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Where Does the Word “Taxi” Come From?

You’ve likely taken a taxi dozens of times (or more) in your life, but did you ever wonder where the word taxi comes from? It’s a fairly useless piece of information, we’ll admit, but it’s a fun bit of knowledge …
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The Harsh Effects of Uber’s Surge Pricing

Most companies in the taxi industry are fully aware of surge pricing. It’s when a company increases their fare during peak times or during special events. It’s an easy way for companies to make a quick buck without having to …
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The Best Outdoor Eateries in Minneapolis

When the sun is out and the weather is nice, you have to enjoy it while you can. Despite being known for our winters, Minneapolis actually has a really nice outdoor eatery scene, complete with plenty of places to enjoy …
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The Best Outdoor Places to Go in the Twin Cities

The Twin Cities is a great place to be in the spring and summer. After so many months of relentless cold and snow, it’s nice to finally get outside and see all that the Twin Cities area has to offer. …
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Who is liable if you are injured in an Uber Minneapolis Cab?

It seems that Uber has been making a lot of headlines over the past few months. Whereas the rideshare company’s explosive growth was once the topic of conversation, the headlines have become rather grim of late. The latest news has …
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Where to Find the Best Food Truck Spots in Minneapolis

Sometimes, the best places to eat in Minneapolis aren’t traditional restaurants and bars, but the various food trucks that roam from location to location throughout the city. While food trucks are relatively new to the Twin Cities, they have quickly …
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What to do if You are with a Large Group and Need a Taxi

Getting a taxi in Saint Paul with a large group of people isn’t always the easiest task. But this doesn’t have to ruin your entire night or day out on the town. Heading into the city with a large group …
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Best Wine Bars in the Twin Cities

We’ve been writing a lot lately about the best breweries in Minneapolis and the best places to eat in St. Paul, so we decided to take a breather and do something a bit more classy: we asked our drivers where …
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How to Avoid Being Cheated By a Bad Cab Company

We’ll be the first to say it: not all cab companies are reliable, or even honest. Being part of this industry requires us to fight against the stigma that taxi drivers are trying to cheat their customers. While we at …
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The Best Late Night Eating Spots in Minneapolis

Breakfast, lunch and dinner aren’t the only meals of the day. Any person who likes to go out on the town knows that every great night ends at one of the best late night eating spots in Minneapolis. The drivers …
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