Category Archives: Parks & Recreation

Golf, Brews & Dad: Celebrate Father’s Day Minneapolis Style

Fore! Father’s Day is just a few weeks away, and to help you celebrate with your Twin Cities Dad, we’ve pulled together a list of the best golf courses around. From driving ranges and challenging fairways to lush greens and vivid landscapes, you’re sure to find a greenway for every golf enthusiast.

And what better way to wrap up tee time than with a pint! We’ve included our hand-picked selection of nearby places to kick back and grab a post-game brewski with Dad. Cheers!

First Tee: Colombia Golf Club

Par 71 // 3300 Central Ave. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

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Fun Family Activities in Minneapolis

School may be just around the corner, but there’s still plenty of time to soak up summer fun on the weekends. Looking for kid-friendly things to do around Minneapolis? Make the most of family time and add these must-do activities to the top of your list.

Go on a Pedal-Powered Adventure

Gear up and create your own pedal-powered adventure. Whether you’re with tiny riders or big kids, the paved rails-to-trails pathways are perfect for family outings. In fact, there are so many miles of bike trails in and around the Twin Cities, you can practically throw a dart . . .

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Indoor Gardening for Small Spaces

Container gardens are the perfect way to add greenery and brighten up any small space. A little greenery goes a long way, and creating your indoor garden is a snap with these planting basics. Read on for some seriously awesome inspiration.

Measure Sun Exposure

Before you start creating your indoor garden, assess the natural lighting conditions of your condo or loft. Plants are finicky and have specific preferences for the amount of sun or shade they need to thrive.

An easy way to determine the amount of natural light available is to monitor it at different times of the day. . . .

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The Perfect Minneapolis Summer Day

With so many staycation possibilities in Minneapolis, filling longer days with things to do is easy. The real challenge is deciding where to begin!

To help you get started, we’ve created a sample itinerary jam-packed with food and activity pairings, from morning ‘til night. Grab a friend or your partner, and get ready for an active foodie adventure in the city.

Lake Calhoun Minneapolis1. Isle Bun & Lake Calhoun

Start your day off at Isles Bun & Coffee in Uptown. Order a warm, house-made cinnamon bun, then wash it down . . .

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Biking About Town: Where to Ride in Minneapolis

May is National Bike Month, and what better way to slough off the cold, snowy winter than to head outside and explore the city? Voted one of America's top biking towns, Minneapolis boasts a vast network of bikeways that promise riders a more scenic view of our lovely city.

Here, we’ve put together a handy list of resources to help you say goodbye to hibernation and hello to getting out for a ride.

Show Some Bike Love

Ready to hit the trails? Before you do, head over to a nearby bike shop and give your ride a tune-up. Owning a . . .

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Foodie Fare: Target Field Goes Gourmet

The 2014 Home Opener wasn't the only festivity that took place this week at Target Field. In addition to fan favorites and ballpark classics, concession vendors are now dishing up items ranging from gourmet to absurd.  Whether filling up while catching the action or grabbing a bite while roaming the concourse, the stadium has something for every foodie.

Here's a preview of the four-star style grub being served up. Your taste buds are about to be assaulted in the very best way possible!

Hrbek's Restaurant - Twins fans can partake in the ultimate dining experience - behind home plate. The . . .

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