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BEER! Okay, I apologize. That was a cheap ploy to get you to learn more about Wicked Wort. It’s an awesome family owned brewery in Minneapolis Northwest, that you need to experience. Minnesota has built a reputation as a “Craft Beer Capital” and Minneapolis Northwest doesn’t disappoint.Read More
Before any gift-giving holiday, it’s typical to hear that women are difficult to shop for, even though sending a link with the exact thing I want or spelling out that dinner at this restaurant would be amazing, is incredibly direct (and don’t even get me started on that Valentine’s Day when all I asked for was a heartfelt card and got...nothing). It is in fact much harder to shop for men. Ask them for ideas and what is generally the answer? Either “I don’t know” or something inappropriate that I can’t type here. So, in hopes of making your Valentine’s Day easier and more pleasant, here are some ideas for gifts for your significant other. It just depends on how much you love them! I’m kidding (mostly).Read More
If you’re wondering what to do with your children on their day off from school, there are plenty of fun ways to spend the day in Minneapolis Northwest!Read More
The Communities on the northwest outskirts of Minneapolis combine the best of Minnesota — close enough to the big city to offer easy urban access, but also situated right on the doorstep of the great outdoors. Here’s why winter is the best time of year to take advantage.Read More
When I first saw that a Pure Barre studio was opening in Maple Grove I had a passing interest. I had known barre as something that my friend that used to be in ballet did. Not something mere mortals attempted.Read More
Donuts make the world go ‘round. Perhaps that’s just my world? Either way, you need to find time to stop in to Café Donuts in Maple Grove.Read More
On a frosty Wednesday evening the Maple Grove Police Department loaded up buses of kids and took them shopping for their families. I’m not sure who had more fun, the cops or the kids!Read More
Little League and childhood go together like peanut butter and jelly. Which is why we’re recognizing Brooklyn Center Little League as a valuable member of our community.Read More
Good Karma Animal Rescue of MN is a foster-parent-based animal rescue. They have no facility; All animals are in foster homes throughout the cities. Lisa Booth, Founder and Director of Good Karma, operates the rescue from her home. Their mission is “To work tirelessly to provide the highest quality physical and emotional care to the animals we rescue.” It doesn’t take long to see that they live up to this mission, each and every day.Read More
We are beginning our “Season of Sharing” with Rachel Hickok, Director of Development at CEAP (Community Emergency Assistance Programs), as she tells us all about CEAP.Read More
The holidays are here! It’s that time of the year to spread love and cheer, and there’s no better place in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to do so than Minneapolis Northwest. From meeting Disney princesses caroling Christmas tunes, to catching a musical dinner show, to stocking up on artisan goods at an indoor Farmers Market, here are five of the top reasons why #WeLoveMNW during the holidays.Read More
Thanksgiving is Thursday! And whether you already have decorations up or hold out for as long as possible, it is time to start prepping for the holidays. Minneapolis Northwest has some of the best events around to get you feeling merry and bright this holiday season!Read More