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There are many ways to tell a story, but clothing can often speak a world of stories and experiences without uttering a word. A ring can capture the memory of a loved one, a torn pair of jeans can memorialize a thrilling misadventure or a t-shirt can mark a fun-filled vacation. We entered the closets of some of Fargo's most stylish and let them give their clothes a platform to share their own unique stories.

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My Top 5 Fargo Discoveries Thus Far 1 CATS Cradle Shelter In May I got the joy and pleasure of adopting a cat, Tofu, from CATS Cradle Shelter. I'm so thankful for them and the work they do. Tofu is my best fur friend and I'll always be in debt to them for rescuing her and allowing her to find her way to me!

introductions I only recently moved to Fargo in May and oh what a warm welcome it has been! I've been fortunate enough to have been allotted this position as the newest Fargo Monthly Editor and I hope to do my best to take you readers on a journey with me as I explore the city and introduce you to all it has to offer through a fresh set of eyes. I won't drone on too much about myself, but here's some background: I ended up in Fargo by way of Mid-Missouri where I attended a small, women's college and majored in Fashion Communication. I love to use my background in fashion to incorporate influences of such in all I create and do. I’m properly obsessed with animals, including my cat (Tofu), dog (Lance), and two fat-tail geckos (Darryl and Frankie), and I always find a way to bring at least one of them up in conversation. Also, if you ever find yourself in conversation with me, I will undoubtedly mention that I am vegan and then proceed to tell you all about the last vegan dish I made (I'll try my best not to preach to you though). Appropriately enough, I came into this position as editor at the perfect time: just in time for the shopping and style issue. I'll admit that when I learned that Fargo would be my next home I thought, "Well gee, what will Fargo have to offer me

and my fashion background?" and was prepared to put a pause on my future fashion aspirations for a bit. However, serendipity had other plans for me and here I am, the September issue in hand. I included this introduction to myself because introductions are important. In this issue, we will meet local fashion experts and allow them to introduce themselves through their closets and what they chose to adorn themselves with on a daily basis. Every article of clothing has a story attached to it, stories ranging all the way from, "I wore this the night I met my future spouse," to "This is what I wear on days I feel bloated." I could go on and on about the functional, environmental and societal influences fashion has, but fashion school is behind me and instead, I will let these subjects' stories and experiences do all the talking. Rumor has it that it gets pretty cold up here, so be sure to soak in these fun, fashionable looks while you can before you have to bundle up under a puffy parka. I look forward to sharing my Fargo experiences with you as I go and until next month,

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2 Monday Night Trivia at Rhombus Guys I'm always trying to expand my breadth of "useless" knowledge and trivia nights are a fun way to do this. While quizzing my pop-culture smarts, I love chowing down on their gorgonzola pear pizza with Daiya vegan cheese on top.

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Dike East Dog Park Our dog Lance is young and full of energy, so his favorite time of the day is when he gets to go to the dog park. He could easily spend hours alternating between smelling every leaf and frolicking around with all the dog friends he meets.

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Ladybosses of Fargo-Moorhead Facebook Group Coming from an all-girls school, I was used to being surrounded by strong, female friends and I knew that was something I would miss when moving here. Luckily, I came across the "Ladybosses of FargoMoorhead" Facebook group and have been able to keep my finger on the pulse of all the inspiring women this area houses.

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Now and Then Shoppe Having moved cross-country, my boyfriend and I were able to start new on the interior design of our townhouse. We've loved checking out Now and Then Shoppe to find little treasures to decorate our new space with to make it feel more like home.


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here are many ways to tell a story. From words exchanged over a cup of coffee to text messages to the girlfriends to even a Shakespearian sonnet, we've always used words to express something about ourselves to the world around us and to anyone who will listen. But clothing can often speak a world of stories and experiences without uttering a word. A little black dress dress can tell of a dreamy first-date, a pair of dingy sneakers can tell of a cross-country adventure, and a blazer can bookmark the first day of a new career. We entered the closet's of some of Fargo's most stylish and let them give their clothes a platform to share their own unique stories.

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Kayla

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Creative Director and Brand Ambassador Dak & Collaboratives

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3 For starters, tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? My name is Kayla Coté van Rensburg and I own an apparel company, Dak & Collaboratives, with my husband Piet. We design clothing and focus on a local feel and a local vibe and we want to bring something really awesome to this community. Do you have any pieces that have a special story behind them? I do, I have a few. I have a piece that I’ve had for years from Rome on my European adventure, it’s a leather jacket and it goes with everything. When I wear it, I love to tell the story of when I was in Rome. I love finding pieces as takeaways of travels and adventures. It tells a story and can be a fun conversation starter. Another piece I have is a romper that Piet and I bought before we went to Chicago for my birthday last year. We ate at a restaurant, Alinea, my first fine dining experience, that has 3 Michelin stars and is featured on Netflix on Chef’s Table, where I fell in love with the chef's story. So we bought that piece to go to dinner in. And of course my Dak-wear. It’s something I’ve been working on just over a year in progress and to see the fact that there’s clothing that I made and designed in my closet keeps me going and motivated everyday. How would you describe your personal style philosophy? My style philosophy is to be true to yourself, be true to your style and embrace what you love. I describe my style as classic with a hint of flair, so classic pieces with an edge to them. I like to keep a capsule wardrobe, along with adding pieces here and there, especially those kind

of pieces you find when you travel. Travel is a huge influence to my closet. Is there anything you’re embarrassed to be hanging onto? I think some of my heels from when I was younger. They’re just not my style anymore, but I can’t seem to part with them because they’re still in good shape-they’re just not my style. What’s the newest thing in your closet? I have this kimono by Crafty Ninja, made locally. We were booth neighbors at the last Fargo Downtown street fair, so we got pieces from each other.

1. Mr Binx poses with the special romper, from RSVP Alan Evans, Kayla wore on her birthday dinner date to Aline in Chicago. 2. Kayla's "embarrassing" heels that she can't seem to part with just yet. 3. A small collection of the variety of designs Dak & Collaboratives offers and a scarf from Onyx + Pearl.

Do you have a fashion icon or style you love to emulate? I do love Coco Chanel. My biggest vibe is anything classic, like the English royal family is really inspiring to me. Honesty, just Fargo street style or the street style when you travel. You can pull inspiration from places you’d never think when you see someone that just looks on point with who they are. You can see that and you can feel that. So that’s my biggest inspiration, just authenticity. You have something exciting to go to coming up and you MUST have something new to wear. What are your go-to stops? I really, really like Onyx & Pearl, they are kind of my go-to when I need something that’s gonna work for a lot of things. If I have something coming up, I can find something classic and luxurious feeling there.

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Anna Lee

Creative Director & Designer at Workerby Milliner at Ruby3 by Anna Lee

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For starters, tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? I’m Anna Lee and I am a designer, artist, milliner and an event producer at times, as well. Right now I have been doing more with accessory design and paintings, where I’m turning my paintings into textiles - that’s a part of my business I’ve been really working on developing. The foundation of my experience is product development and design in the fashion industry, though. Right now I’m in this space where I’m using my industry foundation to explore more of the artistry side. My company is called Workerby and the two sides of it are industry plus artistry and always trying to find a balance between the two.

for that as well, because I’m a nerd! I love to know how and why and when things work.

My creative project is called the Grey Matter Series. It also is about trying to find the happy medium between black and white, and polarized thinking. So much of my work is finding a happy medium between extremes.

What is a piece you cannot live without? The dress I’m wearing right now. Not necessarily this specific dress, but just the concept of a basic black sheath. You’ll notice a majority of my closet is black. I think it’s not too much a cliche that designers wear black, it’s just easy. For pretty much my whole life, ever since I was in junior high and interested in fashion, I always had my black staples.

For me, shopping at Target is like supporting regional designers and supporting local design, because I know the designers. When I lived in Minneapolis, I was supporting local design, it’s supporting the work of people I know. Sometimes I’ll see things in store and be like “oh that print is so like so-and-so, I have to get it!” 'cause I know these people and their styles. It’s been a few years since I worked at Target, so I might not know as many people anymore, but there's still this emotional connection to Target. When I shop at Target it is like I’m connecting with old friends.

Tell me a bit about your experiences with Target? I’ve worked there twice over a span of about 13 years. In the middle, I left to start a non-profit, called MN Fashion and we started fashion week and a design incubator and were producing a rock’n’roll fashion show. But before and after that, I worked in Target in technical design. I was also on a team that developed standards for fit and process, which, I geeked out about that so much. I did that for a couple of years and I loved it, until I needed to leave and do the more community-based independent designer stuff. I was trying to do everything and I just needed to focus on that. But when I went back to Target later, I worked on accessories, which was amazing. I worked on the technical side

How would you describe your personal style philosophy? A capsule wardrobe and then just accessorizing. With my pieces, I like everything to have a story. I’ve also been working on phasing in and having my pieces be made by independent designers. I’ve been doing that for a long time, but as I have pared down my wardrobe lately, I’ve been replacing pieces with ones made by independent designers that I know. A lot of my wardrobe is from Minneapolis.

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Do you have any pieces that have a special story behind them? So many. There are a number of pieces. For one, I ran a micro marathon, about 0.5k, from a brewery to a bar, but I ran it in a sequin dress. There as a group of us who all wore sequins in it, it was basically like, “let’s all get dressed up and run a 0.5k!” Do you have a fashion icon or style you love to emulate? I would say, Morticia Addams, without the extremes. I feel like she is so unapologetic about wearing black, and with the red lipstick. Yeah, I’d say an approachable Morticia Addams. *Laughs* What are some new pieces you have that you’re excited about? One of the pieces I’m most excited about that I just got is this skirt. It is a company called Alice Riot, based in Minneapolis, and they just started a line of women’s wear, but everything is printed from art. How they started was with a painter friend of mine, Kate Iverson. This woman bought a painting of hers and said, “I love it, I wish I had a skirt of this!” So Kate said, “Huh, let me see what I can do.” So she had a skirt made and sent it to the woman who bought the painting, and this woman was like “hey wait a minute, we should do something with this.” So for the last few years they have been putting together this clothing line with the foundation of it being nice basics with really fun prints based on prints from great artists. Their hashtag is #wearthegallery. I actually did some development work with them for fit after their first round of samples, so I’ve got this emotional connection and I believe in what they're doing.

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Niki larson

Digital Marketing Manager West Acres

"I feel that fashion is an extension of one’s personality – it’s really your first impression to the world."

For starters, tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? I was born in raised in Maple Grove, MN but moved to Fargo seven years ago for college at NDSU. With parents in the fashion industry (in wholesale sales), you could say fashion has always been ingrained in me, but it wasn’t always something I loved. It wasn’t until my later high school years where I really grew to love fashion and the industries behind it. After a Fashion PR internship at Mall of America the summer after my freshman year of college, I knew I wanted to make fashion a part of my future career in some

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way. When I came back to Fargo for my second year of school, I reached out to West Acres to see if I could get my foot in the door there. Fate definitely stepped in and within a few weeks a position was created and I became the Marketing Intern, something they had never done before. I was fortunate enough to have an experience there where I got to grow and manage our social platforms, became a stylist, run photoshoots, and be the spokesperson for our style segments with local media. I was living my big city fashion dreams right here in Fargo. Five years have gone by and I haven’t

looked back. I am now the West Acres Digital Marketing Manager and I continue to evolve and grow my role into many parts of the marketing and fashion fields of the shopping center industry. I have had the honor of meeting and working with so many amazing people in our community – styling them for photoshoots and creating campaigns that our customers are inspired by and continue to talk about. What is a piece you cannot live without? That’s such a tough question because I tend to refresh my closet a lot. Do you blame me? I work in a mall! I’d have to


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say a good-fitting denim or leather jacket. It seems so simple, but it has been a constant staple in my closet for every season. Do you have any pieces that have a special story behind them? It’s funny because I feel like every piece in my closet could tell a story. The pieces that stand out are the ones that have been part of significant moments in my life –the dress I wore when I graduated college, my favorite pair of jeans that have gotten me through long photoshoot days, the jacket I was wearing when I met my style idol, the skirt I wore for my first on-air interview… The list really goes on and on! How would you describe your personal style philosophy? I would describe my style as classically chic, with a trendy and feminine influence. I love mixing simple with statement pieces to create effortless, yet fashionforward outfits. My daily fashion choices are altered slightly based on my mood and how I want to represent myself that day. I feel that fashion is an extension of one’s personality – it’s really your first impression to the world. I can usually pick up on someone’s style and preferences by simply looking at a photo of them, so I try to always think of that when I’m choosing what to wear. Is there anything you’re embarrassed to be hanging onto? I have a few sweaters that have been, let’s call it… “well worn,” but I just can’t get rid of them because they’re go-tos for me

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when I’m in that “I have nothing to wear” rut. So you have something exciting to go to coming up and you MUST have something new to wear. What are your go-to stops? I am a frequent shopper of Loft, Gap, Express, Dry Goods, Old Navy, Evereve, and Apricot Lane. If I’m in a rut and need to go online, I typically shop on lulus.com. Do you have a fashion icon or style you love to emulate? Lauren Conrad, hands down. I’ve been a fan of her ever since her TV days, but what really draws me to her as a style icon and role model is how she stays true to herself and her style. Her classic meets trendy style is similar to my own, and I think her fashion choices reflect her character perfectly. 1. Three identical skirts from GAP, but in different colors. A piece of style advice from Niki, "If you find something you love, buy it in every color!" 2. The blazer and top Niki wore when meeting her idol, Lauren Conrad.

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Minh tran

"Most importantly, I think the way you carry yourself in what you wear is a lot of how others perceive you. How you carry yourself, your body language, your posture."

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1 For starters, tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? My name is Minh Tran. I’m 23 and I’ve lived in the Fargo-Moorhead area for about 15 years or so now. I migrated here from Vietnam when I was about 8 years old. Currently, I’m working as a server, but I plan on going back to school at NDSU in January for psychology. What is a staple item you cannot live without? Simple, plain white sneakers. A big part of that is the versatility of them. You can wear them with jeans and a t-shirt or with chinos and an oxford cloth shirt. They’re very easy to pair with a lot of things. You can pair them with workwear or street wear or with any particular style. It’s just something that translates well. It’s one of the things where, I always wanted a high quality pair, so I buy a nice pair every few years. I consider a pair of well-worn, white, beat-up sneakers to have their own aesthetic. You can’t really replicate that. Do you have any pieces that have a special story behind them? A big chunk of my wardrobe is denim, I’m a bit of a denim-head. I have this pair of jeans and you can see that it looks like one of those pairs of jeans that you can buy pre-distressed at the store, but every single bit of distressing was done by me. Over the past several years there’s been all this wear and tear, like on the back of the knees, the whiskers across the crotch area, and you can see I kneel more on my left knee so you can see it is reinforced there. There’s a similar story with these two denim jackets I have. One is three years old and this one is about 6 months old. You can see the bits of wear and tear as the indigo sloughs off and fades off. It creates wear patterns where I have flex

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points. It is something that is worn into my body. How would you describe your personal style philosophy? Really, it’s to wear what fits. I’m very particular with the ways things fit. For instance, I am an x-small in most men’s shirting, which is hard to find around here. Typically, I get things that provide specific measurements and whatnot. But most importantly, I think the way you carry yourself in what you wear is a lot of how others perceive you. How you carry yourself, your body language, your posture, a lot of things like that. I could wear the best fitting clothing but if I’m slouching around, it still doesn’t look good. Is there anything you’re embarrassed to be hanging onto? At this point, no. Over the past 4 years I have heavily refined my wardrobe. It used to be larger, but at one point I slimmed it down. At the moment I am working on slimming it down to a point where everything is ethically made. Things made from a country where the textile industry I know is ethical, where it’s not exploiting cheap labor or anything like that. Do you have a fashion icon or style you love to emulate? I’m not quite there yet personally, just because once I got into the realm of raw denim fashion, I’ve kinda been stuck there ever since. It’s a bit of a workwear aesthetic. If I could afford it, I would probably lean more towards that YSL kind of aesthetic. Chelsea boots, super skinny jeans, double rider leather jackets. But that’s a very expensive region of style to explore and the only other alternative for it is fast fashion, which I’m trying to stay away from that as best as I can.

3 1. Two jackets made from the same material, but bought 3 years apart. Whiskering and faded dye make them unique to his body and his movements. 2. If you follow Minh on Instagram, you'll find this shot familiar. Mihn likes to document his outfits on his balcony in a similar style. 3. A pair of Minh's jeans that have been worn in over the years, making them special to his body and his stories. Paired with his favorite fashion staple: white sneakers.

If you were to pass along any advice or tips to the men of the area about fashion, what would they be? First things first, I sympathize with the fact that there's no real menswear-dedicated boutiques around here. When it comes to advice, I would again recommend to wear what fits, even if that means going and getting a tape measure and measuring yourself. Knowing your own measurements is something that I find comes in handy for buying things that really fit you properly. Secondly, whenever I do help someone figure their closet out, one thing I do point out is the posture. The way they stand, the way the walk, their stance. It is incredibly important to, at least in terms of other people’s perceptions, to look like you know where you’re going at all times, even if you are clueless.

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Shantelle peterson

Manager The Clothes Mentor Fargo

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"It's not as much of if it looks good, but if it makes me feel good."


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1. Shantelle's grandmother, who is her style mentor, and her pearls that she wore at her wedding. 2. The Tory Burch handbag Shantelle's husband surprised her with for Christmas. 3. Oodle-worthy heals that were Shantelle's first mother's day gift.

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For starters, tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do? I work at Clothes Mentor, I have been there since the very, very beginning, we’ve been open for 8 years and I was there when it was just a thought in our owner’s head. So that was a super cool thing I could be a part of. I like to say it was my baby before I had my actual babies. Clothes Mentor is an upscale women’s resale store. We buy and sell gently used women's, misses, and maternity wear. I run the day to day things there and I really enjoy being able to hang out with people and form relationships. The amount of customers who have turned into friends is kinda crazy. We offer free personal shopping at the store and I get to do all that too, so it’s fun that I get to play dressup every day. What is a piece you cannot live without? My Spanx. Everyday I get made fun of, but everyday I wear Spanx, like the Spanx tank tops. It’s more of a security blanket at this point. It’s probably one of the most embarrassing things I have, I have an entire drawer dedicate to my Spanx tanks. Do you have any pieces that have a special story behind them? So at the store, that's something we try not to do, to grow attached to things, because we are in the business of reselling clothes. But I do it. My husband gave me these amazing pair of Steve Madden fringe heels that I oodled over. It was for my first Mother’s Day, technically my second cause my son was born on

Mother’s Day. When you become a mom, it was like, man I’m not going to be able to dress cute anymore cause I have to chase after a child or whatever. But he surprised me with those and it was like an “okay girl, you still got it!” He also got me a purse. So for Christmas, we always say no presents for the two of us, but then he comes with this amazing red Tory Burch purse and I was like what? I didn’t get you anything! It’s more the stories behind these things than the pieces themselves. So you have something exciting to go to coming up and you MUST have something new to wear. What are your go-to stops? Of course I have to go to Clothes Mentor. I know it's super cliche to say this, but I rarely shop for clothes for myself anywhere else. Because we get the best selection and we get first dibs on everything that comes in. If I know I have something coming up, I start to process early at the store. I have access to literally the largest closet ever! We carry so many different brands and styles. How would you describe your personal style philosophy? If someone were to ask me what my style was I really don't know. It’s really all over the board. One day I’m badass rocker mom, the next day I'm Becky-Home-Ecy. It’s whatever I’m feeling, that's my style. It's not as much of if it looks good, but if it makes me feel good. Do I have the greatest body in the entire world? No.

But If I have a pair of jeans on that I’m like “hmm yes queen!” I can do anything. Do you have a fashion icon or style you love to emulate? Always in the back of my mind is my grandma. She would have been 98 this July. For the 31 years that I got her, she embodied every sense of a fashionable women to me. She never owned a pair of jeans, which is mind-boggling to me cause I own like 40 pairs. When someone sees you and what you’re wearing, that's imprinted in their minds. I still know exactly what my husband was wearing that first day I met him his freshman year of college. But that’s always stuck in my mind, that what you’re wearing is a complete representation of yourself. My grandmother always said, you never leave the house looking like a slob. I wear heels to work, I’m on my feet all the time, and people always are like “how do you do that?” and I say that my grandma always said “you need to wear heels as long as you possibly can, because there will come a day where you cannot wear them and you will be upset.” My grandma had these 6-inch heels that she wore until she could not. She was always put together, you never leave the house unless you’re put together. I always think of that. Do I want to go out and think someone thinks of me as a slob? So I always have my grandma in the back of my mind.

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argo is known for a lot of things. Whether it be the treacherous winters, the critically acclaimed 1996 movie or the championship football team. One part of Fargo that often falls second to these things is the movers and makers of the community. From ceramics to jewelry to home goods, the locals of this region are making their mark on the community through their craft. We've compiled a variety of these locally made and sold treasures to highlight the talents dwelling right beneath our noses. Next time you think about shopping, don't forget to #shoplocal.

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1 Fargo/ Moorhead Framed Decor, $30 Strawberry Block, $15 Jenny Sue Art @jennysueart jenny-sue-art.myshopify.com 2 1.25 oz Lotion Bar, $5.99 Bath Bomb, $4.99-$5.99 The Honey B Soap Company @thehoneybsoapco TheHoneyBSoapCompany.com 3 Ceramic Mini Tray, $16 Ceramic Mug, $32 Fermie Studios @fermiestudios facebook.com/Fermiestudios 4 Custom Bracelet, $40 Be Free Bird Bracelet, $30 Birchpeel & Co. @birchpeelandco etsy.com/shop/leatherbyae

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5 Khaleesi-Quartz Cluster Necklace, $125 Rose Gold Studs, $16 Fluorite Ring in 24K Gold, $175 Naturally Shed Antler & Citrine, $72 Aerow @aerowhandmade aerowhandmade.com

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9 Ethnic Beads Necklace, $104 Gold Triangle Earrings, $38 L005 Silver Earrings, $64 Ring, $74 Bohemian Blü /Bohemian Blü Bläk Label @bohemianblustudio bohemianblustudio.com 10 Hand-Painted Wood Coasters, $24 The Fancy Dinosaur @thefancydinosaur thefancydinosaur.com

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animal shaped italian ice cream

It's hard to turn down ice cream on a warm day, but it's even harder to turn it down when it's this cute! Kones Kreamery makes fresh batches of Italian ice cream and waffle cones in house every single day. Chose between a teddy bear, piggy, dog, cat or unicorn as your sweet treat. After all, their location's wall art says it best, "you can't buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that's kind of the same thing." kones kreamery

1650 45th St S. Suite #120, Fargo koneskreamery.com

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raw/unfiltered honey

Feed your sweet-tooth with something pure and unfiltered. Three Bears Honey Co. is a Moorhead-based, family-owned business, supplying the area with local honey. Their honey comes from basswood flower, sweet clover and wildflower, producing a very pleasing, mellow tasting honey. You can find their products throughout town, including at Unglued, The Red River Market, Hornbacher's and more. Check out their website to find which location suits you best.

three bears honey co.

threebearshoney.com

poke bowl

Say aloha to Poke Bowl, a build-your-own Downtown Hawaiian eating experience that is new to Fargo. What used to be a widely successful food truck now has a brick and mortar location, making it that much easier to enjoy poke on your schedule. Build your own bowl with choices of bases ranging from Ahi Poke to Spicy Mayo Salmon and top it off with toppings like edamame, avocado or seaweed. Don't forget to check out the new location of Wasabi that is located inside as well, a two-for-one!

poke bowl

560 2nd Ave N, Fargo pokebowlfargo.com

activated charcoal mocha ugly food

Give ugly foods a chance. Ugly Food of the North is an organization that aims to lessen the amount of food waste we contribute to by making sure that people know that some imperfect produce goods are still just as nutritious and delicious. If you're up for discovering some tasty inner beauty, you can find a section of these fruits and veggies at Prairie Roots Food Co-Op.

Prairie Roots Food Co-Op

One of the hottest health crazes, activated charcoal, is now available in a tasty, mocha form. While there have been a flurry of rumors of all that activated charcoal can help with (detoxification, digestive cleansing, inflammation etc.), one thing we know for certain is that it is delicious in a hot cup of coffee. With the black pigment, be especially careful to not let this one spill down your shirt.

atomic coffee

222 Broadway N #100, Fargo facebook.com/Atomic-Coffee

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BUILD 4 M the guys

eet Brad, David, Greg and Lane. Four men who, with the help of Creative Care for Reaching Independence (CCRI), get the opportunity to live life with no reservations or hold-ups. CCRI, a local non-profit that works to enhance the lives of people with disabilities, is helping these four roommates by creating a more accessible home for them to sing, dance, socialize and relax together.

BY Marisa Jackels, lead writer at Tellwell SUBMITTED PHOTOS COURTESY OF Creative Care for Reaching Independence and AB Images

“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.”

GREG

DAVID

These are the words on a wooden sign hanging in the home of Lane, David, Brad and Greg; four friends who have lived together with support from CCRI for 10 years. One visit to their house and you will understand how true these words are for the four guys. Lane will most likely answer the door. He’s the self-proclaimed leader of the house and welcomes guests with a smile. “Let’s take a tour,” he offers.

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The house is filled with memories and pieces of the four friends’ lives together. A Batman piñata rests against the wall, Lane’s favorite superhero, in preparation for his birthday party. Handcrafted art pieces created by David hang on the walls and the kitchen table is covered in colored stock paper, glitter, popsicle sticks and crayons.


“Hi, you’re cool,” David says with his signature grin and repetitive way of speaking. “You’re cool.” Greg is a dancer and the TV is often playing some of his favorite music videos; “Uptown Funk” by Bruno Mars and “HandClap” by Fitz and the Tantrums are a few current favorites. The Beach Boys, however, are the reigning favorite among all four housemates. “When Greg dances, he controls the dance floor,” says Amber Lobdell, one of the CCRI caregivers who works with the four guys. His favorite move? “Definitely the hip sway.” Then there’s Brad, a music-lover and social butterfly who is known for his charm and sense of humor. When he enters the room, you know it; he has a loud voice and contagious laughter that puts everyone in a good mood. It is clear from their home that these four are more than roommates. They’re family. They cook meals, celebrate birthdays and watch movies together. They tease one another, throw pillows at each other and bicker over the front seat. Sometimes they want their alone time and to spend time in their rooms; but often the draw of their roommates’ laughter is more powerful, and soon everyone is around the table making cookies or singing along to The Beach Boys. “David, that color blue looks so nice on you!” Brad says to David. David laughs. “You’re weird,” David says. “David, quit calling me weird!” Brad says with a grin, shaking his head. Spend an afternoon around these four friends and you’ll quickly start to understand why the CCRI caregivers who work with them quickly fall in love.

“You can be having a terrible day and as soon as you walk through the door... they just make you happy. I don’t know how else to describe it,” says Tia Halvorson, who has worked with CCRI for two years. “They remind you of something bigger than yourself.” While the four guys love their home, it has its challenges. David works hard at his physical therapy appointments, but he is losing his range of motion. Stairs have become a challenge, and his bedroom is in the basement. In addition, David’s sensory aversions don’t allow him to use the shower and the only bathtub in the house is a deep, jetted tub that is a strain for David to get in and out of. Brad has difficulties as well. Due to arthritis and neuropathy in his knees, Brad relies on a wheelchair to get around. The lack of openness in the house causes frustration for Brad, who struggles to maneuver to bring his dishes to the kitchen sink. He even eats at a separate table while his roommates prefer to eat around the counter. He requests regularly to “soak in a tub”, which isn’t possible in his current home, due to it being located in the basement. It’s because of these growing frustrations that CCRI began entertaining the possibility of building the four guys a new home. “As they get older, their needs change. We try to make sure that wherever they’re living is as accessible as possible,” Duane Hickel, a CCRI caregiver of 17 years, said. “You shouldn’t have to worry about getting around your own home.” The new home will have plenty of open space and accessibility for all four friends to move around,

share meals and have time to themselves. Lane, who enjoys doing book work and managing the schedules of the house, will get his own office space. Greg will still have plenty of room to dance. David won’t have to worry about stairs causing him trouble and will even have his own art room. Finally, Brad will have access to all parts of the house and the ability to take a nice bath whenever he’d like. “I feel excitement about the new house,” Brad said. “I’m excited to do a lot of activities.” Being together has increased the quality of life for all four friends, CCRI caregivers said. David, for instance, was much more quiet and reserved in previous housing situations. Since moving into this house, he talks and smiles so much more. Lane, who lovingly calls his roommates “my boys,” is noticeably sad whenever one is away from home, and joyful when everyone is around. At a recent wedding they attended, all four roommates could be seen tearing it up with Greg on the dance floor. “They really enjoy each others’ company and get along well,” Duane said. “Rather than looking at options where they had to be split up, we looked at ways to keep them together.”

Want to follow along with the guys on their journey to a new home? Follow #Build4TheGuys on Facebook and Twitter and watch how the community’s gifts bring incredible joy to their caretaking staff, and especially to “The Guys” — Lane, Greg, Brad, and David.

Life is not always easy for the four guys. Together, they’ve said goodbye to friends who have passed away. Together, they bravely face the various challenges that come with their disabilities. And together, they continue to bring joy to each other and all who are around them. The best thing about their home is the people they share it with — and for Lane, Greg, Brad and David, when they’re together, they are home.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS SPOTLIGHT

How To Do an

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BY Kylee Seifert | PHOTOS BY Kate Fuss

etreats. You see them everywhere nowadays and my guess is you’re extremely tempted to partake in one, but things get in the way like time, money and the energy to travel. While I’m a firm believer that everyone should treat themselves to a retreat at least once in their life, I also understand the challenges behind retreating, vacating and pressing “pause” on your life. The immense benefits of treating yourself to a retreat include: • resetting the mind, body and spirit • recharging our internal battery • Inspiring creativity and motivation

• helping to manage and minimize stress • Improving clarity around situations and questions we may have

Check out the Spirit Sisters Retreat at kyleeseifert.com/retreat to see if it’s a right fit for you!


When it comes to finding a retreat close by, you’re in luck! The 2nd annual Spirit Sister Retreat is gearing up for this November. However, if you’re unable to attend this retreat or any others, here are seven ways you can gift yourself a retreat from the comfort of your very own home.

1 Plan it out Just as with anything in life, it isn’t going to happen unless you carve out some white space in your schedule for it. Get clear on when you are going to have your retreat and how long it will last. While having a retreat at home is totally doable, you can also look for a relaxing location to book for your retreat. Remember, this is your retreat and you must do what your heart desires. 2 Tell friends & family Once you

carve out some space in your schedule for your retreat, get your family and friends on board. Give them a heads up that you will be unreachable during your retreat day(s). If you need to make daycare or pet care arrangements, be sure to do these a few weeks prior. If applicable to you, this is a great opportunity for family members to get time with your kids and for your spouse to spend time doing something they love or with friends. Basically, kick the family out of the house!

3 Decide the focus Now that the

date is set, all external arrangements are made and the people in your life are supportive of your retreat, it’s time to pick a focus. Perhaps it’s yoga, meditation, creation, intuition based, self-care or slowing down. Whatever makes your heart sing and comes to you first, go with that lead. There are so many retreat focuses and the great thing is that you get to pick what one you want.

4 Disconnect…completely Listen,

the world will, and I repeat, WILL go on without you. The simple act of you disconnecting and not checking in on social media or responding to emails is not going to invoke chaos. Turn your email vacation responder on, shutdown your computer and your phone. If you have kids, try turning off any notifications on your phone and instruct whoever is taking care of them to only call if there is an emergency. This step is crucial. Allow this disconnection from the outer world to be a gift to yourself. I promise you will not be upset you did.

ABOUT KYLEE

5 Prep time Begin to set your house up for your retreat. In the days and weeks leading up to your retreat, get the necessary supplies and do any tasks that require your attention so you will not worry about them and be tempted to complete them during your retreat. That means get the house clean, wash clothes and sheets, prep any food you’d like to have. Treat yourself to some essential oils, a yoga mat, any figurines, perhaps a book or other supplies that you want during your retreat weekend or day. Also note, some people find cooking a healthy meal for just themselves, and not the entire family for a change, extremely therapeutic. If this is the case, have the groceries ready and stocked for your retreat day(s). 6 Create a schedule Plan out what

your retreat day(s) will look like. You can have as much structure or flexibility as you would like. Perhaps you allow yourself to wake up without an alarm clock. Instead of giving yourself specific times to do everything, try generalizing what you plan to do throughout your day and follow your intuition as you go through your day. Maybe you’re more of a planner and want to follow a set schedule, then put that together. Whatever you choose to do, ensure you print it out and have it hanging somewhere for easy reference. This will keep you from going online and then falling down the rabbit hole of the world wide web.

Ideas for things to do during your retreat: Sleep in Meditate Do everything mindfully (drinking coffee, showering, making breakfast) Deep breathing exercises Take a walk or do a walking meditation Journal Read a book Stretch or yoga Dance Enjoy a glass of wine Cook a healthy meal full of colors Sit and just be Exercise

7 Set a intention for the retreat

I can guarantee that you are going to want to do something aside from what you have planned: the laundry, tidying up, organizing, watching TV, calling a friend. By setting an intention, you can come back to it and remember why you’re giving this to yourself as a gift. Perhaps your intention is to minimize stress, cultivate more creativity, awaken more joy and happiness or recenter and balance yourself. Whatever intention feels right for you, write it somewhere you can see it during your retreat. Revisit this intention throughout the day to stay on course.

Hopefully you’re feeling inspired and ready to get set planning your at-home retreat. After you finish your retreat and are still on your retreat “high,” be sure to schedule the next one. This is a great way to show yourself love, care and compassion. Maybe you’ll even be ready to join a retreat outside of your house.

Kylee Seifert is a certified personal trainer, certified primal nutrition coach, certified transformational coach and a health and wellness coach. She has been in the health and fitness industry for eight years and has become an established expert in the field. Her holistic business is centered around balancing fitness, nutrition and mindset mastery. 37


THINK GLOBAL ACT LOCAL

a guinness world record MERITING VISIT Ahoy Beloved Readers: It is with great joy and honor that I present to you my little cousin in French, second cousin removed in the USA, and nephew in Rwanda: Igor Rwaka! You know how growing up you look up to someone older and you say “When I grow up I want to be like her/him"? I am fortunate to have seen over the past two decades Rwaka grow to the well rounded and extremely brilliant gentleman that he is. That is why I always say to people when I describe Rwaka, “If I could become young again I would want to be like Rwaka.”

He has an avid curiosity for other cultures around him and an insatiable thirst for new knowledge. He is wise beyond his age, a great listener and critical thinker and he is well traveled. I know for sure that in the next five to ten years, our family will be privilege to say that we contributed to his awaiting successful career in the healthcare field. Rwaka came to Fargo because every Summer and Christmas vacation when we saw each in Kigali (Rwanda), I would tell him about the magical Red River Valley. He thought: “Fargo like the movie/ TV series?” Rwaka being adventurous and a critical thinker, agreed to travel from Virginia, where he was in school, to

By Alex Cyusa Photos by Hillary Ehlen

come visit for a month and check it out for himself the wonders of our FargoMoorhead area. In Africa we say that it takes a whole village to raise a child: I am honored and humbled to have been part of that village that made Rwaka the stellar gentleman that the world gets to call its proud global citizen.

-Alex Cyusa

Alexandre Cyusa came to the FM area in the fall of 2010 to attend Concordia College. Originally from Kigali, Rwanda, Cyusa has lived in Switzerland, Ethiopia, Guinea and France. His traveling experiences have helped him in making this world a smaller and simpler place to live in. He currently works for Folkways and is interested in community development and nurturing global citizenship. 38 | SEPTEMBER 2018 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM


By Igor Rwaka

When I was growing, there was this television show that I really enjoyed called Smallville. It was a story about the city Smallville, it’s people (let us call them Smallvilleans) and Clark Kent (dubbed as Superman). For those who don’t know the show I am referencing, Smallville is a fictional city in the middle of Kansas. So, when Alex Cyusa, my cousin, told me about this Fargo place in North Dakota, my initial reaction was "isn’t there a show called Fargo?” to which he responded, with an eye roll, “Forget everything you know/ think you know and come see for yourself." A sentiment I am too well acquainted with, since I have used it countless of times with foreigners whenever I’d invite them to my home country...minus the eye roll. After regular invitations from him, I decided to visit “the flyover state," and see for myself what others see from the sky. Fargoians were very warm and welcoming to me when I got here. By far, this is the place I have made friends the fastest. Trust me, I have visited cities on 4 continents, I know what I am talking about. My Facebook account could not keep up! Strangers invited me to their dinner table (more than once), brought out their China, shared a meal and played fun games. Those strangers later became my friends and invited me to explore the different fun activities in the FargoMoorhead area. I felt adopted in this community (literally, people started hitting on free apartments in town, others offered me a room in their homes). During the first day of my stay, someone was introduced to me, jokingly, by their name and the number of winters they had spent in FM area. The person was proud of that number, like a badge of honor of some sort. In my mind, I wondered if depending on the number of years they had been here, this conferred some sort of seniority in the community? People

IGOR RWAKA later explained that Fargoians are warm and welcoming to balance out the harsh winter I have heard about. Makes sense! Mind you, this is mid-July. The winter might be half a year, but the warmness in Fargoians is yearlong. Whilst in town, I got the chance to attend the famous TedxFargo. This is a conference that brings together innovators, story tellers and the community to inspire one another and share ideas. I had been watching Tedx videos online for years now and attending one in person (sitting on the third row) was phenomenal. I laughed, cried and left very much inspired. My advice is, if you missed it this year, don't make the same mistake again! One of the things that struck me about the area was how flat it is. Growing up in Rwanda, a country dubbed as ‘the country of thousand hills,” then going to college in a city nicknamed “the city of seven hills," visiting Fargo has been a different experience. A good kind of difference. First, I can see Virginia all the way from Fargo, and the view is amazing. Especially at sunset. In the end, I think I like Fargo for the same reasons I liked Smallville. The people in Fargo are exceptional. Even though I hear the winters here are icy, the warmness of the people here melts it away (blame these people for the hot summer too). After my stay, I can officially say that I walked from North Dakota to Minnesota in 5 mins; I think that merits a World Guinness record entry! Now the only things are left is to find Clark Kent, and remove North Dakota from “fly over states” because if you are just flying over North Dakota, you are doing this flying thing wrong!


BY Adrienne Olson, Communication Manager, Kilbourne Group IMAGES COURTESY OF Kilbourne Group

A rendering of the new Main Ave design

Walkability, One Step at a Time Each Wednesday morning, Josie Danz of Zandbroz Variety joins host Mike Kapel on WDAY 970 AM radio for the “Do It All Downtown show.” It’s a weekly dose of Josie’s positive perspective on all that makes Downtown Fargo unique and special. From her more than 25-year vantage point of welcoming regulars, shoppers, visitors and neighbors into one of our downtown’s longest serving locally-owned retail stores, Josie has a lot to share. On their show, Josie and Mike cover everything from new shops opening to community and art events to hot topics at city hall. Josie does a “Try, Buy and Spy” segment as her way of sharing her top recommendations and recent fun finds. She researches and shares the history and fascinating stories of the notable buildings that have served our community for generations. Something Josie and Mike do nearly every 40 | SEPTEMBER 2018 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

week is encourage people to park, get out of their cars and walk around. It’s really the best way to experience what is special about the neighborhood. Walking around is the only way to stumble upon the bright colors of the murals that are gracing the walls of more and more downtown buildings all the time. There’s even the occasional carving waiting to be discovered. Walking gives you a window into understated, yet crazy cool alleyways and back patios. How else will you experience the tempting smells of all the food trucks as they smoke, roast and fry for the lunch rush? Walking is also the way retail window displays were meant to be enjoyed. A well-designed display can make you slow, or even stop, to take it all in. Best case scenario… it pulls you into the store to browse and buy treasures. Urban retail expert Bob Gibbs visited

Fargo last year and shared that the success of our small-scale downtown retailers relies on a walkability score of 85 or higher. Much of downtown Fargo is at a 90 or higher per Walkscore.com. Walkability, in this case, refers to the ability to accomplish daily errands by walking. In addition to things being within walking distance, Gibbs reminded us that the walk needs to feel safe and comfortable. He noted the ideal speed for cars in front of retail is 15-18 miles an hour, which matches the description of downtown Fargo streets quite well. City and state leaders have recognized the power of taming traffic. In a recent Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce event highlighting downtown development, representatives from the downtowns of each of our three major cities shared thoughts on key streets that have the potential to be tamed. All acknowledged that street design impacts


the success of a downtown. The North Dakota Department of Transportation and the City of Fargo have taken the step of studying the economic and placemaking effects of the design of Main Avenue through downtown. As a result, the City Commission has voted to support a redevelopment option that was shown to improve placemaking, increase property values and retail sales, and promote safety. The option converts what is currently a five-lane road into three lanes from 2nd Street to 10th Street. The plan widens sidewalks, maintains existing on-street parking and adds new on-street parking to both sides of this stretch. This slows the traffic, creates a more pedestrian-welcoming experience, and should spur redevelopment. Analysis and history show that this will boost foot traffic and sales to storefronts. That’s a move to spread the walkability through more of downtown. Beyond serving as a foundation for successful urban retail, designing a neighborhood where you can walk in between destinations creates inclusive opportunities for people who don’t drive. You can’t create a walkable place without slowing the vehicle traffic. North Dakota downtown advocate Jonathan Holth sums it up like this: “We have a choice. We can build streets that are safe for pedestrians, or we can build them so that cars can move through at a rapid pace. A street can’t do both. It simply doesn’t work. In fact, trying to achieve both goals ends up accomplishing neither and puts people in danger.”

Just one of the hidden treasures you can stumble upon downtown if you decide to walk around and explore.

Walkability creates vibrancy and a sense of place. More people on the sidewalks creates safer spaces. Lower apartment vacancy rates downtown, compared to the rest of our community, shows that there’s demand for a walkable lifestyle. It’s exciting to see walkable spaces building beyond Broadway and in our neighboring cities, making more room for people who desire walkability. As Josie and Mike are fond of inviting WDAY radio audiences, we invite you to come downtown, get out of your car and take a walk. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by all you discover.


LIFE WRITES

FASHION

Dark wash or black jeans paired with a patterned top — perfect for work!

styling BY Taylor Markel PHOTOS BY Hillary Ehlen

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let’s say your two best friends are Jill and Laura. What if they came up to you one day and said they’re taking you on the adventure of a lifetime? With over 35 years of combined experience in fashion industry facets such as product development, brand building and merchandising, they have a few key pillars constituting their mission: empowering women, giving back

Imagine this

Outside of the Box with leela & lavender

and helping women find true happiness by becoming the best version of themselves. These theoretical best friends of yours, Jill Shea and Laura Polanski, are a duo of fashion gurus who brought their mission to life, embodied by one of Fargo’s newest boutiques, leela & lavender! The creative, innovative, empowering and big-hearted ladies that work here take women on inspiring life and style adventures through personalized, engaging and elevated shopping experiences while accomplishing


leela & lavender’s goal of encouraging other women on their journeys of becoming the best version of themselves. Stepping into Leela & Lavender for the first time, my initial reaction was, “WOW. This boutique is everything!" With an inclusive variety of high-quality clothes, shoes and accessories to outfit you for countless occasions, unique (and super gift-able!) merchandise adorned with inspirational words and witty sayings and a wide range of prices, there’s something here for every woman! Natural lighting, white marble, gold accents, luxurious touches, such as their white marble fireplace, and well-placed decorative greenery (who doesn’t love a good succulent?) paints an accurate picture of the boutique’s welcoming ambiance.

Date night-ready in a suede jacket and jumpsuit.

We’ve all heard “Think outside of the box”, right? I have some tips that can help you “style outside of the box,” so you can create a variety of looks that can easily transition from casual social hangouts, to work and even to a date. A big thank you to leela & lavender for letting me showcase some of their gorgeous merchandise in our shoot for this month’s story! Are you ready? Let’s begin! Ask yourself, “What haven’t I tried doing with my clothes yet?” Let’s say your workplace allows you to wear professional-looking jeans, black jeans and dark-wash jeans (with no holes!) are usually safe go- tos, and you style them with a pair of grey ankle boots. Take those same jeans and boots to elevate your outfits for social outings, and you can even polish the looks off with a jacket that has a little structure to it. When the time comes for a coffee date, you can layer this same jacket over a dressy jumpsuit you’re rocking, taking your date look to the next level! Take a look at the pictures in this style story for examples of how you can get more use out of your favorite pieces and create additional looks from the other clothes already in your wardrobe. The outfit possibilities are endless when you style outside of the box! Check out leela & lavender to have your very own style adventure with their amazing staff of passionate and talented women.

For more inspiration and tips on personal style and life, explore my blog, Life Writes Fashion lifewritesfashion.com

Going from work to a social outing? No problem! Keep your bottom half and switch out for cozier tops.

Don't be afraid to be daring in a jumpsuit. Pair with a jacket.

Subscribe to be entered into the Life Writes Fashion Sweepstakes for your chance to win a free personal styling session with me! Hop onto the blog for more details.


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with Kevin

West Acres Mall is not affiliated with any political stance or position.

Cramer

BY Alexandra Martin PHOTOS BY Hillary Ehlen

Tell us a little bit about yourself outside of politics. Is there a me outside of politics? [laughs] Yes. Outside of the political realm I have three things that I just love to be. Husband to my wife, father to my children and, I have to admit, one of my favorite things of all time is being a grandfather. I have four grandchildren and one on the way. So when I’m in the state, the thing I look forward to the most is going home, home to my house. When I say I’m home, my wife Kris thinks that means I’m in North Dakota the state, but "home" is my house with my grandbabies coming over to to play ball with me. Our whole family is in North Dakota and so outside of politics, it’s all about being a grandfather- "Papa" as they call me. You come from a larger family and have grown quite a family yourself. What’s it like balancing your work with the family matters that are so important to you? It’s the hardest thing, the hardest part of the whole job. It’s the greatest sacrifice public servants make I sometimes think. I used to think people didn’t have full appreciation for how much politicians sacrifice, particularly when you’re going back and forth to Washington every week. By far it is the hardest thing. 44 | SEPTEMBER 2018 | FARGOMONTHLY.COM

So one of the things I do is about my cell phone. I don’t look at my phone until I’m ready to start the day. I try and get my first couple of hours in before I check my emails and text messages and things like that. I try to just put the phone away at times, otherwise you’re always on, you’re always accessible. One way I protect the family things is that my wife is my scheduler. I have a scheduler in Washington, but anything that’s outside of Washington D.C., Kris handles for me. By having someone who knows what’s important to me, and also important to her, I count on her to protect my time with my family. So that’s the best discipline I think I’ve probably distilled in my public life, is having her as my scheduler. I see that you’re from small-town Kindred, North Dakota, what are the benefits and drawbacks of living and growing up in a small town? Good ol’ Kindred. You know, they’re all benefits as far as I can tell. I think that the sense of community - and that’s kind of a North Dakota thing no matter where you grew up - but I think growing up in a town as small as Kindred, you really need each other and you rely on each other. Not having to lock your doors or worry about your children playing out in the yard

Rapid round

There’s so much more to a politician than just what they say behind a podium or what they write behind desks in Washington D.C. In continuation of our series covering the lives of politicians outside of the Capitol, we sat down with Representative Kevin Cramer at West Acres Mall to discuss family, small town North Dakota, and more.


What are your favorite musicians to jam to driving in the car? Neil Diamond, Third Day, And BJ Thomas

Favorite home cooked meal?

When I grill steaks. Otherwise when I’m home, my mom’s really creamy scalloped potatoes ...or maybe her swedish meatballs, it’s hard to say.

Last book you read?

The Martin Luther biography written by Eric Metaxas (Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World) Metaxas is my favorite living author, I just met him a while ago actually.

What’s your dream car?

What is your favorite summer activity? Hiking. I like to go Hiking.

This is going to seem weird, it’s not romantic, but it would be a brand new Yukon XL Denali Loaded. Big, roomy and luxurious.

What is your ice cream order?

Least favorite food?

I have several favorites, but I like chocolate chip and vanilla, now I might throw chocolate on it as a topping or I might not, but i like to start with chocolate chip and vanilla. Although, I had a Blizzard the other day at the Dairy Queen with Reese’s in it and that was pretty fantastic.

Black Olives. There’s a lot of things I like that have black olives on them, but I always have them removed.

Favorite sport to watch? Baseball, especially live.

Favorite sport to play?

There’s two sports I like to play with my son, I have an 11 year old son we adopted, Abel, he and I play a lot of basketball and a lot of soccer together. I probably like playing basketball more.

Favorite tie selection?

Here’s where I am so conservative. I look at all the modern ties and I always go back to a red one. Red with stripes, red with diamonds, red with flags, plain red. But red, all ties are red.

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Yea, you get to become more of a jack-of-alltrades there. Yes, rather than that specialization that you see in the larger areas. I know you’re busy with your traveling, but as a Concordia man, what are some of your favorite spots to hit when you come to the Fargo-Moorhead area? Now first of all, here are my two favorite spots in the F-M area: one, is mom’s house in Kindred and the other one is Tower City Travel Center. When we’re in Fargo we always do a lot as a family or as a couple, whether we are here passing through for a political event or a speech or a family event. When we are here, we would drive through McDonald’s, that’s probably the thing we do the most. But on the way home, we will often stop in Tower City and we eat and

then buy about two pies to take home, which is exactly what I’m going to do when I leave here, by the way. Going back to my time [at Concordia], it was a precious time. When I think about Concordia and going to school there I still sort of get nostalgic. One place was Old Broadway. Old Broadway was always there, I went there a lot when we were in college here. Also there’s a place that’s not here anymore, that breaks my heart, called Cher’s Kitchen. They had cinnamon rolls and caramel rolls about the size of that tabletop, that might be an exaggeration slightly, but we would go there every single night, my roommates and me, and we’d walk down to Cher’s Kitchen and grab a roll and a coffee and walk back. So coming here, I’d say the places like the Dairy Queen in Moorhead, or any other of the old places, like the old Scheels store, those are sort of the nostalgic things I think about when I come here. And then Concordia itself. Of course. Your college always has a special place to you. So I see that you were the youngest person to have been named state party chairman. What motivated you to get to the landmark and how did you succeed? So it’s a great question because I reflect on it a lot, particularly when I talk to young people. Here’s what was going on in those days. This was 1991, [the Republicans] had just lost the election in 1990 again and Democrats in North Dakota had every statewide office except two, the public service commissioner’s office and the state auditor. I was really active when I was in college, active in the college Republicans and in high school I was in student council. My mom was a city commissioner in Kindred and my dad was a union steward at the rural electric cooperative, so we had this level of activism, but not at a high level. But then, after I graduated from Concordia in 1983, I went to work in the 1984 election for a Concordia College graduate who was running for tax commissioner. We lost, but I got a taste of statewide politics. I was young and I think that being in a small state and in a party that didn’t have many successes at the time, there was room to grow. I’m a good talker, I was pretty feisty, and so being in the opposition to the party in control of the government suited me very well. So far you think like, “what would make this guy wanna be in politics? He always

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loses!” But I went to work for the Republican Party and started being part of the process of rebuilding the party at a grassroots level. I had the skill-set, as I said earlier, and the leadership recognized that and asked me to run for state party chairman. I was only 30 years old and it seemed impossible, except that because our party hadn’t been really successful, an opportunity was opened for me. I think today it would be much harder for a young person because there are a lot of people between a beginner and the top, whereas for me, there wasn’t. So it presented an opportunity for someone like me, as a young as me, to step into a leadership role at a very young age.

What I want people to think when they hear my name is “he’s one of us. He’s a real guy.”

or the neighbor's yard. And then just everybody participating in everything. So if you’re in sports you’re in all the sports. And if you’re in sports there’s a good chance you’re in the choir and you’re in the band and you’re probably in a play or two. To me, I think that you get that broad experience of just being around and being active and being an activist and having a broader area of interests.

So you just touched a little bit on it, but what’s something that motivates you to keep going? I’m sure it’s a tiresome profession at times. What keeps you getting out of bed every morning? You know what it is for me? It’s that guy that just walked by. He walked by and gave me a thumbs up and encouraged me. What it is for me now, more than anything, is it’s the people of North Dakota. And I don’t mean just the people that come to encourage me, I mean that we have such a community. We have an activism and an engagement here, I would even say an intimacy, with voters in North Dakota. Public officials in some other places of the country don’t have that. I have 53 colleagues in the House of Representatives from California, but I’m the only one from North Dakota. So we really do have a different, a much more personal, sort of relationship with our constituents, and that’s what motivates me. It’s getting around to all these small towns and seeing them. Seeing the crops up close, going to the small town cafes, visiting with real people.


John Boehner used to always say, “90% of success in this business is showing up.” And I show up a lot. I like to show up. I am motivated by it, I am inspired by it and I just like being there. Did you have any key mentors or people who influenced who you are? So there’s one person on whose shoulders everyday I feel like I’m standing on, and that’s Ed Schafer. When I was this young chairman in a party that was rarely successful, I had the great blessing of Ed Schafer being the candidate for governor, and he won, he was elected in 1992. Now we’ve had nothing but Republican governors and Republican everything, pretty much, since he won. Ed was a man of the people. Everything was about getting out in the community and connecting with people. So to me, Ed’s really my mentor, and he’s still that way. Eventually he became Secretary of Agriculture under President Bush and he’s still the same guy today as he always was. To me, that’s the measure of a real leader. What’s something about you that you think might surprise people? Well... I hate to say it out loud and on the record, but you seem nice...but I am Batman. How’s that? *laughs* Did you sense that? Actually, I wear a Batman costume every Halloween. I love Batman,

I’ve always been a Batman fan, ever since Adam West and Burt Ward were Batman and Robin on TV. I was so upset when it got cancelled that I made my mom call the TV station and try to get it back on. So for Halloween I wear a Batman costume and I go to Trunk-or-Treat at my church and my wife and I dress up and Batman and Bat Woman, or sometimes she’s Cat Woman, and we have a trunk at Trunk-or-Treat. When people hear “Kevin Cramer” what do you want them to think? What I want people to think when they hear my name is “he’s one of us. He’s a real guy.” That’s what I want people to know more than anything. Whether they support me or don’t support me, whether they vote for me or don’t vote for me, I want them to know that I care about them because I care about real people. I grew up in a blue-collar home, my dad was a rural electric miner and he had an 11th grade education, my mom took care of elderly people. That’s my roots, that is who I am. I want people to know I’m a North Dakotan, through and through. I’m real. I try to be as transparent as you can be in politics, which sometimes it is reckless, but I prefer transparency.


The Tallest FundRaiser in Town Over the Edge for Charism

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hile the Black Building's Art Moderne style usually catches eyes in downtown Fargo, on August 10, pedestrians were looking up at it for a different reason. The block of Broadway hosted necks craned backwards, cautiously watching as person after person rappelled 110 feet down the historic building. But these daredevils weren't rappelling down just for the thrill of it. In a fundraising effort for CHARISM, 80 volunteers, or "Edgers," rappelled eight stories down from the top of the building. CHARISM, in partnership with Over the Edge USA, brought back this unique fundraising event to Fargo for the second year in a row. It only made sense that such an unique

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organization would hold an equally unique fundraising event. In a sea of galas and golf tournaments, Over The Edge provides a fun way to raise money for a cause. They work with non-profits and charities across the United States and Canada by providing them a fresh and heart-racing opportunity to bring in people of the community for good causes. With them, volunteers have the opportunity to pledge an amount of money to a charity in exchange for the experience of getting to rappel great heights down iconic buildings. When approached with the idea of this type of fundraiser, CHARISM's executive director John Fisher said, "We were nimble and crazy enough to try something like this." And sure enough, from their past


BY Alexandra Martin | PHOTOS BY Hillary Ehlen and courtesy of CHARISM

experiences hosting the eyecatching event, CHARISM has seen a rise in familiarity of their organization. Fisher stated, "I have a hard time coming across people who don't know about CHARISM now. A few years ago, that was not the case." Founded in 1994, CHARISM was created to fill a need in the community by helping at-risk kids as well as aiding in development of job skills to those who need them. Fisher noted that "at-risk" can fall under a wide variety of categories, from financial to behavioral to housing to transportation. The organization is not strict on who they help and they are open and ready to give aid by eliminating barriers to anyone who needs it. All the funds raised from this event go towards providing opportunities for at-risk children in the community through CHARISM Cares Scholarship. This fund keeps the programs they run at no cost or a low cost to those utilizing them. CHARISM currently runs three elementary school after-school STEM programs, one middle school after-school STEM program and four in-school "Check and Connect" programs, as well as a food pantry in the

Jefferson neighborhood that services anyone with food insecurity. Through fundraising events such as this one as well as grants, they are able to keep these programs running and helping as many people as they can. With a full plate, Fisher said, "At the end of the day, am I stressed? Yes. But I can look back and know I have helped make a formidable change." Spotlight Media's very own Editorial Director Andrew Jason and Sales Executive Scott Rorvig were among the brave masses to descend down the Black Building for this fundraising fete. Clad in a full-body industrial harness, helmet, gloves and a radio, these men were safely secured and ready to rock. Of the experience, Rorvig expressed, "It was really cool to overlook Downtown Fargo and be able to see all different parts at the same time. I felt that I was pretty brave the whole time until they told me to put my heels over the edge, then I felt a little less Indiana Jones. But once you got going, it was a great experience." All fears aside, by the end of the day, thousands of dollars were raised for CHARISM, proving that the adrenaline and heart racing of the edgers were all worth it.


culinary spotlight

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A Brazilian Forte By Eric Watson Photos by Hillary Ehlen and Eric Watson

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e live in a region that is still very galvanized by a meat and potatoes diet. As a chef, it’s always a bit challenging to find ways to continuously generate creative and exciting new ways to bring these items to customers. So, when discussing the preparation of any grilled beef item it is wise to reference South American technique for inspiration. Countries like Brazil have long been perfecting the art of cooking, presenting and eating red meat.


This sirloin cap is not typically found in American butcher shops unless requested. Even then, you’ll need to specify that you’d prefer they leave the fat intact. This cut of beef provides a flavor profile similar to a lesser marbled ribeye with a tenderness that is surprising for a sirloin. In Brazil, Picanha is often skewered and cooked on a spit rotisserie, although we will discuss an altered grilling technique. Once you’ve secured this cut of beef you’ll need to follow some simple, yet patience requiring, cooking steps.

Brazilian style sirloin, caps in tact.

Not long ago I stumbled across an email referencing a Brazilian style sirloin cap. I’ve long been a fan of sirloin cap so, naturally this caption caught my attention. In America, the sirloin cap is removed from the top sirloin and typically sold to consumers with the fat entirely removed. In Brazil however, the fat is left intact. For obvious reasons, of course. Fat always provides increased level of moisture and flavor.

First you must trim the cap of any visible sinew, or silver skin, and any excessive fatty pieces along the edges. The sirloin cap must then be cut into 1 ½ to 2 inch steaks. It’s very important that you cut with the grain when cutting the steaks (you will be cutting them against the grain for service). At this point you should lightly season with a coarse salt, place on a baking rack on a sheet tray and place in the refrigerator uncovered overnight. This process will allow the surface to dry adequately for the cooking process. The next day, remove the steaks from the refrigerator and allow to sit at room temperature for approximately 30 minutes. Place the steaks in a smoker at 200 degrees until the steaks reach an enteral temperature of no more than 110 degrees (1-2 hours). At this point the steaks can be seared on a grill. Make sure your grill is hot! This process shouldn’t take long. You’re looking to create a hard seared exterior without cooking the steaks beyond medium rare. Allow the steaks to rest for at least 10-15 minutes after removing from the grill. Cut the steaks against the grain and present with accompaniments of your choice. I would recommend a classic Chimichurri sauce for sure. This cut of sirloin is delicious and this preparation will take the flavor profile to the next level. The Brazilian version requires the fat stay intact and that the finished product be served with that fat. Whether or not you eat that fat is what will determine just how serious of a “Steak Eater” you really are!

Eric Watson is the owner of Rustica Eatery and Tavern in Moorhead and Mosaic Foods in Fargo. He is also the founder and president of the Fargo branch of the American Culinary Federation.


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spencer tate @ Rosey's Bistro

212 Broadway N, Fargo roseysfargo.com

The transition from summer into fall has begun outside and our tastebuds must start to make this adaptation as well. We spoke to Spencer Tate at Rosey's Bistro about his latest season appropriate concoction.

BY Alexandra Martin PHOTOS BY J. Alan Paul Photography

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Q&A JOURNEY TO BARTENDING

I started off in restaurants when I was really young. I've actually lived in and worked in restaurants in 5 or 6 different states now. I went to school for game-design, so I worked in video games for a while. I was working in an office setting or a cubicle, but there were times then were I'd go back to bartending when I need the extra money or something like that. I spent the last 10 years, before I came up to Fargo, in Phoenix where I worked at a couple different restaurants there and a lot in a catering setting. I came up to Fargo about a year ago and started working here at Rosey's after I was just in town for 2 or 3 months and then it was just a few months later that I became bar manager here. It's really great for my personality because it's fast paced and I never have to do something monotonous for a long time, I'm just constantly on the move and working quickly. I also get to use my creative side from my degree, so that helps with the creative parts like the colors and presentation of drinks and making a fun atmosphere for people.

GO-TO COCKTAIL STYLE

I like classic cocktails, I like things with whiskey, especially bourbon. My next favorite would be gin. I like classic cocktails that don't have a lot of ingredients and don't have a lot of volume of liquids, so like a 3-4 oz drink that have very simple, homemade ingredients. We like to do things here where we make a lot of specialty syrups

and things like that. So I'm not just throwing together things you can buy anywhere, I'm creating things where you can come here and have a unique experience.

MOST POPULAR DRINK AS OF LATE

Our number one selling drink here is actually mules, we do more mules than anything else, so much so that we have a mule on tap that I batch up. I like batching cocktails because it makes them really consistent and it speeds up your volume so that your service is better.

ABOUT THIS DRINK

I started by throwing together a few different drinks, but a lot of them I was still stuck in summer-mode and so I was doing stuff with gin and they were light, but they just felt like summer drinks. I've got that tinge in the air of fall, so felt I needed to make something that felt a bit more like fall. I thought I'd come together with some things I was playing with and see if it could work in a different form. I tweaked a recipe that I was doing with gin and did it with bourbon and I added the campfire whiskey to make it have a bit of smokiness.

FOOD PAIRING

I think it would pair well with our BGT sandwich. Something that is a little savory, like with the gouda fondue, but also a little sweet with the wild rice cranberry bread and the candied bacon on it. A little sweetness that wold pair well against something savory.

PRAIRIE MANHATTAN • 1 1/2 oz. American Prairie Bourbon • 1/2 oz. Campfire Whiskey • 2/3 oz. Antica Vermouth • 1/3 oz. Pineapple Syup • 2 dashes orange bitters


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n October 4th, musician Kip Moore will bring Nashville to Scheels Arena. Moore's "After The Sunburn Tour" includes Fargo as its fifth stop and promises a night of southern-fueled hits, accompanied by Jordan Davis and Jillian Jacqueline. Coming off the heels of presenting in August at the 2018 ACM Honors alongside country heavyweights such as Chris Stapleton, Moore starts his tour off with high energy. Hailing from Nashville, Moore is a breath of fresh air on Music Row, establishing himself by bringing about a modern touch to the historic music genre and performing as more of a Southernrocker than a traditional country star. With him, you can expect prominent electric guitar riffs and a weathered, deep voice accompanying the more traditional country instruments.

Purchase tickets @ scheelsarena.com

Scheels Arena

October 4 7:30 p.m.

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BY Alexandra Martin | PHOTO BY PJ Brown

We got to speak with Moore and ask him about experiences of being a songwriter, who he looks up to and what life is like on the road.


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Have you ever been to Fargo before? My first major tour ever, first city, first night, was in Fargo with Jewel, years ago. So Fargo will always be kinda special to me for that reason. I got to walk all over the city and I’ve been back a few times since and I love it. I know you have a heavy hand in writing and production of your albums. What inspires you? I get inspired in so many different ways, it's hard to name just one thing. I can be a pro and go in a room and write a song every day. I can force myself in there and do that and I can churn something out before the end of the day. But when I’m writing records, I usually like to kind of wait for something organically to happen, in a sense that I start going in a certain direction musically, melodically or tone-wise. When I think back on the 3 records I have made, there's a universal thread, a topic that kinda starts to take over my life at that particular moment or how I'm feeling inside. It’s kinda the same thing with the record I’ve been making now, it's a particular thing I’ve been feeling a while inside, and whenever that happens, I try to ride that wave and get everything out of it.

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something, that train’s already gone and it’s gonna be tired as hell by the time you actually get to it. You might have some success with it, but you haven't built something that is in your own lane and something that's actually authentic, so it’ll be fleeting.

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EVENT CALENDAR SEPTEMBER

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Join the vibrant entrepreneurial community of Fargo-Moorhead and Emerging Prairie by participating in an event filled with guest speakers, plenty of coffee, ideas and excellent networking opportunities.

The Red River Market strives to support small to mid-size farms and new and emerging food businesses, to increase access to fresh, locally grown produce, to be a good steward of the planet and to create a sense of place where all are welcome to gather.

Every Wednesday from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

1millioncups.com/fargo The Stage at Island Park

redriver.market Downtown Fargo

333 4th St. S, Fargo

FARGO TACO FEST

Saturday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. Fargo Brewing Company and Jade Presents are excited to bring Fargo its first ever Taco Fest—a day filled with tacos, tequila, talent, and tons of fun! A variety of unique tacos from local vendors will be available for purchase. To wash down their tacos, patrons can take advantage of the margarita station or try specialty brews on tap from Fargo Brewing Company. The “Taco Showdown,” voted on by event-goers, will determine the day’s favorite taco. jadepresents.com Fargo Brewing Company

610 N University Dr., Fargo

Broadway and 4th Ave. N.

Carrie's Twisted Art

Every Thursday from 7-9 p.m.

These public classes are a great place to learn painting techniques of all different types while working with a variety of materials. With a fun learning atmosphere, you can create many things your heart desires at the cost of just $30 per person each class. Call 701-5408712 to register, seating is limited. carriestwistedart.com Carrie's Twisted Art Studios

This is a group through the Pride Collective and Community Center that is led by Faye Seidler and offers advice and support for individuals within the trans community or who have questions about it. There is also a free clothing drive during this time as well where anyone can come by and pick out clothes, and try them on in a gender-neutral environment, as they would like. 1105 1st Ave. S, Fargo

SPORTS

Every third Tuesday of the month from 10-11:30 a.m.

This is a free ongoing grief support group for men who have experienced a loss through death. This group is free and open to the public. For more information or questions, call 800-237-4629 and ask to speak to the bereavement department. 1701 38th St. S, Fargo

Trans Mentor Program

Every Saturday from noon-4 p.m.

Grief Journeys For Men Support Group

hrrv.org Hospice of the Red River Valley

300 Main Ave. Suite 110, Fargo

pridecollective.com Pride Collective and Community Center

WHAT DOES IT MEAN?

Every Saturday until October 27

Downtown Dogs Fargo

Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. (Weather Permitting)

Downtown Dogs Fargo is a club that was created to bring likeminded local dogs and their humans together. These weekly gatherings and events are an opportunity for dog people to get together and socialize while the pups play. All dogs must be up-to-date on vaccines and medications. All breeds and sizes are welcome. facebook.com/DowntownDogsFargo Dike East Dog Park

600 3rd St. S, Fargo

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Friday Night Salsa at the Broadway Theatre Garage Every Friday at 8 p.m.

Free Admission! Complimentary 1hr Lesson in Either Salsa or Bachata @ 8 p.m. Dance social 9pm~11:30 p.m. (Salsa, Bachata, Merengue, Kizomba). There will be drinks available at the bar (21+). The event is 18+. Come dance, hang out, meet cool people or just drink and watch others dancing! Don't miss out! facebook.com/Fargo.SalsaFriday Broadway Theatre Garage

409 Broadway N, Fargo

Sunday Brunch at Prairie Roots Food Co-Op Every Sunday at 10 a.m.

Prairie Roots Brunch features their oatmeal bar, with LOCAL oatmeal from Doubting Thomas Farms, yogurt and granola bar, frittata, hash brown casserole, muffins, scones and more! They'll have soups and their salad bar too. And their deli features Equal Exchange coffee and house-made chai every day. Brunch from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and salad bar and soups from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. prairieroots.coop Prairie Roots Food Co-op

1213 NP Avenue, Fargo

Yoga On The Lawn

Every Monday at 6 p.m.

Once again on Monday nights in the summer, you'll have the opportunity to join a yoga class on the historic Comstock House lawn. Classes are taught by certified instructor Amanda Nordick Yoga and designed for all levels of ability. A limited number of yoga mats will be available; though it is recommended that students bring their own water bottle. mnhs.org/comstock Comstock House

506 8th St. S, Moorhead

Recovery Reinvented

Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recovery Reinvented is an ongoing series of innovative practices and initiatives to eliminate the shame and stigma of addiction in North Dakota. This event unites to find solutions to help people in our state affected by the disease of addiction. Musical and art performances will be woven in throughout the day, along with awards and special

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announcements. Presentations are fast-paced and engaging — sparking dialogue and change that will spread well beyond this event. recoveryreinvented.com Fargo City Civic Center

207 4th Street North, Fargo

JLG's Rock The Streets Friday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.

JLG Architects invites the public to “Rock the Streets” at a free concert and street dance at Folkways in downtown Fargo. Food and beverage trucks will begin serving at 6:00 p.m. and the first band, the Wicked Bees, will take the stage at 7:00 p.m. The performing headliner of JLG’s Rock the Streets will be The Fabulous Armadillos, a rock cover band out of St. Cloud, Minnesota. jlgrocks.com Folkways

Broadway and 4th Ave. N., Fargo

Toby Keith's Should’ve Been A Cowboy Tour XXV

Friday, Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Toby Keith honors the 25th anniversary of his breakout hit "Should've Been A Cowboy" with 20-city tour, including our very own Fargo! Tune in to celebrate one of the biggest hits of 1990's country. scheelsarena.com Scheels Arena

5225 31st Ave S, Fargo

Native Artist Professional Development Training

Friday - Saturday, Sept. 7-8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

These two days of training give Native artists real-world tools and detailed resources to navigate the arts industry and become successful entrepreneurs. The training is intended for emerging and seasoned artists alike, so all levels can feel free to join in. The training is conducted using a values-based curriculum developed by First Peoples Fund, with over nearly two decades of working directly with Native artists. plainsart.org Plains Art Museum

704 First Ave N, Fargo

BLINK-182 WITH SPECIAL GUESTS STATE CHAMPS

Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. Don't miss out on a big thing when "All the Small Things" band, Blink-182 rolls into town. After 25 years, this iconic pop-punk group is still throwing up the rock metal hands in the air and putting on great shows. Their high energy performance will leave you hyped and nostalgic for the early 2000's. jadepresents.com Bluestem Meadow

801 50th Ave S. Moorhead

The Flatlander! FM Rotary Ride 2018 Saturday, Sept. 8 at 7 a.m.

This is the sixth annual cycling celebration for all ages and all abilities with this year’s proceeds going to the Rotary Ride Safe Program, which includes bike repair stations, bike racks and bicycle safety programs throughout the Fargo/Moorhead parks. All ride routes start and end at Lindenwood Park Rotary Shelter near the playground. fmrotaryride.com Rotary Shelter, Lindenwood Park

1955 Roger Maris Dr, Fargo

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Saturday, Sept. 8 at 10:20 a.m.

Join the Alzheimer's Association in a fundraising walk. All funds raised through Walk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research efforts of the


military who make extraordinary sacrifices in the line of duty. www.tunnel2towers.org Red River Valley Fairgrounds

1805 Main Avenue W, Lot A, West Fargo

Q105.1 Presents: FOZZY – The Judas Rising Tour with Adelitas Way, Stone Broken and The Stir Sunday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m.

DREKKERFEST FOUR

Saturday, Sept. 15 at 5 p.m. Beer is fun. Act accordingly. Come celebrate four years of acting accordingly with Drekker Brewing Company at their new digs. Come ready for food, beer, gimmicks, games and music by The Stovepipes and The 4onthefloor! drekkerbrewing.com Brewhalla

1666 1st Ave N, Fargo

alz.org/walk Fargo Civic Center

207 4th St. N., Fargo

2018 Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Saturday, Sept. 8 at 9 a.m.

The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run & Walk Series was created to honor the heroic life and death of Stephen Siller, a New York City firefighter (FDNY) who lost his life on September 11, 2001. Join in on this Run/Walk and honor all of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001 and support our first responders and

moorheadparks.com Bluestem Amphitheater

801 50th Ave S, Moorhead

Wine Tasting: Northern Rhone - with Sommelier Josh Voytek Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 6 p.m.

670 4th Ave N, Fargo

Join 99 Bottles and Sommelier Josh Voytek for an interactive wine class to expand your knowledge and appreciation of wine. Certified Sommelier Joshua Voytek will take guests on an exploration of wines from Northern Rhone. These powerful wines are incredibly complex, robust, and elegant all at the same time, you won't want to miss giving them a taste.

WOW (Women on Wheels) Dirt Ride

924 Main Avenue, Moorhead

Since the beginning, Fozzy has been about hard work, dedication and delivering great rock n roll to their devoted fans worldwide; reminding them that music is all about invoking dirty, sweaty jubilation and doing it LOUDLY! jadepresents.com Sanctuary Events Center

Monday, Sept. 10 at 6 p.m.

This ride's focus is to gather a group of women who want to trail ride together in a group setting. They alternate riding between the trails we have in the Fargo/Moorhead area. They will meet at GNBC at 6pm & then will gather in a group at the trail destination and take off from there. Search "WOW (Women on Wheels) Dirt Ride" on Facebook Great Northern Bicycle Company

425 Broadway N, Fargo

Alzheimer's Association. Learn how you can help support research and care in our community and get the opportunity to socialize with others affected by Alzheimer’s. Registration opens at 9 a.m. with opening ceremonies starting at 10 a.m. and the walk itself beginning at 10:20 a.m. Registration is free, but a donation to the foundation is encouraged and appreciated.

and performances such as infatable games, kite flying, interactive music, carriage rides, a clown, and more!

Skill Share: Process with Morgan Schleif Monday, Sept. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

In the last of the Stampede Skill Share series, photographer Morgan Schleif will be speaking on the value of recognizing the process and the stepping stones it took to get you there. You'll create a roadmap of where you've been and feel eager to launch what's next for your business! Stampede is a space for postgrads, drop-outs, and community cravers to come together, ask questions and have group of people here to support them.

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Zoolebration

Thursday, Sept. 13 at 6 p.m.

This elegant evening at the zoo includes delicious food and beverages, live music, both a live and silent auction, and unique animal encounters. All proceeds from Zoolebration will help ensure the continued success of the Red River Zoo in hopes that their 20th year will be even bigger and better. redriverzoo.org Red River Zoo

4255 23rd Avenue South, Fargo

Discover Your Purpose with Ninja Warrior Maggi Thorne Friday, Sept. 14 at 11:30 a.m.

Search "Skill Share: Process" on Facebook Prairie Den

TNT Kid's Fitness is hosting a luncheon with Ninja Warrior Maggi Thorne, called “Discover Your Purpose” the Avalon. The event benefits FargoMania athletes, individuals with special needs, to keep training costs affordable. TNT’s goal is to sustain lower costs long-term for this population. Maggi's topic for this luncheon is learning to live the life of never giving up!

Midco Kids Fest

2525 9th Avenue South, Fargo

122 1/2 N Broadway, Fargo

Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m.

Search "Discover Your Purpose with Ninja Warrior Maggi Thorne" on Facebook Avalon Events Center

Hop on over to Bluestem for the Midco Kids Fest - part of the Greater Moorhead Days. Bring the whole family out for this FREE event and take advantage of fun activities

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Mary Poppins by Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

Friday-Sundays, Sept. 14-16, 20-23, 27-29

Everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny takes the stage in this Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventure. Join the Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre to let your imagination will fly high in this musical delight for the whole family! fmct.org Fargo-Moorhead Community Theatre

333 4th St S, Fargo

Fargo Home Show

Friday-Saturday, Sept. 15-16 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

See the newest in design trends, remodeling, lifestyle and full home automation. This home show features all of your favorite attractions a home show customarily brings you, with a technical twist! Tour local and national vendors with products and services for your home, garden and family living. fargohomeshow.com Fargo Civic Center

207 4th St N, Fargo

Women's Health Conference

Rodney Carrington

Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over 3 million copies. If country music and a belly-full of laughs are your thing, you'll want to make sure you make it to this. jadepresents.com Fargo Theatre

314 Broadway Fargo

Wine + Yoga

Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m.

Bring a mat and your friends for an entertaining night of wine and yoga. You'll get your choice of red or white wine when you walk in the door, then prepare for a fun class of yoga poses incorporating your wine. The wine helps your body and mind relax, creates endorphins, and can deepen your practice. Experience yoga in a new, light-hearted way. downtownyogafargo.com Downtown Yoga

216 Broadway N, Fargo

What Every Doctor Must Tell Their Patients Thursday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m.

Join hundreds of women in Fargo for a moment of pause to prove no woman is alone in her experience. Speakers Danielle LaPorte and Elize Greene will speak from their own unique experiences and share their own truths and advice. Enjoy time together with fellow women as you renew your mind, body, and spirit.

Brought to you by Prevention FargoMoorhead, this even will host Dr Ewald, a chiropractic physician and nutritional counselor who has been the team physician for a number of professional sports teams. Dr Ewald will share the cause of our health crisis in America and give simple solutions and practical tools to dramatically reduce your risk, as well as, reduce your health care costs.

1635 42nd Street South, Fargo

1635 42nd Street South, Fargo

Monday, Sept. 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

womens-health-conference.com Delta Hotels by Marriott Fargo

Nerd Nite Fargo

Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.

Boasting an unofficial tag line of "It's like the Discovery Channel - with beer!," this nationwide event brings itself to Fargo for a monthly lecture night. This night features lectures on scholarly topics from science and technology to any academic subject your heart desires. Join in to brush up on your trivia fact reservoir and enjoy some cold brews with like-minded folks. nerdnite.com Fargo Billiards and Gastropub

3234 43rd Street South, Fargo

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F-M Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS Club) Friday, Sept 21 at 10 a.m.

F-M Moms Offering Moms Support (MOMS Club) meets the third Friday of every month at the Moorhead Public Library at 10am. Join other moms and kids for weekly playgroups, community events and volunteer opportunities. facebook.com/MOMSClubFargo Moorhead Public Library

118 5th St S, Moorhead

JUNK MARKET FALL EDITION

Saturday-Sunday, Sept 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fargo Junk Market is a biannual shopping event, hosted by Eco Chic Home. Featuring two days of fun filled shopping and eats focusing on vintage finds, re-purposed furniture, handmade one of a kind crafts, artisan goods and local food products, it's sure to make all your Chip and Joanna Gaines dreams come true. fargojunkmarket.com Red River Valley Fair - Pavilion

1805 Main Ave, West Fargo

Hangar Dance

Friday, Sept 21 at 6 p.m.

Take a step back in time as the Fargo Air Museum presents a 1940's inspired Hangar Dance feature the FM Jazz Orchestra. Dance lessons will begin at 6:00 PM and dancing will continue until 10:30 PM. Vintage attire is encouraged and rewarded. fargoairmuseum.org Fargo Air Museum

1609 19th Ave N, Fargo

Mixology 101: How to Design a Cocktail Saturday, Sept. 22 at 5 p.m.

Do you want to make better cocktails at home? Join Michael Bartz and learn the process of designing and balancing any cocktail. This class is designed to help you


Juice WRLD

Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

Jarad Higgins, better known by his stage name Juice Wrld, is an American rapper, singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. He'll be here in Fargo to perform some of his hits and sharing his genre-bending music with the area. 207 4th St N, Fargo

Canoe Parade : A Red River Water Pageant

924 Main Avenue, Moorhead

Sunday, Sept 23 at 2 p.m.

Friday-Sunday, Sept. 28-30

The Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo (RIIE) is an event that combines two seemingly separate arts that align when you compare the skill, artistry, and expression shared by tattoos and motorcycles. Through education and recognition, this event will highlight the artistry of custom motorcycles while also touching on the beauty of tattooing. With a commitment to give back to the community, a donation of a portion of tickets sales will go to Make-A-Wish North Dakota. jadepresents.com Veterans Memorial Arena

1201 7th Ave E West Fargo

mix at home like the best bartenders in town! This interactive class is perfect for those just starting out or those looking to hone their skills! facebook.com/99BottlesMHD 99 Bottles

Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

Join 99 Bottles and Sommelier Martin Hayes for a monthly wine class to expand your knowledge and appreciation of wine. Certified Sommelier Martin Hayes will be exploring the distant land of Croatia, an ancient wine making region that dates back well over 2000 years.

Search "Juice WRLD" on Facebook Events Fargo Civic Center

SAILOR JERRY PRESENTS ROUGHRIDER INK & IRON EXPO

Wine Tasting: Croatia - with Sommelier Martin Hayes

The Canoe Parade connects participants and spectators to the river that has shaped the Fargo Moorhead area with a procession of decorated vessels. Floats and costumes are designed to create a sense of whimsical wonder, to spark creativity, and to spread joy on the Red River. Paddle in the parade or watch from shore at the viewing areas on the Viking Ship Park River Trails in Moorhead. canoeparade.com Viking Ship Park

202 1st Ave N, Moorhead

Essentia Health Cancer Journey Conference Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The Cancer Journey Conference is a day devoted to educating and empowering cancer survivors, their network of supporters, family and friends. The conference includes interactive learning sessions, friendly discussion, and inspiring messages of hope and healing. CancerJourney.EventBrite.com Courtyard by Marriott Fargo Moorhead, MN

1080 28th Avenue South, Moorhead

Folkway's Night Bazaar

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Darci Lynne and Friends Live with Pelican 212 Sunday, Sept. 30 at 5 p.m.

Have you ever seen a ventriloquist act live before? Now is your chance. Darci Lynne is the youngest contestant to ever win “America’s Got Talent” and has been shocking viewers of all ages with her talent for the art. Following AGT she sold out her headlining show in six minutes, having to add more shows. Don't miss out on this one, tickets to see this 13 year old wonder will sell fast! jadepresents.com Bluestem Amphitheater

801 50th Ave S. Moorhead

Kip Moore "After The Sunburn" Tour

Thursday, Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. With special guests Jordan Davis and Jillian Jacqueline, Kip Moore will take stage at Scheels Arena for a night of playing his rugged, southern rock hits. scheelsarena.com Scheels Arena

5225 31st Ave S, Fargo

Thursday, Sept 27 at 5 p.m.

Folkways brings another Night Bazaar to the schedule, showcasing all our community has to offer. Enjoy an evening of food, music, art and performance all from our favorite local businesses and people. Join us for an interactive night with fun for the whole family! folkways.co Broadway Garage

409 Broadway, Fargo

924 Main Avenue, Moorhead

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 Kissing Company- Shotgun Sally's Downtown Sound - The Windbreak Pat Lenertz Band - Dempsey's Public House Frost Fire - Pickled Parrot Charlie Young - Junkyard Brewing Company Denham and Elevated Rebellion - The Aquarium SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 Open Mic Night with Jam Band - The Windbreak Frost Fire - Pickled Parrot Anthony Chaput- Junkyard Brewing Company MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3 Jon Walters- Junkyard Brewing Company

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4 The Cropdusters - Junkyard Brewing Company WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 Amanda Standalone - Junkyard Brewing Company THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Kathie Brekke & 42nd Street Jazz Band - Delta/Urban 42 Mike Morse - J.C. Chumley’s Slamabama- The Windbreak JT Kennelly - Junkyard Brewing Company Brothers Bertrand - BLVD Pub FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 Dirty Word - Shotgun Sally's Mick $ Rich - Alibi Lounge Slamabama- The Windbreak Poitin - Dempsey's Public House Low Standards - Pickled Parrot Tom Peckskamp- Junkyard Brewing Company Big & Hungry - Holiday Inn Fargo

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 The Deadbeats - Delta/ Urban 42 Downtown Sound - J.C. Chumley's Wicked Garden - Shotgun Sally's Pop Rocks - The Windbreak Boogie Knights - Dempsey's Public House Low Standards - Pickled Parrot Nathan Pitcher- Junkyard Brewing Company Big & Hungry - Holiday Inn Fargo

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 Open Mic Night with Jam Band - The Windbreak Jessica Vines & Conor Lee- Junkyard Brewing Company King Buffalo - The Aquarium


SEPTEMBER 9TH - 15TH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 Skipjacks - Junkyard Brewing Company TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 The Cropdusters - Junkyard Brewing Company WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Stephanie Nilles Quartet - Dempsey's Public House Peg & Awl- Junkyard Brewing Company THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 Kathie Brekke & 42nd Street Jazz Band - Delta/Urban 42 Cropdusters - J.C. Chumley's Roosters - The Windbreak Gina Powers - Junkyard Brewing Company FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 Asking For A Friend - Speck's Bar Redline - Shotgun Sally's Some Shitty Cover Band - The Windbreak The Dank- Dempsey's Public House The Brave - Pickled Parrot David Allen - Junkyard Brewing Company Punk rock night with Mobina Galore The Aquarium Matt Aakre - BLVD Pub SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 Jessica Vines - Delta/ Urban 42 Asking For A Friend - Speck's Bar October Road - Shotgun Sally's Rhyme or Reason - The Windbreak Video DJ - Dempsey's Public House The Brave - Pickled Parrot Matty J - Junkyard Brewing Company

Front Street Taproom

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 Open Mic Night with Jam Band - The Windbreak Ryan Avdem - Junkyard Brewing Company

SEPTEMBER 16TH - 23RD MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 Fancy That - Junkyard Brewing Company TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 The Cropdusters - Junkyard Brewing Company WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 Pat Lenertz - Junkyard Brewing Company OverTime - The Aquarium

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 Kathie Brekke & 42nd Street Jazz Band - Delta/Urban 42 Rick Adams - J.C. Chumley's Good for Gary - The Windbreak Dylan Boehmer - Junkyard Brewing Company FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 Twice as Hard - Speck's Bar Unleashed - Shotgun Sally's Richard Freeman Boomtown - Alibi Lounge Good for Gary - The Windbreak San Haven Chuckle - Dempsey's Public House Uptown Live- Pickled Parrot Dan Christianson- Junkyard Brewing Company Mick & Rich - Holiday Inn Fargo

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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 Heart and Soul - Delta/ Urban 42 8th Hour - J.C. Chumley's Twice as Hard - Speck's Bar Brat Pack Radio - Shotgun Sally's Skitzo Fonic - The Windbreak The Human Element - Dempsey's Public House Uptown Live- Pickled Parrot Jesse Eugene- Junkyard Brewing Company Mick & Rich - Holiday Inn Fargo SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 Open Mic Night with Jam Band - The Windbreak Jenkins/Gress Duo- Junkyard Brewing Company

SEPTEMBER 24TH - 30TH MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24 Jan Severson - Junkyard Brewing Company

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 Tucker'd Out- Junkyard Brewing Company Swingin’ Utters - The Aquarium WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 Warren Christensen - Junkyard Brewing Company THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 Kathie Brekke & 42nd Street Jazz Band - Delta/Urban 42 Mat Dauner- J.C. Chumley's The Lollygaggers- Junkyard Brewing Company FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 Liquored Up - Speck's Bar Judd Hoos - Shotgun Sally's Whiskey River - Alibi Lounge The Knotties w/ Confusion Dempsey's Public House Late Night- Pickled Parrot Kawaician- Junkyard Brewing Company Wayne McArthur - BLVD Pub

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 The Special Blend Band - Delta/ Urban 42 Liquored Up - Speck's Bar Skyline - Shotgun Sally's Tripwire - The Windbreak Space Monkey Mafia - Dempsey's Public House Late Night- Pickled Parrot Lonesome Dan Kase- Junkyard Brewing Company We Were Promised Jetpacks - The Aquarium SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 Open Mic Night with Jam Band - The Windbreak Sam Weber - Junkyard Brewing Company

LOCALMUSICVENUES THE AQUARIUM

HOLIDAY INN

LUCKY'S 13 PUB

BAR NINE

THE HODO LOUNGE

RICK'S

BLVD PUB

J.C. CHUMLEYS

SHOTGUN SALLY’S

DEMPSEY’S

JUNKYARD BREWING COMPANY

SPECK'S

226 Broadway N, 2nd Floor, Fargo 1405 Prairie Pkwy, West Fargo 3147 Bluestem Dr, West Fargo 226 Broadway N, Fargo

FRONT STREET TAPROOM 614 Main Ave., Fargo

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3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo 101 Broadway N, Fargo

1608 Main Ave, Moorhead 1416 1st Ave. N, Moorhead

4301 17th Ave. S, Fargo 2721 Main Ave, Fargo 1515 42nd St. S, Fargo 2611 Main Ave, Fargo

THE WINDBREAK 3150 39th St. S, Fargo


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7 p.m.

52 Broadway N, Fargo

Fort Noks Bar of Gold

7:30 p.m.

1340 21st Ave. S, Fargo

The Alibi Lounge

8:30 p.m.

606 Main Ave., Fargo

Rhombus Guys Pizza

8 p.m.

404 4th Ave. N, Fargo

Sidestreet Grille & Pub

8 p.m.

675 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

Three Lyons Pub

MONDAYS

7 p.m.

1405 Prairie Parkway, West Fargo

Bar Nine

7 p.m.

614 Main Ave., Fargo

Front Street Taproom

8 p.m.

612 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Pounds

7 p.m.

1710 Center Ave. E, Dilworth

Red Hen Taphouse

7 p.m.

4474 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

Prairie Brothers Brewing Co.

8 p.m.

103 Main Ave. W, West Fargo

Town Hall Bar

8 p.m.

4445 17th Ave. S, Fargo

Fargo Brewing Ale House

7 p.m.

1414 12th Ave. N, Fargo

Herd & Horns

7 p.m.

701 Main Ave. E, West Fargo

Work Zone

7:30 p.m.

7 p.m.

221 Sheyenne St., West Fargo

The Silver Dollar Bar & The Flying Pig Grill

8 p.m.

Pepper's Sports Cafe

2510 University Drive S, Fargo

8:30 p.m.

Hooligan's Bar & Grill

3330 Sheyenne St., West Fargo

7 p.m.

3140 Bluestem Drive #105, West Fargo

Flatland Brewery

7 p.m.

202 Broadway N, Fargo

VFW: Downtown Fargo

9 p.m.

Labby's Grill & Bar

1100 19th Ave. N, Fargo

7 p.m.

610 University Drive N, Fargo

Fargo Brewing Company

7 p.m.

Dave's Southside Tap

803 Belsly Blvd., Moorhead

7 p.m.

325 10th St. N, Fargo

Bomb Shelter

8 p.m.

1608 Main Ave., Moorhead

JC Chumley's

8 p.m.

630 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Drekker Brewing Company

Fargo Billiards and Gastropub 3234 43rd St. S, Fargo

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TUESDAYS

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7:30 p.m.

Rosey's Bistro

212 Broadway N, Fargo

8:30 p.m.

OB Sports Zone

22 Broadway N, Fargo

8 p.m.

6-8 p.m.

Dempsey's

226 Broadway N, Fargo

8 p.m.

The Bowler

2630 University Drive S, Fargo

7:30 p.m.

420 Center Ave., Moorhead

Vic's Bar & Grill

Three Lyons Pub

675 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

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Acapulco 1150 36th St. S, Fargo

Domestic bottles $1.99, $2.25 Malibu, $2 select whiskey, 99¢ tap beers 2-6pm

$2.25 import bottles, $2 Bombay Sapphire & Hendrick’s, $1.99 select rum, 99¢ tap beers 2-6pm

Select wine by the glass $2.50, Absolut Vodka $2.50, $4 homemade Sangria, 99¢ tap beers 2-6pm

Happy Hour 11am2pm and 6-9pm, $5 Margaritas, $1.99 domestic beer, $4.50 select tequila

Happy Hour 11am-2 pm and 6-9 pm, $5 Margaritas, $2.25 import beer, $4.50 select tequila

Happy Hour 11am-2 pm and 6-9 pm, $5 Margaritas, $1 off specialty drinks, $4.50 select tequila

$1.50 off cocktails and beers all day, $2.50 Bloody Mary special

Alibi Lounge and Casino 1340 21st Ave S, Fargo

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

11 am-7 pm 2.25 calls $3 22oz Taps. 11 pm-close, $3 Taps and Jack

The Bismarck Tavern

522 Broadway N, Fargo

$3.75 Jack Daniel's, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$3.25 import & craft bottles, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$2.75 Windsor, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$2.95 Captain Morgan, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

$3.50 Crown Royal/Crown Apple, $2.95 Bloody Marys and Caesars until noon

$3.25 Stoli, Happy Hour 4-8pm: 50¢ off everything

The Boiler Room 210 Broadway N, Fargo

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 10pm-midnight

Half off all drinks and apps 4-6pm and 10pm-midnight

2-for-1s all day

College ID Night: $7 cover ($14 without ID) for free taps & wells 9pmmidnight

2-for-1s all day

3-for-1s 9pmmidnight

2-for-1s all day

2-for-1s all day

Borrowed Buck’s Roadhouse 1201 Westrac Drive, Fargo

Any Monday of your birthday month: receive a free 40oz. bucket of booze, 8-11pm: $2 domestic bottles for everyone

8-11pm: $2 tall taps, wells & teas

50¢ taps, $1 Captain Morgan and teas 8pmmidnight

2-for-1 domestic bottles, Jack & Jack Honey 8pm-midnight

7-9pm: $7 all you can drink, 9-11pm: $2.50 tall taps, teas, Morgans & bomb shots

7-9pm: 79-cent teas, 9-11pm: $2.50 tall taps, teas, Morgans & bomb shots

The Bowler 2630 University Drive S, Fargo

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

$3 Captain Morgan, Bacardi, Chuck Norris & Ninja Turtle Shots, $3.50 Tito’s Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel's and Crown Royal

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Patron shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, $3.00 domestic pounders from 9 to 11pm. Ice Hole shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm: drinks as low as 50¢, pull tab Happy Hour replay 9-11pm. Goldschlager shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Captain Morgan at $3.00 from 9-11pm. Jagermeister shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Windsor at $3.00 from 9-11pm. Romana Sambuca shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, Tito's Vodka $3.50 from 9-11pm. Jose Cuervo shots $3.50 all day

Happy Hour 4-7pm, $6.00 pitchers from 9-11pm. Rumpleminze shots $3.50 all day. Service Industry Sunday

Bulldog Tap 4265 45th St. S, Fargo

$3.50 tall domestic taps 6pm-close

$2.75 domestic bottles 8pm-midnight

$3.50 UV and Bacardi 8pm-midnight

$3.25 Captain Morgan, $3.75 Crown Royal 8pm-midnight

$3.75 Stoli and Jack Daniels 8pm-midnight

$3.50 Smirnoff and Windsor 8pm-midnight

$3.50 tall domestic taps and import bottles all day

Chub’s Pub & Package Place 421 University Drive N, Fargo

Big Mug Monday 8pmclose: $5.95 new mug, $3.95 refills

8pm-close: $1 off taps & wells (including craft beers)

Big Mug Wednesday 8pm-close: $5.95 new mug, $3.95 refills, $1 off Captain Morgan

8pm-close: 50¢ Busch Light Taps, $2.95 Ice Hole & Fireball

Beer & A Bump Night 8pmclose: domestic beer & a shot for $7, $2.95 Old School Long Island Teas & Stumplifters

8am-noon: $2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Caesars, 8pm-close: $3.95 Crown Royal, $2.95 PBR & Busch Light pounders

Sunday Funday 12pm-2am: $1 Off all drinks in your Chub's gear

Bomb Shelter 325 10th St. N, Fargo

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

The Box 1025 38th St. SW, Fargo (Inside the Fargo Inn & Suites)

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Dempsey’s 226 Broadway N, Fargo

$3.50 Bacardi, Malibu and Morgan starting at 9pm

$2.50 domestic taps and well drinks starting at 9pm

Old School Night starting at 9pm: $3 Old Style, High Life and Hamms

$4 specialty or import bottled/ tap beer starting at 9pm

$3.50 Old Style and $5.25 Jameson starting at 9pm

$3.50 Old Style and $5.25 Jameson starting at 9pm

Happy Hour prices 4-7pm, employee prices for all 7pmclose

D’Woods Lounge 3333 13th Ave. S, Fargo

$2.75 domestic bottles, $3 Bacardi

$2.75 domestic bottles, $1 off Martinis

$3.50 Stoli and domestic taps

$3.50 Crown Royal and taps

$3.75 teas, $3 Windsor

$3 Smirnoff and Captain Morgan

½ off all bottles of wine 4-11pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pmclose: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$2 off Beer flights 3-9 pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$2 off Crafted cocktails 3-9pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pmclose: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$3 off wine flights 3-9pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pmclose: $1 off all tap and bottled beer, cocktails and wine by the glass

$1 off Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Screwdrivers noon-5pm

$1 off Bloody Marys, Mimosas and Screwdrivers noon5pm

$3.50 Crown Royal

$2.95 Bacardi

$2.75 Windsor

$2.95 Captain Morgan, $3.95 Jack Daniel's

$3.50 Stoli, $3.25 Jim Beam

$3.50 import and craft bottles, $3.95 Jagermeister

$2.75 vodka and Windsor

$4 pints 4-6pm

$4 pints 4-6pm

$4 pints 4-6pm

$4 pints 4-6pm

Happy Hour All Day ($1 off all Taps, Wells, and Domestic Bottled Beer). 3 for 1’s from 7-10pm Domestic Taps and Well Drinks (made in plastic cups)

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3.50 Stoli Flavors (adding some juices and energy drinks is an up charge). $3.50 Icehole Flavors and Fireball shots. $2 Well Drinks & Domestic Bottles (8-10pm)

$4 Bloody Mary’s and Caesar’s (26pm). $3.50 Chuck Norris & Jag Bomb Shots. $3.50 Select Rums (Morgan, Bacardi Flavors, Don Q, Sailor Jerry and Malibu). $2 Well Drinks & Domestic Bottles (8-10pm)

All Specials from the week apply (excludes $2 wells and Domestics)

$5 build-your-own Bloody Mary or Mimosa bar 11am4pm

$5 build-yourown Bloody Mary or Mimosa bar 11am-4pm, all day Happy Hour, half price tap beer all day

Doolittles Woodfire Grill 2112 25th St. S, Fargo Empire 424 Broadway N, Fargo ​Fargo Brewing Company 610 University Drive N, Fargo

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

Fort Noks Bar of Gold 52 Broadway N, Fargo

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. Bucket of Beers $15 (Any 5 Beers). $4.50 Long Islands & Margaritas

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3.50 Tap Beers all day (Pint glasses)

Happy Hour 4-7pm: $1 off all Taps, Wells & Domestic Bottles. $3 Select Whiskeys and $3 Import and Domestic Microbrew bottles all day. 1/2 price bottles of wine

Frank’s Lounge 2640 52nd Ave. S, Fargo

Happy Hour 4-6pm and 9pmmidnight: $1 off spirits, wine and beer

Happy Hour 4-6pm and 9pmmidnight: $1 off spirits, wine and beer and half price wine glasses and bottles

Happy Hour 4-6pm and 9pmmidnight: $1 off spirits, wine and beer, $4 Tito's Vodka

Happy Hour 4-6pm and 9pmmidnight: $1 off spirits, wine and beer and $1 off bottles and cans of beer

$4 Grey Goose and Crown Royal, $5 off any Frank's apparel

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off pints, $5 Flight of the Month

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off pints, $5 Flight of the Month

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off pints, $5 Flight of the Month

Happy Hour 4-6pm: $1 off pints, $5 Flight of the Month

Happy Hour noon-5pm: $1 off pints, $5 Flight of the Month

Mulligan Monday: 2-for-1 taps

Twosday: $2 domestic bottles

Apple Winesday: Half price appetizers and wine

Thirstday: $2 Green Cup Fills

$5 domestic pitchers

Granite City 1636 42nd St. S, Fargo

$5 cocktails 3-6pm and 9pm-close

$5 cocktails and $6.75 growler fills and $7.50 pitchers 3-6pm and 9pm-close

$5 cocktails 3-6pm and 9pm-close

$5 cocktails and $6.75 growler fills and $7.50 pitchers from 3-6pm and 9pm-close

$5 cocktails 3-6pm and 9pm-close

Hennessy's Irish Pub 4323 45th St. S, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

Front Street Taproom 614 Main Ave., Fargo

Golf Addiction 4474 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

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Half off select wine all day

$2 Green Cup Fills

$1 PBR Pounders & $2 Green Cup fills (22oz. of beer in a Green Golf Addiction Cup) Bottomless Mimosas noon-5pm for $7.99

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close: $2 off all drinks

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Herd and Horns 1414 12th Ave. N, Fargo

All day happy hour- $2 off Apps & $1 off drinks.

$2 Busch Light, High Life, & PBR Pounders; $3 Bud & Bud Lt pints 7-close.

Mug Night- $3.75 32 oz domestic fills; $5.75 craft & import fills

Thirs-Tea Thursday; $3.50 Long Islands & $3 Wells 7-close.

Labby’s Grill & Bar 1100 19th Ave. N, Fargo

Big Mug Night 8-close: $3.95 32 oz domestic refills, $7.95 premium well drinks. Happy Hour 3-7pm: $2.95 premium well drinks, domestic taps & bottled beer

All day: $3.50 jumbo teas, $5.25 top shelf, Happy Hour 3-7pm: $2.95 premium well drinks, domestic taps & bottled beer

8-close bucket of beers: 5 domestic for $2.95 each or 5 craft for $3.50. Happy Hour 3-7pm: $2.95 premium well drinks, domestic taps & bottled beer

F&F Poor Boy Pounders $2.95/$3.25, Happy Hour 3-7pm: $2.95 premium well drinks, domestic taps & bottled beer

9pm-close: $1 off domestic bottled beer & premium well, Happy Hour 3-7pm: $2.95 premium well drinks, domestic taps & bottled beer

11am-3pm: $3.95 mimosas, screwdrivers & bloodies, 9pm-close: $1 off domestic bottles & premium well drinks, Happy Hour 3-7pm

Lucky’s 13 Pub 4301 17th Ave. S, Fargo

$2.50 short domestic beers

$3 Coronas, Corona Lights and Dos Equis Amber 3pmclose

$3.50 tall domestic taps 3pm-close

Half price bottles of wine, $2.50 PBR, Hamms and Busch Light Pounders 3 p.m.-close

Happy Hour 3-6pm

9am-4pm $3 Mimosas and $6.75 BLT Bloody Marys

Luna Fargo 1545 University Drive S, Fargo

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm & 9-10pm: $2 off wine or beer by the glass & 1/2 price cheese plates

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm: $3 select beer and drinks

Mezzaluna 309 Roberts St. N, Fargo

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$3.00 Mimosas all day

$11 bucket of 5 Pounders

Happy Hour all day, $1.25 off all drinks and $3 Mimosas

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

The Northern 325 10th St. N, Fargo

Happy Hour 5-7pm

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NoBull Smokehouse 609 NP Ave, Fargo

$3 Any Bourbon 4 pm -Close

$2.50 Tap Beers 4 pm-Close

Swine and Wine, Buy a bottle/glass of wine, second one is one penny 4 pm-Close

Bucket Special 4-10pm: buy 3 bottles get two free. Bones, Beer, Bourbon-$12.99

2-4-$1s Single Shot Drinks, Taps and Teas 10 pmClose

2-4-$1s Single Shot Drinks, Taps and Teas 10 pmClose

O’Kelly’s 3800 Main Ave., Fargo

Rum Monday: $3 Malibu and Captain Morgan

$3 Long Island Iced Teas and 23oz domestic taps

Whiskey Wednesday: $3 Bison Ridge and Windsor

Barcardi Party: $3 Bacardi White, Limón or Black Razz

$3 UV Vodka

$3 Bloody Marys and Caesars with UV Vodka until 4pm

7-9pm: Pay The Day Tap Beer & 9-11pm: $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs

7-9pm: $1 You Call It’s & 9-11pm: $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs

4-10pm: Half Price Glass Or Bottle Of Wine

9-11pm: $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs

11am-2pm: $2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas & 9-11pm: $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs

11am-2pm: $2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas

6-10pm: $2 rail and call drinks, $2 select tap & bottled beer and $4 house wines

3-6pm: $2 rail and call drinks, $2 select tap & bottled beer and $4 house wines

3-6pm: $2 rail and call drinks, $2 select tap &bottled beer and $4 house wines $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs, 9-11pm

$2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas 11am-2pm & $2.75 OB Beers, Booze & Bombs 9-11pm

$2.95 Bloody Mary’s & Mimosas 11am-2pm

$3 Fireball & Icehole, $3 Captain Morgan, $4 Domestic Tap Jar, $5 Kona Big Wave (Jar $8), $7 Well Jar

$2 Domestic Tap (until 10pm), $2 Wells (until 10pm), $3 Domestic Bottles, $3 Fireball & Icehole, $5 Kona Big Wave (Jar $8), $8 Well Jars

$2 Domestic Tap (until 10pm), $2 Wells (until 10pm), $3 Fireball & Icehole, $4 Crown Royal (until 10pm), $5 Kona Big Wave (Jar $8)

$2 Domestic Tap (until 10pm), $2 Wells (until 10pm), $3 Fireball & Icehole, $4 Jack Daniels (until 10pm), $4 Chuck Norris (until 10pm), $5 Kona Big Wave (Jar $8)

Old Broadway City Club 22 Broadway N, Fargo Old Broadway Grill 22 Broadway N, Fargo 3-6pm: $2 rail and call drinks, $2

OB Sport Zone select tap & bottled 22 Broadway N, beer and $4 house wines & $5.95 Fargo Domestic Pitchers, 6-10pm

$2 rail and call drinks, $2 select tap & bottled beer and $4 house wines

Pickled Parrot 505 3rd Ave. N, Fargo

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Porter Creek Hardwood Grill ​1 555 44th St. S, Fargo

Half price draft beer 3pm-close, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Half price bottles of wine 3pm-close, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

$2 off wine and liquor flights 3pmclose, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pmclose: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

$2 off culinary cocktails 3pm-close, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $1 off cocktails, beer and wine

Pounds ​6 12 1st Ave. N, Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $4 signature Mules, $5 40oz bottle beers and $6 32oz Fruitopias

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $4 signature Mules, $5 40oz bottle beers and $6 32oz Fruitopias

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $4 signature Mules, $5 40oz bottle beers and $6 32oz Fruitopias

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 9pm-close: $4 signature Mules, $5 40oz bottle beers and $6 32oz Fruitopias

Happy Hour Specials, 3-6pm & 9-Close; $4 Moscow Mules, $5 40oz beers, $6 32oz Frutopias

Fargo's Best Build Your Own Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar! $9

Fargo's Best Build Your Own Bloody Mary & Mimosa bar! $9

Radisson 201 5th St. N. Fargo

Half price appetizers 4-6pm and 9-11pm; $1 off beer, well and wine drinks

Half price appetizers 4-6pm and 9-11pm; $1 off beer, well and wine drinks

Half price appetizers 4-6pm and 9-11pm; $1 off beer, well and wine drinks and half price select bottles of wine and $2 off glass of wine

Half price appetizers 4-6pm and 9-11pm; $1 off beer, well and wine drinks

Rhombus Guys 606 Main Ave., Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pmclose: $2 off tall beers, $1 off short beers and shot drinks

Drink Local Night 8pm: $3 Proof products and $1 off local beers, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pm-close

Half off glasses and bottles of wine starting at 6pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pmclose

$4 pints of Rhombus beer starting at 9pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pmclose

$3 Deep Eddy Vodka starting at 8pm, Happy Hour 3-6pm and 10pmclose

$4 craft beer pints and 2-for-1 wells starting at 9pm

Bloody Mary Bar 11am-4 pm, $5 well vodka, $6 premium vodka, $3 you-call-its for service industry all day

Rick’s Bar 2721 Main Ave., Fargo

$3.05 Captain Morgan, $3.45 tall domestic taps 4:30pm-close

$3.75 Crown Royal, $3.95 Crown Black

$2.95 Bacardi and domestic bottles 4:30pm-close

Mug Club Night $3.75 Jack Daniel's and teas

$3.25 UV Vodka

$3.25 import and specialty bottles $3.25 Ice Hole shots

$3.35 tall domestic taps all day $2.75 well drinks 4:30pm-close

Rooter’s Bar 107 Broadway N, Fargo

$2 12oz. domestic draws all day

$2.50 Domestic Bottles all day; 9pm – 1am Late Night Happy Hour 2-for-1 Drinks

$2.50 Captain Morgan and Windsor all day; 9 pm – 1 am $3 PBR Pounders

$3 Rooter’s Rootbeers and $7.50 Domestic Pitchers all day

9 pm—1 am $2.50 12 oz Domestic Draw Beers

11 am – 4 pm $2.50 Homemade Bloody Mary w/ Beer Chaser; 9pm-1am $2.50 12 oz Domestic Draw Beers

Rosey's Bistro 212 Broadway N, Fargo

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

3-6 pm, ½ priced apps and $2 off all drinks and 9-close is late night menu and $2 off all drinks

Happy Hour all day

Local Night: $3.30 Proof's 2 Docks Vodka and $1 off local brews from N.D., S.D., and Minn., Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.85 Crown Royal, Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.30 Deep Eddy Vodka, $3.85 Jack Daniels, Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$3.25 domestic bottles; $3.85 Icehole, Fireball and Dr. McGillicuddy's, Happy Hour open-7pm: $1 off all drinks

$4.30 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3.30 Mimosas

$4.30 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3.30 Mimosas

Shotgun Sally’s Rock & Roll Saloon 1515 42nd St. S, Fargo

3pm-close: $3 Jameson, Absolut and Deep Eddy

3-6pm-$3.50 Bacardi & Smirnoff, $4 Jack Daniels & $4 Dubliner, 6pmmidnight: $3 tall domestics & $5 tall crafts, 9pm-close: $2 off Patron

3-6pm-$3.50 Bacardi & Smirnoff, $4 Jack Daniels & $4 Dubliner, Ladies Night: $5 at the door/Free Well drinks for ladies from 9pm-midnight

3-6pm-$3.50 Bacardi & Smirnoff, $4 Jack Daniels & $4 Dubliner, 9pmmidnight: $5 mug at the door with $2 wells & domestic taps refills

3-6pm-$3.50 Bacardi & Smirnoff, $4 Jack Daniels & $4 Dubliner, 9-11pm: $2 wells & domestic bottles

11am-2pm: $10 bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys & domestic taps, 9-11pm: $2 wells & domestic bottles

11am-2pm: $10 bottomless mimosas, Bloody Marys & domestic taps, Industry Night 9pmmidnight: $3 top shelf, $2 calls & $1 wells

Sickie's Garage 3431 Fiechtner Drive S, Fargo

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas

All day every day drink specials: $3 Sailor Jerry, Svedka Vodka, Liquid Ice & Svedka Vodka, $4 Jack Daniel’s and $5 El Jimador Margaritas, plus 2 happy hours.

The Round Up Saloon 4501 Urban Plains Drive, Fargo

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Sidestreet Grille & Pub 404 4th Ave. N, Fargo

$3.75 Irish Whiskeys (feat. Jameson), 75¢ off craft and import taps and bottles, $5.50 Sidestreet Scratch teas

All day Happy Hour, 50¢ off all drinks and beers, $2.50 pounders, $1 off wines, Mike's Hard drinks and ciders

$2.50 domestic pints, 75¢ off Bells and Deschutes, $3.75 Jameson, $4.75 Sidestreet Gingers

$3.75 Mexican beers, 75¢ off tequilas, margaritas and Mexi-mules

$3.50 Absolut and Stoli, $4 Summit, $3.25 Nordeast and Leinenkugels

$3.75 Jim Bean and Jack Daniels', $1 off local beers and spirits

Service Industry Sunday Funday: $2 off pitchers, $1 off you-call-its for service industry employees, $3.50 Deep Eddy drinks

Slammer’s Sports Bar & Grill 707 28th Ave. N, Fargo

$3.15 Miller High Life bottles $3.40 Bacardi Limon and Sailor Jerry's

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles $3 White Zin and merlot wines

$3.15 Coors Light and Mich Golden Light bottles

$3.15 Bud and Bud Light bottles, $3.40 Captain Morgan

$3.75 Bloody Marys and Caesars, all day well specials $2.75

$2.80 all wells, $5.25 Busch Light pitchers

$3.25 Beer pounders, free pool and darts

$3.25 Windsor and Black Velvet, free pool and darts

$3.25 Captain Morgan, $4 Jack Daniels

$3.25 domestic can beers, $3.25 Bacardi

$3.50 Import and craft beer

$3.50 UV Vodka and Dr Mc

$3.85 22oz taps, $3 well drinks, free pool and darts

Happy Hour drink specials all day: $3 jumbo domestic beers and $1 off well pours

2-for-1 cocktails all day, Happy Hour 4-7pm: $3 jumbo domestic beers and $1 off well pours

$4 mule drinks all day, Happy Hour 4-7pm: $3 jumbo domestic beers and $1 off well pours

$4 Mojitos all day, Happy Hour 4-7pm: $3 jumbo domestic beers and $1 off well pours

Happy Hour drink specials open-4pm

Happy Hour drink specials all day

Sports Bar 619 NP Ave. N, Fargo

$2.50 tap beer pints, $3.50 talls

$2.50 Stoli and $3.50 Stoli with energy drink

College Night: Half price domestic pitchers

$2.95 Jack Daniel's, Captain Morgan, Bombay Sapphire and Grey Goose

½ off pitchers 7-10 pm

½ off pitchers 7-10 pm

$3 pounders, $3.50 Bloody Marys

Tailgators Sports Cafe 1322 Main Ave, Fargo

6-10pm: $3.50 tall Crown Royal, $3 UV Vodka

6-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour bottles, $3 Captain Morgan

6-10pm: $8.50 domestic pitchers, $3 wells and Ice Hole shots

6-10pm: $2.75 Schnapps shots, $3.75 Gator Teas and import bottles

6-10pm: $3 Bacardi and Windsor, $3.50 Chuck Norris or Jag Bombs

Noon-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour pints and bottles, $1 off whiskeys, $4.25 Bloody Marys

Noon-10pm: $3.25 Happy Hour pints and bottles, $1 off whiskeys, $4.25 Bloody Marys

Best Brews and BBQ: Two free tap pints and free apps from 530-7pm

Buy one mug, get one half off tap beer

Speck’s Bar 2611 Main Ave., Fargo Spirits Lounge 3803 13th Ave. S, Fargo

True North Bistro 5064 23rd Ave. S, Fargo

Server industry night (one free half pint of beer with proof of server training card.)

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

$2 off everything 3-6pm, $5 glasses of vegan wine, half price vodka and cognac after 9pm

$2 off everything 3-6pm, half price tequila and rum after 9pm

BYO Wine Night ($7 corkage fee) and half price bottles of wine, $2 off everything 3-6pm, half price whiskey and gin after 9pm

$5 sparkling wines, $2 off everything 3-6pm, half price beer and wine after 9pm

9pm-close: half off all beer, glass wine, single shot well pours

9pm-close: half off all beer, glass wine, single shot well pours

$3 Captain Morgan

$6 domestic pitchers

$3 Windsor

$3 domestic pounders and bottles

$3 teas

Happy Hour 11am-5pm

Vinyl Taco 520 1st Ave. N, Fargo

$2 off jumbo 32oz. Margaritas

$2 off PBR pounders, $1 off Mojitos

$1 off Proud Mary Pina Colada

$2 off all tequila shots

$1 off Cadillac Margaritas, $2 Margaritas 9pmclose

$1 Let's Get It On Lemonades, $1 Sangria, $2 off Margaritas 9pmclose

The Windbreak 3150 39th St. S, Fargo

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

4-7pm and 9-11pm: $1 off all drinks

Ladies Night: Ladies drink free (select taps and wells) 9pmmidnight, 9-11pm: guys get $2 drinks, $2 bomb shots

9-10pm: $1 drinks, 10-11pm: $2 drinks

9-11pm: $2 drinks and bomb shots

9pm-midnight: $3 drinks and 2-for-1 shots

Woody’s Bar 1550 32nd Ave. S, Fargo

Happy Hour All Day ($1 off all drinks)

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.30 Bacardi and Flavors

$3.30 Deep Eddy Vodka, $3.30 glasses of bota box wine

$3.85 Crown Royal, $3.85 Jack Daniel's

$3.30 Captain Morgan, $3.50 Long Island Iced Tea

$3.30 Bloody Mary and Caesars, $3.30 import bottles

$3.30 Bloody Mary and Caesars, $6 domestic pitchers, $8 import pitchers

Twist 220 Broadway N, Fargo VFW: Downtown

202 Broadway N, Fargo

Happy Hour all day

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Bar Nine 1405 Prairie Pkwy., West Fargo

4-6pm: $1 off taps, apps, wells, & domestic bottles & 9pm-12am: $1 off Domestic Mugs & Stoli

4-6pm: $1 off taps, apps, wells, & domestic bottles & 9-12am: $1 off All Taps, Bottles & Pounders

4-6pm: $1 off taps, apps, wells, & domestic bottles & 9pm-12am: $1.50 off all Beer Mugs

4-6pm: $1 off taps, apps, wells, & domestic bottles & 9pm-12am: $1 off Domestic Mugs & Jameson

4-6pm: $1 off taps, apps, wells, & domestic bottles & 9pm-12am: $1 off Captain Morgan & Bacardi

9pm-12am: $1 off Tito's & Deep Eddy

All day: $8 Domestic Pitchers & $1 off Fireball & Iceholes

Blarney Stone 1910 9th St. E, West Fargo

Happy Hour 3- 6pm: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pour, $1.00 off House Wine. Late Night Happy Hour 9pm until close: $2.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine.

Happy Hour 3- 6pm: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pour, $1.00 off House Wine. Late Night Happy Hour 9pm until close: $2.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine.

Happy Hour 3- 6pm: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pour, $1.00 off House Wine. Late Night Happy Hour 9pm until close: $2.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine. $4.50 Irish Trash Cans

Happy Hour 3- 6pm: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pour, $1.00 off House Wine. Late Night Happy Hour 9pm until close: $2.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine.

Happy Hour 3- 6pm: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pour, $1.00 off House Wine. Late Night Happy Hour 9pm until close: $2.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine.

Late Happy Hour from 9-close: $2.00 off drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 House Wine.

All Day: $1.00 off Drafts, $2.50 Bar Pours, $1.00 off House Wine.

Blvd Pub 3147 Bluestem Drive, West Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6pm: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, 6-close: talls for the price of shorts, $3.50 Bacardi and Bacardi flavors

Happy Hour 3-6pm: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, 6-close: $3.25 all Long Island Teas

Happy Hour 3-6pm: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, 6-close: 2 for 1's on domestic pints and well drink

Happy Hour 3-6pm: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, 6-close: half off bottles of wine. $1 off all Moscow Mules

Happy Hour 3-6pm: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, 6-close: 7 pm $1 off Captain Morgan

8am-noon: Bloody Bar, $4 Bloodys, $3.50 mimosas, 7-close: $3.50 shots of Fireball and Icehole including flavors

Happy Hour all day: $1 off talls, wells, and glasses of wine, Server Industry Day: $1 off all drinks with Server Training card, blvd Apparel Day: $1 off all drinks while wearing blvd Gear (max of $2 off)

Hooligans 3330 Sheyenne St, West Fargo

Mug Night: $7 mug and fill, $3 domestic and $5 non-domestic refills

$4 tall domestic taps, half-price bottles of wine

$2.50 domestic bottles

Tea Night: $5 colossal teas

$3.50 well drinks all day

$2 pounders, domestic pitcher and a large pizza for $20

$8 pitchers of beer, $8.99 ultimate Bloody Marys, $3 Mimosas

Pub West 3140 Bluestem Drive, West Fargo

$3.50 tall domestic beer, $4.50 tall craft beer

$3.50 Captain Morgan and Bacardi

$3.50 Jack Daniel's, Jim Beam and Jameson, $4.50 Crown Royal

$3.50 UV, Wave and Tito's Vodka

$3.50 Windsor, $3 solo cups: Bud Light, Coors Light, Miller Lite

$3 solo cups: Bud Light,Coors Light, Miller Lite

Happy Hour all day, Service Industry Night: $3.50 youcall-its

Rookies 715 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pmmidnight: $7.50 Coors Light pitchers and $3.75 Crown Royal

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $7.50 Miller Lite pitchers, $3 Jack Daniels and Jag, $3.75 Long Island Teas

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pmmidnight: $7.50 Bud Light pitchers, $3.50 Windsor and Smirnoff

Happy Hour 3-6:30pm, 8pmmidnight: $3 domestic pitchers and Shiner Bock bottles, $3.50 Deep Eddys, $4 Angry Balls shot

8pm-midnight: $3 Fireball, $3.50 Tito's Vodka, $5 Vodka Red Bulls, $3.50 Chuck Norris, Ninja Turtles and Jag Bombs

Happy Hour noon-6:30pm, 8pm-midnight: $3 import bottles and Tarantula Tequila, $3.50 Captain Morgan, Bacardi and Jameson

Happy Hour all day, Service Industry Night 10pm-close: $3 well drinks

Silver Dollar Flying Pig 221 Sheyenne St, West Fargo

$3 PBR pounders and $2.50 glass of moscato, merlot or chardonnay, 5-close

$3 PBR pounders and $1 off tap pints, 8pm-close

$3 PBR pounders and $2.50 Lord Calvert, Windsor and Black Velvet, 8pm-close

$3 pounders, $4.50 Patron, $4 Crown Royal, 8pm-close

$3 PBR pounders and $3.50 Captain Morgan and $2.75 Fireball shots

$3 PBR pounders and $4.25 Bloody Marys and Casesars and $2.75 Fireball shots 8pm-close

$3 PBR pounders and $2 off all beer pitchers and $4.25 Bloody Marys and Caesar’s all day

Spicy Pie 745 31st Ave. E. Ste. 110, West Fargo

$3 pounders, $2.50 domestic bottles, $1 off import bottles

$3 shots (excluding top shelf pour)

75¢ off all whiskeys

$1 off Margaritas (to go with Taco Thursday)

$1 off whiskey, rum, vodka and gin (excluding top shelf pour)

$1 off whiskey, rum, vodka and gin (excluding top shelf pour)

$4 Bloody Marys and Caesars

Three Lyons Pub 675 13th Ave. E, West Fargo

Mug Night: $2 32oz. mug, fill for the price of a pint 7pm-close

$3 you-call-its on domestic pints and wells 7pm-close

Tall beers for the price of short 7pm-close

$3 glasses of house wine, all Martinis $5 7pm-close

$3.50 Jameson and $1 off bottled beer 8pm-close

$4 Milagro Margaritas 8pm-close, $3.50 Bloody Marys, Caesars and Mimosas until 6pm

Happy Hour All Day

WEST FARGO

* This is not a full list of specials. Specials subject to change. For updated and entire list of specials, go fargomonthly.com.

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Town Hall Bar 103 Main Ave. W, West Fargo

$3 Captain Morgan, $3.50 Crown Royal & Washington Apples 7-11pm

$3 32oz. domestic Mongo Mugs, Ladies night $1 off drinks, $3 shots 7-11pm

Happy Hour 3-7pm, $3 Windsor and Wu Tang shots 7-11pm

$3 Cristal & Limon, domestic pitchers $6 7-11pm

Fireball Friday $3, Extended happy hour 3-8pm and 7-11pm

Sex with Strangers $3, 10am-1pm $4 Bloody Marys & Caesars 7-11pm

$2.75 pounders all day, Service Industry Special: $2 well drinks & domestic beer 7-11pm

​Tru Blu Social Club 915 19th Ave. E, West Fargo

$5 Tru Tap Mules, 3-6 p.m. and 10 p.m.-1am: $1.25 off all liquor, wine and beer

$3 off all Martinis, 3-6pm and 10pm1am: $1.25 off all liquor, wine and beer

Half price bottles of wine, 3-6pm and 10pm-1am: $1.25 off all liquor, wine and beer

$2.75 16oz. domestic taps, 3-6pm and 10pm1am: $1.25 off all liquor, wine and beer

3-6pm: $1.25 off all liquor, wine and beer

11am-4pm: $6 Deviled Bloody Mary's, $2.50 Mimosa Flutes, $9 Mimosa carafes

11am-4pm: $6 Deviled Bloody Mary's, $2.50 Mimosa Flutes, $9 Mimosa carafes

​VFW: West Fargo 308 Sheyenne St., West Fargo

$2.50 regular domestic beers and Windsor

12 inch pizza and a pitcher of beer for $11

$3 Bacardi, Morgan, Mike’s Hard Lemonade or Wine Coolers

$3 domestic 25oz taps, $3.50 25oz Shock Top, $5 25oz Stone's Throw, $3 import bottles

Work Zone 701 Main Ave. E, West Fargo

$3 Jag shots, $3 Tuaca, Mug Special $6.50 with $3.50 refills

$3 Bacardi and Ice Hole

$3 Dr. Mac shots, Mug Special: $6.50 with $3.50 refills

$3 Captain Morgan, Malibu and Jag

$3 Jack and Jims

$3 Bloody Marys and Caesars, $3 craft and imports

$5.50 domestic pitchers, $3.50 Buccas, $3 Bloody Marys and Caesars

Dave’s Southside Tap 803 Belsly Blvd., Moorhead

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $3.50 tall domestic taps 7pm-close

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $2.50 domestic bottles and wells 7pmclose

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $3 Captain Morgan and Fireball 8pm-close

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $6.50 domestic pitchers 8pm-close

Happy Hour 3-6pm, $3.50 Stoli and Bacardi 8pm-close

$3.50 Long Island Teas and Crown Royal 8pm-close

$3.50 tall domestic taps and import bottles all day

JC Chumley’s 1608 Main Ave., Moorhead

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm$2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks "MargaritaMonday" 6pm10pm: strawberry or lime margaritas, $3 well or $5 premium; 8pm-Midnight: $4 Busch Light Mugs, $5 (All Other) Domestic Mugs

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm$2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. "Happy Hour All Day", 11amMidnight: $2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm$2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. 8pm-Midnight: $4 Busch Light Mug Fills, $5 (All Other) Domestic Mug Fills, $5 Kettle One Long Island Teas

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm$2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. 8pm-Midnight: $1 OFF Import Pints

Happy Hour: 4pm-6:30pm$2.50 Domestic Bottles & Wells, 50 Cents off all other drinks. 5pm-12am: $3.50 Fireball; 8pm-10pm: $3 Domestic Bottles, $3 Captain Morgan

11am-4pm: $2 Mimosas, $5 Bloody Mary's & Bloody Caesars

$5 Bloody Mary's & Bloody Caesars All Day

Mick’s Office 10 8th St. S, Moorhead

$2.50 Captain Morgan, $4 domestic mug fills, $4 bomb shots 8pm-midnight

$3 domestic pints, $3.50 select import pints 8pmmidnight

Ladies Night 8pm-midnight: $2.50 pounders and you-call-its

$2.75 wells, $4 domestic mugs, $3 Busch Light and Old Style mugs, jell-o shot raffle 10pm-close

$2.75 pounders, $3 Ice Hole 8pm-midnight

$5 endless Mimosas 11am4pm, $8 pitchers 11am-4pm

Happy Hour all day: 50¢ off all drinks, $4 Bloody Marys and Caesars

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 5-6pm and 9-11pm, $3 select beer and drinks

Happy Hour 1-7pm, $4 scratch teas

Happy Hour 1pm-midnight

Happy Hour 1-7pm, $5 all-you-can-drink for ladies 9pmmidnight, $3 pounders (all day) $2 Captain Morgan & $3 bomb shots 9pm-midnight

Happy Hour 1-7pm, $3 perfect pint of Guinness and Irish car bombs 9pmmidnight

Happy Hour 1-7 pm, 11am-2pm: $10 all-you-can-drink Mimosas, Bloody Marys and domestic taps

Happy Hour from 1-7pm and $5 domestic pitchers

$2.75 22oz grande beers, $4 Sam Adams, Red’s Apple and Bell's specials 4-6pm

$6 pitchers of Bud Light, Shock Top, Miller Light, Coors Light and Nordeast, drink specials 4-6pm

$6 pitchers of Bud Light, Shock Top, Miller Lite, Coors Light and Nordeast 9pm-close

Grand beers $2.75 (all day)

Happy hour all day till 7/ ladies night 9-midnight

Late night Happy Hour 9pm-midnight

$8.50 pitchers all day

Bloody Mary special

MOORHEAD

Rustica Tavern 315 Main Ave., Moorhead O’Leary’s Pub 808 30th Ave. S, Moorhead

Happy Hour 1-7pm, $5 domestic mugs, $6 import mugs 8pm-midnight

Speak Easy 1001 30th Ave., S, Moorhead

2-for-1 drink specials from 4-6 pm and $2 domestic bottles 7pm-midnight

2-for-1s 4-6pm

$5.25 pitchers of Budweiser, Mich, Amber Boch, Bud Light, Miller Light and Foster, drink specials 4-6pm

$3.25 Morgan

2 for 1's 9-midnight

$1.00 off All Whiskey

Vic’s Bar & Grill 427 Center Ave, Moorhead

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n December of 2017, JJ Gordon and Tucker Lucas went to have a late night snack at the same spot they had been meeting for almost 20 years. During a second course of honey-BBQ boneless wings, Tucker mentioned that he wanted to start a podcast. JJ agreed - especially if it could be the two of them finding interesting people and just chatting. A little over a month later, Tucker had researched the equipment needs and they recorded their first episode. Over the next three months they banked a dozen episodes, hired out a logo to be made and started some social media awareness. Since

then, they have over 40 episodes featuring a variety of people and sharing their stories with the world. Host JJ Gordon and producer Tucker Lucas created this podcast as a way to share the art of conversation and exploration. Everyone has a story. Some stories are tender and sweet, some are heart breaking, some are funny today - but not when they happened. No matter who you are, you have a story. JJ Meets World aims to tell those stories and share them with listeners across the world.

Future plans for the podcast include bringing in some national and international scientists, movie stars, authors, someone older than 100, someone younger than 6, business leaders, politicians, inventors, artists, neighbors, psychics, more improv episodes and anything else they can stick in front of a microphone. Every episode is free and downloadable across numerous platforms. Spotify, iTunes, GooglePlay, our website - if you aren't finding JJ Meets World, you aren't looking hard enough.

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