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Each week we'll be scouting out area restaurants, shops, and attractions for you. Giving you the insider scoop on area events and newest spots in the area. You can find us talking about attractions, events, music, shopping, sports, weddings, meetings, outdoor activities and so much more.
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There’s never a bad time to schedule a night out, but gathering your girlfriends for a summer weekend escape ranks right up there with good wine, years-long friendships and great shopping finds. When you and your girlfriends are ready to get away, look no further than Minneapolis Northwest for everything from world-class spa services, the quaintest wineries and craft brew houses to more active pursuits like FootGolf and hiking. Check out our favorite ways to celebrate the friendships in your life, then gather your girlfriends and head to Minneapolis Northwest (MNW).Read More
In Maple Grove, two venues that make it possible for visitors to come together – and make summer so much fun – are literally in the heart of our city: Central Park and Town Green.Read More
With warm weather ahead, you’ll want to spend as much time as possible in the sun, which makes this list of restaurant options and their outdoor patios very appealing. From casual beer gardens to options for enjoying pizza under the stars, here are some of the top places to eat and drink in Minneapolis Northwest during patio season.Read More
The Chalk Guys will be making their Chalkfest debut on June 10th. In case you’ve missed it, Chalkfest is an incredible festival with artists from around the world coming to Main Street Arbor Lakes to showcase and share their talent with you. Look for huge pieces and mind-boggling 3D creations that the whole family will love!Read More
Chalkfest is the can’t-miss event of the summer! For the second year in a row, artists from around the world will descend on Maple Grove to share their passion and creativity in Minneapolis Northwest! For two days, artists will line Main Street Arbor Lakes to draw large illustrations in chalk, while visitors walk among them enjoying the art, food, and entertainment.Read More
School’s out! Parents across the nation know summer is the best time to spend with their kids. Luckily, Minneapolis Northwest has plenty of summertime activities to keep families busy. From kid-friendly outdoor events to nationally recognized attractions, here are the top things to see and do with children in Minneapolis Northwest this summer.Read More
Moms work hard, and of course, we appreciate it. But do we show it? This Mother’s Day, show your mom how special she is and how much you love her by getting her something that she wouldn’t get for herself, or by spending quality time together (or both). We know, she’d probably be happy with a card and some simple acknowledgment, but this year, let’s wow her!Read More
The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and the opportunities for memorable experiences are endless in Minneapolis Northwest.Read More
Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN is changing lives. The organization changes the lives of the dogs they rescue, by giving them all the medical attention they need and second chances to find their forever (fur-ever) family. They also change the lives of the families that foster these dogs and the ones that adopt them. Without the work that Good Karma Animal Rescue selflessly does EVERY day, innocent dogs would be lost. But they can’t continue to do what they do, without us.Read More
We’re “Baseball Mad” in Minneapolis Northwest! Baseball is America’s favorite pastime, so it’s not surprising “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” is the third most frequently sung tune that Americans sing. Do you know the history of this beloved song? Who is Katie Casey? DO YOU WANT TO WIN TWINS TICKETS?Read More
Minneapolis Northwest transforms your meetings into an experience. An important part of that experience takes place outside of the actual meeting or event, and we have plenty of ideas and opportunities for you.Read More
Pizza and beer go together like…pizza and beer. When the sun is shining and you’re planning your weekend with friends, look no further than the pizza places and breweries in Minneapolis Northwest.Read More