Amy Bieganek Travel Articles

 
Minneapolis, Minnesota – October 2001
Copeland’s of New Orleans Restaurant Downtown 2 South 7th Street (Hennepin and 7th Ave) Ph: 612-341-2445 Cajun food in Minnesota? That’s right, and it’s good too. Although I think they may have dumbed down the spices for us Minnesotans. The mood in the restaurant is low key and high profile. Everyone seems to do a […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – September 2001
Massacre at Dark River A fish tail without a head “Stop at the El Toro and ask,” Those were her mom’s direct orders, and since it was a bar, we were more than happy to oblige. Our mission was to find out any information we could about the upcoming Minnesota Old Time Fiddle Championship. We […]
Minneapolis Accommodation – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis Accommodation City of Lakes International Hostel 2400 Stevens Avenue S, 612-871-3210 Dorm style, 6-9 beds per room $18.00 with student ID or passport, $20.00 otherwise. They also have Private Rooms for up to two people: $38.00 Sunday through Thursday and $42.00 Friday and Saturday. This friendly hostel is located in an historic mansion one […]
Minneapolis Useful Phone Numbers – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis – Useful Phone Numbers Emergency: 911 Road Conditions: 651-405-6030 TC Tix (cheap tickets): 612-288-2060 Ticketmaster 612-989-5151 Planes, Trains and Autos Northwest/KLM: 800-225-2525 America West: 800-235-9292 American: 800-433-7300 Continental: 800-784-4444 Delta: 800-325-1999 Iceland Air: 800-223-5500 Sun Country: 800-752-1218 TWA: 800-221-2000 United: 800-241-6522 USAir: 800-428-4322 MSP International Airport: 612-726-5500 Amtrak Train Service: 800-872-7245 City Bus (MTC): […]
Minneapolis Museums – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis Museums – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Minneapolis Museums Mia The Minneapolis Institute of Arts better known as MIA (2400 3rd Ave, 612-870-3131) was established in 1883. Housed in this really cool building is over 4,000 years of world history. The museum’s permanent collection includes 100,000 objects from around the world. Special exhibits sometimes require a small donation, but the majority of […]
Minneapolis General Info – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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 […]
Minneapolis Food – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis 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 […]
Minneapolis Bars & clubs – Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Minneapolis 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: […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – August 2001
August is the month of art, or at least art fairs. The strange part is the fairs attempt to compete with each other. The three main fairs, The Uptown, The Powderhorn, and the Loring Park are all scheduled for the same weekend. The first weekend in August. The original, The Uptown Art Fair (612-823-4581), claims […]
Minneapolis, Minnesota – July 2001
It’s July in Minnesota, it’s at least 85° almost everyday and everywhere you look there are fireworks going off. The one thing you have to remember, is that in Minnesota fireworks are illegal. Even on the 4th of July. However, the local authorities tend to look the other way for the majority of this month. […]