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Vikings New Stadium Design Unveiled

Vikings fans across the state, and football fans across the country got a look at the soon to be newest stadium in the National Football League. HKS, the team of architects behind the design of the new chic stadium, unveiled their plans for the building last week.
Posted on 21 May 2013

Body Worlds Back at the Science Museum

There are few things more fascinating on Earth than the human body. It’s so complex as a working system it’s awe-inspiring to try and figure out how it all works. The Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul is again offering visitors a chance to see the inner workings of the human body and all its intricate structures. Gunther van Hugens’ Body Works is back at the Science Museum for a limited time, an exhibition any person interested in the physiological workings of the body need to check out. Anatomist Dr. Gunther von Hagens presents Body Worlds & The Cycle of Life, a
Posted on 09 March 2013

Soda Pop Resurgence

The days of old are beginning to make a resurgence in the Twin Cities. A long time ago soda parlors and drugstore soda shops made their exit from American society. Now, in 2013, Twin City residents are having a bit of nostalgia as they come in droves to places like Lynden’s Soda Fountain in St. Paul and Eat Street Social in Minneapoli
Posted on 08 February 2013

High Class Antiques

Anthony Scornavacco is taking a bold step. He just opened a new antique store, one that is represented heavily by 17th through 19th century artifacts. So really, this is no ordinary antique store filled with what some consider old junk; this store is filled with beautiful porcelain, gorgeous chandeliers, and ele
Posted on 11 January 2013

Macy's in Downtown St. Paul is Set to Shut Down

The downtown St. Paul community has just learned it will be losing a long time fixture in its landscape. Despite a long and storied past at this location, the huge downtown Macy’s off Wabasha has long been considered a sort of sore spot for shopping. The store had not been performing well despite recent remodels and upgrades to the store. A formal announcement of the store’s closure is expected to come tomorrow, January 3rd. Macy’s, which as many older folks may remember, was once the heralded Dayton’s, and then briefly Marshall Field’s. The store, while cheri
Posted on 02 January 2013

Norton Homes Wins Reggie Award for Excellence

In early October 2012, our preferred building partner, Norton Homes, Inc., received a Reggie Award from the Builders Association of the Twin Cities.  This prestigious award has been given to top Twin Cities Builders for more than 40 years and is awarded based on judging by teams of Builders and Associates who determine the best examples of excellence in the design, construction, quality and value.  Norton Homes received the Reggie Award for its beautifully designed and appointed model home in the Enclave neighborhood of Eden Prairie.   We are so proud
Posted on 23 October 2012