Monthly Archives: August 2011

Spotlight {Shi Shu Style}


Every Tuesday, we share 2 local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!

Spotlight {Julie Meyer}


Every Tuesday, we share 2 local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!

A Green Affair {Minnesota State Fair’s Eco Experience}


Grab a corn dog & swing by Eco Experience presented by the Minnesota State Fair & Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. I explored this exhibit on Breathe Better Day (aka Friday) & learned about electric cars, alternatives to wood burning fireplaces and had an incredible time wandering Green Crossing.

Made in Minnesota {Oh Dier}


Oh Dier  is the Minnesotan way to say, ” I love this stuff,  ALL OF IT.”  This fun, Minnesota loving husband and wife team say they are excellent at many things, among them worrying, working too hard and vintage shopping. – Sound like locals to me.

Event {Wheels of Italy}


Annual Show of Italian Art on Wheels   Love design? Love cars? You’re in luck….here’s the perfect event for you. You’re invited to attend the Wheels of Italy annual Italian Automobile, Motorcycle and Bike Show on Sunday, August 28, 10 am – 4 pm. It is a spectacular exhibit for automobile fans of all ages!  This is a unique opportunity to […]

Events {Gallery Opening}


An exhibition by local artist Jerry Calengor Opening Reception: Friday, August 26th, 2011 from 7-10 PM Show runs through Sept 16th HOURS OPEN: Monday through Friday, 1 PM to 6 PM and by appointment.  

Spotlight {Adam Turman}


Every Tuesday, we share 2 local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!

Spotlight {Knight Construction & Design}


Every Tuesday, we share 2 local creative businesses we think you might enjoy. You tell us if you want to see more! You want it, You get it  —- {JUST VOTE} Discovering new stuff is F-U-N!

Who REALLY is MN nice?


Project MN365 Sharing 1 LOCALLY OWNED business every day for a year .

Behind the Design {Amy Rice}


Last week I had the pleasure of meeting Amy Rice in her North East Minneapolis studio.   It was an amazingly bright  space filled with her uplifting artwork and a few personal touches. But it really was getting to know the person behind the artwork that shined! She is as friendly as her work would suggest.

EVENT: Fashion Fighting Stigma


 

Design + Renewable Energy


The MN Renewable Energy Society (MRES) is hosting the 2011 Minnesota Solar Tour (http://mnrenewables.org/solar-tour). Have you ever been interested in producing your own renewable energy or seeing how a pv solar array works?  I’m sure some people might be thinking that renewable energy and design don’t go together.  I’m happy to report that MN has […]