Ready for “Surban” living? Where you can find it in the Twin Cities

The demand for walkable urban neighborhoods has been strong for years, but the newest trend is shifting to SURBAN living… a suburban area with the feel of urban living, including walkability, great restaurants/coffee shops and great retail. Not only Millennials, but also downsizing 55+ are drawn to this new wave of growth for the same.

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5 mid-century modern homes for sale under $500k

Keeping you up-to-date on Minnesota mid-century modern homes to buy. Here are five Twin Cities mid-century modern homes for sale under $500,000 as of 9/10/2017. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or want to find more, we can help! 200 Crestview Drive N, Maplewood – 4BR/4BA – 3,536 sq ft.

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5 mid-century modern homes for sale in the Twin Cities

Looking for mid-century modern homes to buy? They can be hard to find… there is no ‘mid-century modern’ button! Here are five mid-century modern homes that are currently for sale in the Twin Cities. Contact us if you would like to see any of them… or find more, we can help! 209 Westwood Drive N,.

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Summer art fair season begins with Edina Art Fair

I think of the summer season as book-ended by the Edina Art Fair the first weekend in June and the Uptown Art Fair the first weekend in August, followed by the Minnesota State Fair. Long established traditions, the Edina Art Fair started as a small craft and book fair in 1966 and now has about 200,000.

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New Construction Teardowns… and where to find them by price range

Pent-up demand and low interest rates, combined with increased demand for desirable neighborhoods and school districts have been driving a teardown craze which has been going on for a number of years. Two neighborhoods at the epicenter of this craze are the Minneapolis Linden Hills neighborhood and the city of Edina. My experiences with teardowns.

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Edina’s 50th and France… walker’s and shopper’s paradise

Edina's 'downtown' at 50th and France neighborhood has long been a boutique shopping destination. With a 'Walker's Paradise' Walkscore of 90, people now also think of it as a walkable, livable lifestyle destination. It got its reputation with upscale shopping, but it also has virtually everything you need for daily living within just a few.

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Edina Promenade… suburban walkway yields high walk score

Looking for a condo/townhome in a suburban setting with a high walk score? Be sure to check out the area around the Edina Promenade, which connects the paths around Centennial Lakes Park recreation and shopping areas with The Galleria/Southdale shopping district.   Divided walking/biking paths pass behind condos and businesses between France and York Avenues, and.

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Edina Art Fair launches summer art fair season

The first weekend in June officially marks the start of the major art fairs of the summer season with the Edina Art Fair. This is the second largest art fair in Minnesota and is one of the Top 100 Art Fairs in the country. Festivals and fairs continue throughout the state (click here for a Minnesota schedule),.

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Great licks at Edina Creamery

We are lucky to have so many wonderful neighborhood homemade ice cream shops in the Twin Cities. As I criss-cross the metro area I can find reasons to stop at most of them, but one that keeps calling me back for its creamy, smooth texture and flavor is the Edina Creamery, on France just south.

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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 fries, and authentic malts and shakes served with the metal canisters… but its chicken noodle soup, egg salad and meat loaf sandwiches, and cesar salad with anchovies.

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Sunday’s Site – 50th & France, Edina

The corner of 50th & France in Edina at the border of Southwest Minneapolis has long been a destination. Not only does it feature an array of charming shops, boutiques and services, it also has wonderful restaurants, one of the best homemade ice cream shops in the metro, a movie theater featuring independent and foreign films… and.

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Sunday’s Site – Centennial Lakes Park, Edina

Not only does Edina's Centennial Lakes Park offer free daily concerts and entertainment Monday-Thursday throughout the summer (including Thursday night movies), they also have a backup plan in case of bad weather. If it rains, most performances move from the Maetzold Amphiteather to the nearby indoor Edinborough Park amphitheater, which hosts free concerts throughout the winter!  Centennial Lakes.

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