Aug. 24 Near The Ashberry: Sixth Annual Arts in the Park Festival

Who doesn’t love to support local artists? You’ll have the perfect opportunity when the Sixth Annual Arts in the Park Festival comes to Brooklyn Park, which is only about a 20-minute drive from home, on Saturday, August 24th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Since admission is free, you have nothing to lose by coming […]

Quick and Easy Updates for a Rental Kitchen

Just because you don’t technically own your kitchen doesn’t mean you can’t make any upgrades. As long as it’s temporary and won’t cause damage upon removal, you’re welcome to add as much flair to your rental kitchen as you like! Here are a few ways to do it. Dress up your cabinets. You don’t have […]

Where to Have Brunch Near The Ashberry: Founders Tavern & Grille

Local family farmers and other purveyors of sustainably raised foods help to fuel the kitchen at Founders Tavern & Grille. They’re the chef’s primary source for fresh ingredients, and it’s obvious in the high quality of the American cuisine. From Sunday brunch bites to gourmet burgers and pizzas, the eatery has something for everyone. If […]

Beat the Heat This Summer With These Outdoor Workout Tips

It would be a shame to stay cooped up in the gym when the sun is shining outside! But the summer heat does present its own set of problems for outdoor workouts—the threats of heat exhaustion and sunburn, to name a few. Avoid common outdoor workout pitfalls with these tips. Dress (and apply sunscreen) accordingly. When […]

July 21 Near The Ashberry: Paint Nite: Beach Moonlight

If you want to cultivate your sense of creativity and have some fun with friends at the same time, sign up for Paint Nite: Beach Moonlight on the afternoon of July 21st. A seasoned artist leads the painting session using a step-by-step approach that ensures even novices will go home with a unique and beautiful […]

Move-In Essentials for First-Time Renters

If you’re brand new to renting, welcome! You might have a few questions about the best way to prepare for moving into your first place, like what to pack. This handy guide about move-in essentials will help you transition into your apartment with ease. Kitchen and pantry basics. If you’ve been living at home, in […]

Design the Perfect Summer Road Trip With These Tips

If you’re interested in taking a last-minute vacation this summer, but don’t want to brave the airport, a road trip is the perfect alternative. It’s affordable, flexible, and can be thrown together in a day or two. Here’s how to plan and prep for your summer road trip. Plan your travels and pit stops carefully… […]

Order Takeout Tonight From Chopstix

Chinese, Thai, and Japanese cuisine share the spotlight at Chopstix. The restaurant’s massive menu offers something from each of these categories, ranging from egg foo young and stir-fried noodles to sushi and sashimi. It also boasts a lineup of lunch and sushi specials that make enjoying the food extra affordable. If you’re craving Chinese food, […]

Stop and Smell the Flowers During The Lavender Festival on June 22

Willow Oak Flower & Herb Farm will celebrate one of its most fragrant and soothing flowers at The Lavender Festival on Saturday, June 22nd. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the public is invited to meander the gardens and soak up the sweet scent of lavender, or head into the store and shop for lavender plants […]