Your votes sent Natalie Nyhus to an urban oasis: Thomas Beach at Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis.
The Minneapolis Aquatennial, one of the most beloved summer festivals in the Twin Cities, has given itself a facelift. Event organizers have unveiled new logos for the festival that takes place July 22 through July 25. The “A” in “Aquatennial” includes an element of the Stone Arch Bridge.
Here’s what you need to know for Sunday.
From photography to cartooning, the Minnetonka Center for the Arts has something for everyone.
The weather is warmer and that means kids are gearing up to get outside and release some pent-up winter energy. These three outdoor science experiments offer curious young scientists a messy, fun learning experience.
The trick to having a stress-free meal in the great outdoors is to pack your basket well.
When bathing suit season arrives, many of us think of sipping tropical drinks on sunny beaches in Florida. Though Minnesota is landlocked, there’s still a need for the perfect swimsuit for the summer season.
With warm weather finally back in Minnesota, the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board is opening most of their wading pools for children, families and parents in the Twin Cities.
Summer means it’s time to fire up the grill and invite friends over for a barbecue, but it seems like unexpected guests always crash the party. No, not your in-laws — we’re talking about pesky bugs
Help your pet enjoy the Summer by preparing them with these five tips.
There’s only a month left until summer gets here, which means it’s time for season finales, summer songs, and the first signs of summer blockbusters.
Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig say they are now abandoning plans for a Lifetime TV movie after the secret project became public.
These are the four stories you need to know about from Friday, March 13, 2015. They include a craft brew-inspired Mountain Dew spinoff and the return of food trucks and bike-sharing.
It’s been one of the more colorful falls many of us can remember. The trees got their colors early, and many are still showing vivid oranges and yellows that we haven’t seen in years. Some parts of the state are just hitting their peak now.
We’ve arrived at the final weekend of the summer, but high school football is just heating up. David McCoy reported on the featured game — Hutchinson Vs. Orono — while Mike Max and Frank Vascellaro highlighted the best plays from other games.
This is the last official summer weekend before the fall season starts, and some Minnesotans are not letting it go to waste. At Lake Nokomis Park in south Minneapolis Thursday, I found Emily Barter and Jamie Fassett-Carman sitting on a towel, debating on whether they should go into the chilly water.
Sunday, Minnesotans celebrated the season as summer turned the corner into fall. A light breeze and plenty of sunshine made the St. Paul Classic that much more enjoyable for thousands of riders. Music provided a toe-tapping soundtrack to the 30 mile tour around the capitol city.
You may have noticed an increase of a certain insect recently. A large number of dragonflies are common during the end of summer, and experts say this year is no exception.
Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.
it’s the height of Zucchini season right now! Also known as the time of year you look around and think: Why did I plant all of these zucchini? There are too many too many! So, here are Dara’s top 5 recipes for using summer zucchini!
Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.
Businesses and boaters around one of Minnesota’s most popular lakes say it’s time to salvage summer. All wake restrictions have now been lifted for Lake Minnetonka. Boaters have been forced to slow down since early June when severe storms raised the lake to record levels. They’re glad to be back to normal.
Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.
Unseasonably cool temperatures will arrive next week in the Midwest and as far south as Arkansas and Oklahoma. It is not, however, the second coming of a polar vortex, something the National Weather Service says it regrets tweeting earlier this week.
Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.