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Dinkytowner

September 3, 2002

412 14th Avenue SE, Mpls. (612) 362-0427> Located in basement digs of the former Lower Landing, the Dinkytowner Cafe has been a live music hot spot since its incarnation two and a half years ago. The...

The 400 Bar

September 3, 2002

400 Cedar Ave. S., Mpls. 612) 332-2903 Located just a stone's throw from the U, the 400 Bar provides live music seven nights a week from local and touring indie bands. Pictures and newspaper clippings...

Fireball Espresso Caf

September 3, 2002

1532 Larpenteur Ave E, St. Paul. (651) 645-6800 Normally, coffee shops are only good for seeing intimate acoustic performances, but the Fireball Espresso Café has a big enough floor space and a...

Walker Art Center

September 3, 2002

725 Vineland Place, (612) 375-7622 For those who don't yet know it, Minneapolis is home to one of the top modern art museums in the world, dedicated as much to the classical spirit of modernism (Dadaism...

Nye’s Polonaise Room

September 3, 2002

112 E Hennepin Ave., Mpls. (612) 379-2021 We Twin Citians are loathe to forget our ethnic roots, which explains the polka lounge at Nye's, but only partially explains the enduring popularity of this Polish...

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...

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...

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...