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Best Frozen Treats In The Twin Cities

The time has come when lines begin to form outside our local ice-cream, frozen yogurt and gelato shops. But which places are the best? Some of the following shops I’ve been going to for years and others I’ve just started to enjoy. These are my top picks of places to go find that delicious reward, in no particular order.

07/15/2011

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Best Waterparks In Wisconsin

There are over 1,000 waterparks across the Unites States and, not surprisingly, Wisconsin Dells has rightfully earned the moniker Waterpark Capital of the World.

07/15/2011

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Best Barbecue In The Twin Cities

Choosing the best barbecue in the Twin Cities is not the easiest of tasks. For starters, what qualifies as barbecue? The varieties are endless. So, let’s just call this a start. Please let us know your thoughts and anything we overlook.

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Best Minnesota State Parks For Camping

Driving up with your camper, setting up a tent or even lounging in a cabin, you can spend the night and day at more than 60 Minnesota State Parks. For Pat Arndt, with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, it was tough to narrow it down, but check out some of the best parks across the state for camping.

06/02/2011

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Best Picnic Spots Around The Twin Cities

Looking to take a tasty retreat? Well, you don’t have to pony up the big bucks at a restaurant — just get outside and enjoy fine living outdoors. If you believe that the grass is always greener on the other side, you haven’t seen all the best picnic spots in the Twin Cities. This list contains 10 great places for dining outdoors, but if you have a favorite spot, we’d like to hear about that place too. So, pack up the picnic basket and enjoy the scenery that makes the land of 10,000 lakes so great!

CBS Minnesota–06/02/2011

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Best Venues To Catch A Great Local Band In Twin Cities

In recent years, more and more local bands are starting to emerge onto the music scene with great force. And, a few are even playing alongside some of the country’s biggest acts on rock star tours. But, it’s never hard to forget where all the success came from.

06/02/2011

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Best Brewery Tours In Minnesota

Beer in Minnesota — it’s a popular thing. But have you ever wondered where that bottle came from? Our state has a nice selection of breweries and, luckily, many of those companies offer tours to their customers to share their history and show how the beer is made and bottled. And, yes, visitors get the opportunity to sample brewery beer!

06/01/2011

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Best Roadside Attractions In Minnesota

If there’s one thing Clark Griswold would enjoy most about Minnesota, it’s the various quirky roadside attractions we have lining our highways.

06/01/2011

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A Guide to Heritage Park

Welcome to Heritage Park on St. Paul’s east side. A visit to this park is like a visit back in time.

05/28/2011

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Best Amateur Baseball Parks In Minnesota

It’s an old-time tradition: Amateur baseball in Minnesota. Get a group of guys together who likely have full-time jobs during the day, and let them run around on a baseball field a few nights a week to let them feel like kids again.

05/18/2011

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Best Day Trips From The Twin Cities

After hours of sitting at a desk, the shining sun outside your window is calling you to drop everything and explore a world uncovered from feet of snow. But not everyone has time for a week-long vacation or the budget to jet off to a distant locale.

05/12/2011

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Best Places To Shop For Twin Cities Jewelry

Seek and you shall find a great selection of locally made jewelry from artists around the Twin Cities. There is truly something for everyone including trendy, modern, gemstone, vintage, personalized and more. Bibelot Four locations […]

05/04/2011

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Best Farmers’ Markets In The Twin Cities

What is better than freshly picked produce, cut flowers and a place wear your fanny-pack? That’s right, farmers markets have already started to open and many living in the Twin Cities metro are withdrawing some cash to stock-up on the goods of the season.

04/14/2011

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Best Irish Pubs In Minnesota

Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, like St. Patty’s Day, or would just like a pleasant visit to an Irish Pub, I got a nice list for some great locations.

03/03/2011