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Top 5 Health Benefits of Skiing and Snowboarding

It may not be Colorado, Utah or Tahoe, but Minnesota boasts some pretty decent ski hills. And with winter in full swing, it is the perfect time to get out there and hit some of those Minnesota slopes. Along with being fun, skiing and snowboarding provide some serious health benefits, too. Here are the top […]

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite…?

The 16th annual Lake Harriet Kite festival is planned for Saturday, January 28, 2017. Now, the question is, will Mother Nature cooperate? Typically, by the time the end of January rolls around, which is usually when the Kite Festival is scheduled, we have endured more than our fair share of cold, or bitter cold weather. […]

The Making of an Event Poster

The Making of an Event Poster

Ever wonder what goes into the making of an event poster? Minneapolis-based design and branding firm, Duffy, recently released their design for the 2017 City of Lakes Loppet Ski Festival poster. Each year, custom merchandise is designed to support the Loppet Foundation and its annual event. For 2017, the poster celebrates diversity, unity, uniqueness, beauty and nature through the depiction […]

The World’s Largest Ski & Snowboard Lesson

The World’s Largest Ski & Snowboard Lesson

Want to learn how to ski or snowboard? How about doing so while trying to break a world record? Mark your calendar of Friday, January 6, 2017 for a ski or snowboard lesson and participate in a world-wide attempt to get into the Guinness Book of World Records at the same time. Apparently last winter, nearly […]

Justin Bieber Coming to Minneapolis

Justin Bieber Coming to Minneapolis

Is Justin Bieber coming to Minneapolis? You better Beliebe it! After recently taking home the most 2016 American Music Awards of any artist this year, global superstar Justin Bieber has announced his first-ever stadium tour across North America, as part of his wildly successful PURPOSE WORLD TOUR. It’s a quick tour, kicking off on August 5, 2017 […]

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

2016 Happening List Results Schedule

At long last…the results of the annual Happening List have arrived! We appreciate your patience with us as we audit and tally the results; it is no small task. And believe it or not, there is still quite a bit of work to do. For that reason, we are going to stagger the release of […]

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Lights in Park

‘Tis the Season for Holiday Lights in Park

If you are looking for a holiday tradition that you can do from the comfort of your car, consider driving over to Phalen Park in St. Paul for the ninth edition of Holiday Lights in the Park. An initiative by the Saint Paul Police Foundation since 2008, Holiday Lights in the Park is the Midwest’s […]

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

If you are considering seeing a movie over the Thanksgiving weekend, consider taking a look back at some of the artistry and comedy of Aardman Animations, Ltd., a British animation studio that has been entertaining and charming people all over the world with magical stop-motion clay animation for 40 years. The Walker Art Center is […]

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Art Attack 2016 – It’s About Peace and Love

The 19th annual Art Attack is back and is happening on November 4, 5 and 6 at the Northrup King Building in Northeast Minneapolis. This year, in response to the current political climate, the Northrup King Building is choosing to promote peace and love through visual art, interactive art activities, writing and music. It will […]

Here, There & Everywhere Signals the Coming Winter

Here, There & Everywhere Signals the Coming Winter

This fall, as in many falls in the past, Warren Miller is releasing a new film called Here, There & Everywhere. In its 67th year, these Warren Miller films traditionally mark the beginning of ski and snowboard season and build the excitement for winter travel. And this year is no different. The 67th installment brings the […]