MPLS-EAST END

When I read that Minneapolis was ranked the 3rd most literate city in America in 2016 it was in the back of my mind that I thought I had heard we were #1 before, and indeed we were… in 2015!  In fact the same three cities… Washington DC, Seattle and Minneapolis… have all been in the top 3 every year since 2010.

We attended One Day University at the Guthrie Theater in downtown Minneapolis yesterday, where they bring together the greatest professors from the world's top schools to present special versions of their best lectures… live. They now present in 55 cities, but their very first one was in Minneapolis… for good reason! All the presenters said this is their favorite city… because of the engaged audience with great questions.

The photo above was taken from the new US Bank football stadium, which will be the site of Super Bowl LII in 2018.  Just one example of the great diversity of sports, nature, the arts and literacy that the Twin Cities has to offer!

Here are some other brag-worthy rankings…

  • Minnesota ranked least stressed state in the country
  • Minneapolis ranked 2nd best biking city on Earth
  • Minnesota ranked 3rd best state for Millennials
  • Minneapolis ranked 6th best city for an active lifestyle
  • Minneapolis ranked 9th best sports city for fans
  • 5 Minneapolis restaurants ranked among top 100 hotsports in America for 2017
  • Minnesota State Fair ranked #1 state fair in America
  • Minneapolis North Loop ranked in Fodor's Top 25 World Destinations
  • Minnesota ranked 2nd smartest state in America
  • Surly named one of the 50 best brewers in the world and best brewery in Minnesota
  • Manny's Steakhouse ranked in 10 best steakhouses in the world
  • 15 companies ranked for LGBT equality
  • Walker Art Center ranked 13th best art museum in America
  • Minneapolis ranked 4th best city for festivals in America
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul ranked 3rd best city for beer lovers
  • Minnesota ranked 3rd most energy efficient state in America
  • Minneapolis ranked 7th greenest city in America
  • Minneapolis ranked 3rd most romantic city
  • Target Field ranked in America's best baseball stadiums

Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX Results – Twin Cities Realtor

HomesMSP Team - SharleneJohnAngela Minneapolis-St. Paul Neighborhoods

RELATED POSTS

About Sharlene Hensrud

I love what I do! Highly insightful, analytical and creative, there is nothing I love more than helping you find the right solution for your real estate transition. My mission is to serve my clients with honesty and integrity, exceeding their expectations in service and support… and to help others by donating a portion of every transaction to Habitat for Humanity

Related Posts

Where is HomesMSP? – outdoor fountains

Get to know the Twin Cities… follow HomesMSP throughout the metro, spot familiar sites and learn about some new ones, a different theme each week. Check in at http://www.homesmspblog/where_is_homesmsp? or follow at…  http://www.facebook.com/HomesMSP Week of August 2, 2010 – outdoor fountains Centennial Lakes Park…  take the kids and head for the fountains in front of The.

Read More

I Love Crate & Barrel

The new Twin Cities Crate & Barrel store opened last Thursday and we visited for the first time on Saturday. It was awesome…and extremely busy! I must admit I have a special interest in addition to loving the store…our son is the designer for the new furniture store and we’re mighty proud of him. Judging.

Read More

Decluttering, Downsizing, Rightsizing Tips

Whatever you call it, figuring out what to do with your 'stuff' can be enough to stop many potential home sellers before even getting started. It doesn't matter what your age or the size of your home, 'stuff' seems to grow to fill whatever space you have. I love the cathartic feeling that moving can.

Read More