90 Days of Summer: Editors’ Picks

Follow our list of daily editors' picks of where to eat, shop, and enjoy the Twin Cities, all summer long.

Day 90: Round the City of Lakes

How best to mark the end of summer? A bike tour around the lakes of Minneapolis sounds just right.

Kid-Friendly St. Anthony Main
Can’t cope with another road trip? A low-pressure jaunt to the St. Anthony Main neighborhood is just what you need.
St. Anthony Main, stanthonymain.com
Aster Cafe
Aster Cafe's trademark drink brings tea-infused tequila into the spotlight.
Aster Cafe, 125 SE Main St., Mpls., 612-379-3138, aster-cafe.com
Twin Cities Jazz Festival
Catch live performances from jazz greats at this yearly festival.
Twin Cities Jazz Festival, 221 E. 5th St., St. Paul, hotsummerjazz.com
El Orgazmo at Chino Latino
Do you need a drink served in a fresh pineapple? Who doesn't?!
Chino Latino, 2916 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls., 612-824-7878, chinolatino.com
The Bulldog's Maxwell Polish
Don't call it a hot dog—the Maxwell Polish is a tasty sausage in its own right.
Bulldog Uptown, 2549 Lyndale Ave. S., Mpls., 612-872-8893, thebulldoguptown.com
Salon Lili's Outdoor Pedicure
Don’t waste the next beautiful day inside—try an outdoor manicure.
Salon Lili, 5757 Sanibel Dr., Minnetonka, 952-935-5000; Galleria, 952-224-3300, salonlili.com
Smack Shack
Whether boiled or tucked into a butter-grilled milk roll, the Smack Shack’s lobster roll could become your new summer ritual.
The Smack Shack, 603 Washington Ave. N., Mpls., 612-259-7288, smack-shack.com
Blue Mounds State Park
Tighten your laces and head west for a taste of the Minnesota prairie at Blue Mounds State Park.
Blue Mounds State Park, Luverne, 507-283-1307, dnr.state.mn.us
Northfield Riverwalk Market
A sophisticated take on a farmers' market brightens downtown Northfield this summer.
Riverwalk Market, Division St. S. & 5th St. E., Northfield, 800-258-9548, riverwalkmarketfair.org
Greenway Glow
The Greenway comes to life after hours with an evening arts and biking festival.