Lake Harriet

President Obama Coming to the Twin Cities

Lake Harriet Bandshell Summer - Brian Moen

President Obama is making a two day trip to Minneapolis and Bloomington at the end of this week. The trip's plan previously comprised of only a fundraiser but it has ballooned out into a Minnehaha Park town hall-style event on Thursday and a public speech at the Lake Harriet Bandshell on Friday morning. One of the major reasons for the trip's expansion has been a letter written by a Minneapolitan woman named 'Rebekah.' She outlined her struggles to the president (who has a habit of reading ten letters from citizens a day)...

A Perfect Spot for a Meal on Lake Harriet -- 'Bread & Pickle' Review

Bread and Pickle - Menu
After a fun walk around the bustling Lake Harriet, we tried out Bread & Pickle, located next to the famous Lake Harriet Bandshell. With it's multiple ordering windows & large menus posted above, ordering was a snap and even with the lines of people, our order was ready quickly. Bread & Pickle's menu goes from basic to more gourmet style items. We chose a walleye sandwich, a black bean burger, a grilled cheese sandwich, and a large fries to split. For beverages, we chose a lemonade (since sadly they were out of my favorite, Hibiscus punch), a...