Category Archives: ongoing

Ax-Man Surplus: A crazy-#$@! store with some crazy-#$@! sh*t.

Every time my nephew comes to visit, he insists on visiting Ax-Man. And who can blame him? It’s a pretty cool store. And what kid doesn’t like cool stuff? Ax-Man is a store that defies any description. You’ll see all sorts of kookie stuff … Continue reading

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Sledding at Columbia Golf Course? “Totally EPIC!”

We’ve always loved the sledding at Columbia Park Golf Course. And that was before I realized that that building there? IT SELLS SNACKS! Boasting the steepest slopes in NE Minneapolis, Columbia Golf Course offers different sized hills for all levels … Continue reading

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Kids at the Castle at American Swedish Institute: det är kul

On select Fridays starting February 14 (tomorrow!), give the kiddos a taste of Swedish culture with some big free fun at the American Swedish Institute. More importantly, the castle. They get to play IN. A. CASTLE! Tomorrow’s Kids at the … Continue reading

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Do you realize how cool our libraries are?

My big library crush is really no secret. Let’s just start with the magic that happens when I hear about a book I’m interested in for my little guy. And how I go to the library website, search, request and … Continue reading

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Win FREE Viva! Spanish and Music Classes for You and Your Little Amigo.

Thanks to Schoolhouse Rock, I can recite the entire Preamble to the Constitution. And there’s no telling how many kids wouldn’t know the alphabet if it weren’t for that catchy little letter ditty. Truth: when you apply learning to music, the … Continue reading

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Great River Water Park: Making a splash with the littlest fishies.

(At Lollipopolis, we love the earth. That’s why 95% of this post comes from recycled content.) A few years back, I spent many-a-winter Mondays at the Oxford Community Center Great River Water Park  with my little dude and his pals. It … Continue reading

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Children’s Theatre Discount Tickets: The stage is set for savings.

Well, hello there. I’ve missed you. How were your holidays? Are you keeping warm? Which camp are you in: The hoping-they-cancel-even-MORE-school camp? Or the get-the-kids-out-of-the-house-NOW camp? Now that we’ve got that settled, I want to tell you about discount tickets … Continue reading

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