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Twin Cities Amenity: Fort Snelling Park

Who would imagine a park filled with wildlife – right under the airport? But there it is – Fort Snelling Park. They offer extensive hiking, bike and ski trails that link to Minnehaha Park and the Minnesota Valley National Wildlife … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Amenity: The Walker

First Saturday is family day at The Walker art gallery. It’s a great (free!) way to check it out especially if you have kids. They have programming that day to get kids in doing art. There are usually two hands … Continue reading

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Afton Minnesota: Come for the skiing, stay for the community

The City of Afton is about fifteen miles east of downtown St. Paul, south of I-94 on the eastern border of Minnesota. Afton is home to an Historic Village along the beautiful St. Croix River, which offers exceptional opportunities for … Continue reading

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Burnsville: Shopping, parks, skiing – fun for all seasons

The Twin Cities’ suburb of City of Burnsville is actually the 10th largest city in Minnesota. It has grown up from its roots of a primarily Irish farming community – but somehow maintained some of the rural charm with more … Continue reading

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Mahtomedi Community Profile: On the lake, close to town, good schools

Mahtomedi is a small suburb of St Paul – midway between St Paul and Stillwater. In area, Mahtomedi is about 3.5 square miles of land and 2.25 square miles of water.  The lake is a feature many residents enjoy fully. … Continue reading

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What do real estate pros know that you don’t?

Do you ever feel like you just aren’t sure what you’re looking for? The saying goes – you’ll know it when you see it. But will you really? House Logic recently ran a helpful article that outlines four things that … Continue reading

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Welcome to Coon Rapids, MN: just 15 miles north of Minneapolis

Coon Rapids is a northern suburb of Minneapolis. It has 48 parks, more than 40 miles of trails, the award winning Bunker Hills Golf Club and two regional parks. It is home to the headquarters of several large businesses: medical … Continue reading

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Looking to buy a home? It’s OK to snoop

The latest good advice from House Logic includes 8 tips that give you the freedom – responsibility! – to really dig into that home you might buy. Soak in the Bathroom Dig Around in the Closets Poke Around the Attic … Continue reading

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Welcome to Brooklyn Park, MN: trails, golf and colleges

If you are a golf fan you may have heard of Edinburgh USA Golf Course, one of the top public golf courses in the United States. It’s located in Brooklyn Park. Brooklyn Park is  also home to 47 miles of … Continue reading

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Welcome to Plymouth MN: Award-winning with a long history

Plymouth was named Money magazine’s number one Best Place to Live in 2008 for cities with populations of 50,000 to 300,000. The city stayed in the top dozen when the magazine repeated the rankings in 2010. The Plymouth community has … Continue reading

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