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October 2013


Halloween for the Grownups

October 31, 2013

Halloween for the Grownups

By Chrissy Sarinske

Make the most of “All Hallow’s Eve” at one of these Halloween hotspots. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 31, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Just Treats, No Tricks

October 29, 2013

Just Treats, No Tricks

By Valerie Turgeon

Kids may be out trick-or-treating, but adults can still indulge with sweets from these local shops. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Top Places to Trick-or-Treat

October 28, 2013

Top Places to Trick-or-Treat

By Molly Schelper

Looking for a place to snag the best candy? Check out these five neighborhoods in Minneapolis. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 28, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Fun Before The Storm

October 25, 2013

The Fun Before The Storm

By Valerie Turgeon

Things you might want to do before the snow falls…and stays. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 25, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Acts of Kindness and Appreciation

October 24, 2013

Acts of Kindness and Appreciation

By Joel Schettler

Whether it’s an innkeeper opening a door to a veteran or a traveler adding a few toys to their luggage, our hospitality community finds many ways to pay it forward. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Fall Fun at Country Sun Farm

October 23, 2013

Fall Fun at Country Sun Farm

By Chrissy Sarinske

Enjoy hayrides, a corn maze, a corn pit, mining, a free petting zoo, and a selection of hundreds of pumpkins at this east-metro gem. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Land of 10,000 Laughs

October 22, 2013

Land of 10,000 Laughs

By Molly Schelper

Attend Minnesota's only comedy festival, taking place through Oct. 26. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


24 Hours in the Cities: 50th & France in Edina

October 21, 2013

24 Hours in the Cities: 50th & France in Edina

By Janie Dorn

Head just west of Minneapolis to this upscale shopping and dining district. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Real Haunts, Real Frights

October 18, 2013

Real Haunts, Real Frights

By Valerie Turgeon

Spend Halloween season at some of Minnesota’s most haunted destinations. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 18, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


'Best Of' Bash for the Ages

October 17, 2013

'Best Of' Bash for the Ages

By Joel Schettler

Join us Thursday, October 24, as we celebrate the Best Of the Twin Cities at the Union Depot. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 17, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Spotlight on Chippewa Falls

October 16, 2013

Spotlight on Chippewa Falls

By Chrissy Sarinske

A trip to Chippewa Falls, about 90 minutes from the Twin Cities, is a great way to spend an autumn day. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


24 Hours in the Cities: Northeast Minneapolis

October 15, 2013

24 Hours in the Cities: Northeast Minneapolis

By Molly Schelper

If you only have one day and find yourself in Northeast Minneapolis, here's an itinerary just for you. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 15, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Twin Cities Film Fest

October 14, 2013

Twin Cities Film Fest

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Catch films made by local talent and other big-time contenders at the Twin Cities Film Fest, starting Oct. 17. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 14, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Twin Cities Brewery Tours

October 11, 2013

Twin Cities Brewery Tours

By Molly Schelper

Tour and sample from our local breweries on one of these excursions. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 11, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Roseville: A Rand McNally “Best Small Town” Finalist

October 10, 2013

Roseville: A Rand McNally “Best Small Town” Finalist

By Joel Schettler

Rand McNally recognizes Roseville as one of the Best Small Towns in America to find a "satisfying down-home meal." Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 10, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Landmark Center Gets into the ‘Spirit’ of Halloween

October 9, 2013

Landmark Center Gets into the ‘Spirit’ of Halloween

By Chrissy Sarinske

The Landmark Center is hosting two Halloween events this month — the eerie Gangster Ghost Tour and the family-friendly Great Pumpkin Festival. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


10 Reasons to Visit the Fall Flower Show at Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

October 8, 2013

10 Reasons to Visit the Fall Flower Show at Marjorie McNeely Conservatory

By Amanda Fretheim Gates

Step into the warmth of the conservatory and enjoy the sights and smells. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 8, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Test Your Fears at Area Haunted Attractions, Part 2

October 7, 2013

Test Your Fears at Area Haunted Attractions, Part 2

By Valerie Turgeon

Get ready to be scared; Twin Cities haunted attractions are now open. Read more »

Posted on Monday, October 7, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


24 Hours in the Cities: The North Loop

October 4, 2013

24 Hours in the Cities: The North Loop

By Molly Schelper

If you only have one day and find yourself in Minneapolis' North Loop, here's an itinerary just for you. Read more »

Posted on Friday, October 4, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


The Land of Plenty

October 3, 2013

The Land of Plenty

By Joel Schettler

“Minnesota: Land of Plenty" highlights the beauty of our state as you would have found it in 1942. Read more »

Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Spotlight on White Bear Lake

October 2, 2013

Spotlight on White Bear Lake

By Chrissy Sarinske

Downtown White Bear Lake has great boutique shopping, independent restaurants, and a history that involves Chicago gangsters. Read more »

Posted on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


Test Your Fears at Area Haunted Attractions, Part 1

October 1, 2013

Test Your Fears at Area Haunted Attractions, Part 1

By Valerie Turgeon

Get ready to be scared; Twin Cities haunted attractions open this weekend. Read more »

Posted on Tuesday, October 1, 2013 | Permalink | Comments (0)


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