New in Town

STEAM classes, camps, parties and drop-in creative play in the heart of the city.

Snapology Grand Opening

On November 17th, Snapology will bring its STEAM-focused classes, camps, parties, workshops, homeschool solutions and preschool programs to its new home on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown. Aaron Hagebak, owner of Snapology of Minneapolis, is excited to open the new “Discovery Center” to provide a drop-in play solution for families in the area, as well as […]

Ever Try Chairlift Speed Dating?

Attention all singes: have you ever tried chairlift speed dating? If not, now is your chance! A generation of Minnesotans grew up on visits to ski hills all around the area, so doesn’t it make sense that a love match made on the slopes might lead to the creation of the next generation of Minnesota skiers? If you […]

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 […]

‘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 […]

Sculptor - James Shoop

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 […]

Free Workouts with Fitbit Local

Fitbit, the wellness company that makes wearable devices that track your steps, is launching Fitbit Local, a series of free monthly workouts throughout the country. And they are launching here in Minneapolis on Saturday, October 1, at Target Field. More than 4,000 participants have attended the launch events at other cities, and about 500 people […]

Grinkie Circus is Coming to Town

Clear your calendar for Saturday, October 8, 2016 because the Grinkie Circus is coming to town and we don’t think you are going to want to miss it. This one-day, family friendly event is co-sponsored by Harriet Brewing and the Minneapolis Beard and Moustace Club (MBMC). It is happening at Harriet Brewing from 12:00 pm […]

The Minnesota State Fair: 21 Facts

The Minnesota State Fair: 21 Facts

It’s here! It’s here! The Minnesota State Fair has opened their gates and for the next 12 days, people from all corners of the state will descend on the fairgrounds for hours of food and fun! But our state fair is more than just that. It’s full of history and interesting facts, so we decided […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 11

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 11

The signs are there: the State Fair starting, the earlier sunsets, the school supplies list in the mail. Yes, the 12 Weeks of Summer are almost over, but the good news is they are not over yet. We still have Week 11 and Week 12, so let’s enjoy them! This week, we recommend seeing parts […]