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Local Community Workshop MPLS MAKE Expands to New Location, Doubles in Membership Capacity

MPLS MAKE, a community workshop for Twin Cities-area woodworkers (and soon to include metalworkers), will host a grand opening party on Saturday, Nov. 4, to celebrate its recent expansion and relocation to 3757 3rd Ave. NE in Columbia Heights. The grand opening will offer free food, drink and music, as well as a 90-foot Pinewood […]

Cultivating Joy in an Age of Uncertainty

  St. Paul, MN: In this public talk, Tibetan meditation master and author of New York Times bestseller The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret of Science and Happiness, Mingyur Rinpoche, will discuss how the practice of meditation can lead to a source of true happiness, even in challenging circumstances. He will demonstrate how any […]

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

FASTZach Runs Your Routes

Imagine it’s 2005 and you are traveling for work, for pleasure, with a partner or by yourself. When you get to your hotel, imagine you want to go for a five-mile run. But, since you are in a city that you don’t know, you ask the concierge for suggested running routes. The response is “go […]

How to Plan a Winning Holiday Office Party, presented by Food.ee

People throughout Minneapolis are decking the walls of their cubicles and getting ready for their company holiday parties! Corporate holiday parties provide a welcome break from the every day and give coworkers a chance to let loose, celebrate a year of hard work, and forge lasting friendships. Here are five steps to celebrating the season with a winning […]

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 […]

The Changing Landscape of the Twin Cities

It’s no secret that the Twin Cities is a growing metropolis, with new construction popping up all over Minneapolis and St. Paul. With this new construction comes new opportunities. And while it’s always fun to look forward, it’s also fun to take a stroll down Memory Lane. In fact, let’s take a look at some […]

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 […]

Minneapolis Rent Increase #1 in Nation

According to apartment search site ABODO.com‘s August 2016 National Apartment Report, Minneapolis experienced a 14% increase in rent price from July to August of this year, ranking it the city with the highest rent increase in the entire U.S. The average one-bedroom in Minneapolis now costs $1,368 per month, up from $1,197 in July. Nashville rents rose 13% […]

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 […]

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 […]