Category Archives: Twin Cities Area

What are you doing for the 4th of July? Here are some great place to see fireworks

The July Fourth Holiday is here. Time for picnics and family. For many of us in Minnesota we’re out on the boat. Others are taking advantage of the many parks in the Twin Cities. The weather is just about perfect. … Continue reading

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Art in Bloom – how Minneapolis gets spring to come despite the weather

It’s true this year was an easy winter and we’ve had some gorgeous spring days – going back to March. But winter is keeping a strong hold with a few snowflakes on Friday and rain expected tomorrow. Do you know … Continue reading

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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

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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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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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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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