Tag archive for Minnesota

Spam, spam, spam, spam – a museum to meat in a can

Spam, spam, spam, spam – a museum to meat in a can

16,500 square feet of Spam history and memorabilia. Be sure to do the quick tour of the museum and try your hand at canning a block of meat history.

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Delicious undead cocktails at Donny Dirk’s Zombie Den

Delicious undead cocktails at Donny Dirk’s Zombie Den

Donny Dirk’s Zombie Den 2027 North 2nd Street Minneapolis, MN (612) 588-9700 http://www.donnydirks.com Drinks for the undead “Donny Dirk’s is a bar. A saloon. A drinkery. A defiant outpost of madness in a world gone sane. A rest stop for the wicked on the way…

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Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

View gallery Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. Best in Travel 2013 already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf…

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Branding 10,000 lakes

Branding 10,000 lakes

One Minnesota lake. One logo. Everyday. Beautiful lake logo project for MN 10,000 lakes by Nicole Meyer. http://branding10000lakes.com/index Nicole Meyer figures it will take only 27 years to complete her project and as of today she has 214 completes and only 9786 to go.

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Rocks rocks rocks…The Molehill in Sauk Rapids and the Itasca Rock Garden in Albert Lea, MN

Rocks rocks rocks…The Molehill in Sauk Rapids and the Itasca Rock Garden in Albert Lea, MN

The Molehill, The Towers and Gardens of Antiquities and Louie’s Rock Garden Louis C. Wippich 1896-1973 Built 1949-1973 Private property, artist deceased Sauk Rapids, MN It was storming like crazy when I headed out to find the Molehill.  Luckily, the weather broke for about 20 minutes…

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Windmills, a stone house and demolition derby

Windmills, a stone house and demolition derby

Antique Windmills of the Earth Jasper, MN 1 mile north of Jasper on Hwy 24 Glance to the right as you are driving north on 24 and you will see a cluster of old windmills from all around the globe, from Brazil to Wichita, KS, in…

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Wedding!

Wedding!

Wedding!, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. With drumming groundhogs, a mouse, hubby and wife atop a two-story Art Shanty, with minister and photographer. Oh, and in the middle of a frozen lake!

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Shanty of Misfit Toys

Shanty of Misfit Toys

Shanty of Misfit Toys, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. Stuffed animals as insulation!!! 

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Office Shanty

Office Shanty

Office Shanty, originally uploaded by worldslargestthings. “Ice cubicle”

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