Author Archives: admin

James Beard Awards Finalists Announced With Just Two Minneapolis Chefs

Eater Twin Cities recently reported… The James Beard Foundation Awards are known as the Oscars of Food, and today we learned that two Minnesota chefs will move on as finalists. The list of semifinalists, which included 13 Minnesotans, was whittled down to just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on James Beard Awards Finalists Announced With Just Two Minneapolis Chefs

Arden Hills: Just outside downtown St Paul and Minneapolis

Arden Hills is about 8 miles north of both downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota. It’s just outside of Roseville and is home to Bethel University and Seminary and the University of Northwestern. Valentine Hills is the only elementary school … Continue reading

Posted in Minnesota Community Profiles | Comments Off on Arden Hills: Just outside downtown St Paul and Minneapolis

Twin Cities Amenity: The Mississippi

The Mississippi runs between St Paul and Minneapolis. In fact they have coined this section of the River the “Metro Mississippi” – in stretches 75 miles from Elk River to Hastings, which means it’s a walking distance or a short … Continue reading

Posted in Twin Cities Area | Comments Off on Twin Cities Amenity: The Mississippi

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

Posted in Twin Cities Area | Comments Off on Twin Cities Amenity: Fort Snelling Park

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

Posted in Twin Cities Area | Comments Off on Twin Cities Amenity: The Walker

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

Posted in Minnesota Community Profiles | Comments Off on Afton Minnesota: Come for the skiing, stay for the community

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

Posted in Minnesota Community Profiles | Comments Off on Burnsville: Shopping, parks, skiing – fun for all seasons

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

Posted in Minnesota Community Profiles | Comments Off on Mahtomedi Community Profile: On the lake, close to town, good schools

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What do real estate pros know that you don’t?

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

Posted in Minnesota Community Profiles | Comments Off on Welcome to Coon Rapids, MN: just 15 miles north of Minneapolis