Health & Wellness

Pick 3 Weekend Events July 8 – 10

Do you hear that? It’s the weekend calling your name. It’s going to be another happening weekend in these parts, with the Basilica Block Party taking place on Friday and Saturday evenings, and Open Streets on Sunday afternoon in downtown Minneapolis. But of course, there is so much more. Ever wanted to canoe on the […]

Free Dental Care for Veterans June 25

On Saturday, June 25, dentists and team members from nearly 400 Aspen Dental practices across the country will open their doors to provide a day of free dental care for thousands of veterans across the country. Aspen Dental has three Twin Cities locations (West St. Paul, Brooklyn Center and Coon Rapids), as well as locations […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 1

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 1

Most school districts around the Twin Cities wrapped up the 2015-16 school year last week and the week before, and summer break is officially a go. While Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” might have been the song of choice for your kids on that last day, they are now quite possibly singing Iggy Pop’s “I’m Bored” […]

5 Ways to Celebrate the End of the School Year

The end of the school year is here. While some students in some districts are already on summer break, many school districts have their last day of school some time the week of June 6. Regardless, school is out (or almost) out for summer. How do you want to celebrate the first few days of […]

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 […]

Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Memorial Day Weekend 2016 is right around the corner which means the unofficial kick-off to summer is almost upon is. If you are looking for ways to spend the weekend, here are some ideas for you. Skyline Mini Golf – Walker Art Center What happens to the artist-designed mini golf when the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden […]

Time on the Water

There is something special about spending time on the water. Just ask anyone who fishes; chances are, they’ll agree. And so, it makes sense that a nonprofit organization that takes military personnel on fishing trips as a way as way to say “thank you” is called Time on the Water. But there’s so much more […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events May 13 – 15

Raise your hand if you can’t believe it’s already the middle of May! And per usual, the calendar is filled with lots of great stuff happening this weekend. It was hard to narrow it down to just three events, but we did it. And if you like ghosts, history, food, beer, giving to a good cause, […]

The Anthony Pizza Garden

What do you get when you combine students from a Minneapolis middle school with a neighborhood pizza place? The answer is the Anthony Middle School Pizza Garden. The idea grew (pun intended) from special education teacher, Dan Magnuson, who got involved in gardening through the Minneapolis Public Schools. Inspired by what he had learned, Dan wanted to […]

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 […]