8 November 2019
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12 Unique Corporate Events in Dallas

It can be a little intimidating when you’re the one in charge of picking the right venue for your next corporate event. There are so many different options to choose from. You want to pick something that isn’t going to put people to sleep after the first few minutes as well as something that allows your team to share an experience and grow closer because of it.  Lucky for you, Dallas offers some great options for you to give your team a fun, new experience.  more »


8 November 2019
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12 Unique Corporate Events in Minneapolis

Choosing the right venue for your corporate event can be an intimidating task. You don’t want to pick something where everybody gets bored within the first five minutes. But, you also won’t choose something that gives your team a unique experience where they can grow closer and have something to remember for months to come.  Luckily, Minneapolis offers some great options to provide your team with a new experience.  At Extreme Sandbox, we let you play on construction equipment and focus on giving you a more »


13 June 2014
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Wanna ride a bulldozer? Excavator? Hastings business can help.

Jeni Christopher really digs heavy machinery. How much? Christopher, a St. Paul mother of two young children, passed up a last-minute pedicure and manicure invite from a friend to instead run a 19-ton, 115-horsepower excavator on a recent rainy Saturday afternoon – all for “fun and the experience.” “Maybe that’s the tomboy in me,” she said. Christopher was among the first customers of Extreme Sandbox, a new business in Hastings that gives people the chance to pay to “play” with an excavator, skid steer loader more »


13 June 2014
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Extreme Sandbox: Digging up business

Play with toy bulldozers and trucks as a child? Always wanted to sit at the controls of the real thing? At the Extreme Sandbox, go ahead. Do it. Mike Stiff always thought running a monster dirt-digger would be fun. Now he knows. And, yes, it is. When Stiff, of Woodbury, and his then-fiancée, Ann, heard about the Extreme Sandbox in Hastings, she kept it in the back of her mind. A week before their marriage earlier this month, Ann surprised Mike with a “pre-wedding” present— more »


13 June 2014
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Minnesota Bound

MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL — I’m sitting at the controls of an 18,000-pound CAT bulldozer, revving the engine and bearing down on a parked white compact car with my blade down ready, to push it forward as far as I want. Nearby, my 17-year-old daughter Sarah is pulling levers back and forth as she plunges the bucket on her 19-ton excavator down into the soil and back up, quickly creating a small crater before dropping dirt from above like a mini waterfall. Watching and waiting her turn more »