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With regional institutions like Psycho Suzi’s, Gasthof’s and Jax Café, you’ve probably visited the Bottineau Neighborhood in Northeast Minneapolis without even knowing it. Several (five!) brew pubs have made the neighborhood home; Indeed and Dangerous Man are perhaps the most notable. The neighborhood spans from 17th Ave. NE up to NE Lowry Ave. and from
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Minneapolis Area Association of REALTORS® (MAAR) volunteers came together with compassion in their hearts to make over a community space in need of a little love and attention on September 16. The senior residents at Saint Anne’s had a specific request to transform their courtyard area to include a community garden.   Funds for the
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Seller activity increased 2.1 percent since last August, as sellers introduced 7,072 new listings to the marketplace. Buyer activity also rallied. Pending sales rose 7.9 percent while closed sales gained 7.4 percent. To fuel those gains, buyers signed 5,728 new contracts and closed on 6,382 homes. That closed sales figure is on par with 2004 levels.
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                  As these two vintage prints suggest, White Bear Lake is one cool place to be. Serving as the backdrop in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Winter Dreams surely didn’t hurt that image. But the cool factor didn’t stop there. When the heat was on, several prominent Prohibition Era
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        As the sounds around the University of Minnesota campus transition from construction equipment to the anxious clamor of students there is no shortage of activity around the Prospect Park neighborhood on the eastern edge of Minneapolis. Adding to that is the reopening of West River Parkway after a June 2014 landslide
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        Around this time every year, millions of people go to the State Fair in Falcon Heights. Whether you go for the music, food, people-watching or maybe you’re one of those reluctant attendees there with your children or supervisor, the Great Minnesota Get Together has something for everyone. If you’re not one
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