Throughout the Twin Cities, and especially in Minneapolis and Saint Paul which have the highest number of vacant homes, it is bound to happen that uninvited guests might take it upon themselves to utilize your vacant property. Those less fortunate souls, either out of a job or out of a home, decide it is ok
While the tax credit has expired for most buyers, military families should know that they are still eligible for the $8000 first time home buyer's credit or the $6500 credit for current homeowners if they meet certain criteria. Members of the uniformed services, members of the Foreign Service and employees of the intelligence
Today the Mallard female in our neighborhood pond brought out her babies, all twelve of them. Out of 135 shots I took of them this afternoon, I got about six shots that were actually good. No one said photography is easy. In Minnesota, we see all kinds of ducks in the spring, but I see
Taking Out the Curb Appeal Hurts Neighborhoods A few weeks ago the city of Farmington surprised residents by taking out around 66 mature trees along city boulevards as a result of their restoration project to the city sewer system. Many of the trees were forty to sixty years old and had formed the story book canopy that
If you want to check out a beautiful cemetery, then visit the Lakewood Cemetery between Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet in Minneapolis. It also has a lot of famous people buried there that helped put the Twin Cities on the map.
The City of Minneapolis has announced that it will take on the cumbersome task of photographing each and every home in the city over the next two months. Yep, your home's front facade will be taken for the city's record and according to them will be used to "help improve the overall quality and accuracy
Well, I have spent the last half of 2009 figuring out what I was going to do with my Minneapolis blog that I have had for a few years. I was getting bored with it and wanted to do something different, so it took me some time to actually come up with a solution. About