Planes and Trains

Concerned about Minneapolis-St. Paul airplane noise around a home you might buy?

As I strolled along Minnehaha Creek in South Minneapolis with my birthday buddy while we ate our handmade ice cream cones last weekend, she was very aware of all the...
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Metro Transit named national system of the year

Last year Twin Cities Metro Transit provided 87.5 million rides, the highest in 30 years… last year also was the 10th time in 11 years that they recorded a ridership...
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Signs of an up and coming neighborhood

If you are looking for a neighborhood likely to be on the up-swing, here are some of telltale signs of a soon-to-be hot real estate market.  On-trend businesses are moving...
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Midway Neighborhood… midway between Minneapolis, St. Paul, and a whole lotta universities

MIDWAY is officially Hamline-Midway, a St. Paul neighborhood about midway between downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul. Hamline University is located within its borders, but it is close to many...
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Yippee! A Train of Two Cities

Huge addition to mobility in the Twin Cities. Our "metro area" took a big step on Saturday, June14.  We were a great city before, but with two great cities and...
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Wednesdays Unplugged – Spinach and Feta Frittata

  "If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. ~ Anne Bradstreet...
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FlightTracker helps gauge impact of airplanes on an address

Wondering about how airport flight patterns might impact a home you are considering? Flight Tracker interactive map of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) gives the flight paths of airplanes flying...
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