Life in Minneapolis-St. Paul

Great Blue Herons are busy nesting on islands near Marshall Terrace Park

Every spring about 200 great blue herons return to nest on two small islands on the Mississippi River about 2-3 miles north of downtown Minneapolis, near Marshall Terrace Park, 2740...
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Saint Paul Winter Carnival 2022… the oldest winter carnival in the United States

The Saint Paul Winter Carnival is the oldest winter carnival in the United States, started in 1886… this year celebrating 136 years! It is hard to believe the 10-day festival...
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Dayton’s retail is back with a holiday maker’s market!

The iconic Dayton’s department store started with a 6-story building at the corner of 7th and Nicollet in downtown Minneapolis, built in 1902 on the site of the former Westminster...
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St. Anthony Park… a college town in the city

The hills of St. Anthony Park were originally expected to become an elite suburb for people living on the East Bank of the Mississippi near St. Anthony Falls. That didn’t...
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Theater is back… in the age of Covid!

We love theater, and our whole family was at a show at the Minneapolis Children’s Theater on March 11, 2010… the same day the World Health Organization declared Covid-19 a...
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Hai Hai… award-winning Southeast Asian street food restaurant and bar

When clients gave us a gift certificate to Hai Hai I knew we had to wait until they were open for in person dining to experience this award-winning Southeast Asian...
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Parade of Homes is On!

It has been a very busy time for home builders as new construction homes are in big demand. If you are thinking about building or renovating, you must take in...
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Lions Tap famous hamburgers… lions and burgers and fries, OH MY!

When we moved to the Twin Cities more than 30 years ago we landed in Eden Prairie… and one of the first places people told us we had to go...
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