delivered from the icy darkness of...

The Three Hottest Shoes for the Hottest Months of the Year

Summer Shoes   Well, Minnesota, it took long enough, but summer is finally in full swing and there is nothing I like more than a good excuse to go shopping. Since we can’t zip up our winter boots for most summer outings, I’ve generated a list of the three most important shoes to have for the fleeting warm months. Let's get started. #1 The White Lace Up The most diverse, and arguably most comfortable, shoe that I don during the summer is my plain white lace up sneaker. This shoe can be found anywhere from ...