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Minnesota Writer Pamela Joern: It’s all about the details

Small insignificant moments in time, when observed by the right person can reverberate through time impacting others in meaningful ways. Pamela Carter Joern is such an observer. Award winning author, playwright and instructor, Joern takes the simple bits of daily living and breathes new life into them through her craft as a writer. Born in …

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The Best Date Night Ideas In Minneapolis & All Over Minnesota

Dating is good for a relationship because it gives each person a chance to connect with the other while normal distractions are set aside for the time being. However, it can become very easy to fall into the same date night routine. With that in mind, we looked around the whole state of Minnesota for …

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20 Best Places To See Fall Colors In Minnesota

Minnesota in the Fall! Yes, the perfect season is upon us! Not only is it sweater weather, Sundays filled with football games, crock pot chili dinners and all things pumpkin, it’s also the best backdrop for family photos with amazing fall colors, right?! Without a moments notice you’ve packed a lightweight checkered blanket, filled the …

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20 Reasons Why The State Of Minnesota Rocks!

The Land of 10,000 Lakes isn’t just awesome for its water and wild rice – it turns out there’s a lot that’s nice about Minnesota. From fun campgrounds to unique museums, there are tons of great reasons why Minnesota rocks. Here’s – in no particular order – 20 of those totally great reasons. 1. The Four Seasons While …

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Natedogs Food Truck: A Business Born from Passion

Nathan Beck may not seem, at first glance, like the most likely candidate to run a food operation that was named one of the best food trucks in America by Expedia and Thrillist. His background isn’t really food-based, although he describes himself as a self-taught cook. Instead, the affable father of five daughters has a background in …

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10 Minnesota Parades You Don’t Want To Miss (Updated 2019)

Everybody loves a good parade – the candies being thrown to the excited children, the upbeat marching bands and of course the beautiful local princesses waving to the crowd. Minnesota features dozens and dozens of parades throughout the state all the summer long, with lots of different themes and events surrounding them. Check out our …

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Fort Snelling: An Important Point of Minnesota History

On a bluff overlooking where the Minnesota and Mississippi Rivers meet is Fort Snelling. Its construction began in the 1820s with the idea that it would be both a fort and a trading post, although the latter never came to pass. The timing was influenced by the recent conclusion of the War of 1812 and the U.S. government’s …

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