St. Paul Como Park… charming city lake neighborhood

If you love the Minneapolis city lakes but are looking for a quieter neighborhood with lower average prices don’t overlook St. Paul’s Como Park neighborhood. The area is best known...
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Walkable East Isles neighborhood

Do you long to live in a neighborhood where you don’t need a car for daily living? How about a Walk Score of 92 and a lake nearby? Check out...
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Minneapolis Neighborhoods with the highest Walk Scores 2019

In 2012 I did a post about the Minneapolis neighborhoods with the highest walk scores and was reminded that it is time for an update! At that time Downtown West...
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What must be included in a dream neighborhood?

What constitutes a ‘dream neighborhood’ may be different for everyone, but includes similar characteristics just ranked in different orders of importance. According to a recent survey, the National Association of...
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Mischief… Grand Avenue toys and amusements for all ages

It’s hard to find a better place to meander than along Grand Avenue between Lexington and Dale, where old houses that have become storefronts and eateries mingle with more standard...
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Kordiak Park… the first park in the Anoka County Parks System

I had passed by the small sign to Kordiak Park on Highway 65 many times before I learned about the lovely Innsbruck community that surrounds the park, partly in Columbia...
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Four Churches on One City Block… a Guinness World Record only in NE Minneapolis

Nestled in the residential bowels of Northeast Minneapolis on a sleepy little park side block, four churches stand. Minneapolis Northeast is well known for many things. Its breweries, churches and...
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Edina & St. Anthony Park start the summer art fair season

The first weekend in June officially starts the summer art fair season, at least in my mind. The big one is the Edina Art Fair, which is one of the...
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