2016 Minneapolis Happening List

It’s Back! For the third year in a row, you have the chance to nominate – and vote for – your favorite people, places, businesses and events in Minneapolis in the 2016 Minneapolis Happening List contest! We have over 250 categories (yes, you read that right!) so that everyone and everything that make Minneapolis so […]

How to Survive Middle School (For Parents)

By Sally Vardaman Johnson Several weeks ago, I decided to write a piece about parents surviving the middle school years. You see, this fall, all three of my children will be in middle school, yet I have absolutely no expertise on this topic. Over my parenting experience, I have learned to question simplistic advice that fits neatly into […]

Be #TheAuthenticYou

Detroit Lakes native and Minneapolis resident Melissa Paakh is on a mission. She once heard that 85 percent of the world’s population is affected by a negative self-image, and she wants to change that. And so, she launched a campaign and clothing line aimed at helping people hold a positive self image of themselves. Melissa understands […]

Lil’ Kickers is Coming to Town

We love soccer in these parts, so it makes sense that Lil’ Kickers soccer program is expanding to Minneapolis this fall. The team that is bringing it here has served over 35,000 kids in the Chicago area since 2005. And while soccer is the glue in this year-round program, it is really a child-centered wellness program. […]

Girl Develop It Celebrates Two Years in the Twin Cities

Girl Develop It (GDI) is a national nonprofit that exists to provide education and support to women who are interested in learning web and software development. They do so by providing affordable educational programs in a judgement-free environment. What started with one event in New York City in 2010 has grown into an organization that […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 6

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 6

How can it be Week 6 of the 12 Weeks of Summer already? We’re not sure how we feel about being half-way through our series, but we know that there is plenty of summer fun still to be had. And this week, is all about geocaching. And we’re not talking about Pokemon Go. Rather, good, […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 5

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 5

Whether you call it Putt-Putt or Mini-Golf (or something entirely different), the end result is always fun. So for Week 5 of our 12 Weeks of Summer series, we are highlighting places you can go to chase a golf ball around mazes and obstacle courses with a small golf club, or for simplicity sake, mini-golf. […]

4th of July 2016

The 4th of July is coming up fast, which means fun and fireworks! If you are wondering where to catch the nighttime aerial show this year, we’ve got the run-down for you. While most take place on Monday, July 4, please note that a couple of celebrations take place the day – and days – […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 2

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 2

Rainy days and Mondays – or any day – shouldn’t get you down, especially in the summer. But, we understand they can be a drag when you’d rather be outside. On those rainy, summer days when you just can’t be outside, you could curl up on the couch with a good book…or you could do […]

Minneapolis Debuts on Sweaty City List

When you think of Minneapolis, chances are you think of Prince, lakes, and cold temperatures. But it can pretty darn hot here, too. In fact, Minneapolis has made its debut on the Sweaty City list, coming in at the respectable number 7 spot. Honeywell Fans have teamed up with Dr. Ted Myatt, ScD, for a […]