Life in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Life in Minnesota… how’s the weather?

When I travel to other locations with idyllic weather I often find myself bored… and longing for our endlessly changing Minnesota weather. It isn’t easy to predict, which is part...
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Bloomington… not just MOA, it also has miles and miles of biking and hiking trails

When people think of Bloomington, MN many people think of the Mall of America, the largest shopping and entertainment mall in the United States. Open since 1992, it is one...
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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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