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Old 04-21-2015, 07:59 AM
 
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Hi, looking to move to Minneapolis in the next year and need some advice! Looking for a place where it's easy to get to the woods/lakes/trails, the more trees nearby the better. My ideal place–lots of diversity, friendly, people trying to make it in the arts, an independent bookstore, lots of local businesses, easy public transport. Plus great coffee, great food/microbrews. And, um, affordable.

Ideas?

Thanks!
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:07 AM
 
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I would ask this in the Twin Cities forum.
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Old 04-21-2015, 09:24 AM
 
Location: Auburn, New York
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Northeast, specifically near Johnson Street and 29th.

I'd also suggest Merriam Park in Saint Paul, which would work well too.
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Old 04-21-2015, 11:28 AM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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You're never far from a lake or a trail no matter where you are in the city.

Whittier
Transit: Bus (#2, 4, 11, 17, 18), Nice Ride
Eat Street
Glam Doll Donuts
Icehouse
Boiler Room (across Franklin Ave in Stevens Square neighborhood)
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Electric Fetus
Minneapolis College of Art & Design
Midtown Greenway

Uptown/Wedge
Transit: Bus (#2, 4, 6, 12, 17, 21, 25), Nice Ride
Uptown Theatre
Stella's Fish Cafe
Bryant-Lake Bowl
Galactic Pizza
Sebastian Joe's
Caffetto
Wedge Co-Op
Midtown Greenway

Seven Corners
Transit: Blue Line (Cedar-Riverside station), Green Line (West Bank station), Bus (#2, 3, 7, 22), Nice Ride
Mixed Blood Theatre
Afro Deli
Hard Times Cafe
Theatre in the Round
West River Pkwy

Midtown Phillips
Transit: Blue Line (Lake St/Midtown station), Bus (#2, 9, 11, 14, 22, 21, 27, 39), Nice Ride
Midtown Global Market
American Swedish Institute
Midtown Greenway
Businesses along Lake St

Powderhorn
Transit: Blue Line (38th St station), Bus (#5, 11, 14, 21, 22, 23), Nice Ride
Powderhorn Park
Pillsbury House & Theatre
Cafe Southside
Matt's Bar
Modern Times

Northeast/Marcy-Holmes
Transit: Bus (#4, 6, 10, 11, 17, 25, 30, 59, 61), Nice Ride
St. Anthony Main
Stone Arch Bridge
Hennepin Island
St. Anthony Falls
Nicollet Island
Taraccino Coffee
612Brew
Boom Island
LUSH
Surdyk's
Kramarczuk's

Prospect Park
Transit: Green Line (Stadium Village station, Prospect Park station, Westgate station), Bus (#3, 6, 16, 67), Nice Ride
Tower Hill Park
East River Pkwy
Surly Brewing Co
Overflow Cafe
Egg & I
Businesses along Washington Ave west of Stadium Village station

Seward
Transit: Blue Line (Franklin Ave station), Bus (#2, 7, 9, 67), Nice Ride
Seward Cafe
Precision Grind
Seward Community Co-Op
Boneshaker Books
Birchwood Cafe
West River Pkwy
Playwrights' Center
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