Lake Harriet

Linden Hills… picturesque Minneapolis lakes neighborhood with an interesting history

Linden Hills, nestled in the rolling hills between the southern shore of Bde Maka Ska (formerly known as Lake Calhoun) and the western shore of Lake Harriet, is one of...
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“Build it and they will come” – Lake Harriet

Do you remember “build it and they will come” from the movie “Field of Dreams?” Well, that certainly applies to children. If you build a safe place where they can...
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Spring is in the air around Lake Harriet in Linden Hills

Minneapolis was ranked 6th best city for an active lifestyle in 2016 and it is nowhere more evident than around its city lakes. Although Easter was the first full day...
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ZUMBRO… serving breakfast, lunch and Linden Hills neighborhood spirit

ZUMBRO Cafe in the downtown Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis has been serving legendary breakfasts and lunches since 1995. So many of their staff and regulars have been there so...
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Why does Dupont Ave become King’s Highway in the East Harriet neighborhood?

Lake Harriet and the East Harriet neighborhood of Minneapolis were a part of farm land owned by Colonel William S. King. He donated Lake Harriet and land surrounding it to the...
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Chain of Lakes… part of the 50-mile Minneapolis Grand Rounds National Scenic Byway

Minneapolis is known as the "City of Lakes" and nothing exemplifies it as much as its famous "Chain of Lakes". With 5 million visits each year, it is the most popular destination...
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Flowers are blooming at Lyndale Park

Lyndale Park near Lake Harriet in Minneapolis is showing signs of spring, with water burbling and bulbs in colorful array. The bursting blooms seem to be happily shouting, “Hooray, it’s...
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Sunday’s Site – ‘Downtown’ Linden Hills, Minneapolis

NOTE: see the bottom of Sunday's Site posts for homes for sale in the area It seems that walkable neighborhoods are becoming increasingly important to home buyers. I think there are numerous factors...
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