The B List: Bizarre Finds in the Twin Cities
Possibly the weirdest animal at the Minnesota Zoo is a tiny creature with a big name: sea dragon. Related to seahorses, sea dragons are small, delicate creatures that have transparent, feathery fins to help them blend into the seaweed forests where they live off the south coast of Australia. 13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley, 952-431-9200
Those guys who ride around Nicollet Mall on goofy, impossibly tall homemade bicycles raise lots of questions. For instance: How do they get up on those things? More important, how do they get off? And, of course, do they have decent health insurance?
If you can’t find it anywhere else, you might find it at Ax-Man, but probably not. That’s OK, though, because you’ll find plenty of other amazing crap to buy, and, if nothing else, the signs are always funny. Four metro locations, 651-646-8653
Sister Rosalind Gefre and her team of trained nuns have been relieving the aches and pains of Twin Citians for more than 30 years. One massage and you’ll become a convert. Two metro locations, 651-698-9123, sisterrosalind.org