Here Comes A Regular: Meet the awesome Angie Courchaine!

Here comes a regular --- Call out your name ---- Those who spend most of their time on the West Bank know it's the people that really make this neighborhood so incredible. The staff, the residents and of course, the regulars! We wanted to use this blog to...

Micheal Lord

West Bank Killer Crew: Michael Lord!

The WBBA is excited to announce Michael Lord as the first recipient of our monthly “Killer Crew” award! Michael works at the Cedar Cultural Center as their Assistant Director of Events. Nominated by colleague Sage Dahlen: “I'm writing to support the nomination of Michael Lord for...

West Bank Highlights: Afro Deli & Coffee

This week on the West Bank, I tried out Afro Deli & Coffee for the first time. I had heard how good the restaurant was so many times from so many people, so it was about time I ventured over to check it out! Located...

Drink for the greater good!

Who said making the world a better place wasn’t all fun and games? This fall, join Town Hall Brewing as they give back to the community, pint by lovely pint. Every month they will donate proceeds from each West Bank Ale sold to a local...

Ending Summer on a Good Note… A Cedar Special

As summer is coming to a close for us Minnesotans, we’re all naturally trying to grasp what’s left of it. We try to spend as much time in the sun as possible, enjoying the warmth and good times accompanied by it. Whether it is long...

Pussy Valley – Mixed Blood Theatre – *go.*

  Self-described as a story about the "lives of four strippers and propelled by the poetry and athleticism of live pole dancing, Pussy Valley is a profound exploration of the African American, white, gay, straight, young, and old denizens of a strip club in contemporary rural...

The Housing Series: 7west Apartment Building

The 7west apartment building is pretty hard to miss… Located right on the corner of Washington Ave. S and 19th Ave. S, it is one of first buildings you see upon entering the neighborhood. A huge building, it truly has a lot to offer those...

“Republic. A pub for the people.”

This week on the West Bank, I decided to try Republic. Located within the 7 Corners area of the neighborhood, Republic is right on the intersection of S Washington Ave-Cedar Ave; depending on where you come from, one of the first places you see upon...

Pure Opulence grand opening set for April 18th!

The West Bank is known for many things - but did you know it's also a fantastically accessible place for spa and salon services too? Join Pure Opulence on 7 Corners for a grand opening celebration on April 18th! Pure Opulence is a full-service salon and spa....