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Brave the chilly weather with your favorite hot drink in one hand and a delectable treat in the other after visiting one of the newest and best cafes Minneapolis Northwest has to offer. Expect everything from Alice in Wonderland-themed high tea parties to Taiwanese bubble teas and freshly brewed coffee—all of which will keep you warm and frappe, even on the coldest of days.Read More
It’s a new year and the perfect time to try something different in your fitness routine. Forget the usual long runs on the treadmill or pedaling a stationary bike for hours at a time. Smaller fitness boutique studios offer specialized classes, circuit training, and unique methods that leave traditional cardio routines in the dust. No fads here – these gyms in Minneapolis Northwest are designed to help you keep your New Year’s resolution and make lasting positive changes. Some gyms even have great New Year’s specials to help get you started! With convenient locations around town, you can drop in any time, even if you’re just visiting!Read More
As the temperature drops, Minneapolis Northwest heats up with festivals, shows and plenty of exhilarating winter activities. From skijoring with your dog to making ice sculptures and strolling the beautifully lit, snow-covered streets, here are ways to celebrate and rejoice in the cold weather here.Read More
Located 15 minutes from downtown Minneapolis sits Mississippi Gardens, an elegant premier wedding and event center overlooking the banks of the Mississippi River. It’s a dream come true for owner Jamie Leopold – wife of former Minnesota Wild defenseman Jordan Leopold – to run a family business as her parents had while also making fairy tale events come true. Now with five children and a growing list of clients, the journey has only just begun for Jamie and her family.Read More
If you’re looking to add a little variety to your next corporate event, consider the impact you could have by volunteering with your team or attendees.Read More
The Minneapolis Marriott Northwest is one of the most well-recognized hotels in the Twin Cities and outer suburbs. With a top-quality restaurant and more than 62,000-square feet of event space, it takes a master Executive Chef and a superb kitchen and wait staff to meet the needs of all diners and guests. Find out more about the cool Executive Chef leading the charge and making your delicious meals at the Marriott – Pat Lundgren.Read More
Baby, it’s cold outside, but the holiday happenings in Minneapolis Northwest are heating up with exciting winter activities and events the whole family will want to experience. From sleigh rides and carriage rides to Nutcracker performances and festive arts and crafts for children, bundle up the family and get ready to create new holiday traditions in the winter wonderland of Minneapolis Northwest.Read More
With only a couple months left before the snow hits, it’s time to have a final fall excursion and start planning potential winter escapades. How about an adventuresome weekend exploring the riverbanks of the Mighty Mississippi, geocaching in our regional parks, and taking your taste buds for a ride at some unique restaurants.Read More
Looking for a unique dining experience or an exciting meal out with fellow foodies? Visit Minneapolis Northwest, where you’ll find plenty of exceptional and tasty restaurants. Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park and Maple Grove are all cities located in Minneapolis Northwest and have the benefits of being near a big city, a 10-minute drive from downtown Minneapolis, with a suburban feel that makes for an ideal getaway. Authentic, international dishes are a few of the meals listed on the menu thanks to the mix of cultures and traditions in Minneapolis Northwest. Plus, you’ll find great deals since many spots offer happy hours.Read More
Autumn is the most beautiful season in Minnesota, and Minneapolis Northwest puts the spotlight on all the fall scenery and fun to be had. Though the weather cools down, we heat up with festivals and great venues to enjoy the harvest season, such as orchards and wineries. Whatever you and your family are in the mood for, we’ve got hot ideas to put you in the fall spirit.Read More
Whether you’re going on a first date or a fifth date, you want to impress the person you’re with and make sure you’re set up for a fun time together. Because let’s face it: a boring date is a bad date. So if you’re looking for something cooler than just dinner and a movie, try one (or several) of these radical date ideas in Minneapolis Northwest. From go-karting to painting to venturing through a corn maze, there are plenty of interesting activities you and your date can enjoy together. Let the laughter flow and good times roll!Read More
Parents, the time has come. Backpacks are loaded with new supplies, lunches are packed and class schedules are in hand. Whether school has already started for your kids or it is just about to, commemorate their special milestone by treating them to a getaway of pure fun! A new school year is its own adventure, but we’ve got some ideas that will help YOU create an adventure around the Minneapolis Northwest area for some much-needed bonding time.Read More