Wanted: Walkable Cities

I’ve been thinking a lot about walkable cities lately. I prefer to experience a city slowly, at street level, instead flying by it in a car,…

Mint + Basil Arrives In Downtown Fargo

If you like gorgeous gifts and pretty things for your kitchen or your home, you’re going to love Mint + Basil. This charming little kitchen…

Red River Market: A Feast For The Senses In Downtown Fargo

“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you’re actually creating community around food.” – Bryant Terry A farmers market on a…

Hidden Fargo-Moorhead: Fargo’s Public Art Wall

The largest piece of collaborative art in Fargo-Moorhead isn’t in a museum or gallery. It’s a sprawling, constantly mutating swirl of colors and ideas known…

Hidden Fargo-Moorhead: The View From Above

If this website has taught me anything, it’s that it’s totally possible to become blind to the people and places you see every day. “I…

Fun Ways To Embrace Winter in North Dakota, Minnesota and Manitoba

“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” Albert Camus During a particularly fabulous #PrairiePlaces Twitter chat…

The Fargo Pirate Pub Crawl Returns

Once upon a time, I started a pub crawl with a complete stranger. Now The Fargo Pirate Pub Crawl is returns to downtown Fargo every year. This…

“Off the Radar”

I was reading in my hotel room after a conference last week when a passage made me gasp. It was one of those moments when…

A Shopping Break At Fowlers Heritage Company

Usually, I’m an organized blogger. I make a plan, set deadlines and, for the most part, I stick to them. But sometimes I totally, completely…

On The Fourth Day of Christmas…Free Dapper Accessories from AENDEE.

Editor’s Note: This giveaway is from 2014. The fourth prize in The 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway is all about jaunty menswear and custom-made accessories. AENDEE.…

A Fargo-Moorhead Mini Guide

Every city has landmarks, places that attract lots of visitors and attention thanks to their location, history or stellar marketing campaigns. They’re eye-catching, they show…

Artisanal Eats at Blackbird Woodfire

The first thing you see when you walk into Blackbird Woodfire is the gigantic wood oven glowing like a big, bronzed beacon in the middle of…

Sweet Haven Bakery And The Non-Ironic Joy of Hipster Cookies

Editor’s Note: Sweet Haven Bakery will close its doors on October 12, 2013. Eat now, or forever hold your peace. I don’t know why, but…

Street Style: Heidi

I met Heidi at the Downtown Fargo Street Fair last weekend because her electric blue bag and big sunglasses — a girl after my own…

2013 Corks & Canvas Art and Wine Walk

What could be better than wine, art and a walk on a beautiful spring day? If you’re a fan of any of the above, check…