Burger Moe’s… one of the best outdoor patios in downtown St. Paul

St. Paul's West 7th Street, just down the street from Xcel Energy Center and around the corner from the Science Museum of Minnesota has long been a bustling restaurant-bar-pub commercial strip...
Read More

Antiques, beer and Juicy Blucys in St. Paul’s Merriam Park

There were antiques at the St. Paul corner of Selby and Fairview before the Blue Door Pub brought throngs of people to revel in their fine selection of tap beers and famous...
Read More

My Favorite Summertime Restaurant in Minneapolis, MN

My favorite summertime restaurant is Joe's Garage Restaurant & Bar in Minneapolis, MN I love, love, love Joe's and here is why: 1) It's hip, it's eclectic, it's fun. 2)...
Read More

Burgers, malts and phosphates…

Nothing says comfort food like burgers, malts and phosphates (ok, burger and malts)… and Snuffy's Malt Shop with an old-fashioned 50's style atmosphere is a favorite neighborhood stop for many. My husband always loves...
Read More

One of the few remaining vintage drive-ins

Dari-ette Drive-In, now celebrating their 60th year on St. Paul's east side, is one of few remaining vintage drive-in restaurants. As their name suggests, they serve real soft-serve ice cream… as...
Read More

Sunday’s Site – Convention Grill, Edina

Edina's Convention Grill, near the corner of France Avenue and Sunnyside Road next to Minneapolis' Linden Hills neighborhood, is an old-fashioned family diner. It has a short menu of mostly delicious, artery-clogging burgers, skin-on...
Read More

Sunday’s Site – Calhoun Village, Minneapolis

Calhoun Village shopping center is nestled in an incredible location within a few blocks of three of the famous Chain of Lakes in Minneapolis and in the heart of fabulous walking...
Read More

Sunday’s Site – Windom Neighborhood, Minneapolis

The Windom Community of Southwest Minneapolis is tucked into the northwest corner of I-35W and Crosstown Hwy 62. Close to major arteries, it is a quiet neighborhood with easy access to...
Read More
1 2 3

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.