Springbrook Nature Center

Parks & Geology

(One more hiking spot and I’ll be back to the #MNGPHO2018!) Springbrook Nature Center is a metro oasis hidden away in a residential area in Fridley. The center has all sorts of educational programs, school programs, nature camps, and even an interpretive building. The 127-acre park and nature reserve include native prairies, oak and aspen […]

October 24, 2018

GB Leighton’s Pickle Park (Soon to be The Park)

Events, Food & Drink

GB Leighton’s Pickle Park, soon to be The Park, is up next on the #mnbucketlist. In Fridley just off University, it was inspired by Brian “G.B.” Leighton (Minnesota native hometown rocker) and a song on his first album, you guessed it, “Pickle Park”. The restaurant slash bar slash music venue has a self-described “rock club […]

March 16, 2016