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July 2014

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Minnesota AirSpace Gala

Senior leaders of U.S. Bank dined with men who've visited the moon at the Founding Flyers Gala held AirSpace Minnesota at the Golden Wings Flying Museum in Blaine, Minnesota. Special guests for the April 25 event were Dr. Buzz Aldrin and Dr. Jack Schmitt, NASA astronauts from the first and last moon landings. Clients of The Private Client Reserve and U.S. Bank leaders Richard Davis, Terry Dolan, Mark Jordahl, Mike Ott, Sally Mullen, Jose Peris and Margaret Paddock enjoyed an exclusive reception with Dr. Aldrin and Dr. Schmitt followed by a larger group dinner and program. The program featured U.S. Bank CEO Richard Davis as the keynote speaker and a moderated panel discussion with both astronauts. AirSpace Minnesota is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to chronicle Minnesota’s great aerospace and aviation legacy and equip a new generation to write the next chapter of the innovation story. They are committed to helping students discover their dreams and the creativity and value of skills and careers involving science, technology, engineering and mathematics. When dreams and skills connect, anything is possible. Thanks for your time and attention.

Scenic Summer Drives

A roundup of unforgettable driving destinations in the Midwest

An Island Unto Yourself

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities’ Derby

This year’s annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Twin Cities gala, the BBBS Derby, was held at the Hyatt Regency in Minneapolis on May 3 to raise funds for the organization and celebrate the bond between Bigs and Littles.

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare’s Come Fly With Me Gala

Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare held its annual Come FlyWith Me event on May 17 at the 3M Holman Field facility, giving guests the chance to view rare boats, planes, and cars.

Twin Cities Style Bloggers

The founders of Wit & Delight, Zipped, Mill City Men, and more show off summer’s hottest trends from local boutiques.

Island Getaways

Midwestern paradise (minus the palm trees) at Madeline, Stout’s, Ludlow’s, Nicollet, Harriet, Big, and Treasure Islands.

Cook Like Heidi Skoog

Serious Jam from a canning pro.

Great Lakes Co.

Spencer Barrett and David Burke’s childhood memories were made during summers at the lake, and the two capture that nostalgia through the Great Lakes Collection.

Diane Yang’s Essentials

5 things the La Belle Vie pastry chef can’t live without.

Brasserie Zentral

Russell Klein brings more of Europe to the Twin Cities.


Japanese comes to Kingfield.

Chastity Brown

A local gem at New Century Sessions.

Jazz Central Studios

An under-the-radar live jazz adventure.

Eye Miniatures

Artifacts of bygone romance, long before class rings.

Hot Topic: The Super Bowl

Is hosting America’s most-watched athletic event good or bad for the ’Cities?

Getting a Lyft

Citizen-cab services are taking taxies for a ride.

Fourth of July Fireworks

Pyrotechnicians talk “sky puke” and other Big Bang theories.

Still Kicking

Team sports for grownups offer health gains and pose risks.


The North Loop gets active with a new fitness store.