Music Feature Friday: Minneapolis indie rock band The Nokturnal North

Minneapolis, MN is known for its budding music scene and this past weekend I got a taste of it at Bryant Lake Bowl and Theater in Uptown. It was a Sunday evening full of sensational storytelling through song featuring acclaimed Minneapolis indie rock band The Nokturnal North. The Nockturnal North consists of members Joe Norton (songwriter, keys, guitar), Kiera Waskey (vocals), Sam Bostrom (bass), Joel … Continue reading Music Feature Friday: Minneapolis indie rock band The Nokturnal North

Extravagant toppings and glitter ice cream galore at MN Nice Cream in NE Minneapolis, MN

The Minnesota Instagram-famous, single soft-serve ice cream food truck, MN Nice Cream, has found itself a permanent home in North East Minneapolis, MN. The newly opened ice cream shop is uber cute and the perfect place to satisfy any sweet tooth or do-it-for-the-instapic craving. Their sugary treats are fun, absolutely picture-worthy and can be made into all sorts of creative concoctions with the plethora of wacky … Continue reading Extravagant toppings and glitter ice cream galore at MN Nice Cream in NE Minneapolis, MN

Jake Miller wows sold-out First Avenue – 7th St Entry crowd despite flu

Pop rapper, singer and songwriter Jake Miller brought his Hit and Run Tour to Minneapolis’ First Avenue – 7th St Entry Wednesday, May 9. His energy was high, the crowd was in a constant state of adoration and the band members onstage were upbeat. Based on Miller’s performance, you never would have guessed prior to the show he had been in the emergency room with … Continue reading Jake Miller wows sold-out First Avenue – 7th St Entry crowd despite flu

Cafe Meow: Where Minneapolis mixes cats and coffee

Located in Minneapolis is Minnesota’s first ever Cat Cafe. Cafe Meow, which doubles as cafe and cat lounge, is located in Uptown off Hennepin Ave (near Spyhouse Coffee). It’s the puuurfect place to get catfinated and hang out with some furry feline friends.     How it works Cafe Meow is split into two spaces. When you walk in, one side is dedicated to a cafe setting. … Continue reading Cafe Meow: Where Minneapolis mixes cats and coffee

Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota

Minnesota had the exciting honor of hosting Super Bowl 52 this year! My siblings, cousins and I got in on all the action by heading downtown to Minneapolis to experience the fun Super Bowl LIVE at Nicollet Mall had to offer. One of my favorite things to check out was ‘Sota Pop. The interactive pop-up experience was presented by Explore Minnesota and shows Minnesota‚Äôs full … Continue reading Super Bowl 52 in Minnesota

Hillsong Young & Free – Youth Revival USA Tour

Rarely do I start a blog post with a video but nothing sums up how good the Hillsong Young and Free concert was then this vlog recap: I was so caught up during the entire concert just taking it all in. The atmosphere of worship concerts amazes me– they’re overwhelming and powerful. When hundreds of people gather to sing their favorite songs and unite in … Continue reading Hillsong Young & Free – Youth Revival USA Tour

Quirky Minneapolis shops to check out this summer

Summer is in the air and quickly approaching. For those of you staying near the Twin Cities this summer, I highlighted some local Minneapolis shops that should be on your list to check out. Each store has its own quirks and unique flare. They are also shops that I kept seeing all over Instagram, so I HAD to check them out! Frostbeard Studio A book … Continue reading Quirky Minneapolis shops to check out this summer

3 places to grab a cup of coffee in the Twin Cities

For me: coffee is a way of life. I’ve always loved drinks from typical places like Starbucks or Caribou, but ever since I started college, I’ve been on the hunt for cute coffee shops where I can study, catch up with friends or just get some work done on my laptop. I love the environment built by the baristas and the people, and how it … Continue reading 3 places to grab a cup of coffee in the Twin Cities

Goodbye 2015

2015 is over?? It seems like it just started… but then again, a lot has happened in one year. I’m excited to take the time to reflect on all the fun adventures that happened and memories that were made in 2015… College Might as well start with the biggest change, transition, and adventure of 2015: starting traditional college at the University of Northwestern. I’ve learned … Continue reading Goodbye 2015