John Hensrud

Twin Cities Jazz Festival Turns 20 Years Old in 2018

For 20 years the Twin Cities Jazz Festival has been the largest FREE music event in Minnesota. Founder and executive director, Steve Heckler is the only staff person to run...
Read More

St. Paul’s Summit Hill Neighborhood… historic, walkable, both quiet and bustling

My favorite place to walk isn’t a tranquil path through trees. My favorite place to walk is in a well-kept and fully established residential neighborhood like Summit Hill in St Paul....
Read More

PIZZA!! Favorite Twin Cities pizzerias

I have my favorites, which is what I started out with, but there are so many wonderful places and pizzas, I couldn’t help but add a few more shops to...
Read More

Lyrics Can Soothe Our Fears As Well As Guide Our Lives.

"In every life we have some trouble. But when you worry, you make it double." - Bobby McFerrin "Don’t Worry be Happy".
Read More

Local Burger Joints in the Twin Cities… My Favorites

The word "joint" has many definitions. When it comes to burger joints the definition start with a place where people meet.
Read More

Blue Sun Soda and Sweets Shop… carrying 1,100 varieties of craft soda!

Crazy crafted sodas from hundreds of root beers to odd little-known flavors and labels. For "yours truly" this was a fabulous find! I bet I spent nearly an hour there....
Read More

Grateful for Long Range Visionaries

It all comes about through regular citizens like you and me who have a heart and vision for the future.
Read More
1 2 3 4 5

Subscribe to Our Newsletter for Market Updates & Mid-Century Modern Listings

Our weekly HomesMSP Update includes current local market information and a curated list of mid-century modern properties for sale, plus posts from an inspector, a lender, a stager, info about neighborhoods, life in the Twin Cities… even recipes!


Blog Categories


Sharon and John Hensrud

About Us

The HomesMSP Team is committed to meeting you where you are and listening… really listening to understand you so we can use our extensive knowledge of the market and local neighborhoods to give you personalized service.