Category Archives: Minnesota Community Profiles

Chanhassen: Parks, parks and more parks southwest of Minneapolis

Minneapolis and St. Paul are known for some of the best parks in the nation. Quantity and quality are both impressive, but it doesn’t stop with the Twin Cities. The suburbs also have  great offerings. Let’s take Chanhassen for instance. … Continue reading

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Longfellow – Perfectly positioned between Mississippi River, Midtown Greenway, Minnehaha Park and Hiawatha Light Rail

Longfellow is a great neighborhood in Minneapolis, MN.  A good word to describe this neighborhood is “easy.” No matter the mode of transportation, be it walking, biking or driving, Longfellow is really easy to travel to and from. Just a … Continue reading

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Eden Prairie – West Round Lake: One of the friendliest neighborhoods in the Twin Cities

Eden Prairie’s West Round Lake is one of the friendliest neighborhoods we’ve been to. Our team recently visited this area and was really impressed. It is friendly in every sense of the word. Friendly Faces Take a walk around Round … Continue reading

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Excelsior: Neighborhood so great, visitors and residents don’t want to leave

If you’re one of those people that doesn’t consider strangers strangers but rather friends you haven’t met yet, Excelsior is the place for you. People that move to this neighborhood have the tendency to stay indefinitely. The area is filled … Continue reading

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North Loop Minneapolis: Uptown for adults

New to the scene, the North Loop is making its way into the Minneapolis St. Paul mix. Up until recently, the focus of this area has been commercial spaces for retail and restaurants. The North Loop has quickly become a … Continue reading

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Hamline-Midway: Neighborhood focused on education and safety

The Hamline-Midway neighborhood of St. Paul, Minnesota is centrally located in the middle of downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul. With a strong emphasis on public safety, this neighborhood is one of the best in the Twin Cities to raise … Continue reading

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Como Park: More than a zoo, a family-friendly neighborhood dedicated to recreation

Describe the Como neighborhood in one word: Family-friendly. Conveniently close to Minneapolis and St. Paul, but just enough outside of the big cities to provide a real sense of nature. The Como Park area is most known for its recreational … Continue reading

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Lowertown St. Paul – An artistic hub and home of the St. Paul Farmers Market

When you enter Lowertown, St. Paul, you’ll see remnants of construction sites. Typically, this is bothersome for residents. For residents of Lowertown however, the construction cones represent consistent improvements to the St. Paul neighborhood, big projects being finished. Redevelopment has been … Continue reading

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Summit Hill: Majestic homes, fun apartments and the air of F Scott Fitzgerald

Summit Avenue, which runs from the Mississippi River to the West and downtown on the East, is home to some of the oldest and most majestic homes in St. Paul. It is the old stomping ground of author F. Scott … Continue reading

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