The Minnesota Daily

First Avenue and 7th Street Entry

September 3, 2002

701 1st Ave N., Mpls. (612) 338-8388 If your favorite band has ever played a concert in the Minneapolis, they probably played at First Avenue. Since the legendary venue opened its doors for its first show...

Frederick Weisman Art Museum

September 3, 2002

333 East River Road, Mpls. (612) 625-9494 The most noticeable (and perhaps the most bizarre) building on campus is the Weisman Art Musuem. Designed by Frank Gehry in 1993, its metallic angles jut out into...

Santana Foods

September 3, 2002

601 University Ave, Mpls. 612-379-8871 Whether you need a quick meal or a pack of cigarettes, Santana Foods is the place. With the usual offerings of a convenience store, this store also has a full deli...

Oak Street Cinema

September 3, 2002

309 Oak Street SE, Mpls. (612) 331-3134 If your parents are U alumni like mine, chances are they have stories to tell about watching late-night movies at the Oak Street Cinema. For decades, the theater...

KFAI

September 3, 2002

808 Riverside Ave., Mpls. (612) 341-3144 With a smorgasbord of programming to choose from, your ears will find something delicious on Fresh Air Radio, KFAI. This "People Powered" independent radio station...

Annie’s Parlour

September 3, 2002

313 14th Ave SE, Mpls. (612) 379-0744 Happy Days had Arnold's Drive-In, and Dinkytown has Annie's Parlour. Situated in a space formerly occupied by a printing press (you can still see the ink stains on...

Lagoon Cinema

September 3, 2002

1320 Lagoon Avenue, Mpls. (612) 825-6006 If you missed the short run of that new Lithuanian coming-of-age film at the Uptown, head down the block. It's probably still playing on one of five screens at...

Cheapo Records

September 3, 2002

1417 SE 4 St, Mpls. (612) 362-0136 Cheapo Records is a record store that seems made for college students. Committed to saving customers money, the store buys and sells new and used CDs. Customers can sell...