About eight months ago, Kenyon Bar and Grill announced to the public that they'd be closing their doors due to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Though sad news, the closing provided an opportunity for a new business to test waters in Kenyon.

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This Friday, November 26th, Lacey's Kitchen and Cocktails is officially opening for business at 632 2nd Street in Kenyon.

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To reserve a table, head to Lacey's Kitchen and Cocktails website.

From charcuterie plates to meatloaf to gluten-free apple crisp, this eatery has a little something for even the pickiest eater, and the menu features a range of prices.


Moving forward, the contemporary restaurant will be closed Monday and Tuesdays, open from 11 am to 9 pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays, 11 am to 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and lastly open from 11 am to 8 pm on Sundays.


(Don't those cocktails look delicious!)

Before Kenyon Bar and Grill took over the building, the area was home to Schweich's. Schweich's was sold in March of 2018 after the then-owner Lawrence Schweich told the Kenyon Leader that it was closing due to family health concerns. 

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Everyone at the Townsquare Media studios is wishing the new owners the very best of luck with their adventure. It is obvious the new owners have spent a lot of time preparing for this day.

So, after you fill your cart with great Black Friday deals, head on over, and fill your gut with innovative cocktails and yummy snacks at this Grand Opening event.

Beautiful and Festive! See Glensheen Mansion Decorated Inside and Out For Christmas

Glensheen Mansion in Duluth is always a beautiful, historic place to visit. However, once the Christmas season arrives, it really becomes a magical place both inside and out.

Glensheen's Spirit Of Lights is back in 2021, launches on Friday, November 26 and is then available every Friday and Saturday through January 1, 2022. As a bonus, you can visit Sunday through Thursday during the week leading up to Christmas.

Make it a point to head to Glensheen for the popular self-guided Evening Candlelight Tour and the amazing outdoor light display. Your whole family will love exploring the illuminated grounds through the Spirit of the Lights display. There are 25 Christmas trees illuminated at night!

When you visit, you can also I-spy the 25+ hidden elves in the mansion. There are 25 nice elves hidden in locations that guests can find by following along in the Elf Book which is available for purchase in the Ticket House and Gift Shop.

Going there is definitely the absolute best way to experience this, but the pictures below will give you a little taste of what awaits you at Glensheen Mansion.