St. Croix State Park offers views of the fast-moving St. Croix and Kettle Rivers, along with opportunities to travel downriver guided by local outfitters for whitewater adventure. Getting into the park, you notice the trailhead is a bit of a drive from the road. Take that as a sign. St. Croix State Park is Minnesota’s … Continue reading Where the St. Croix Meets the Kettle
I got down on one knee as she scanned the shoreline. She turned around. Nervously, I made a brief speech and stretched out my shaky hand with the ring. Continue reading My First Time to Split Rock Lighthouse State Park, I got Engaged
Not everyone is cut out for Uptown’s restaurant scene. With challenges that restaurateurs can’t change, many flourish while some have to close their doors for good. Continue reading How Restaurants Survive Uptown: Consistency, Fair Prices, Fitting Concepts
Click to enlarge the images: The People’s Climate Solidarity March downtown Minneapolis was a peaceful one, with hundreds of people showing support for the environment, climate research and more. People gathered outside the Federal Courthouse for a rally on Saturday, during which various activists spoke about the importance of climate change and its effects on … Continue reading Gallery: People’s Climate Solidarity March in Minneapolis, Minn.
I finally visited the “At Home with Monsters” exhibit by Guillermo del Toro at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Continue reading Guillermo del Toro’s ‘At Home with Monsters’: Extraordinary
When was the last time you heard a fairy tale? My parents used to tell me and my siblings stories. Some were about ghosts or trolls. Others were about dragons, knights and wizards. I was always so wrapped up in them as a kid. It was disappointing to know they had an ending. I wanted them … Continue reading Where European Fairy Tales Were Born
Portugal has a lot to offer: UNESCO World Heritage sites, interactive museums and old-world buildings. It’s a beautiful country with a lot to choose from. Here are some places to get your Portugal itinerary started. Continue reading Walking Lisbon: What you should see right away