Get in shape with the Duluth road-race tradition Grandma's Marathon, or the ever-popular Twin Cities Marathon. Chow down on some of the world's best hot dogs at The Weinery. Drink home-brewed sake at Moto-I, the first restaurant/bar in the U. Monday nights get you two entrées, a bottle of wine or a few beers, and one round of bowling for (actual romance may not be included). Show off your style at the semi-annual Minneapolis-St. Exploring this remote and pristine wilderness during any season should be near the top of everyone's bucket list.
There's also a small museum where you can learn about the tower's namesake, convicted male fraudster Wilbur Foshay. Try your luck at Bryant-Lake Bowl's Cheap Date Night. Transform into one of the undead when the Zombie Pub Crawl takes over St. Paul, Linden Hills, Midtown, and Mill City farmers markets. Shop and eat your way through a world of flavors at the Midtown Global Market. Sip on a cold one in Minnesota's many local breweries including Fulton, Harriet Brewing, the soon-to-open Dangerous Man Brewing Company, or Surly Brewing (the 11th best brewery in the world). Camp and canoe through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
UMD Junior Megan Sheppard says dating apps help ease the nerves of meeting someone in person for the first time because you can get to know information about the person through the app.
"It takes away that initial fear because now you're between screens," said Sheppard.
More serious than say, dating apps like Tinder and Bumble.
Tinder and Bumble are two of over a dozen popular apps that are literally available at the touch of a button.
"You are still meeting a stranger, but at least you kind of know something about them, so you know you have some compatibility there," said Hebert.Martin says the apps are more used for hooking up than dating."Most people you meet on them are just looking for quick one night stands," said Martin.Sheppard says, "There's always that underlying fear of meeting someone that isn't who they say they're going to be." She has used two dating apps before, but says she has never actually gone out on a date with someone she met on them."That would be another step of getting to know the person first, getting to know who they are, what they do, how they act through this communication prior to setting up a place," said Sheppard. The City Pages staff compiled a list of our favorite things to do around town. Catch the incredible views as the leaves change color up north in the fall. Visit the Minnesota Zoo for a taste of local wildlife on the Minnesota Trail or their killer summer concert series. Grab hold of those handlebars and bike your way through one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world. Whether you love the great outdoors or prefer indoor comfort, here are 50 Fun Things to Do in Minnesota. He asked her out by writing a note asking if she would go out with him, according to the Star Tribune.It's no secret dating today has changed though.UMD senior Dwight Hebert has had luck with dating apps as he actually met his girlfriend on Tinder."It was just one of those things where I wanted to meet someone, and it just happened to work out for me," said Hebert.