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Doggie Date: Linden Hills Woofstock

The temps may be about to dip, but our spirits are as high as ever: it’s almost time for one of our very favorite events of the year. Linden Hills Woofstock is back for its twelfth (!) year and you can bet your Basset this one’s gonna be the best yet. “Woofstock came about because the … Read More

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Natural Selection: MN’s Dog-Friendly Farmers Markets

When Minnie sheds its winter coat for a lighter, more colorful ‘do, ‘tis time to get out and get fresh. We’re yappin’ about the seasonal shopping experience known as the farmers market, and the only thing that makes this harvest hunt better is having a furry pal by your side while you sniff out the scene, … Read More

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Woof It Up at Linden Hills Woofstock

It’s that magical time of year again, when thousands of humans and their canines descend upon the charming Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis for the annual Woofstock celebration — a homegrown festival to celebrate all things dog. When: Saturday, September 12 from 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: The Linden Hills neighborhood (43rd St. between Vincent Ave. S. and Upton … Read More

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Shop Dog: Zorro of Heartfelt

One might say that Heartfelt in Linden Hills was running at max cuteness already, what with the hand-carved toys, whimsical craft supplies and imaginative seasonal window displays. So when owner Lisa Macmartin got a new pup named Zorro and started bringing him into the store, the cuteness level veered dangerously close to a Code Red, … Read More

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Pack Pride: Citizen Kanine and his many furry friends

Denizens of Southwest Minneapolis have doubtless encountered him walking Lake Harriet or enjoying a local sidewalk cafe with 13 or so of his closest furry friends. He’s been called The Dog Whisperer of Southwest Minneapolis for the way those canine charges obey his every request with immaculate focus and attention. But in a professional capacity, … Read More

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Cutest Bouncer Ever: Meet Gnat, Tilia’s door-dog

Unless you have been living under a rock, chances are you have heard about Tilia, Linden Hills’ hot new haute cuisine hang-out spot. What’s remarkable about Tilia is the way co-owner and executive chef Steven Brown has managed to integrate the restaurant into the neighborhood; City Pages’ Rachel Hutton said it best when her review proclaimed “Tilia in Linden Hills … Read More

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Dog-Friendly Business: Uniquely Yours Jewelry

Business: Uniquely Yours Custom Designed Jewelry Neighborhood: A new street-level storefront in Linden Hills; the business had previously been housed above Bibelot. For you: Fabulous custom-designed jewelry handmade by owner Gregory Brassil. Though Gregory doesn’t have a dog, his fellow jeweler, Soren Priede, is the proud papa to two 95-pound Rhodesian Ridgebacks. For dogs: Biscuits and … Read More

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Dog-Friendly Business: Wonderment

Business: Wonderment toy store Neighborhood: Linden Hills in Southwest Minneapolis For you (and your little ones): Beautiful handmade, natural, creative toys. We’re talking carved wooden figurines, dolls made from cotton and wool, science kits and art supplies. No plastic cartoon characters here. For dogs: A jar full of treats and a scratch behind the ear … Read More

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Dog-Friendly Business: Coffee & Tea Ltd.

Business: Coffee & Tea Ltd. Neighborhood: Linden Hills in Southwest Minneapolis For you: Loose-leaf teas and fresh coffee beans roasted on-site in the store’s antique, turn-of-the-century roaster, as well as brewed coffee, espresso and tea drinks. No Wi-Fi, in case you didn’t notice. For dogs: Water bowl when the weather’s warm, treats for tricks (or … Read More

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Sidewalk Dog Sighting: George at Clancey's Meats

Sighting: George the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Location: Clancey’s Meats in Linden Hills Human buddy: Diane Fun fact: George winters in Beaver Creek, Colorado.

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