Minnesota Travel Articles

Minneapolis, Minnesota – March 2001
Life on Lyndale Avenue can be so much fun. Especially when you visit Intermedia Arts (612-871-4444, 2822 Lyndale Ave). There is always something cool and unusual going on at this gallery, theater, stage. March is no exception. Try the Young Artists’ Cabaret, on the last Tuesday of every month. Young Artists’ are invited to show […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – General Info
Fast Facts Orientation Minneapolis is very grid-like. Avenues run north/south; streets run east/west. There are a lot of one-ways, but the next street over usually runs the opposite direction. Please remember there are always exceptions. St. Paul – The capital of Minnesota and the other city that makes up the “twin cities”. Even though it’s […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – February 2001
The West Bank The west bank of Minneapolis is a curious place. Being part of University territory, this is apparently where their cultural diversity experiments take place. Cedar Avenue hosts an amazing amount of different types of Bars, Restaurants, and mini markets. As if to ease your transition into this melting pot, the west end […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – January 2001
Venturing Out It’s not intentional, you just gotta get out sooner or later. Going outside in subzero temperatures sounds crazy, bordering on insane. But when it’s cold for 4-5 months out of the year you don’t have much of a choice. By the end of January your bartender is your best friend and your roommate […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – December 2000
Winter Temperature Gauge: Hot: 50°F Warm: 30°F Most days: 20°F Minnesotans are totally obsessed with weather. It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is. For every point you can make about how beautiful the weather is, someone else will tell you what devastation it will cause. For instance, a mild winter with little […]
Minneapolis Travel Guide – Food
There are exactly one zillion places to eat in Minneapolis proper. Hennepin Avenue is home to many of those restaurants. For starters, the Uptown Bar and Cafe (3018 Hennepin Ave, 612-823-4719). This is the place to be on Saturday and Sunday morning, preferably with the person you picked up the night before. They specialize in […]
Minneapolis Travel Guide – Bars and Clubs
Music, music, music, there are so many music venues in Minneapolis, that there are not enough venues for all the musicians that flock here. When you meet someone here, there’s a good chance they play in a band, have played in a band, or are thinking about starting a band. Note: most bars/clubs with music […]
Minneapolis Travel Guide – Accommodation
City of Lakes International Hostel 2400 Stevens Avenue S, 612-871-3210 Dorm style, 6-9 beds per room $16.00 with student ID or passport, $18.00 otherwise. They also have Private Rooms for up to two people: $36.00 Sunday through Thursday and $38.00 Friday and Saturday. This friendly hostel is located in an historic mansion one mile from […]