Ah, yes, it’s spring, and that means the seasonal farmers markets are opening and local, sun-ripened produce is returning to Minnesota. And what better example could we find than at—a German restaurant?
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s become one of the most popular days of the year.
If the budget—or schedule—isn’t allowing for foreign or cross-country travel this spring break or summer, maybe it’s time to look closer to home. Where to stay, what to do? Here are just a few suggestions that will have appeal for visitors of all ages.
This year’s unusually early spring is a boon for outdoor enthusiasts. Even though it’s still (barely) March, it’s definitely not too soon to make plans to visit one of Minnesota’s state parks this summer.
Schools around the metro are taking that week-long (more or less) holiday known as spring break, now through mid April. Whether going out of town isn’t in your financial picture right now, or you’d just rather stay home, here are some ideas to keep your family from going stir-crazy.
Much is made of Minnesota’s Scandinavian heritage, but there’s plenty of Irish spirit (real or borrowed) this time of year. Yup, it’s time for St. Patrick’s Day.
Minnesota has nearly every kind of resort imaginable within its borders.
Spring may not have made a commitment to Minnesota just yet, but regardless of the weather, it’s that time of year again: Lent.
It’s one of only four that take place around the world each year: the Mora Vasaloppet USA. And in 2012, the U.S. version of the Swedish ski race turns 40.
There are plenty of party spots around the state for New Year’s Eve, especially in the Twin Cities, but if you’re looking for someplace romantic and away from the hustle and bustle, here are some alternatives well worth a look.
We’re closing in on the big December holidays. One of my favorite places to go this time of year is the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. They know how to decorate for the holidays, and often incorporate found pieces of nature into the decorations. Given the likelihood of a brown Christmas this year, it’s heartening to find a place that can even make that look pretty.
Want to support the locally made market this holiday season? There are plenty of options.
It was one of those most pleasant emails, an invite to a holiday coffee party from a friend—always a welcome thing to pop up in my inbox.
It’s that time of year — time to think about gifts for your nearest and dearest.