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July 11, 2024 0

If you’re a resident of Parkway 25 Luxury Apartments, you’re likely already beating the heat in our building’s beautiful outdoor pool and zen garden courtyard! However, when you’re ready to explore, St. Louis Park offers some incredible nearby swimming beaches. Check out these top spots: Cedar Lake Beach, Bde Maka Ska North Beach, and Lake Harriet North Beach, all perfect for a refreshing dip and a fun day out in the sun.

1. Cedar Lake Beach

Nestled in the heart of Minneapolis, Cedar Lake Beach is a local favorite just a short drive from Parkway 25. With clear waters and sandy shores, it’s the perfect spot for a refreshing swim and a relaxing day under the sun.

2. Bde Maka Ska North Beach

Bde Maka Ska North Beach offers stunning views and a vibrant atmosphere, making it a great destination for swimming enthusiasts. Enjoy the clean, spacious beach area and various amenities, including picnic spots and walking trails.

3. Lake Harriet North Beach

Lake Harriet North Beach combines natural beauty with a family-friendly environment. With lifeguards on duty, playgrounds nearby, and plenty of space to relax, it’s an ideal spot for a fun and safe swimming experience.

Explore these fantastic swimming beaches near Parkway 25 Luxury Apartments and make the most of the summer in St. Louis Park! Contact us today for a tour of our luxury apartment rentals in St. Louis Park, MN: www.parkway25.com

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May 24, 2024

Living at Parkway 25 Apartments in St. Louis Park, MN, means you’re perfectly situated to enjoy a vibrant culinary scene right in your neighborhood. From casual eateries to fine dining, there’s a diverse array of restaurants to satisfy any craving. Here’s a taste of some of the popular dining spots near Parkway 25 Apartments.

1. Mill Valley Kitchen

For a fresh and health-conscious dining experience, Mill Valley Kitchen is a local favorite. Known for its focus on wholesome, locally-sourced ingredients, this restaurant offers a menu that features delicious and nutritious options. Whether you’re in the mood for a flavorful salad, a hearty entrée, or a delightful brunch, Mill Valley Kitchen has something to offer.

2. Hazelwood Food and Drink

Hazelwood Food and Drink is a great spot for those who enjoy a lively atmosphere and a diverse menu. From wood-fired pizzas and juicy burgers to fresh seafood and delectable desserts, Hazelwood offers something for everyone. The warm, inviting ambiance makes it a perfect place for a casual meal with friends or a cozy dinner date.

3. Punch Pizza

If you’re a fan of authentic Neapolitan pizza, Punch Pizza is a must-visit. This popular pizzeria is renowned for its traditional wood-fired pizzas, featuring fresh ingredients and a perfectly crisp crust. With a variety of toppings and flavors to choose from, you’re sure to find a pizza that hits the spot.

4. Yum! Kitchen and Bakery

For those days when you crave comfort food with a twist, Yum! Kitchen and Bakery is the place to be. This charming eatery offers a delightful menu of sandwiches, salads, and baked goods, all made with high-quality ingredients. Don’t forget to try their famous cupcakes or a slice of their decadent chocolate cake.

5. McCoy’s Public House

McCoy’s Public House is a local hotspot that combines a cozy pub atmosphere with an extensive menu of American classics. From hearty appetizers and craft beers to mouthwatering entrees and signature cocktails, McCoy’s is a great place to unwind and enjoy a meal with friends.

6. Raku Sushi & Lounge

For sushi lovers, Raku Sushi & Lounge offers a contemporary dining experience with an impressive selection of sushi rolls, sashimi, and Japanese-inspired dishes. The sleek, modern setting makes it an ideal spot for both casual dinners and special occasions.

7. The Block Food + Drink

The Block Food + Drink is a pet-friendly restaurant that’s perfect for a relaxed meal with family and friends, including your furry companions. The menu features comfort food favorites like mac and cheese, chicken sandwiches, and creative cocktails. The welcoming atmosphere and outdoor patio make it a popular choice, especially during the warmer months.

Conclusion

Living at Parkway 25 Apartments means you’re just minutes away from some of the best dining options in St. Louis Park. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick bite, a leisurely brunch, or a special dinner, the diverse array of nearby restaurants ensures you’ll always find something to satisfy your taste buds. Explore these popular dining spots and enjoy the rich culinary offerings that St. Louis Park has to offer.

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May 24, 2024

Living at Parkway 25 Apartments in St. Louis Park, MN, means having a world of shopping opportunities right at your doorstep. Whether you’re in search of high-end fashion, unique boutiques, or everyday essentials, the vibrant shopping scene in and around St. Louis Park has something to offer everyone. Here’s a look at some of the top shopping destinations near Parkway 25 Apartments.

1. The Shops at West End

Just a short drive from Parkway 25, The Shops at West End is a premier shopping destination featuring a blend of upscale retail stores, dining options, and entertainment venues. Here, you’ll find popular retailers like Anthropologie, Lululemon, and Primp Boutique, making it the perfect spot to update your wardrobe or find a special gift. After shopping, enjoy a meal at one of the many restaurants or catch a movie at the ShowPlace ICON Theatre.

2. Knollwood Mall

For a convenient one-stop shopping experience, head to Knollwood Mall. This bustling shopping center offers a variety of stores, including Target, Kohl’s, and Cub Foods, ensuring you can pick up everything you need in one trip. The mall also features several specialty shops and services, making it a great place for everyday shopping.

3. Excelsior & Grand

Located nearby, Excelsior & Grand offers a charming mix of retail shops, eateries, and service providers in a pedestrian-friendly environment. Explore unique boutiques like Athleta and Trader Joe’s for groceries, or enjoy a coffee at Starbucks. The vibrant atmosphere and convenient location make it a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike.

4. Ridgedale Center

For those looking to indulge in a more extensive shopping spree, Ridgedale Center is the place to be. This upscale shopping mall is home to a wide array of retailers, including Nordstrom, Macy’s, and Williams-Sonoma. With its diverse selection of stores, Ridgedale Center caters to all your shopping needs, from fashion and beauty to home goods and electronics.

5. Miracle Mile Shopping Center

A local favorite, the Miracle Mile Shopping Center offers a variety of shops and services in a convenient location. Here, you’ll find everything from fitness studios and salons to dining options and specialty stores. It’s an ideal spot for quick errands or a leisurely afternoon of shopping.

6. Local Boutiques and Specialty Shops

St. Louis Park and its surrounding areas are home to numerous local boutiques and specialty shops. Discover unique finds and support local businesses by exploring shops like Max’s Jewelry, which offers a curated selection of artisan jewelry, or Patina, known for its eclectic mix of gifts, home decor, and accessories.

Conclusion

Living at Parkway 25 Apartments means you’re never far from the best shopping St. Louis Park has to offer. From high-end malls to charming local boutiques, the area provides a diverse shopping experience to suit every taste and need. Embrace the convenience and excitement of living near these fantastic shopping destinations and enjoy all that St. Louis Park has to offer.


December 12, 2022

Check out these Saint Louis Park holiday happenings, shopping and Dining near Parkway 25 Luxury Apartments!

Dec 13th – The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be making two stops in Saint Louis Park with holiday performances at each spot. This event is free – attendees are encouraged to bring a healthy food shelf donation.

On Dec 21st on the shortest day of the year participate in the “Be the Light Winter Solstice Walk”. Follow the luminary walk through the forest guided by visual messages from the community. Discover artist created lantern sculptures, light a candle in honor or memory of someone who struggles with or struggled with mental health. Gather around a fire in the glowing winter light while surrounded by a dreamy winter soundscape.

Nearby Golden Valley’s Market in the Valley has moved indoor for winter! Featuring over 20 local vendors offering food, crafts, gifts, and more! Held on the second Sunday of very month through until March 12, 2023.

For more unique gift shopping right here in Saint Louis Park check out West End Artisan Market & Vintage Thrift! Artisan crafts, homegrown brands, thrift store finds and Muddy Paws Cheesecake!

Local chocolate – gift cards, boxed gift sets and more – Drooling’ Moose Chocolate Shoppe! At their Saint Louis Park location find tasting samples, unique packaging, and gourmet chocolate choices in a store that has an artistic, comfortable and eclectic feel! A gift that anyone would drool over!

Find the perfect foodie gifts to wrap up this season online and at the Nordic Ware Factory store in Saint Louis Park!

Top everything off by stopping at the Bliss Acai! New in town & a perfect for spot to take that much needed shopping break. A family owned and operated business that makes their healthy sorbets from scratch!

 


October 10, 2022

There are so many ways to enjoy the fall season near Parkway 25 luxury apartments!  Whether it’s a visit to one of the unique nearby eateries or distilleries, the annual Twin Cities Film Fest right here in St. Louis Park, or enjoying the fall foliage at many nearby parks and trails.

DELICIOUS EATS

Start your day with brunch at near by rustic-chic Honey & Rye bakery – offering artisan breads, pastries and more.  https://www.honey-and-rye.com/

Looking for classic breakfast? Family owned Good Day Café is centered around around traditional, made-from-scratch food and drink for the soul.  https://www.gooddaycafemn.com/

Billed as the “best pizza ever” Parkway Pizza is a great choice for a laid back lunch or dinner. Enjoy handcrafted pizzas, pastas, hoagies and salads, with vegan options and craft beer on tap. Plus, they deliver!  https://www.parkwaypizzamn.com/

If you’re craving something different, check out Wok in The Park for simple handcrafted recipes that put a fresh and unique twist on classic Asian cuisine.  http://wokintheparkrestaurant.com/

For the ultimate fine dining experience visit Hazelwood Food and Drink for modern comfort food (steaks, wood fired pizza, rotisserie chicken, and seafood) in a date-worthy environment. https://hazelwoodfoodanddrink.com/

 

DELECTABLE DRINKS

Looking for your new happy hour spot?  Located in St. Louis Park’s unofficial “Distillery District,” The Dampfwerk Distillery Co. is a family-owned and operated distillery and cocktail lounge making the finest European-style fruit brandies, gins, aquavits and herbal liqueurs, all with an unexpected American twist.  https://www.thedampfwerk.com/

Equally worthy of a visit check out nearby Copperwing Distillery https://www.copperwingdistillery.com/

For beer lovers, Steel Toe Brewing in St. Louis Park will hit the mark! Featuring award-winning selection of small-batch brews, the autumn season is the perfect time to sip, sample, and snuggle up. https://www.steeltoebrewing.com/

 

STUFF TO DO

What’s one of the best ways to enjoy Minnesota’s beautiful fall foliage?  Taking a hike!

Thankfully St. Louis Park and Golden Valley have more than 1,800 acres of nature combined. And with those acres comes miles of trails that are perfect for walking, hiking and biking.  https://discoverstlouispark.com/2021/09/14/hit-the-trails-in-minnesotas-sweet-spot/

Mark your calendars for the Twin Cities Film Fest Oct 20 – 29, 2022.

Every October, the West End comes alive with movie magic as filmmakers and film aficionados alike descend upon the area for the Twin Cities Film Fest, a 10-day celebration of independent and Minnesota-made films. The ShowPlace ICON Theatre plays host, screening over 100 short and feature-length movies, from documentaries to dramas.

https://twincitiesfilmfest.org/

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July 27, 2022

Throughout the long summer days, there’s plenty to do near Parkway 25 Luxury
Apartments. Here are just a few ideas to make best use of the beautiful summertime
in St. Louis Park.

Enjoy the nearby beauty of Bde Maka Ska. The largest link in the Chain of Lakes has
three beaches and a variety of water recreation activities. There’s plenty to do, from long
scenic walks to kayak rentals. More info click HERE

The City of St. Louis Park is partnering with the St. Louis Park Rotary Club to bring you
the Summer Concert Series, Kids Summer Concert Series, and Open Mic Nights! From
Salsa, to Rock n’ Roll to Folk music – all performances are free and filled with amazing
talent! Concerts are held at Veteran’s Memorial Amphitheater. Full calendar click HERE

Visit the nearby Westwood Hills Nature Center, a 160-acre natural area featuring
marsh, woods and restored prairie. The preserve is beautiful throughout the seasons
and provides homes for many animals, including deer, turtles, fox, mink and owls.
Parking and admission is free and the nature center trails are open every day from
sunrise to sunset, year-round. More info click HERE

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February 15, 2022

It’s back, better than ever, and 100% virtual! The Twin Cities Jewish Humor Festival moves online this year for a Covid-safe experience with just as many laughs. Running February 17th through the 20th, you’ll have the chance to see rising star comics, listen in on fascinating discussions with Jewish humorists and writers, and immerse yourself in storytelling and history. Featuring renowned local, national, and international artists, the festival reflects a wide range of talent in the Jewish community.

Runs through February 17th-20th via online virtual events presented by the Sabes JCC in St. Louis Park (No programming on the 18th). Click HERE for events, tickets, and more info.

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January 2, 2022

Minnesota winters are not for the faint of heart, but at Parkway 25 luxury apartments in St. Louis Park, there are plenty of opportunities to lean into the snowy season. Our neighborhood offers not only an exciting dining and shopping scene, but also unparalleled recreation, trails, community events and much more. From ice skating to sledding and snowboarding to cross-country skiing, curling, skijoring, you can make the most of the winter in Minnesota.

Click HERE to check out Discover St. Louis Park’s comprehensive guide to winter activities and discover something new!

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November 24, 2021

At Parkway 25 luxury apartments in St. Louis Park, Thanksgiving is a holiday of abundance, a celebration of family and friends and an indulgence in our favorite foods and traditions. But as the pandemic wears on, more people are struggling to put food on the table than ever. If you’re looking to give back over the long weekend, the following food banks and local organizations are accepting volunteers and donations.

Twin Cities Mutual Aid Project – Food Bank Map

https://twin-cities-mutual-aid.org/

Second Harvest Heartland

https://www.2harvest.org/

Open Arms Minnesota – Annual Turkey Drive

https://www.openarmsmn.org/turkey-drive-2021/

Groveland Emergency Food Shelf

https://www.grovelandfoodshelf.org/

Meals on Wheels

https://meals-on-wheels.com/

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January 31, 2021

Located in beautiful St. Louis Park, Parkway 25 Luxury Apartments offers modern living at its best. Our neighborhood is filled with shopping, dining, and outdoor recreation options, while being perfectly city-adjacent — just a short drive or bike ride to bustling Uptown Minneapolis, and located near major freeways, lakes, parks, and so much more. Check out some of our neighborhood location amenities below then visit www.parkway25.com to learn more.

– Just a short walk from Bde Maka Ska and Lake of the Isles

– Close proximity to downtown Minneapolis and Uptown

– Nearby bike and walking trails at Cedar Lake Trail, the Greenway, Kenilworth Trail, and more

– Grocery and shopping within walking distance

– 30 minutes from MSP International Airport

– Easy access to freeways and bus lines

– Close to award-winning restaurants, breweries/distilleries, and entertainment

Learn more about our building and neighborhood amenities at www.parkway25.com.