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Snapology Grand Opening

On November 17th, Snapology will bring its STEAM-focused classes, camps, parties, workshops, homeschool solutions and preschool programs to its new home on Lyndale Avenue in Uptown. Aaron Hagebak, owner of Snapology of Minneapolis, is excited to open the new “Discovery Center” to provide a drop-in play solution for families in the area, as well as […]

Ever Try Chairlift Speed Dating?

Attention all singes: have you ever tried chairlift speed dating? If not, now is your chance! A generation of Minnesotans grew up on visits to ski hills all around the area, so doesn’t it make sense that a love match made on the slopes might lead to the creation of the next generation of Minnesota skiers? If you […]

Let’s Go Fly a Kite…?

The 16th annual Lake Harriet Kite festival is planned for Saturday, January 28, 2017. Now, the question is, will Mother Nature cooperate? Typically, by the time the end of January rolls around, which is usually when the Kite Festival is scheduled, we have endured more than our fair share of cold, or bitter cold weather. […]

Wayne’s World Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Anyone old enough to remember the movie Wayne’s World in high school or college is about to feel really old. The iconic comedy classic is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a most-excellent two-night, theatrical event on February 7 and 8, 2017 at select theaters nationwide, including several in the Twin Cities. Originally released on February 14, 1992, […]

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 […]

Shop Local This Holiday Season

Shop Local This Holiday Season

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is upon us, which means the holiday shopping season is pretty much under way. Along with Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are a few ways that you can support the local businesses in and around Minneapolis. First, let’s talk about Plaid Friday Plaid Friday is a national network […]

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Enjoy Claymation Classics Over Thanksgiving Weekend

If you are considering seeing a movie over the Thanksgiving weekend, consider taking a look back at some of the artistry and comedy of Aardman Animations, Ltd., a British animation studio that has been entertaining and charming people all over the world with magical stop-motion clay animation for 40 years. The Walker Art Center is […]

Sculptor - James Shoop

Art Attack 2016 – It’s About Peace and Love

The 19th annual Art Attack is back and is happening on November 4, 5 and 6 at the Northrup King Building in Northeast Minneapolis. This year, in response to the current political climate, the Northrup King Building is choosing to promote peace and love through visual art, interactive art activities, writing and music. It will […]

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 […]