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the cafe meow

Cool small businesses in the Twin Cities abound. Love cats? Check. Into dogs? Check. Love “Alice in Wonderland”? Check.   Look at our list of cool small businesses in the Twin Cities and find a way to support them for National Small Business Week (April 29-May 5).   The Café Meow – If you’re a[…]

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independent bookstores minneapolis

Despite the fact that Amazon has become the go-to place for many aspects of our shopping, independent bookstores still have a niche market. Who doesn’t like browsing the shelves looking for a great read, right? Read on for our take on the best independent bookstores in Minneapolis and the surrounding area. Magers & Quinn Booksellers[…]

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Perhaps you have seen them around – a small wooden box of books in your neighborhood. They come in many shapes and sizes. Little Free Library is a free book exchange designed to inspire a love of reading. See a book that looks interesting? Take it. Have a book that you want to share? Leave[…]

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millennial home buying trends

As the nation’s largest living generation with a U.S. population size of 82 million, millennials are making an impact in many areas of society.   One sphere millennials are impacting is home buying. According to the National Association of REALTORS®, a consistent finding over the last four years is that buyers 36 years and younger[…]

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twin cities events

Attending 4th of July events around the Twin Cities is a favorite tradition of mine – growing up in Minnetonka I especially loved going to Excelsior to watch fireworks from The Commons. With the small-town atmosphere and fireworks over the water that is classic Minnesota right there. Looking for unforgettable fireworks at Twin Cities events[…]

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