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Elevate your backyard fun with twists on classic games, and larger-than-life activities.

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Shorewood’s Dave Bigham was many things to many people. Depending on whom you ask, you’ll hear that he was one of the greatest athletes to ever come out of Mankato, and someone whose career credentials include being drafted by the Minnesota Twins, playing for the St.

With spring in the air, what’s better than sitting on the porch with a good book or a glass of wine? Harvest Home in Wayzata takes pride in helping its customers enjoy the ambiance of their outdoor spaces.

They say necessity is the mother of invention. It was certainly the case for Sarah Tyree of Minnetonka, businesswoman and mom of sons AJ, 24, Sean, 23, and Hunter, 13. She noticed her kids’ feet always stayed cold, no matter how many layers of socks they wore playing in the snow.

If you’re looking for a great way to exercise, and the chance to spend time on the Mississippi River, the Minnesota Boat Club offers both.

Joy of the People is open year round for soccer, futsal and (coming soon) puckelball. Summer free play hours are noon to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Here are three dog park etiquette recommendations from Brad Meyer, public services manager at Saint Paul Parks and Recreation:

Como Golf Course
Specs: 18 hole, par 70
Challenges: Rolling hills, water hazards
Perks: Full-service bar and food available; Como Zoo and Conservatory nearby
1431 N. Lexington Pkwy.; 651.488.9673

Jack Steward and Colton Smith have been making adventure films for as long as they can remember. Best friends and outdoorsmen, they’ve now turned their passion into a television series.

It’s a casual photograph: Two boats are pulled halfway out of the still water, tilting awkwardly on land.