Inspiration and Ideas


November 24, 2015

When Two Great Ideas Collide: Subway Symphony And The Lowline Lab

Jake reports back from NYC on an awesome new project we’ve been working with Heineken on this year.

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September 24, 2015

When In Rome, Gain Perspective

Fresh off a flight from Europe, Jake reflects on his newly gained perspective.

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July 30, 2015

Why I (Happily) Waited In Lines For Hours In Kansas City

Jake stood in line for hours to experience the Rolling Stones and legendary BBQ — and learned that some things truly are worth the wait.

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June 12, 2015

Pony Jams: Greatest Hits, Vol. 2

Jake brings us the second installment of the “Pony Jams” series, a collection of the many musical talents at Fast Horse.

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May 15, 2015

Pony Jams: Greatest Hits, Vol. 1

Jake, astonished by the musical creativity in the Fast Horse office, compiles the first volume of musical creations by fellow Ponies.

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March 20, 2015

A Night (Or Three) At The Opera

Jake uses his Muse It Or Lose It stipend to become a season ticket holder to the Minnesota Opera.

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February 6, 2015

Winning Big In Las Vegas

Jake recounts key takeaways from a weeklong trip to the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas.

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December 30, 2014

This Is What Happens When Minnesotans Get Surly

Jake’s trip to the new massive new Surly brewery got him thinking about how consumer demand can lead to radical social change.

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November 20, 2014

Shedding Some Light On Jewelry Startup Silver & Stone

Jake didn’t realize his wife’s jewelry website would end up sharpening his own creative skill set.

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October 22, 2014

An Ambitious Vision Transforms A Downtown Neighborhood

Jake’s neighborhood also happens to be the site of $1.5 billion in new development. Check out a local’s take Minneapolis’s big makeover.

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