Top 10 lists why Minneapolis-St. Paul is a top place to live and visit

Wall Street Journal recently ranked Minneapolis #4 on its international top 10 list of “hot destinations for adventurous sophisticates, curious foodies and deep-pocketed beach bums”… the only one on the list that is in the United States!  The primary reason for this ranking is because of our ‘foodie’ scene… Minneapolis had 13 James Beard Award.

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Long to live on Seward’s historic Milwaukee Avenue?

Buyers looking for walkable neighborhoods near the University of Minnesota frequently ask about Seward neighborhood, just over the Franklin Avenue bridge from the Minneapolis UMN campus. The most unique location is historic Milwaukee Avenue… and a house is available now! If Milwaukee Avenue is your dream location you must have patience because they don’t come.

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Don’t miss Sky Pesher at Minneapolis Sculpture Garden & Wurtele Upper Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden and Walker Art Center‘s Wurtele Upper Garden are prime examples of two of our cherished resources… the arts and the Minneapolis Park System, which is consistently ranked #1 in the nation. The iconic Spoonbridge & Cherry by Claes Oldenburg and Coosje Van Bruggen is one of most photographed symbols of Minneapolis. I love.

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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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My favorite Twin Cities handmade ice cream shop

When we had to pick a place to celebrate birthdays last week with my birthday buddy, it didn’t take me long to include a stop at Pumphouse Creamery at 48th and Chicago in South Minneapolis. If you follow my blog at all, you likely know I love homemade ice cream and feel blessed to live in.

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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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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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The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis

Sharlene has always loved the architecture of this museum/church. So I decided to take a look. It is beautiful, definitely worth your time to visit. As Sharlene mentioned in 2009, the historic former church was transformed into The Russian Museum of Art.    The building itself is notable because its architectural style is so unexpected in Minnesota…an.

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