President Obama was on a mission Saturday. After just 20 minutes, the first family left a privately-owned Washington D.C. bookstore with a stash of nearly two dozen books. Among them, three were penned by Minnesota authors: Kate DiCamillo’s “Floyd and Ulysses,” Cheryl Strayed’s “Wild” and “Heart of a Samurai” by Margi Preus. Preus, who lives in Duluth, was at a remote cabin in northern Minnesota over the weekend. She found about the famous purchase in a text message from her son. “I completely missed it!” Preus said via Skype. “It just said ‘Obama bought your book,’ and I was like ‘What?!’”
This season, holiday shopping will be a bit different, and some days will be better than others. There are six fewer days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, shortening prime selling season. That could mean bigger crowds.
Keep an eye on those annuals and perennials. Plant thieves took flowers and hanging baskets from a home in the Linden Hills neighborhood on Tuesday night. Jeanne Long said she lost more than $500 worth of plants and pots.
A Minneapolis police detective said they’ve had a string of calls about someone — or several people — trying to lure 13-year-old girls in southwest Minneapolis. It’s happening in the Linden Hills area, from Zenith Avenue to Dupont.
Steven Brown has proven that simple ingredients and an easy approach — both in the kitchen and out — can make for some extraordinary results.
For Steven Brown, it all began with Betty Crocker. That iconic red-and-white cookbook started the spark that eventually spun into being named “one of the best cooking talents this town has ever produced.”
This week the Twin Cities food community honored a dozen restaurants and chefs with the Charlie Awards.
The eighth-annual Woofstock in Linden Hills is the best place for you and your furry friend on Saturday. Complete with 40 vendors, it’s where dogs can try out just about anything – including doga.
A neighborhood store that families have turned to for nearly 90 years is closing up shop. Bayers Hardware in Minneapolis’ Linden Hills neighborhood will say goodbye to customers at the start of September.
The tough economy may have turned thieves to steal a different kind of green.
About 1,500 people have signed a petition to keep the Linden Hills neighborhood of south Minneapolis just as it is.
Take a walk through the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis and you’ll likely hear piano music. What’s different about this music, however, is that anyone can make it.
There are so many family friendly spots across the Twin Cities, but it’s hard to beat the southern Minneapolis neighborhood of Linden Hills.
At a friend’s 30th surprise birthday party last week, I spent the majority of the night drooling, as I listened intently to the riveting raves of a friend’s recent visit to Tilia.
Okay. So I am going to start off with a disclaimer saying, there are many great places to enjoy in each neighborhood of Minneapolis. For this list, I am going to keep it simple. Are you ever invited with a group of friends to an area you are really not that familiar with? Do you want to be the “smart friend?” Well this one’s for you.