Monday, February 11, 2013
Are you ready to pop the question?
If you’re looking for a memorable, romantic place to propose marriage, you might want to consider one of these Twin Cities west metro destinations. SHARE: Do you have a suggestion for a romantic place for a marriage proposal? How did your significant other propose to you? Share your stories and suggestions in comments!
Monday, January 14, 2013
From bandshells to boats to parks, check out the Patch Picks for outdoor wedding venues.
Are you planning an upcoming wedding? Check out a few suggestions from Patch of outdoor venues in the west metro. Parks Amphitheaters Clubs On the lake SHARE: Do you have a suggestion for a great outdoor wedding venue in the Twin Cities? Have a comment about the venues picked above? Share it in comments or upload a picture!
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Our continuing coverage of the Minnesota Government budget impasse.
The state of Minnesota has officially shut down after Gov. Mark Dayton and Republican lawmakers could not come to an operating budget agreement for the coming biennium. We will continue to bring you updates on how the shutdown will affect Golden Valley: Follow the latest shutdown developments: July 19: Capitol Will Be Open To The Public At 9 a.m. Today July 18: Winkler: Borrowing Needs to Stop Sen. Rest Says She Won't Vote for the Budget Proposal (UPDATED-Day 18): Shutdown Coverage From Elsewhere July 17: (UPDATED) Legislative Leaders Hammer Out the Details of the End Of the Shutdown July 16: Legislative Leaders Hammer Out the Details of the End Of the Shutdown July 14: Effects of MillerCoors Licensing Problems Still Unclear Done Deal: …
Monday, July 11, 2011
City Council votes to accept the lowest bid to replace what was destroyed in the May 22 tornado.
Playground equipment in North Tyrol Park that was destroyed by a fallen tree during the May 22 tornado will be replaced. The Golden Valley City Council last week approved a bid to replace the equipment. The equipment will be replaced with like items. Before the vote, Council Member Paula Pentel asked staff if there had been any public participation or discussion around the future of North Tyrol Park. Though at a previous city manager's meeting the council discussed this as an opportunity to rethink the park’s design, staff and the Parks Department decided to move renovation efforts forward without a public input. “We’re looking at replacing equipment. But it was also staff in the field looking at, since there was no more shade in the park…
Saturday, July 2, 2011
All times designate the start of fireworks shows. Festivities may begin earlier.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Zac Farber
Saturday, July 2, 2011
The Minnesota State Capitol isn't the only site of fireworks this weekend. You'll find fireworks displays happening in Patch towns all over the Twin Cities (and Hudson, WI) over Fourth of July weekend. Here's a rundown of where they are: Apple Valley July 4, 10 p.m., Johnny Cake Ridge Park-East, 5800 140th St W Eagan July 4, 10 p.m., Eagan Festival Grounds, 1501 Central Parkway Edina July 4, 10 p.m., Rosland Park, 4300 West 66th St Golden Valley July 4, 9:30 p.m., Chester Bird American Legion Post 523, 200 Lilac Dr N Hudson, WI July 3, 10 p.m., Lakefront Park, 1st St & Walnut St Lakeville July 4, Dusk, Lakeville North High School, 19600 Ipava Ave. Lake Minnetonka July 4, 10 p.m., Excelsior Commons, 1 Water St Mendota Heights July 4, 10 p…
Friday, December 17, 2010
Golden Valley's skating rinks open up for the season at 10 parks across the city on Dec. 18.
Where: Outdoor rinks are located at the following Golden Valley parks: Gearty, Hampshire, Lakeview, Lions, Medley, Scheid, Wesley, North Tyrol, South Tyrol and Yoesmite. What: The city has 16 rinks scattered throughout 10 different parks, but not every park offers the same amenities. North Tyrol, South Tyrol and Yosemite Parks only have secondary skating areas and do not offer warming houses or hockey rinks. Lakeview Park has a warming house and a general skating rink, but no hockey rink. How: According to Park Maintenance Supervisor Ron Hammer of the Golden Valley Public Works Dept, the city looks at the terrain of the skating areas in late summer or early fall. The goal is for the skating areas to be as level as possible for when …
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Business owners and hockey players have their own separate reasons why they look forward to the outdoor rinks opening.
Golden Valley's skating rinks open Saturday, Dec. 18 and will stay open through Feb. 21, weather permitting. Editor's note: This video incorrectly states the number of Golden Valley parks with skating rinks. The video indicates 16 parks have skating rinks, when in fact the city has 16 rinks scattered throughout 10 parks.
Monday, December 6, 2010
No need for the winter blues, just head outside.
I love being on the go and exploring new places and things. But when I'm not packing up my bags and heading out of town, I make the most of my time right here in the Twin Cities. In the winter, it's so easy to stay locked up inside, but it's actually the perfect time to head outdoors and explore our beautiful winter wonderland. I am the girl bundled up in layers, trudging through the heavy snow at sunrise. Even with snow pellets stinging my face and the brisk wind skimming my skin, I am smiling. And it's not a forced smile! I try not to let anything stop me from enjoying my dose of fresh air and free fun! I admit, I take group fitness classes at the gym every week, but hands down, my best workouts are outside, even during wintertime. From …