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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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It’s art and food truck festival season… check out what’s coming!

It’s summer art festival season… and where there are festival tents, food trucks are never far behind! The photo above was HomeTown Creamery ice cream truck at the art festival...
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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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Art Fair Season is here… and our partners at Longshadow Woodworks showcase their beautiful work!

Art Fair season started the first weekend in June with the Edina and Saint Anthony Park art festivals, and continues with many festivals throughout the summer and beyond. The big...
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My three favorite things at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

The Minneapolis Sculpture Garden has long been one of my favorite places, and as with any place I have my favorite things within the garden. The garden was just being...
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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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