Life in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Sherlock Holmes: The Collection and The Exhibit

The Minnesota History Center is currently featuring an exhibit they created about Sherlock Holmes and the beginnings of forensic science running through April 2, 2023. But the first question to...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023… started in 1886 to prove the city wasn’t unfit for human habitation

Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2023, oldest winter festival in the United States, runs January 26-February 5, 2023.
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Small Business Saturday

Everyone knows about Black Friday, but do you know about Small Business Saturday?  This year, it is Saturday, November 26th (always the day following Black Friday). We’d like to highlight...
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Opening day at the MN State Fair 2022… a peaceful morning

We decided we would return to our traditional opening day visit to the Minnesota State Fair this year after a two-year Covid hiatus. It had been many years since we...
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Minnesota made CNBC’s list of America’s 10 best states to live… guess which number we are?

MSNBC’s list of the 10 best states to live is directed toward business. Their rankings of the best states for business consider factors such as workforce, infrastructure, cost of doing business,...
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Summer of Sparky… find all 21 Sparky the Sea Lion sculptures!

In celebration of the return of the beloved Sparky the Sea Lion shows at the new Como Harbor in Como Zoo, 21 hand-painted Sparky the Sea Lion statues have been...
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Art Fair Season is here… and our partners at Longshadow Woodworks showcase their beautiful work!

Art Fair season started the first weekend in June with the Edina and Saint Anthony Park art festivals, and continues with many festivals throughout the summer and beyond. The big...
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My three favorite things at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden has long been one of my favorite places, and as with any place I have my favorite things within the garden. The garden was just being...
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