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Best Outdoor Basketball Courts In Minnesota

It is likely that more people play pick-up games than participate in scheduled league play. Here are seven of the best courts in the Minneapolis-St Paul metropolitan area for a quick game.

08/16/2014

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‘Breaking Bad’ Star RJ Mitte Attends Walk For Love In Loring Park

A special even held Saturday morning helped benefit Shriners Hospital for Children here in the Twin Cities. It was the Walk for Love and Family Festival at Loring Park. Teams and individuals raised money leading up to Saturday morning’s event to benefit the patients of Shriners hospitals.

07/05/2014

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Police: Teens Attempting To ‘Intimidate’ Crowds At Loring Park

Police broke up what appeared to be a flash mob fight Sunday night on the edge of downtown Minneapolis. Police said dozens of teenagers were in Loring Park trying to intimidate people earlier Sunday.

06/29/2014

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Thousands Hit Minneapolis To Celebrate Pride Weekend

Hundreds of thousands of people hit Loring Park this weekend as part of the annual Pride Festival in Minneapolis. The event, which celebrates the LGBT community and gay rights, is one of the largest of its kind in the entire country.

06/29/2014

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Urban Kayakers Take Advantage Of Mpls. Flash Floods

Even people who don’t live near a lake or river saw flooding Saturday. There were flash floods rushing through places like the Uptown area of Minneapolis. On many a day, you’ll find Bryan Meyer and his friends enjoying the view from his apartment stoop.

06/28/2014

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She Called 911 From Mpls., But The Operator Picked Up In NYC

A woman called 911 in the middle of the night in Minneapolis and an operator picked up five states away. It happened to Faye Lewis last month when she made the emergency call from her cell phone.

06/23/2014

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Shriners Walk For Love And Family Festival

Accomplish MN wants to bring to your attention an upcoming event that will benefit the Shriners Hospital for Children—Twin Cities.

06/13/2014

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Marathon Runner Hopes To Inspire Somali Women

This Sunday, thousands will take part in the Minneapolis Marathon in both the full and half versions. One participant, Fadumo Mohamed, will be running to inspire others and change the perception of the typical runner.

05/30/2014

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Best 2014 Summer Festivals In Minnesota

This summer, several anticipated festivals pull the communities together and lend themselves to a world of outdoor fun. Check out these fun events and summer festivals.

04/21/2014

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Best Places In Minnesota To Take Family Photos

The sky is the limit here in the state of Minnesota when it comes to snapping a priceless photograph.

09/13/2013

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Appeals Court: Man Can Distribute Bibles At Pride Fest

An appeals court decision could allow a man who was barred from distributing Bibles at Twin Cities Pride to resume doing so unrestricted in Loring Park next year. Brian Johnson said he had been distributing Bibles at the event since 1995 without issue.

09/11/2013

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Movie Blog: This Week’s Best Bets

You know how it goes when you get back from vacation … you have twice as much on your plate as you did when you left. The maxim holds true for movies as well.

08/12/2013

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Minn. Fringe Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Minnesota Fringe Festival kicks off its 20th anniversary season Thursday in Minneapolis. The performing arts festival runs 11 days at 16 venues. This year’s Fringe features 176 different shows presenting nearly 900 performances, ranging from comedy to drama to musicals.

07/31/2013

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Chris Kluwe To Lead TC Pride Parade

Minneapolis hosts one of the largest Pride weekends in the nation, and roughly a half million people from around the country are expected to celebrate in the Twin Cities this weekend. For the first time, this year’s festival in Loring Park includes wedding vendors, and there’s talk of holding weddings on site next year. The most popular event is the Pride parade down Hennepin Avenue. Former Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe is this year’s grand marshal.

06/29/2013

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Curiocity: Cafe Maude Heads To Loring Park

Taking inspiration from his first location, Cafe Maude owner Kevin Sheehy wanted to evoke a similar sense of community, celebration and love when opening his new restaurant downtown.

08/30/2012

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