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Adora Tokyo

DJ

DJ Adora TOKYO was raised between Saint Paul, MN and Atlanta, GA. Yet, as a global citizen, her sets are not defined by geography, decade or genre. She has been spinning professionally for three years and is widely recognized for her ever-evolving style and fresh sound. A cultural influencer, inviting us to dream in song, love in motion and celebrate life together through her spins.

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Robin Asbell

Chef, Author

Robin Asbell is the author of six books about cooking with whole, natural foods. Asbell has many years of experience creating fabulous food in restaurants, and in the homes of private clients. Specializing in natural, healthy food, she works with special diets of all kinds, from gluten free to omnivorous, vegan to over-the top decadent.

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Cristina Drafta

Photographer

I am an addicted photographer, and a traveler passionate about the world. I write for Argophilia and other travel sites, and I like to use Stay.com to plan my trips. Hopefully, you can use my guides to plan yours too.

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Brandon Quittem

Traveler and Beer Advocate

Former corporate sales rep turned nomadic entrepreneurial yogi. Street food ninja, avid outdoorsman, craft beer geek, and live music junkie. Co-founder of The Yoga Nomads.

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Kristin Hamaker

Personal Chef

Real food advocate, Kristin Hamaker, has been happily running Farm to Fork, her busy personal chef service in the Twin Cities, since 2005. She and her staff of chefs prepare and store meals for folks in their homes, offer cooking instruction, do small-scale catering, and in general, connect local people to local food.

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Vivian Aronson

Fashion Designer & Master Artist

The label YQY stands for Yuan Qian Yi, designer Vivian Aronson’s Chinese name. YQY is a true reflection of Vivian, who grew up in Chengdu, the capital of China’s Sichuan Province and moved to the Twin Cities in 2005. Vivian explains that much of her inspiration comes from her culture. Her collection features fine fabrics, construction and design that allow the wearer’s personality to shine through. Simply cut, Vivian clothes make you smile.

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Anne Marie Rapp

Yogi and Health Food Enthusiast

Anne is an active yogi who aspires to find balance in every aspect of her life. When she’s not on her mat, she enjoys going to concerts, cooking up a healthy meal and spending time biking the endless trails of Minneapolis.

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Nicole Navratil

Musician and Vegetarian Food Blogger

Nicole Navratil is a Minneapolis-based musician who sings with Sonic Love Child, a folk and Americana band. She also writes a vegetarian food blog called Pepperoni Is Not a Vegetable.

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CIRCA Gallery

Art Gallery

CIRCA Gallery’s mission is to provide awareness, education and appreciation for a variety of contemporary art styles, mediums and expression. We strive to provide exceptional, well-informed service to our clients, whether they are just beginning or are continuing to build their fine art collection.

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Minneapolis

Top 10 highlights in Minneapolis

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  1. Stillwater, Minnesota +Add

    Stillwater

    Minnesota's Birthplace
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  2. Loring Park +Add

    Loring Park

    Central Minneapolis' largest park
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  3. First Avenue +Add

    First Avenue

    Minneapolis' downtown danceteria since 1970
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  4. Fort Snelling State Park - St. Paul, Minnesota +Add

    Fort Snelling

    The state's first National Historic Landmark
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  5. Minnehaha Falls +Add

    Minnehaha Park and Falls

    Nature meets the city
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  6. Minneapolis Sculpture Garden +Add

    Minneapolis Sculpture Garden

    The largest urban sculpture garden in the country
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    Locals' Pick
  7. Lake Calhoun, Minneapolis +Add

    Lake Calhoun

    Exercise friendly, downtown lake
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  8. Minneapolis Institute of Arts +Add

    Minneapolis Institute of Arts

    A temple to the power of art
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    Locals' Pick
  9. American-Swedish Institute Castle Minneapolis, MN +Add

    American Swedish Institute

    Gathering Swedish histories and traditions
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  10. Stuck here together +Add

    Como Park Zoo and Conservatory

    St. Paul's great afternoon getaway
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  11. Weisman Art Museum +Add

    Weisman Art Museum

    Discover the history of modern art
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Stay.com suggests a few top things to see and do

Minneapolis' best attractions range from exquisite green spaces to some of America's nicest museums and entertainment venues. Take a tour of the modern art history at the Weisman Art Museum, or enjoy art and the great outdoors at the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Minneapolis has it all, fine dining to quaint bars and clubs, and way beyond.