father & family man. foodie & wine enthusiast. nature-lover & avid cyclist. paying the bills as a tech consultant.
Just booked a long weekend to New York later this month. Looking for a cool boutique place to stay in Midtown that won't completely break the bank...need to keep some $$ for great restaurants. :) Suggestions? See More
I've got friends hopping on a plane today to visit New Orleans for the first time. I'm usually their source for restaurant recommendations...but sadly, I've never been, so I'm no help! They're certainly willing to try most anything, and would be more... See More
The area around the intersection of Hennepin Avenue & Lake Street in Uptown is a lot of fun, lots of energy at night, crowd typically trends in the 20s, and it can be more bar-focused than restaurant. That said, one place that gets a lot of good... See More
Traveling to New York in October with another couple. Spending a long weekend, and would like to find some of the best restaurants locals currently enjoy. Could be new, could be classics. Looking for any price range. See More
Here's a thought...stay at the Radisson Hotel Bloomington By Mall of America, which offers packages that include the Water Park of America. That way they can get in a lot of swimming while it's way too cold outside. From... See More
A really easy one to consider within the metro area is Minnehaha Falls. If you wanted to take a drive, you might consider Interstate State Park to check out Taylors Falls or Afton State Park.... See More
So this REALLY depends on exactly what you mean by "active." Lord Fletcher's Old Lake Lodge is definitely fun for cocktails, if you want to be boating on Lake Minnetonka. If, on the other hand, you want to go for... See More