#MNMondays is back! Perhaps you’ve heard the news…the 2018 Big Game is happening February 4 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis! With just a few weeks left to go, I’m going to feature some special happenings around town in regards to the Super Bowl. Currently, there’s a special insta-worthy NFL Helmet Display at the Mall of America. Located on the north side of the mall … Continue reading #MNMondays: Pepsi NFL Helmet Display
A fond farewell message to Dayton’s, the Oak Grill and the Skyroom in Minneapolis Continue reading #MNMondays: Farewell, my friend
As the peak of the fruits and vegetable season is here, there’s no better time to head to the Mill City Farmer’s Market. Set between the Mill City Museum and Guthrie Theater, I love the mix of nature’s bounty nestled amongst the urban landscape. Held every Saturday from May to October, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m., the market features a variety of freshly-picked fruits … Continue reading #MnMondays: Mill City Farmer’s Market
If you like strolling along the street, looking at art by a variety of artists, then the Uptown Art Fair is the place to be. Typically held in the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis on the first weekend in August, the fair draws more than 340 artists from around the world specializing in everything from printmaking to glass blowing. This year, attendees were treated to especially perfect … Continue reading The Uptown Art Fair
Talked about for years, and under construction since 2014, the new U.S. Bank Stadium opened its doors to the public on Saturday, July 23 for an open house. The highly anticipated stadium is the new home of the Minnesota Vikings and is set to host the 2018 Super Bowl and NCAA Final Four in 2019. Located on the former site of the Metrodome, and surrounded … Continue reading The New Home of Purple Pride
To me, the Fourth of July isn’t complete without fireworks, and in my eyes, the best place to watch fireworks in Minnesota is at Red, White and Boom! Ideally, I like to grab some ice cream at Izzy’s and then find a great spot along the riverfront, just behind the Guthrie and the Mill City Museum. The fireworks show over the Stone Arch Bridge, Mississippi … Continue reading Fireworks with a Chance of Purple Rain
It’s almost the Fourth of July, which has me thinking about fireworks…and I have to say, one of my favorite spots to see a great show is at Target Field. From Memorial Day to Labor Day, every Minnesota Twins Friday night home game at Target Field is a Fireworks Night. That’s right…even if it’s not the Fourth of July you can enjoy a spectacle of … Continue reading One, Two, Three Strikes and Fireworks!
The Stone Arch Bridge crosses over the Mississippi River, connecting downtown Minneapolis to St. Anthony Main. Built by James J. Hill in 1883, the granite and limestone bridge consists of 23 arches. Featuring fantastic views of St. Anthony Falls, downtown skyline and the river, the pedestrian-only bridge is a popular place for locals and visitors. On the downtown side you’ll find Gold Medal Park where … Continue reading Bridge Back In Time
As the days grow longer and temps get higher in Minneapolis, there’s no place quite like the Rooftop Garden at Brit’s Pub. Located along the Nicollet Mall, the pub offers an authentic British Pub atmosphere with a dark wood bar, brown leather couches and plenty of TVs tuned into soccer matches. While the atmosphere in the pub is rather inviting, if the weather is warm … Continue reading Cheers to Patio Season!
It’s official—spring has sprung in the Twin Cities! The birds have arrived, trees are budding and the locals are all about getting outside! In honor of Earth Day coming later this week (April 22), today’s #MNMondays feature is all about an ideal place to enjoy nature without leaving Minneapolis—a walk (or bike) around Lake Harriet. Part of the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes Regional Park, Lake … Continue reading A Spring Stroll Around Lake Harriet