#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
It’s officially that time of year…the Minnesota State Fair opens on Thursday! Treasured by those around the state, this is a truly Minnesotan experience with bake-offs, farm animals, Grandstand concerts, tractors, and last but certainly not least, fried foods and everything on a stick! Commonly referred to as “The Great Minnesota Get Together” this event draws people from all over the state (and the world) … Continue reading #MnMondays: The Great Minnesota Get Together!
24 years??? How can it really be 24 years since Minnesota celebrating the opening of the Mall of America? From Camp Snoopy to concerts in the Rotunda, “There’s a Place for Fun In Your Life…Mall of America.” Cheers to many more years of shopping and fun! Continue reading Happy Birthday Mall of America!
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
Getting in touch with your creative side is always a good idea, and the growing number of paint-your-own-canvas options in the Twin Cities makes it easy. If you’re looking for a fun experience, head over to Brush Studio in the the Shops at West End in St. Louis Park. Offering public paint nights most Wednesday to Saturday evenings, along with Sunday afternoons, Brush Studio is … Continue reading Unleash Your Creativity
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
As a tribute to my Great-Great Aunt Ruby—one of Duluth’s finest residents who passed away last week, today’s #MnMondays is all about Canal Park in Duluth, Mn. Situated on the westernmost tip of Lake Superior, Canal Park is home to lighthouses, the famous Lift Bridge, Lake Superior Marine Museum and a variety of shops, hotels and restaurants. Popular with visitors and locals alike, the park … Continue reading A Lift Bridge, Lighthouse and Loss of a Legendary Lady
#MNMondays Feature: Farewell to Prince, a first-hand account of the memorial outside Paisley Park Continue reading Farewell to a Music Legend: Memorial at Paisley Park
In honor of Holy Week, this week’s Minnesota Mondays feature is about the Cathedral of Saint Paul. Perched high on the hill overlooking our capitol city, the beautiful structure was completed in 1915 and listed on the National Register of Historical Buildings in 1974. Situated at the corner of Summit and Selby Avenues, the Cathedral offers gorgeous views of the city from its steps. But … Continue reading Cathedral of Saint Paul