things to do & see & eat

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The Twin Cities of Minneapolis &amp; St Paul are full of fun stuff, and summer is the best time to explore! Thanks to MCTC's Denise Liu for putting together a great list of recommended places to check out. <h1>Independent Bookstores, Cool Stores &amp; Special Libraries</h1> <a href="https://birchbarkbooks.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Birchbark Books</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">2115 W. 21st St, Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Owned by formidable author Louise Erdrich, Birchbark whole-heartedly celebrates the works of indigenous authors, illustrators, artists. Check out the lakes while you’re there.</span> <a href="http://www.boneshakerbooks.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Boneshaker Books</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 2002 23rd Ave S, Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Volunteer-run, collectively organized and ziney, Boneshaker is centered around social justice through radical literature and community gathering. Venue for the July 14 Zine Swap/Reading!</span> <a href="http://eastsidefreedomlibrary.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">East Side Freedom Library</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 1105 Greenbrier St, St. Paul</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">ESFL is powered by volunteers and community activism! Home base for The Hmong Archive, and houses collections focused on political and diasporic histories.  M-F, 9am-2pm, closed Sat &amp; Sun.</span> <a href="https://thefuturempls.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Future</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 2223 E. 35th St, Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Aquarian lab + Project space + Local artist market + Witchy library + Zines + Stationery + Big inviting communal picnic table. The Corcoran neighbourhood is a lovely stroll.</span> <a href="https://www.moonpalacebooks.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Moon Palace Books</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 3032 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">This local fave has zines, books for all ages, used books aaaand a literary-themed pizza joint inside, Geek Love Cafe (yes, the pizza is tasty). Stay fueled while you power-browse!</span> <a href="https://www.qlibrary.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Quatrefoil Library</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 1220 E. Lake St, Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Quatrefoil is the 2nd oldest GLBT library in the United States!! Volunteer-run, it’s a beloved and ever-growing hub for researchers and community members, alike. M-F, 5-9pm, Sat-Sun 10am-5pm. In the same vibrant East Lake Street neighbourhood is </span><a href="https://www.somalimuseum.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Somali Museum of Minnesota</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and good eats at </span><a href="https://midtownglobalmarket.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Midtown Global Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">. </span> <a href="http://www.mnbookarts.org/shop/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Shop at MCBA</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> &amp; </span><a href="https://milkweed.org/bookstore"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Milkweed Books</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - 1011 Washington Ave S., Minneapolis</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The Minnesota Center for Book Arts </span><i><span style="font-weight: 400;">just so</span></i><span style="font-weight: 400;"> happens to have a finely curated shop rammed with zines and gorgeous paper-everything. Next door at Milkweed, you’ll find lots of children’s books, YA, poetry and non/fiction from non-profit, independent or artist-driven presses.</span> <h1>Places to Eat</h1> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Q = quick bite</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">V = vegetarian options available -- vegan options are rare :( </span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">$ = nicey but pricey </span> <em>Near Minneapolis Community and Technical College (Thursday venue)</em> <ul> <li><a href="https://barriotequila.com/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Barrio</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> (V)</span></li> <li><a href="http://butcherandtheboar.com/minneapolis_home">Butcher &amp; the Boar</a> (opens after 5pm) $</li> <li><a href="http://www.dancingganeshabarngrill.com/">Dancing Ganesha</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.thebirdmpls.rocks/">The Bird</a> (open until 2pm) (V)</li> <li><a href="http://elisfoodandcocktails.com/appetizers-downtown/">Eli’s</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="http://the-local.com/">The Local</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="https://lundsandbyerlys.com/our-stores/locations/downtown-minneapolis/">Lunds &amp; Byerlys</a> Caribou Coffee stand (Q, V)</li> <li><a href="https://rockbottom.com/locations/minneapolis/">Rock Bottom Brewery</a> (V)</li> </ul> <em>Near University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus (Friday venue)</em> <ul> <li><a href="http://bordertowncoffee.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bordertown Coffee</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> (Q, V)</span></li> <li><a href="https://burrigato.com/">Burrigato</a> (Q, one V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.kafe421.com/">Kafe 421</a> (V) $</li> <li><a href="http://www.loringbarrestaurant.com/">Loring Bar</a> (V) $</li> <li><a href="https://www.yelp.com/biz/himalayan-dinkytown-minneapolis">Himalayan</a> (Q, V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pagodaminneapolis.com/">Pagoda</a> (Q, V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.thepurpleonioncafe.com/">Purple Onion Cafe</a> (Q, V)</li> <li><a href="https://www.tastypotusa.com/menu-main">Tasty Pot</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="https://www.wallysfalafelandhummus.com/">Wally’s Falafel &amp; Hummu</a>s (Q, V)</li> </ul> <em>Near Minneapolis Central Library (Saturday venue)</em> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.donghaekoreangrillsushi.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener" data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&amp;q=http://www.donghaekoreangrillsushi.com/&amp;source=gmail&amp;ust=1529720399869000&amp;usg=AFQjCNEfJAlCiNHMk7B4uGnVUaRbSkSHKA">Dong Hae Korean Grill &amp; Sushi</a> $</li> <li><a href="https://locations.dunnbrothers.com/mn/minneapolis/300-nicollet-mall--1.html">Dunn Bros Coffee</a> (inside library lobby) (Q, V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.112eatery.com/">Eatery 112</a>  (opens after 5pm) $</li> <li><a href="https://goo.gl/maps/zr47CMbjMLv">Five Guys</a> (Q)</li> <li><a href="https://pizzaluce.com/locations/downtown-minneapolis/">Pizza Luce</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="http://redcowmn.com/minneapolis-north-loop">Red Cow</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="http://www.redrabbitmn.com/">Red Rabbit</a> (V)</li> <li><a href="https://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/hennepin">Whole Foods</a> (Q, V)</li> </ul> <h1>More Fun Times</h1> <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/2115216902093396">Pay 2 Play Zine Launch: A Look at Race and Art Space in MPLS</a> - FREE Thursday July 12, 6-8 pm 2007 Emerson Ave N A zine launch event happening in connection with the current exhibition at <a href="http://juxtapositionarts.org/">Juxtaposition Arts</a> titled "Recourse: With Notes From Black Wall Street" <a href="https://www.tcdailyplanet.net/events/where-does-your-healing-come-from-zine-workshop-with-adrienne-doyle/">Where does your healing come from? Zine workshop</a> - FREE (we think!) Sat July 14, 1-3pm 1619 Dayton Ave in St Paul One in a series of workshops held by <a href="http://juxtapositionarts.org/programs/jxta-labs/tactical/">Tactical Urbanism Lab</a> Lead Adrienne Doyle <a href="http://www.mplsfarmersmarket.com/FreshNews/about-us/downtown-market/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nicollet Farmers Market</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - FREE, family friendly</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Thursdays, 6am-6pm</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Nicollet Avenue, between 6th &amp; 9th St. (near Minneapolis Central/ MCTC)</span> <a href="https://officialpaisleypark.com/pages/paisley-park-tours"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Paisley Park Tour</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - $38.50 - $160.00</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">*Book in advance online</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">7801 Audubon Rd, Chanhassen MN</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Prince’s mammoth recording studio is a 30 minute drive out of town (carpooling recommended) #purplepilgrimage</span> <a href="http://wam.umn.edu/calendar/prince-from-minneapolis/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Prince from Minneapolis</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> exhibit - FREE</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Tues-Sun (until Dec 8), check hours</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Weisman Art Museum</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">333 East River Road (on University of MN TC campus)</span> <a href="http://tcworldrefugeeday.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Twin Cities World Refugee Day</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - FREE, family friendly</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Sun July 15, 12-6pm</span> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Loring Park, 1382 Willow St (adjacent MCTC)</span> <h3>ZLuC 2018 wiki pages</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/">home/about</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/housing/">housing</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/registration/">registration</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/schedule/">schedule</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/map-location-info/">map &amp; location info</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/conduct/">code of conduct</a></li> <li><a class="incsub_wiki_crumbs" href="http://zinelibraries.info/wiki/zluc-2018-msp/notes/">notes</a></li> </ul>
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