12 Weeks of Summer: Week 7

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 7

This week, which is already Week 7 of the 12 Weeks of Summer, we’re suggesting you explore Downtown Minneapolis. After all, Petula Clark did say this about it: So go downtown Things will be great when you’re downtown No finer place for sure, downtown Everything’s waiting for you Everything is waiting for you, including a […]

Minnesota State Fair Job Fair

If you’ve ever wanted to work at the Minnesota State Fair but weren’t sure how to go about securing an application or interview, mark your calendar for Wednesday, June 29. That is the day that the first-ever Minnesota State Fair Job Fair is taking place. Applicants can start lining up at 3:00 pm at the […]

Farm to Table at Parkway Pizza

Every summer, Minneapolis-based Parkway Pizza offers their “Farmer’s Market Pizza,” using fresh ingredients from the local farmers market. This year, however, instead of hitting the farmers market every week, Parkway Pizza has partnered up with Growing Lots Urban Farm in the Longfellow neighborhood. The locally-owned pizza shop has purchased a CSA share from Growing Lots […]

The Streets are Open in Minneapolis!

The Streets are Open in Minneapolis!

How cool would it be to just play in one of Minneapolis’ busier streets without the risk of getting hit by a car, truck or bus? Well, you can do just that on four different Sundays and on eight different Minneapolis streets this summer for Open Streets Minneapolis! Open Streets is inspired by a tradition Bogota, Colombia […]

MSP IDEO Launch Party + Poster Show

Open IDEO, a global network of local communities working together to design solutions for the world’s biggest challenges, is launching MSP IDEO in the Twin Cities and to celebrate, they are hosting a launch party on Friday, June 24. The event, held in Minneapolis, will help raise funds for the work the chapter takes on, which includes […]

NEMAA’s 21st Annual Art-A Whirl

Back in 1995, a group of artists who lived and worked in Northeast Minneapolis got together to form the Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA). A year later, in 1996, they put on the first Art-A-Whirl, an open studio tour, showcasing the artists’ talents and products. Twenty-one years later, Art-A-Whirl is the largest open studio tour […]

The Country’s First Vegan Butcher Shop

By now, you probably know that the country’s first vegan butcher shop opened up earlier this year in Northeast Minneapolis. But did you know that many people have a hard time saying its name? It’s true. “I think we’re going to make a video on how to say ‘Herbivorous,’” says Aubry Walch, one-half of the […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events April 22 – 24

This weekend brings many things, including Earth Day and the first night of Passover on Friday. It also brings a couple of crawls in the form of a semi-annual art crawl and a neighborhood crawl. And finally, it brings comedy. Sounds like a great weekend if we do say so ourselves. Check it all out […]

3 Big Risks When Employee’s Use Personal Phones for Work

Smartphones are now tiny computers that enable users to access multiple email accounts and systems. Nobody wants to carry two phones wherever they go and many have opted to use their personal devices for everything. This ability to bring your own device for work, however, comes with big risks to both employees and employers. Here […]

How to Make the Best out of a Tough Economic Situation

At some point, everyone gets stuck holding a bill that isn’t paid. This forces a tough decision of whether (and how much) to spend more money and time to try to chase something that should have already been paid. Start-ups and new ventures often face this same decision in the context of trying to grow […]