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Welcome to the Minneapolis Northwest blog! We give you the inside scoop on area events, date night ideas, things to do with kids, outdoor adventures, and the best restaurants and shops to check out. We'd love to hear from you, too - connect with us on social media!

Plan Your Vacation in Minneapolis Northwest

Natural beauty, international flavors, epic shopping, creative events, hotels to fit any budget – there are so many reasons to plan a trip to Minneapolis Northwest. Family vacationers, girlfriends getaways, and solo travelers are all welcome in this…

Find State Fair Foods in Minneapolis Northwest

The Minnesota State Fair is the Midwest’s biggest foodie event with its abundance of wild and unique flavor combinations, cuisine from around the world, and foods on a stick. Skip the lines and the crowds for the awesome fair foods in Minneapolis…

Restaurant Spotlight: Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine

Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine offers more by keeping things simple and local. Head Chef and Owner Ann Sengmavong has fused Thai with global palates since 2005 and is inspired by her travels across the U.S., Asia and Europe. The result of her creativity…