A Definitive Top 10 Ranking of Twin Cities Breweries

I don’t care what anyone else says…this is it. The official, Lauren Kortbein approved ranking of Twin Cities breweries. In the time I’ve lived here, I’ve visited a majority of them, and these are the worthy ones (in order!):

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Baltimore to Minneapolis: 1 Volkswagen Later

Well, I officially have another Volkswagen added to the collection! On January 26th, Tony and I flew to Baltimore to pick up a 2004 Volkswagen R32. We planned on driving it home, but didn’t plan on the issues we ran into on the way back…

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Eat & Drink in Minneapolis

With a huge crowd of people descending upon Minneapolis for the Super Bowl this year, I’ve decided to be a good neighbor and let you know where the best places are to fill your stomach while you’re here. And just because you didn’t ask for my opinion, doesn’t mean I’m not going to give it. The best part? You don’t have to be here for the Super Bowl to enjoy them…they’re great year round! Read More »

May Monthly Favorites

May is my favorite month, and only partially because it’s my birthday month! I feel like I say this every month, but I can’t believe how quickly May flew by! It feels like yesterday that I was counting down 3 weeks until my birthday, and now I’m just another year older.Read More »

April Monthly Favorites

They say April showers bring May flowers, and we definitely got plenty of showers this month! (Also, snow, but there’s no quote for April snow.) Trees are starting to turn green, tulips are starting to pop up, and bright colorful clothing is on everyone but me. Bring on spring!Read More »

10 Best Things About Minneapolis

I’ve been living in Minneapolis for a year now, and that time has been filled with exploring new places and things to do. There is always something fresh to find, and I’m still nowhere close to being done!Read More »

New Goings On

May is a fantastic month, and I’m not just saying that because it’s the birth month of myself. There are many things happening next month, and I wanted to keep everyone in the loop! For your convenience, I have put together a blog post of FAQs I have been receiving about what the goings on are.

Q: New goings on, Lauren?

A: Yes! New job, new place to live, new cats to adopt! (See Tony, now I wrote about it, so it has to happen.)

Q: Who will you be working for?

A: Morrie’s Automotive based out of Minnetonka.

Q: What will you be doing?

A: I’m a marketing events intern, which means I’ll be helping prepare, set up and carry the events out. I’ll also help with their social media and blogs. (Check them out here and here and here.) I’ll be surrounded by beautiful vehicles while I try my hardest not to drool on them.

Q: Where will you be living?

A: For the month of May, I’ll be moving into Tony’s house in Woodbury. In June we’ll move closer to the cities. We haven’t 100% decided on where yet.

Q: Will you share a ridiculous number of pictures on Instagram to make me jealous?

A: You better believe it.