Brandon Johnson says many of his colleagues in the tree industry plow snow in the winter, but that didn't appeal to him. So, in 2011, Santa's Tree Delivery was born.
May Day was originally celebrated by Celts, who ushered in summer hoping for good luck and a bountiful harvest in the fall. These days, local May Day revelers focus their energies on a parade through the streets of Minneapolis.
Stupor Bowl, a guerrilla bicycle race run on city streets, made its 17th run through Minneapolis on Saturday. 366 racers met at a bicycle shop shortly before the race began to find out the starting point and race route. Racers could visit the 18 checkpoints -- including bike shops, bars and parks -- in any order they chose. The race is fueled by camaraderie -- and beer.