Posts from March 2018

Dale Chihuly Glass – Gonda Building // photo: Becky Montpetit
Art abounds in Rochester MN, and visitors are 'wowed' by the variety and creativity of the public art works they can see around the city! With a longstanding commitment to enriching the experience of all who visit by proudly displaying public art, Rochester showcases the creative and inspiring artistic works of everyone from world-famous artists to those just starting out. There is an art gallery in Rochester MN, and here are just a few of the many other Continue Reading »
Hilton Downtown Rochester - Opening Spring, 2019
Minnesota’s Rochester is transforming into an even more exceptional destination for visitors as several new hotels are anticipated to open in the next few years. By the end of 2020, downtown Rochester (the location of Mayo Clinic's main campus) is expected to add 850 new hotel rooms, which will raise the downtown room count to more than 3,000 and the citywide room count to more than 7,000. These downtown hotels are connected via climate-controlled skyways and underground Continue Reading »
Rochester MN Moms Blog
Rochester, MN is an eggs-ellent place to be during the Easter season, with Egg Hunts, Easter Bunny photo opportunities, and other fun events occurring around town! There are indoor egg hunts for kids in area churches and stores, and outdoor egg hunts (rain or shine) in parks, on a farm, or on a trolley tour. While most of these events are geared toward kids and many of them are free, adults can "hoppily" partake in their own Adult Easter Egg Hunt at Salem Glen Continue Reading »

6 Satisfying Brunches in Rochester, MN

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 8:00 AM by Rochester Magazine

Rochester Magazine
Regardless of whether you seek a posh brunch setting or a more casual atmosphere, six of Rochester, MN's favorite brunches (as voted on by Rochester Magazine readers in 2017) have got it going on. The classy vibe at The Loop, Pescara, and Five West will draw you in, as will the laid back Whistle Binkies, Rooster’s and Hy-Vee Market Grille. And that’s to say nothing about the food. Breakfast burrito? The Recoop? Bloody Mary? Or maybe some non-traditional Smoked Continue Reading »
Get the local perspective on nine fun places to go and activities to try with your partner in Rochester, MN. These unique activities aren’t just the typical “dinner and a movie.” Whether you're in the mood for an adventurous daytime outing or a relaxing evening, try these nine activities compiled by a Rochester resident who is in-the-know about where to go and what to do!     My husband and I don’t go on many dates. However, when we do, we try to Continue Reading »