Thursday, November 22, 2012
Patch finds the best of the east metro.
It’s the day after Thanksgiving, and your house is bursting at the seams with visiting relatives. You’ve got to get them out and get some fresh air, but where would you go? Good thing the Twin Cities have a ton of great places to enjoy with your family. The John Rose OVAL Reputed to be the largest sheet of refrigerated ice in North America, the John Rose OVAL in Roseville is a great place to take the family for an ice skating adventure—even when it's 60 degrees out. The Sky Zone Trampoline Park Located in Oakdale, the Sky Zone Trampoline Park is an awesome place to take kids. There’s a special area for kids under five, jump classes for all ages, and 3-D dodgeball. The Blast Located in Eagan, this towering, space-themed play place is the …
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Check out Mendota Heights' weather through the week or find out how it’s looking in major cities.
Mendota Heights has good weather in store for the Thanksgiving holiday, whether you're flying out or staying here. The National Weather Service is forecasting sunny weather for most of the week. Travelers on Wednesday should be able to enjoy a high of 61degrees before they leave. Those staying in town for the holiday will see temperatures reach 56 degrees on turkey day. Forecasters expect it to get colder after Thanksgiving. Black Friday shoppers should bundle up against lows that are supposed to dip to 22 degrees Thanksgiving night, with a chance of flurries. Highs should drop to 30 degrees on Friday and stay around there Saturday. The National Weather Service is also predicting the following weather for major cities:
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Make your guests feel special with these simple but effective tips
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for the newsletter Thanksgiving is just a few days away, and Christmas will be here before we know it. Families and friends will gather to share stories, memories, and an abundance of food. How can you fill these special occasions with personal touches? Whether you are planning and creating an extravagant holiday dinner or finding the best made-ahead deals from local grocery stores or restaurants, below are a few tips to personalize your holiday table. Martha Stewart has a cornucopia of ideas that will dress your Thanksgiving table. How do you set those hot dishes down without ruining your dining room table? Corkboard leaf trivets save the day. Painted glass votives and fall foliage …
Monday, November 19, 2012
"Target can keep repeating the line about customers wanting to shop on Thanksgiving all it wants ... Thanksgiving should be about family, not shopping," Casey St. Clair told the retailer.
Follow us on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our newsletter Target employee Casey St. Clair hand-delivered more than 350,000 signatures from her Change.org petition this afternoon to the company’s corporate headquarters in Minneapolis. According to a prepared statement from Change.org, the gesture was designed to ask Target to reverse its decision to open at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. St. Clair, along with several local Target customers and community faith leaders, carried boxes of petition signatures to the office of Target President & CEO Gregg Steinhafel. Target Vice President of Human Resources Tim Curoe offered this statement in response: “The enormity of asking some of our store teams to work on Thanksgiving night is …