Whether it’s watching soccer, playing bocce ball or the pub’s dog-friendliness, there’s all kinds of reasons to like Part Wolf (formerly the Nomad, changing hands in 2019). The bar has an interesting selection of beer that you’ll rarely encounter elsewhere.
Part Wolf, 501 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
Cedar Cultural Center
This nonprofit hosts musicians and comedians, from global talent to up-and-coming bands, as well as talks and poetry readings across its 200-plus events each year.
Cedar Cultural Center, 416 Cedar Ave. S, Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
Red Sea restaurant
With a happy hour that includes $3 beers and $4 drinks alongside some of the most popular Ethiopian food in the city, the Red Sea is an easy favorite. The spot also has live music.
Red Sea restaurant, 320 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
Hard Times Cafe
This vegetarian and vegan restaurant has a distinct punk-rock edge, evidenced from time to time by the slightly grumpy staff. Order by writing on the little pieces of paper on the counter, and don’t expect to pay with a card.
Hard Times Cafe, 1821 Riverside Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
This spot does a variety of East African dishes, including Somali staples. Come here expecting large portions of spicy food, and you won’t be disappointed.
BaarakAllah Restaurant, 408 Cedar Ave #1, Minneapolis, Minn. 55454
Katherine E. Nash Gallery
Located in one of the art buildings on the University of Minnesota’s campus, this gallery lets students learn the ins and outs of gallery work while hosting artists from around the world.
Katherine E. Nash Gallery, 405 21st Ave. S, Minneapolis, Minn. 55455
Milwaukee Avenue Historic District
This quaint row of historic houses spans two contiguous blocks just off bustling Franklin Avenue. It was originally an alley, but today it’s a collection of almost dollhouse-looking homes that’s part of the National Register of Historic Places.
Milwaukee Avenue Historic District, 2007 Milwaukee Ave., Minneapolis, Minn. 55404