The Minnesota Daily

Hard Times Caf

September 3, 2002

1821 Riverside Avenue, Mpls. 612-341-9261 Hard Times Café is a coffee shop that appeals to everyone from punks to professors. With a low-key atmosphere and long business hours, the café is...

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...

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...

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...

Let It Be Records

September 3, 2002

1001 Nicollet Mall, Mpls. (612) 305.1198 Catering to serious music buyers, Let It Be Records features an extensive and expensive collection of out-of-print vinyl records, collector items and limited-edition...

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...

North Star Ballroom

September 3, 2002

2017 Buford Ave. St. Paul. (612) 625-9794 Ahhh! The student union is still closed! But wait. Remember that other campus? You know, the one with the cows? Stuff that used to inhabit Coffman now resides...

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...

Uptown Theatre

September 3, 2002

2906 Hennepin Avenue Mpls. (612) 825-6006 Built in the 1930s, the Uptown still boasts the biggest movie screen in the Twin Cities, as well as the only balcony seating available. And this one-screen theater...

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...