Posts filled under:Adventures

Three Cool, Random Minnesota Things

I’m not sure if you know this, but the staff at Curious North are big fans of Minnesota. One of my favorite things about our fair state is that at any moment there’s bound to be something cool, weird, or […]

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Zombie Pub Crawl 2014

Adding to the laundry list of things that we’re famous for in Minnesota is the world record gathering of zombies! I mean, we’ve held the record before. Back in 2012, 8,027 Minneapolis zombies set the bar, but we nearly doubled that count […]

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Here, Now and Later #3

Here, Now and Later is a new weekly blog covering what the contributors to Curious North have been up to and what they’re looking forward to in the week ahead. FROM ERIK Review: Bruno Mars at the Xcel Energy Center, Sat. June 21 Sure, […]

Here, Now and Later #2

Here, Now and Later is a new weekly blog covering what the contributors to Curious North have been up to and what they’re looking forward to in the week ahead. From Erik St. Paulite Avoids Robbery, Goes to Sakura The last line is […]

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Embracing the Grey of Spring on Warner Road

  One of my favorite drives in the Twin Cities is down Warner/Shepherd Road. It runs through Saint Paul, along the big river from Highway 61 to Mississippi River Boulevard. Its beautiful rocky bluffs are lined with trees, shrubs, and […]

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Let’s Go!: The Twins on Opening Day in Chicago

Opening Day of baseball season is glorious. It signifies the end of Winter and the beginning of Spring. The weather in Chicago this past Sunday and Monday added to that aura. There was no snow on the ground so you […]

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2014 Olympic Games – Minnesota Calls Sochi Home

Minnesota winters, with their inhumane temperatures and torrential white-washes, can elicit a suite of conflicted emotions. Many bemoan the snow while skiers and snowboarders wait patiently each year for ripe powder. Most of us are stir crazy by Christmas while […]

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The Beer Dabbler: So Many Beards

What: The Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler When: Saturday January 25, 2014, 3:30-7:30 Where: Mighty Midway at the Minnesota State Fair Grounds Price: Very Important Dabbler: $99, General Admission: $55, Designated Driver: $10 The Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler, the largest outdoor beer festival in Minnesota, […]

Do the Dabbler Flick

This year’s Beer Dabbler can be best described in terms of cheerful glass clinking and obstacles my fellow dabblers and I had to overcome. There was in impressive draw from the local and national breweries this year and we were […]

Minnesota Wild Report

By Erik Ritland The Minnesota Wild are not exactly having the sort of season they envisioned. After all, it’s the first full season with stars Zach Parise and Ryan Suter as anchor (last year was abridged due to strike). They […]

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