Super Bowl LII and the days leading up to the big game, provided a ton of activities, both free and pricey, and plenty of celebrity sight-seeing around town. Below are a few highlights from a star-studded week. Scroll through the pages below for more photo highlights!
The Players Ball concert in Minneapolis after Super Bowl LII Sunday, Feb. 4 was a real crowd-pleaser. Even though The Armory doors opened 30 minutes late and people had to wait in the bitter cold, it didn’t take long for Kid Capri and other DJ’s to warm up up the crowd spinning the latest and […]
Pink, whose visit to Minneapolis included a set at the Armory on Friday night, was reportedly battling the flu when she belted out the national anthem prior to the kick-off. Justin Timberlake, meanwhile, did a medley of hits, including a tribute to the late Minneapolis-born legend, Prince.
The walls didn’t come crashing down at Bethel University’s Benson Great Hall as some thought just because famed rapper Snoop Dogg performed at the annual Super Bowl Gospel Celebration. Snoop performed two songs from his forthcoming non-secular album, Snoop Dogg Presents the Bible Of Love, including “Blessing Me Again” accompanied by Rance Allen of the […]
The city of Philadelphia is famous for many things: the Liberty Bell, Rocky, unruly fans, booing Santa Claus, Philadelphia Cream Cheese and Philly steak sandwiches. Move over — the Eagles are now the center of attention in the east after using power-muscle and Nick at Night to deny the Patriots their record-tying sixth Super Bowl. […]
Minnesota’s long-awaited Super Bowl has arrived in Minneapolis. The teams are here, and frankly this could be one of the best in the series. Both teams have had great years to work their way through the minefields of the NFL, and to play for the World Championship is a remarkable achievement. The New England Patriots, […]
Greetings to everyone about to experience the Land of 10,000 Lakes and home of Super Bowl LII. I’m a native of Chicago, Illinois born and raised. I moved to the Twin Cities in 1978 to begin my journalism career. I jumped on the Minnesota Vikings and hitched my career to the National Football League. I […]
News Analysis The Super Bowl is a reflection of the reality of race, class, and status in America. Coaches used to be fond of saying that sports don’t build character, it’s a reflection of character. Sports is also a reflection of society. The Take a Knee movement inspired by Colin Kaepernick has exposed a very […]
Mayor to faith communities: ’We have to act right now’ Everyone from adults to children are at risk of becoming homeless. This ominous fact was voiced during this year’s Super Bowl opening weekend when Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness (DCEH) hosted an interfaith gathering Sunday afternoon at Westminster Presbyterian Church on Nicollet Mall. The group, […]
However, the event will likely draw sexual predators Millions of people are expected to converge on the Twin Cities this week, the epicenter of the sporting world’s biggest stage — Super Bowl 52. But what about the area’s homeless, especially in downtown Minneapolis where the game and most of the public and private activities are […]