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10 July, 2014

Minneapolis Blogging: Minnehaha Falls and Hiawatha

Posted in : Beer, Beer, Wine, Sake, Minneapolis, MN, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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On my third trip to Minneapolis this past May, I felt the challenge of figuring out what was left for me to tour in the area. I’d conquered the Chain of Lakes, the Walker Museum, the Sculpture Garden, the Guthrie Theater, the Mall of America, and plenty of delicious eats and drinks downtown. Yet somehow,
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13 September, 2013

The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

Posted in : Amelia Island, FL, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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This is Part 2 of my blog posts on our Amelia Island vacation last May. In Part 1, we cruised down the Amelia River, but we’ll stay closer to the hotel this time, the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort. Spacious rooms, a welcoming lobby and bar, and this each morning: Sunrise is not something I
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20 February, 2013

Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans

Comments : 2 Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, New Orleans, LA, New Orleans, LA, Travel on by : becca
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Cocktails and Other Night Sights in New Orleans Last time, we covered the bevy of food I ate after dark in New Orleans. In this post, we’ll take a look at all the tantalizing libations Ben and I imbibed in the Big Easy in early December. You may question this claim by the end, but
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2 July, 2012

Minneapolis Blogging: Lowry Hill and Final Food Destinations

Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Coffee Shops, Minneapolis, MN, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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  In the last Minneapolis Blogging post, we had some tasty treats on Eat Street after an afternoon spent at the Sculpture Garden. What could possibly be left to do in Minneapolis on this five-day trip? A stroll through Lowry Hill and around the Lake of Isles and a few more memorable meals, that’s what.
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8 June, 2012

Minneapolis Blogging – Northeast and Loring Park

Posted in : Coffee Shops, Minneapolis, MN, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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Last week, you and I finished exploring the skyway system downtown and were about to cross the Hennepin Avenue Bridge into the Northeast neighborhood of Minneapolis. There are two main drags in Northeast: continuing up Hennepin Ave. toward Central or heading right onto Main instead, the Riverfront District. I opted for Main St. first, wanting
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4 June, 2012

Minneapolis Blogging – Chain of Lakes and the Skyways

Posted in : Cocktails, Spirits, Bars, Minneapolis, MN, Restaurants, Travel on by : becca
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Last year, I went to Minneapolis for the first time, and I loved it. I was impressed by how well designed the city is in terms of transit, by the great food choices, and by the general beauty of a city on a river and multitudes of lakes. The atmosphere is lovely, friendly, and very
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