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Keefer Court Bakery & Café: A Tiny Space Brimming with Treats

When I'm feeling hungry and I need quick, affordable, and most importantly, delicious food, I immediately head to one of my favorite spots on the West Bank, Keefer Court Bakery & Cafe. The name may not invoke thoughts of tender meat filled buns, warm soups,...

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Arch Lights 2016: Putting the Art in Party

What’s better than fighting overzealous shoppers and standing in long, loooong lines on Black Friday? Anything, really, but more specifically, how about celebrating the arts! If retail therapy isn’t for you, join The Southern Theater on November 25th for an evening of revelry and celebration for...

Give to the Max Day 2016

Mark your calendars, Give to the Max Day 2016 is Thursday November 17th! The scheduled donation period is already in full swing and all donations scheduled between now and November 16th through the GiveMN.org website will be counted toward Give to the Max Day. GiveMN.org offers an easy...

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Mapps Coffee & Tea: A West Bank Gem

Whenever I find myself on the West Bank and in need of a spot to work with great ambiance, I head to Mapps Coffee and Tea. In a world of glossy, super-trendy coffee shops, Mapps feels like walking into the familiar home of an old...

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Depth of Field: A Craft Lover’s Paradise

Recently I found myself with a knitting emergency: I had lost my darning needles! With no way to complete my knitting project I jumped in my car and headed straight down to Depth of Field. With its subtle signage and unusual name, Depth of Field...

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Resurrection of the Southern

After the “crash of the Southern Theater” in 2011 Damon Runnals inherited a theater on the verge of bankruptcy. Almost as if the last administrative directors had turned off the lights and left the key under the front door matt, he was left as the...

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From Ethiopia to the West Bank: Dilla’s Ethiopian Restaurant

  Ask Wagari Hiripa Hunde what his biggest challenge managing his mother’s Dilla's Ethiopian Restaurant has been, “The winter; this is the most difficult climate for me,” he’ll tell you with a big laugh. Coming to the West Bank in the last six months, he’ll also tell you,...

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A West Bank Classic: The Town Hall Brewery

This week on the West Bank, I decided to check out the Town Hall Brewery. With waitresses dancing to the music, TVs playing the latest games, and the cozy wooden ambiance, the restaurant had such a unique feel to it that was easy to fall...

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Town Hall Gives Back – to KFAI!

Who said making the world a better place wasn’t all fun and games? Town Hall is giving back with new program benefitting West Bank nonprofits, pint by lovely pint. Every month they are donating proceeds from each West Bank Ale sold to a local West Bank nonprofit....