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The Yarnery… nurturing creativity in the Ramsey Hill Historic District

When I learned that a friend who recently retired loves to knit, I knew I had to give her a gift card for The Yarnery… a wonderful learning-focused yarn shop...
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St. Anthony Parkway… highest point of Grand Rounds, dividing Audubon Park and Waite Park

When the independent Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board was created in 1883, they hired landscape architect Horace Cleveland to create a blueprint for a Minneapolis park system providing public access...
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Before the State Fairgrounds… King’s Fair in Seward neighborhood

At a closing on a home in the Seward neighborhood of Minneapolis the buyer noted that the legal description was the ‘Fairground Addition’… which prompted a lively discussion where we...
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Discover Cottage City… Linden Hills’ historic lakeside community

When I meet with buyers looking for a house in Minneapolis, Linden Hills often appears on their wish list. After all, Minneapolis is the City of Lakes and Linden Hills...
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Fredrick-Miller Spring… free spring water for more than 100 years

Our family remembers filling jugs of water at the Fredrick-Miller Spring to fill our aquarium when we lived in Eden Prairie over 20 years ago. After meeting family at Staring...
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Wheelock Parkway… an enigmatic throughway in St Paul

As a young adult from “small city” North Dakota, Minneapolis/St Paul was a fascinating, exotic place. My wife and I often explored the fascinations of the “Cities”, like landmarks, parkways...
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Macalaster-Groveland… one of St. Paul’s most coveted neighborhoods

Macalaster-Groveland has long been a favorite St. Paul neighborhood. It is bordered by stately Summit Avenue on the north and Randolph Avenue bordering Highland Park neighborhood on the south, sandwiched...
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Rice Park… St. Paul’s European Town Square

Rice Park is one of the oldest, if not the oldest park in St. Paul, and I have long thought of Rice Park as the heart of St. Paul. Before...
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