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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Osseo Gun Club is About Much More Than Guns

Osseo Gun Club is About Much More Than Guns

When Osseo Gun Club opened in downtown Osseo in December of 2014, husband and wife owners, Chris Williamson and Jeanine Gill, wanted to create a facility that offered much more than a shooting range and retail outlet. They wanted to create a place where people could gather for recreation and training in a safe and supportive […]

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 […]

Destination Draft Party at the W Minneapolis

You’ve most likely heard of a destination wedding, but what about a destination draft party? With the all-too-short Fantasy Football Draft Season upon us now that the  the NFL pre-season is in full gear, it’s time for Fantasy Football die-hards to host a draft party. And if you are looking for a fun and unique way to […]

Lil’ Kickers is Coming to Town

We love soccer in these parts, so it makes sense that Lil’ Kickers soccer program is expanding to Minneapolis this fall. The team that is bringing it here has served over 35,000 kids in the Chicago area since 2005. And while soccer is the glue in this year-round program, it is really a child-centered wellness program. […]

People for Parks Serves People and Parks

In 1977 after Minneapolis lost 31,000 trees to Dutch Elm Disease, People for Parks was born to help companies and concerned citizens raise the funds to replace those trees. Fast-forward almost 40 years and People for Parks is still going strong, with an expanded membership and mission of improving Minneapolis and its parks. Today, People […]

Disc Golf at Afton Alps

Afton Alps, in partnership with Vibram, the worldwide leader in high performance soles and partner of Vail Resorts, has announced the opening of a championship caliber disc golf course. The course is designed to provide a high-level, challenging disc golf experience set against stunning hilltop views. The course opened on Friday, July 1, with a grand […]