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8 Ways to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

Your Christmas tree has served you well during the Holiday season, but it’s time to take down the tree. What do you do with it? If you have an artificial tree, you fold it up and put it in a storage bag or box until next year. If you have a real tree, it can […]

The Minnesota State Fair: 21 Facts

The Minnesota State Fair: 21 Facts

It’s here! It’s here! The Minnesota State Fair has opened their gates and for the next 12 days, people from all corners of the state will descend on the fairgrounds for hours of food and fun! But our state fair is more than just that. It’s full of history and interesting facts, so we decided […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 9

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 9

Anyone else feel like summer is fleeting? How are we on Week 9 already in our 12 Weeks of Summer series? This week is all about wildflowers, plants and birds at our very own Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary in Minneapolis. This 15-acre garden is the oldest public wildflower garden in the country, […]

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 4

12 Weeks of Summer: Week 4

One of the best parts of summer is the summer fruit. Peaches, nectarines, plums, melons and berries are such a great part of the summer landscape, and while many of these fruits aren’t native to Minnesota, a few of them are. And, you can pick them yourself! Strawberries are in season now, and there are […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events March 18 – 20

  This weekend, we welcome spring, which begins on Sunday, March 20. But, unlike the last few weekends, it’s not going to feel very spring-like. But that’s OK. There’s still much to do in Minneapolis on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In our Pick 3 Events, we have a popular book and author event, the reunion of […]

Spring “Honey Do” Guide

Spring has sprung…or at least it’s springing and with it comes a list of things to do around the house. Some might refer to it as a “Honey Do” list; others might refer to it as an annual to-do list, while others would rather not refer to it at all. However you think of getting your […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events December 25 – 27

Pick 3 Weekend Events December 25 – 27

Happy Holidays! We hope you are having a wonderful holiday season and enjoying time with family and friends. And even though Christmas falls on a Friday, there still is a weekend to be had. So, there also is a Pick 3 Weekend Events to be had, too. As if the holiday weren’t enough, we have some […]

Holiday Happenings for 2015

Although it may have started already for some, the Holiday Season kicks into high gear with the arrival of Thanksgiving. And in between Turkey in November and the final day of 2015, there are plenty of things holiday-related to do. If you are looking for some holiday happenings, you’re in the right place. Our Guide is […]

Minnehaha Mile Nightmarket

Did you know there is a stretch of road in the Longfellow neighborhood of South Minneapolis that is referred to as the Minnehaha Mile? It is a blossoming shopping district that runs along Minnehaha Avenue from East Lake Street to the Falls. Although most of the shops along the stretch are locally-owned retails stores, many […]

Pick 3 Weekend Events September 25 – 27

Pick 3 Weekend Events September 25 – 27

It’s not only the last weekend in September, it’s also the first weekend of fall. And much to the dismay of fall-lovers, it still feels like summer! Whether you like autumn or prefer summer, this week’s Pick 3 Events has something for everyone. From a shopping event to an evening of music and a day of […]