Minneapolis Parking operates 14 different parking ramps and lots located in convenient hubs across the city. Drivers or parking-lot enthusiasts can scoop up monthly parking packages for multiple lots and ramps or opt for a single-use session valid for up 24 hours of car stashing. The company also streamlines game day for Vikings fans via full-season and single-game parking passes at the Metrodome-adjacent Downtown East ramp.
To put it plainly, Splat Tag is massive. Twenty-two paintball fields sprawl across its 600 acres. Woods, brush, and felled trees make for strategic cover, and through every patch of forest could be something unexpected. A helicopter, a bunker, or perhaps an enemy base, right there for the taking—provided players have enough paint.
The high number of play areas encourages players to linger, as does Splat Tag's policies. Open admission grants unlimited access for the day, with referees setting up 15- to 20-minute games. The fields admit up to 200 players per day, ensuring everyone can find those of similar skill levels. Splat Tag also hosts private and special events, including an annual gathering with enough paintballs to blot out murals of of the sun.
The 2nd Annual Minnesota Monthly GrillFest is all about teaching you how to grill like a master. The festival showcases the latest grill models, barbecuing techniques, and succulent barbecue recipes, arming you with everything you need to wow your family and friends’ taste buds. Oh and, you’ll get to chow down on samples from local barbecue gurus and wash down the sauce with swigs of beer, all to a soundtrack of live local music.
Vendors pour samples of Goose Island and Schell beer and summery wines from Barefoot and Amara, perfect for pairing with bites from Butcher & the Boar and Down Under BBQ. Grilling exhibitions from the Minnesota Pork Board and The Home Depot demonstrate mouth-watering recipes and grilling techniques, such as searing perfect cross-hatch grill marks and asking the grill nicely to heat up to the proper temperature. Festivalgoers also gain access to discounts on grills and grilling equipment, so you can take what you’ve learned to your own backyard.
For more than 65 years, Ribnick Fur & Leather has outfitted customers with warm, timeless fur coats. The shop began selling fur coats when Isaac Ribnick opened his shop in a building that would eventually be listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The shop's collection of new and pre-loved furs line racks of Italian leather gloves, hats, and purses. Ribnick's also carries a variety of accessories, including fur hats, cashmere scarves, and wraps.
Midwest Motorcycle specializes in speed, equipping its customers with two- and four-wheeled rides. Harley-Davidson hogs, Linhai scooters, and pintsize pocket bikes swiftly carry riders off the lot in style. Rentable motorcycles and scooters provide transportation for temporary sojourns, giving customers a taste of vehicle ownership and a novel way to dry freshly washed hair.
Swing by Open Book 30 minutes before the start of either presentation, both of which last two and a half hours. Fast Company expert blogger David Brier earned his stripes by working with well-known brands such as Revlon, Estee Lauder, Rolling Stone magazine, and the Trump Organization. "What's Killing Your Brand? (And How to Kill it Before it Kills You)" helps business owners, brand managers, marketing experts, and other businesspeople solidify their brand identities. The seminar elucidates strategies for connecting with the right customers. "Your Brand: Shedding Those Unsightly Pounds" hones in on companies that have a 50% or greater female customer base. It enumerates eight steps that empower brands to sell more and engage the right audience.