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A&E Notes: Bayfront Festival Park named top outdoor music venue

A local park known for its buena vista has landed a superlative in the Minneapolis Star Tribune’s 2014 Best Of Minnesota list.  

Bayfront Festival Park is the Best Outdoor Music Venue, as selected by the newspaper’s more than 200 journalists.

“Our best reporters, cultural critics and lifestyle experts are able to provide measured and thoughtful reasons for designating our Best of Minnesota winners, as they cover these topics day in and day out,” Steve Yaeger, vice president of marketing and public relations at the Star Tribune, said in a news release.

The Best of Minnesota list was featured in the May 18 edition of the newspaper and is available for viewing at