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Check Out the First Annual Orchard Crawl

It’s almost time. The First Annual Orchard Crawl is happening on Sunday, September 20 from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm. Family Fun Twin Cities and Minneapolis Happening put together this Crawl with our readers in mind. We hope you join us and spend a fun day at the orchards with and your family and friends. […]

2015 Happening List is Here!

All right people; it’s here! The 2015 Minneapolis Happening List is officially underway. We kicked off this People’s Choice-type contest last year with great success, and can’t wait to see what happens this year! The Happening List is designed to recognize the best of everything in Minneapolis. But we’re not the ones determining any of it; YOU […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 21 – 23

Pick 3 Weekend Events August 21 – 23

It’s kind of hard to believe that for many, this is the last weekend before school starts. Even so, summer is still in full gear (despite the recent temps) and there is plenty of fun to be had. This week’s Pick 3 Events includes a fabulous 40-year celebration for a beloved Minneapolis mainstay, an amazing free […]

7 Things To Do Before Summer Ends

As we head into the back half of August, it’s on everyone’s mind: summer is coming to an end. And even though school starts soon (too soon, for some), there still is time to enjoy warm summer days. So, if you are wondering what to do during summer’s twilight, fear not. We’ve got you covered with […]

Try a Cup of Spicy Masala Chai

What began as a trial Bollywood dance lesson at Tapestry Folkdance Center in Minneapolis three years ago has since morphed into something much, much bigger. Now, the group has a name – Bollywood Dance Scene – and is an established community of like-minded people who are dedicated to dance, diversity and inclusivity. And, in the last three […]

Making It Happen: Brewing a Better Forest

Minneapolis is a beautiful city with many beautiful, tree-lined streets. Sadly, many of those trees have been or will be cut down due to Emerald Ash Borer, an invasive species that is highly destructive. Not to worry, though. The trees will be replaced. In fact, the City of Minneapolis plans on planting 10,000 trees a […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 20-22

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 20-22

Spring is in the air! Not only are people filling out their brackets for both the men’s and women’s Final Four tournament (go Women Gophers!) and the snow is gone, but spring officially begins on Friday at 5:45 pm central time. How are you going to spend the first full weekend of spring? If you […]

Five Farmers Markets Head Indoors

Just as it’s a sign of spring when the area farmers markets set up and open in April and May, it’s also a sign of what’s coming when they begin to wind down toward the end of October. But if visiting and shopping at a farmers market have become part of your weekend routine, that […]

Fire Prevention Week October 5 – 11

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week, an annual public awareness campaign they have sponsored since 1922. This year’s Fire Prevention Week (FPW) runs from October 5 through October 11, 2014 and has the theme of Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month. “Smoke alarms can help […]

A Tale of Two Cities: Emerald Ash Borer

Maybe you’ve heard of it. Emerald Ash Borer is wreaking havoc on ash trees around a large chunk of the country, including Minnesota. The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic beetle from Asia that was first discovered in the U.S. near Detroit in the summer of 2002. While the adult beetles that nibble on […]