Get out your map and see every corner of our vibrant community

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From old-world charm to trendy see-and-be-seen joints, each of these communities in and around the Twin Cities offers vastly different experiences for dining, shopping, entertainment and activity.

By The Numbers

Minneapolis population: 410,939
St. Paul population: 300,851
Metro population: 3.5 million+
Unemployment rate: 3.8 percent
Median household income: $63,488 vs. $55,775 (average of all U.S. metro areas)

Warehouse District

One of Minneapolis’ oldest neighborhoods has been the patient of a serious facelift, and has had new life breathed into it over the past handful of years.

Freehouse Brewery in North Loop Minneapolis

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North Loop

The North Loop is a mesh of new meets old knitted together to form one of Minneapolis’ hottest neighborhoods.

Lagoon Theater in Uptown Minneapolis

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Outdoorsy types flock to this bustling and green corner of Minneapolis where the Chain of Lakes, a series of four lakes with 13 miles of paved biking and walking trails, takes center stage

Linden Hills

Nestled between Lake Calhoun’s southern and Lake Harriet’s western shores, the streets are lined with picturesque cottage-style homes and delicious food options.

Grand Avenue

This neighborhood gem in St. Paul was named one of the prettiest in America by Forbes, and it is easy to see why.


What was once the port of entry to the Mississippi River and warehouse district in the 1800s, is now one of St. Paul’s most cherished and arts-infused neighborhoods.

Cathedral Hill

While officially known as Ramsey Hill, locals often refer to this neighborhood as “Cathedral Hill” because of its proximity to the beautiful and iconic Cathedral of St. Paul.

Selby Ave in Saint Paul

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Selby Avenue

Walking into this neighborhood and not leaving in a food coma would be harder than jumping in any of the state’s 10,000 lakes and not getting wet.

Image by Todd Buchanan/Greenspring Media

Image by Todd Buchanan/Greenspring Media


Every style and tier of home can be found throughout the city, so families of every makeup can feel comfortable planting roots in this southwest suburb of Minneapolis.


Covering almost every grain of sand found on Lake Minnetonka’s Grays Bay shoreline, water is a way of life in Minnetonka.


Ask a resident what they love most about living in Edina, and they’ll probably tell you the sense of community.


Situated on the beautiful St. Croix River, the city’s historic main street shopping, dining, lodging and entertainment are what makes it one of the state’s most popular and alluring cities.


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