By Jesse Marx
By Chris Parker
By Jake Rossen
By Jesse Marx
By Michelle LeBow
By Alleen Brown
By Maggie LaMaack
By CP Staff
"Every day is Friday."
"Kids love McDonald's!
Kids rate McDonald's 'Most Favorite'
year after year."
"Pizza Hut pizza is a great-tasting food
the whole family can agree on.
We offer dine-in, carryout and delivery.
Pizza Hut pizza is fun to eat!"
Family Restaurant and Bakery
"There's always something new
cooking at Perkins."
"Neighborhood Grill & Bar"
Bruegger's Fresh Bagel Bakery
34 locations in the Twin Cities
"A wholesome staple for the home
and office, Bruegger's offers the highest quality, most authentic bagels available
in the Twin Cities."
Ice Cream Shop
"Visiting a Dairy Queen store is a family tradition. People grow up going to our stores and pass that tradition on to their own kids."
"Purveyors of good taste since 1944."
10 metro locations plus St. Cloud
"Being a Family Favorite means attention to details--it's making life a little easier, and shopping a little more fun."
Health Food Store/Co-op
South of the Franklin-Lyndale intersection
"For 25 years we've been a great place to come for food you know is fresh, delicious, and safe to feed your family. We offer the best in quality and we buy from local producers whenever possible. As a cooperative, we're a business that believes in community. Everyone is welcome to shop here and taste the co-op difference!"
Overall Family Bookstore
Barnes & Noble
"Families love our stores because we
provide a comfortable setting in which
to explore the world of books together
as a family. In addition to offering the
greatest selection of books for every
member of the family, we also create
exciting, fun-filled activities and appearances by everyone from nationally
touring children's authors to the
author down the street."
The Red Balloon Bookshop
"Children's Books, Etc."
Family TV Station
"Is it because Channel 2 is the only station whose bottom line is the enrichment of children's lives? Or that it's the number one television resource in Minnesota classrooms? Whatever the reason, it's nice to know Minnesota Parent readers appreciate what we work hard to do every day."
"We're all ears"
Video Rental Store
"Go home happy"
"Goody got it"
Family Web site
"A great family resource that includes local calendar information from your favorite local parenting publication, Minnesota Parent."
Just for Mom & Dad
(formerly known as the Horst salon)
6809 York Ave. S.
"Excellent services that nurture and replenish people. Phenomenal staff that truly cares about the customer, the environment, and one another!"
Restaurant for Romance
8400 Normandale Lake Blvd.
"Steak, Chop & Fish House"
Bed & Breakfast
St. James Hotel
406 Main St.
"Banking to the Nth degree"
Place to Buy Your Family Vehicle
Family Clothing Store
"Fall into the Gap"
"Thanks for voting us a Family Favorite!
Old Navy has great clothes at great prices for adults, kids, and baby. Old Navy makes shopping for the whole family fun and easy.
Call for the store nearest you."
"Give them the best"
Mall of America
Nu Look Consignment
4956 Penn Ave. S.
"Women's, children's, and maternity Fashions"
Once Upon A Child
"Kids' stuff with previous experience"
10 West Seventh St.
Seventh & Wabasha
Downtown St. Paul
"Minnesota Children's Museum is at the heart of where fun meets learning. It's where kids can touch, climb, push, pull, and press it all! Children ages six months through ten years and their adult guests can explore six galleries packed with
extraordinary hands-on adventures."
The Children's Theatre Company
2400 Third Avenue S.
Minnesota State Fair
"The ultimate in summer family fun"
Local Kids' Entertainers
Teddy Bear Band
"You're in the show!"
"Home of Emma Krumbee's Restaurant, Bakery, Orchard and year-round family fun"
(612) 292-4100 for the nearest location
"We build strong kids, strong families,
Minnesota Resort/Vacation Spot
Breezy Point Resort
"We sincerely care about our guests and employees. The effort from our CEO to our busboys has proven to be the secret of our success."
Children's Toy Store
Babies "R" Us
"Creative Kidstuff is a store full of wonder and excitement, and now also a national
mail-order catalog. At all of our stores you'll
discover thousands of imaginative playthings
to touch your child's heart, hands, and mind. Imaginative. Fun. Playful.
Endlessly and wildly creative."