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Getting to Know Minneapolis...

Posted on the 27 May 2012 by Homesmsp @HomesMSP

Sunday posts have been dedicated to sites and neighborhoods throughout the metro for four years, resulting in a wealth of information. Today I decided to compile links to posts related to Minneapolis and its borders to give a central point to access info about the area. Posts are grouped by numbered areas on the map and include many of the most walkable neighborhoods... enjoy!

  • The top 30 Minneapolis neighborhoods 


1 - Bryn Mawr Neighborhood and Theodore Wirth Park 

  • Bryn Mawr Neighborhood, Minneapolis
  • Quaking Bog... 3700-year-old 'best nature in the city'
  • Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden and Bird Sanctuary, Minneapolis
  • Cross Country Skiing at Theodore Wirth Park
  • Wirth Winter Recreation Area, Minneapolis 

2 - Northeast Hennepin (NE HE), St. Anthony Main, NE Arts District

  • Minneapolis Riverfront, St. Anthony Main
  • Riverfront dining... with wine at cost!
  • Our Lady of Lourdes... oldest continuously used church in Minneapolis
  • Punch Neapolitan Pizza, Northeast Minneapolis
  • Northrup King Artist Building, Northeast Minneapolis
  • Nicollet Island
  • Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis

3 - Downtown Minneapolis, North Loop, Mill City Riverfront District

  • Minneapolis' Most Livable Neighborhood
  • North Loop... one of the most unique neighborhoods in the city
  • Minneapolis Farmers Market
  • Minneapolis Central Public Library
  • Stone Arch Bridge, Minneapolis
  • Gold Medal Park
  • Spill the Wine Restaurant, Minneapolis
  • The Metrodome, Minneapolis
  • Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis
  • Mill City Museum 
  • Extend skating season at The Depot, one of the top 10 places to ice skate in the US
  • Foshay Tower, Minneapolis
  • Peavey Plaza, Downtown Minneapolis

4 - Loring Park, major art museums

  • Loring Greenway... hidden treasure of Loring Park neighborhood
  • Loring Park, Minneapolis
  • Basilica of St. Mary, Minneapolis
  • Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
  • Walker Art Center & Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  • Indoor rock climbing opens in historic Minneapolis ice house

 5 - Trendy Uptown

  • 'The Wedge' of Minneapolis
  • Uptown Minneapolis... great destination for rooftop dining
  • Uptown Market, Minneapolis

6 - Lake of the Isles, Calhoun city lakes district

  • Lake of the Isles, Minneapolis
  • Winterlights at the Purcell Cutts House, masterpiece of Prairie School architecture
  • Calhoun Village, Minneapolis
  • Where to find the best authentic French baguettes in the Twin Cities
  • One-of-a-kind museum on the shores of Lake Calhoun
  • Bald Eagles at Lake Calhoun, Minneapolis

7 - Excelsior and Grand, St. Louis Park

  • Excelsior & Grand, Wolfe Park
  • Steel Toe Brewing and the Minnesota Craft Beer Explosion
  • Highway 100 closed for parade 

 8- Linden Hills, Lake Harriet, Kingfield

  • 'Downtown' Linden Hills, Minneapolis
  • Lake Harriet
  • Flowers are blooming at Lyndale Park
  • Patisserie 46... authentic croissants and a whole lot more
  • Anodyne Coffeehouse... a Kingfield neighborhood gathering spot
  • Crema Cafe, Minneapolis

 9 - 50th Street corridor and south Minneapolis neighborhoods

  • 50th & Xerxes, Southwest Minneapolis
  • 50th & France
  • Great licks at Edina Creamery
  • Edina Art Fair launches summer art fair season
  • The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis
  • Windom Neighborhood, Minneapolis
  • Armatage Neighborhood, Minneapolis
  • Patrick's Bakery & Cafe, Minneapolis

10 - Powderhorn Park, east of I-35W

  • Midtown Exchange & Global Market
  • Powderhorn Park Art Fair
  • American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis
  • Ingebretsen's Scandinavian Gifts & Foods 

11 - Nokomis area and Minnehaha Creek

  • Nokomis Area's 48th & Chicago
  • Minneapolis Field Neighborhood, bordering Minnehaha Creek & 35W and home of Turtle Bread, Pepitos, Pumphouse Creamery...
  • Minnehaha Parkway, Minneapolis
  • A Baker's Wife, Minneapolis
  • Dominguez Family Mexican Restaurant and Grill, Minneapolis

12 - Longfellow area and Minnehaha Falls Park 

  • Longfellow Neighborhood
  •  Winchell Trail... first rustic hiking trail in Minneapolis
  • Longfellow Neighborhood Coffee Shops, Minneapolis
  • Minnehaha Falls Park
  • Minnehaha Dog Park, Minneapolis
  • Pike Island... a hidden hiking gem at the confluence of the Mississppi and Minnesota Rivers

 13 - Seward neighborhood

  • Milwaukee Avenue Historic District - Minneapolis Seward Neighborhood's unique walker's paradise
  • Playwrights' Center celebrates 40 years... at home in the 'best hipster neighborhood' in the 'most hipster state'
  • Birchwood Cafe... keeping traditions of freshness and community alive
  • Christ Church Lutheran by Eliel & Eero Saarinen

 14 - U of M, Prospect Park and nearby St. Paul

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