Quality Inn Northtown
9052 University Ave, NW
Coon Rapids, MN 55448
Phone: (763) 785-4746
Fax: (763) 786-9474
Lilli Putt Amusement Park offers fun for the whole family with go-carts, miniature golf, and bumper boats.
This beautiful one-hundred-twenty-seven-acre park contains over three hundred fifty unique plant species, and offers a variety of year round recreational opportunities, such as three miles of hiking trails in warmer weather and cross country skiing during the winter months; an interpretive center is located on the site that houses fish and reptiles native to Minnesota, as well as a variety of hands-on exhibits, and a variety of educational programs are also available.
The Brooklyn Park Historical Farm is a 10-acre living record of farm life in Minnesota during the years of 1890 to 1910. Owned by the Eidem family for 82 years, the Historical Farm recreates the physical surroundings in which the family lived their daily lives. Interpreters demonstrate the tasks of farming and household related activities using the tools and techniques that would have been used. The property contains a large farmhouse, barn, outbuildings, a chicken coop, windmill, period farm equipment, crop land, and animals.
This ten acre historic farm recreates farm life as it was in Minnesota during the years of 1890 to 1910; visitors can visit animals in the barn, take a stroll through the gardens, or explore the farm house that includes a wood stove and small kerosene burning lamps.
This park stretches from 39th Avenue Northeast past the 694 Bridge, and offers visitors a variety of recreational activities, such as fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, boating, and picnicking, with a boat launch being located on the site as well.
It was a simple homebrewing kit that fostered the growth of this brewery. Founder of Surly Brewing Co., Omar Ansari, took an interest in beers at a young age. In 2002 he began creating his own brews and after three years of efforts, along with his master brewer Todd Haug, he was able to set up a fully functional brewery. It was the establishment of Surly that got Brooklyn Center to revise its laws and legalize breweries in the city. Furious, Coffee Bender and CynicAle are some of their popular variety. Surly Brewing Co. celebrates its birthday with a special release, that are not easily available. Participate in a tour around the brewery and get acquainted with the brewing process.
Spread across 10 acres (4.04 hectares), the Deming Heights Park is one of the lesser popular parks in Minneapolis. Don't let that keep you from visiting this park. A unique feature of this park is its elevation point of 963 feet (293.52 meters) above sea level, making it the highest in the city. One of the trees of this park sports a wooden door known as the 'elf door', regularly polished and oiled; keep an eye out for this little attraction. Deming Heights Park offers a hint of green to those driving down the Grand Rounds Scenic Byway of Minnesota.
Splatball has been providing paintball players with safe, quality paintball games for over 25-years. Their Minneapolis indoor location features an urban warfare layout in the heart of the Twin Cities.
The East Side Neighborhood Services Center has been serving the community since 1915—helping immigrants, refugees, under-privileged children and the homeless has been this center's priority. They do this through several community initiatives like charity events and benefits like golf tournaments, wine tastings, snowshoe races and concerts. Volunteering at the ESNS can be a very rewarding and fulfilling experience.
St. Mary's Orthodox Cathedral is one of the most recognizable landmarks in Minneapolis. This majestic Russian Orthodox church was founded by Carpatho-Rusyn immigrants in 1887. Admire its stunning architecture, stained glass work, ornate murals and inspiring altar. Visit the gift shop and take home a copper cross made out of the church's original dome as a unique souvenir.
When driving around Northeast Minneapolis, the Zoran Sculpture Park is hard to miss. Dotting this verdant landscape is artwork by renowned sculptor from Belgrade Zoran Mojsilov. The stone and steel installations at this work-in-progress project are minimalistic yet thought provoking. Enjoy a picnic on the lawn of this open-air museum and admire the art oddities.
This complex looms large on the northeast Minneapolis landscape above the Mississippi River. The cluster of brick and limestone buildings extends an entire block. With its monolithic arches, attic arcades and protruding piers, it casts the ominous presence of a great European castle. The main building or brew house was built in 1891. In 1987, the city of Minneapolis purchased the property to preserve this historic link to its past. The facility is currently used for a variety of public functions including wine and beer tasting receptions.