Mike Marcotte Posts

Another Day, Another Slay

RuPaul’s Drag Race winner and Minneapolis resident BeBe Zahara Benet has ‘charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent’ She’s the winner of the first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and most recently, won multiple challenges as a […]

It’s Five Thousand Years Old, but is New to Many

How colon hydrotherapy can change your physical and emotional well-being Sure, you can help your health by monitoring what you eat. Picking an apple over a donut is usually a safe bet. But not all […]

Holiday Gift Guide: ‘Wood’ You Look At That

Unique Gift Ideas Made of Wood Instead of giving an “okay” gift this holiday season, give them something “oak-y.” Alright, the puns are done. These Minnesota- and Wisconsin-based businesses are creating or sourcing special gifts […]

Wisconsin, Unplugged: “Water Meets the Soul” in Bayfield and on Madeline Island

A summer’s weekend at your college friend’s parents’ cabin can be a blast. For starters, there’s sleeping six to a room, cooking your own meals, washing all those dishes…oh, and there’s no air conditioning. Folks, […]

The 12 Minnesota State Fair Foods You Need to Eat

2017 marks my 28th consecutive year attending the Minnesota State Fair. I’m obsessed. For the last 12 years (soon to be 13), I have worked at the Great Minnesota Get Together representing my daytime employer. […]

Quick Q&A with Miss Richfield 1981 in Ptown

By Mike Marcotte While in Provincetown, make sure to strap on your favorite Walgreens brand nylons, stir up a hot cup of Sanka coffee, and see one of Minnesota’s most famous beauty queens take the […]

ASAPtown: Why a Trip to the Tip of Cape Cod is a Must

By Mike Marcotte Provincetown, Massachusetts holds a pivotal part in America’s history. It was there that pilgrims made their first landing (yep, not Plymouth) back in 1620. In the 20th century, it served as a […]

A Change Will Do You Good – The Evolving Charm of Palm Springs

By Mike Marcotte It’s refreshing to experience the slower pace that vacations usually offer, whether you’re lounging by the pool or taking a lunch break with no end time. Change in routine and scenery do […]

24 Hours in San Diego

By Mike Marcotte San Diego is nothing short of a gem. My trip to Southern California only allowed for a day in the city, so I made sure it was jam-packed with food and activities. […]

Wedding Attire Advice from an Insider

From a timeline on ordering suits to how to avoid looking like Tia and Tamara circa 1995. Whether you’re attending the wedding of your boyfriend’s freshman year roommate or tying the knot yourself, we all […]

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