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May 2012


Minnesota Museums Month: Family Fun at the Children's Museum

May 31, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Family Fun at the Children's Museum

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Kids burn off energy. Parents get a change of scenery. At the Children's Museum, it's a win-win. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Feed the Animals this Summer at Fawn-Doe-Rosa Educational Wildlife Park

May 30, 2012

Feed the Animals this Summer at Fawn-Doe-Rosa Educational Wildlife Park

By Chrissy Sarinske

Hand-feed deer, ducks, ponies, goats, and more at this large, open park. And see a black bear, wild cats, and exotic birds up-close. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 30, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Weekend Outlook: It's Fair Time

May 29, 2012

Weekend Outlook: It's Fair Time

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Grand Old Day and The Edina Art Fair are here to kick off a summer season packed with outdoor art and entertainment festivals. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Dinos Arrive at the Minnesota Zoo

May 25, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Dinos Arrive at the Minnesota Zoo

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Stroll the Minnesota Zoo to see 15 enormous animatronic dinosaurs in the zoo's exciting exhibit Dinosaurs. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 25, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Travel Tech Tools

May 24, 2012

Travel Tech Tools

By Joel Schettler

A short list of tech tools ready-made for the road. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 24, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Winona's Minnesota Marine Art Museum

May 23, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Winona's Minnesota Marine Art Museum

By Molly Schelper

You'll be amazed that artists whose works you can find in big European museums also have pieces at this museum in Winona. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Tire-Tested Road Trip Tips

May 22, 2012

Tire-Tested Road Trip Tips

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Travel is rarely easy breezy, but it can be a great adventure if you enjoy the journey along with the destination. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 22, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Place Your Bets! It’s Race Time at Canterbury Park.

May 21, 2012

Place Your Bets! It’s Race Time at Canterbury Park.

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

No, it's not the Kentucky Derby, but live horse racing in Minnesota is both inexpensive and tons of fun. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


On Location: Twin Cities Destinations Found on the Big Screen

May 18, 2012

On Location: Twin Cities Destinations Found on the Big Screen

By Ellie M. Bayrd

You might recognize these Twin Cities destinations from the movies. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 18, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Minnesota History Center

May 17, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Minnesota History Center

By Joel Schettler

An upcoming Minnesota History Center exhibit examines the Minnesota War that tore apart lives and families 150 years ago. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The PedalPub: Exercise, Sight-See, Bar-Hop, Party

May 16, 2012

The PedalPub: Exercise, Sight-See, Bar-Hop, Party

By Chrissy Sarinske

This summer, tool around town in a pedal-powered pub. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


All-Access Pass to Minnesota Lakes

May 15, 2012

All-Access Pass to Minnesota Lakes

By Kelly Fitzgerald

The boats are out and you can join them with a little guidance—and a permit or two. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Neighborhood Spotlight: Uptown Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes

May 14, 2012

Neighborhood Spotlight: Uptown Minneapolis' Chain of Lakes

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Uptown's Chain of Lakes offer the quintessential Twin Cities summer experience. Join us! Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 14, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (1)


Minnesota Museums Month: Historic Homes

May 11, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Historic Homes

By Ellie M. Bayrd

Learn about unique people who made their mark on Minnesota and explore beautiful architecture on tours of these and other historic homes across the state. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Birds and Binoculars

May 10, 2012

Birds and Binoculars

By Joel Schettler

Spring migration season is the perfect time for bird-watchers to enjoy a walk in the woods. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 10, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


30,000 Daffodils Signal Spring's Arrival at Bayfield In Bloom

May 9, 2012

30,000 Daffodils Signal Spring's Arrival at Bayfield In Bloom

By Chrissy Sarinske

Bike, walk, or drive to Bayfield's best gardens and orchards during this annual spring event. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Get Your Craft On at St. Paul’s Craftstravaganza This Saturday

May 8, 2012

Get Your Craft On at St. Paul’s Craftstravaganza This Saturday

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Soap. Journals. Jewelry. Clothing. It’s a veritable stockpile of unique handmade work. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 8, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Animals, Flowers & Farms

May 7, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Animals, Flowers & Farms

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

When you think about what museums to visit this month, here are a few sites that might not immediately come to mind. Read more »

Posted on Monday, May 7, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Northeast Minnesota Offers a Wide Variety

May 4, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Northeast Minnesota Offers a Wide Variety

By Ellie M. Bayrd

During Minnesota Museums Month explore the variety of museums and historic sites across the state, like these in northeast Minnesota. Read more »

Posted on Friday, May 4, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Minnesota Museums Month: Walker Art Center

May 3, 2012

Minnesota Museums Month: Walker Art Center

By Joel Schettler

Celebrate Minnesota Museums Month by attending one of the state's 600 museums. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, May 3, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Relive St. Paul's Sordid Past on The St. Paul Gangster Tour

May 2, 2012

Relive St. Paul's Sordid Past on The St. Paul Gangster Tour

By Chrissy Sarinske

Learn about legendary St. Paul gangsters on this fun and informative bus tour around the city. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, May 2, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Go Green: Bikesharing Season Has Begun

May 1, 2012

Go Green: Bikesharing Season Has Begun

By Kelly Fitzgerald

Whether touring or living in the Twin Cities, you can use a bike to accomplish a lot! Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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