For $1.7M, you can have posh penthouse loft with terrace overlooking North Loop

For $1.7M, you can have posh penthouse loft with terrace overlooking North Loop

This luxury unit in Minneapolis' Harvester Lofts boasts a massive L-shaped terrace on the rooftop and is an easy walk to upscale restaurants, stylish boutiques and trails along the Mississippi River. You can have it for $1.7 million.

Plymouth couple transform their entire home in vibrant color

March 25
Plymouth couple transform their entire home in vibrant color
A Plymouth couple transformed their home for vibrant family living. Take a tour during the Remodelers Showcase.

Architects share strategies for creating your dream home

March 25
Architects share strategies for creating your dream home
Architects share design strategies, offer consultations at Home of the Month event.
Home & Garden
March 25

Indoors and out: Sales, events and classes

Mod, mod sale Are you a fan of European modern design? Now’s the time to get 40 to 60 percent off furnishings and accessories at…
Housing
March 25

Home listings: What $479,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Edina Built in 1952, this three-bedroom, two-bathroom house has 2,180 square feet and features new exterior siding, hardwood floors, cabinetry, crown molding, finished lower level,…
Home & Garden
March 25

Home plan: A little bit country

PLAN HOTW170010 Total finished sq. ft.: 3,292 Bed/bathrooms: 4/4 Stories: 2 Bonus space: 473 sq. ft. Garage bays: 3 Foundation: Slab A sheltered porch and…
Variety
March 24

Smart refrigerators are graduating to next level

New smart models are music players, digital notepads and know if your milk is expired.
Variety
March 24

Renter seeks recourse against unlicensed landlord

Q: When we moved into our rental home six years ago, my landlord said she couldn’t issue us a Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) form.…
Variety
March 24

Crex Meadows bird activity mostly waterfowl right now

A quick visit Thursday found nesting eagles and ice on potholes
Variety
March 24

Please use "chickadee checkoff" when you file your state tax form

The money goes to the DNR non-game wildlife fund. It helps pay for things like the eagle cam currently focused on a nest with three chicks.
Variety
March 24

Creator of breeding bird survey dies at age 98

Chandler Robbins made many contributions to birds and birding
Beautiful Gardens
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There are some spectacular private gardens around the Twin Cities. We discover several each year in our Beautiful Gardens contest. From October to April, we'll bring you into one Beautiful Garden a month.
Variety
March 22

All three eagle chicks, the ones on live video, are looking good

Lots of eagles in the metro area. DNR spokesman says cats can be prey items fed to eagle chicks.
Variety
March 22

Birders, photographers, and others boosted 2015 duck stamp sales

More stamps sold at new higher price = more revenue for habitat purchase
TV & Media
March 22

Minneapolis sues 'Rehab Addict' star Nicole Curtis, wants house back

In a contract dispute, the city wants her to return a house she bought for $2.
Rentals
March 21

How much is rent for a 2-bedroom in Twin Cities? Check out the Rent Chart

Average rental prices and vacancy rates for various Twin Cities geographies, updated quarterly.
Variety
March 21

This new guide to raptors has it both ways

Mexico and Central America, but all of our raptors are here
Variety
March 21

Spring birdsongs carry a message

Birds are sending messages to others birds, adding vibrancy and cheer to our springtime.
Home & Garden
March 21

Q&A: Are Minnesota home inspectors allowed to open electrical panels?

I received the following email last week from another home inspector here in Minnesota regarding the inspection of electrical panels:
Variety
March 20

Spring warbler walk May 13 at Wolsfeld Woods SNA

The site is adjacent to County Road 6 north of the city of Long Lake
Variety
March 20

Our single climate constant is on display

Increasing daylight triggers plumage change
Home & Garden
March 18

Eames documentary, air plants, garden gala, home improvement expo and more

All about Eames Charles and Ray Eames have become household names linked to midcentury modern design thanks to their iconic Eames chairs. Fans can get…
Variety
March 18

Migrant Tundra Swans are being seen at Old Cedar Ave. bridge

On their way to nesting along the Canadian Arctic coast and in far northwestern Alaska
Variety
March 18

What caught our eye at the Twin Cities' annual Parade of Homes?

Last weekend, we slipped on blue booties and made the rounds of about two dozen Parade homes across the Twin Cities. Here are some highlights.